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Odin's Tipple - HaandBryggeriet

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

446 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 446
Reviews: 235
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 10.98%
Wants: 104
Gots: 53 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
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Norway

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: popery on 06-02-2009)
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BMart

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

12-02-2013 18:01:55 | More by BMart
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Cresant

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

12-01-2013 03:10:05 | More by Cresant
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ystazi

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

12-01-2013 02:39:17 | More by ystazi
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dfhhead25

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

11-30-2013 04:41:37 | More by dfhhead25
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jtladner

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -6.5%

11-16-2013 02:06:13 | More by jtladner
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strongaf

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

11-03-2013 07:31:30 | More by strongaf
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CDCNAM

Louisiana

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

10-28-2013 02:32:29 | More by CDCNAM
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ste5venla

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

10-28-2013 00:40:18 | More by ste5venla
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ElGallo

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

10-26-2013 03:26:09 | More by ElGallo
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tbryan5

Louisiana

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

10-22-2013 03:31:38 | More by tbryan5
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gpblackgt

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

10-20-2013 12:46:56 | More by gpblackgt
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pkalix

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

10-19-2013 23:34:12 | More by pkalix
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Hallertau

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

10-14-2013 03:13:12 | More by Hallertau
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Kopfschuss

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

10-12-2013 05:17:25 | More by Kopfschuss
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Rwalford74

Australia

4.75/5  rDev +11%

10-07-2013 07:12:04 | More by Rwalford74
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Immortale25

North Carolina

4.19/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a New Belgium goblet. No freshness date.

A- Pours a solidly opaque black color with a 1/2 inch brown head that bears great retention time before slowly dropping to a thick ring around the edge of the glass and a half sheet of surface foam. Highly resilient lacing leaves a thick sheet behind.

S- Heavy dark roast brings a lot of char to the nose and slight notes of dark chocolate and caramel.

T- More alcohol flavor in the taste than in the aroma with the strong dark roast providing a nice backdrop for it. Notes of coffee, molasses and more dark chocolate. Medium bitterness that works well with the heavy malt. Drinkable but definitely a sipper.

M- Semi-creamy yet a bit sharp from the booze. Medium carbonation and a very full body.

O- This is a fantastic-looking RIS but the rest of the elements don't quite live up to the appearance. Very good for the ABV.

Serving type: bottle

10-06-2013 05:14:34 | More by Immortale25
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PsilohsaiBiN

New York

4.75/5  rDev +11%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Batch 507...much thanks to Zamaman!

Appearance: Black as a 2x should be, but the nice two fingers of tan head with gurgling bubbles where it meets the beer sets this apart. This is one sexy looking beer.

Smell: Dark chocolate, dark fruit, cocoa, tannic earthiness, roasted malt.

Taste: Subtly sweet dark fruit over nice malt to start. Middle of the tongue gives dark chocolate. Finish is slight hop bitterness over some bitter baker's chocolate. The alcohol factor in this beer is quite negligible. If I were blind, I'd easily have guessed this as only 7% or so...wow. Really smooth.

Mouthfeel: Viscous, velvety and smooth. Quite possibly the best mouthfeel I've ever experienced for a standard Imperial Stout, or any Stout, for that matter. The way this drinks is found few and far between, if ever.

Overall: This beer blew me away. It is balanced so well with a touch of sweetness but nothing that even approaches cloying. From the taste, to the mouthfeel to the smell, I haven't had many better for this style. Add in the fact that it hides the booze deceptively well and drinks so damn smooth; there's not much that can be improved upon here. This is a masterpiece, I can only imagine how good the barrel aged version is.

Serving type: bottle

10-05-2013 00:38:25 | More by PsilohsaiBiN
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smakawhat

Maryland

4.06/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from the bottle into a snifter glass.

Super dark mocha coffee brown like head. Filled with wonderful styrofoam bubbles all uniform in appearance, growing easily on the pour two to three fingers tall. Head settles slowly on to a very dark walnut brown/black body, quite opaque hardly see through. Always leaves a big puck, and it's very uniform and even while settling which is quite impressive. A truly great looking brew.

Bouquet is quite interesting with a good heated/warm angle. Sort of fruity, hard to pinpoint but comes off like a banana liqueur. Faint coffee and even fainter dark chocolate angle as the warmth seems to overpower it a little, but leaving a creamy character. Faint chewy hints, and soft body possibly hinting. Quite impressive.

First impression seems to focus on the mouthfeel, which is slightly wet but hinting at playful carbonation. Classic roast character comes but missing some malt depth and body. Great boozy character which only seems large once it's past your esophagus. Dark malts come out a little grainy, missing the chewy and creamy qualities hinting on the nose. Dry barley action comes quite a bit also. Fruity quality hinted doesn't come out on the palate but the dry roasty warmth does.

I was expecting more than what appearances and smells hinted at, but it still comes out as a solid beer worth drinking.

Serving type: bottle

10-01-2013 01:06:49 | More by smakawhat
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TheBaumer

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

09-30-2013 01:04:22 | More by TheBaumer
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djcira

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +11%

09-22-2013 13:24:56 | More by djcira
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kwkdmk

Louisiana

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

09-21-2013 22:49:39 | More by kwkdmk
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Digimaika2

Ontario (Canada)

4.4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

(4.0) A: Dark reddish-brown (near black) with a tall dark mocha coloured head. Pours thick and heavy. Head slowly recedes to a thin blanket while leaving faint lacing.

(4.5) S: Dark chocolate, orange-banana, espresso, vanilla, and dark fruits (dates, cherries, raisins). This is very enticing with a more fruitier aroma that compliments the roast malt elements real nicely (chocolate orange-ish but better). Hint of bourbon like booze.

(4.5) T: Dark cocoa, rich caramel, dark fruits, tropical and citrus fruits, and vanilla. Diverse flavours including a varied mix of fruits (tropical, citrus, dark) and a smoky bourbon-like boozy quality that comes across quite smooth. Outstanding.

(4.25) M: Full bodied would be an understatement. Moderate carbonation. Slick with a semi-chalky and chewy texture.

(4.25) D: This is great and now wishing I picked up additional bottles. The varied fruit and roasted malt profile are standout attributes coupled with the great smooth and velvety nature of this.

Serving type: bottle

09-21-2013 02:38:27 | More by Digimaika2
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GTaylorjr

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +16.8%

09-13-2013 22:13:12 | More by GTaylorjr
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MDDMD

Pennsylvania

4.41/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A-dark brown black color with a decent brown head and some lacing

S-dark fruit, chocolate, coffee, dark malt, hint of smoke

T-chocolate, espresso, plums, raisins, dark roasted malt, light char, mild to moderate bitterness in the finish

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, smooth and creamy

O-great flavor and depth in this RIS and savored this one thoroughly

Serving type: on-tap

09-13-2013 17:38:28 | More by MDDMD
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falconxman

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.5%

09-13-2013 17:38:04 | More by falconxman
Odin's Tipple from HaandBryggeriet
95 out of 100 based on 446 ratings.