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To Øl / Omnipollo BrewmanceTo Øl / Omnipollo Brewmance
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
To Øl
Denmark | website

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.20%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by MasterSki on 06-05-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 18 | Ratings: 94
Reviews by kevanb:
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3.54/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

375ml bottle poured into a To Øl Teku

The beer pours a deep jet black color, intensely opaque with a thick, tightly packed khaki colored head that has very good retention and leaves a bit of spotted lace behind. The aroma is of roasted grain, molasses, light licorice, bourbony oak, a bit of peat with some rubbing alcohol. It's simple, straightforward, but a bit uninspired and boring. The flavors are of heavily roasted dark grain, licorice, oak, light bourbon, touch of stone fruit and a bit of peat is present on the tongue too. The body is a bit thin, quite lively and active for a bourbon barrel stout, coats the mouth moderately well, but this is by no means silky, rich or terribly smooth. The finish is a bit creamy and soft, but still a bit prickly.

Verdict: A bit of a miss from these two breweries, both of whom have made some beer I really admire. I was hoping for this to have many qualities found in To Øl's Goliat, but it was substantially thinner and less impressive all around. While it is very drinkable and not over the top, it's a far cry from many of the world class bourbon barrel stouts being made these days.

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Photo of tbryan5
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Photo of mverity
4.26/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours inky black in color with deep tan head that held fairly well before fading into a medium collar and wispy head. Aroma is mostly deeply roasted malts, some sweetness either from the bourbon barrels or the honey, oddly indistinct sweetness. I also get some dark fruits in the aroma. Taste is about the same, with some toasted oats coming through. Good full body, silty mouthfeel, and low carbonation.

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Photo of olradetbalder
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of flyingbiker
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

Photo of Ciocanelu
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of woodchip
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Photo of Gonzoillini
4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

Photo of bkeller04
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

Photo of zonker17
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of sonofliberty2
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Photo of alanhaven
4.29/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of hoppymcgee
3.12/5  rDev -19%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

L: Very dark black with whitish, scant head.

S: Spent coffee grounds.

T: Ashy, acrid, and one-dimensional.

F: The best quality of this beer. A silky feel with little to no carbonation.

O: Surprisingly, this one may be past its prime. Either way, it was not worth the $9 or so.

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of jsanford
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of LiquidAmber
4.05/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Reuben's Brew snifter. Pours pitch black, opaque in the glass with a thin light brown head that dissipates to a ring around the glass, leaving light lacing. Nice aroma of bourbon, dark toasted malt and chocolate. Flavor of toasted, lightly charred malt, cooked caramel, light chocolate and hints of coffee. Finish is roasty, lightly charred with some lingering hop bitterness. Medium to heavy bodied. A well made roasty, hopped imperial stout with an interesting mild caramel candy flavor hidden in the malt. The finish is a bit harsh at first, but mellows out as the glass is emptied. The bourbon is sadly not as prominent in the taste as in the aroma, but adds a little character to the overall dark flavor.

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Photo of metter98
3.87/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: The beer is jet black in color. It poured with a thin tan head that quickly died down and left patches of bubbles on the surface along with a thin collar of bubbles around the edge of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of dark and sweet malts are present in the nose.
T: Similar to the smell, the taste has flavors of dark malts and a light amount of sweetness.
M: It feels medium- to full-bodied on the palate and has.a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer isn't that difficult to drink considering its strength because it manages to hides its alcohol rather well.

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Photo of ThickNStout
4.07/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Corked and caged 375mL (12.7oz) bottle from Sprayberry Bottle Shop (Marietta, GA). 11.99. No bottling date. Served in a Three Floyds teku.

Pours cola black with a finger and a half light mocha hued head. Very little retention and very little lace.

Aromas of roast malts, dark cocoa, caramel and barrel. Sweetens nicely as it warms up.

Nice bold, roasty flavors. Bitter dark chocolate, sweet bourbon, roasted malt, burnt caramel, coffee, light vanilla, faint honey and a little booze. A pretty solid blend of flavors that keeps the alcohol in check.

Oily medium thick feel with light carbonation. Bitter cocoa and mild bourbon finish.

A well made and enjoyable stout. Not quite as complex as anticipated and priced just beyond repeat purchase but it was certainly worth the try.

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

Photo of Drucifer
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

Photo of corysmith01
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of JonnyRebel
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Photo of random846
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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