Big Idjit
Dugges Ale- & Porterbryggeri AB

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Style:
Stout - American Imperial
Ranked #1,306
ABV:
12%
Score:
88
Ranked #13,616
Avg:
4.2 | pDev: 5.24%
Reviews:
5
Ratings:
13
From:
Dugges Ale- & Porterbryggeri AB
 
Sweden
Avail:
Rotating/Seasonal
Wants
  0
Gots
  2
SCORE
88
Very Good
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EnderFett11 from Virginia

4.27/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured moderately hard from a small bottle into a snifter glass, forming just a bit of light brown head on an intense brown body. Head faded to a ring of heavy lacing. Smell is a bit licorice and dark fruit, resembling a Russian imperial stout. Taste definitely reminds me of the same, roasty and dark fruit, but a solid balance of bitter and sweet. Medium bodied with light carbonation. Not really a standard imperial stout, but a very good Russian imperial stout.

Feb 17, 2021
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schoolboy from Ohio

4.18/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This lovely bottle has been sitting in my aging bin for over a year. It's time.

It pours black and syrupy with very little foam or head (but there is a bit). The aroma is boozy-malty - about what one would expect. It tastes very sweet and smooth, with load of baked in roasty flavors. It goes down creamy and smooth, with very little bite.

Highly recommended. If I can get more, I will.

Jan 09, 2021
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Radome from Florida

4.35/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Tasted from a 12 oz bottle into a Duvel tulip.

L - Motor oil brown color and opaque even when held up to the light. Light brown head is weak and quickly limited to a ring around the glass (not surprising for a beer of this strength). When swirled, there are strong legs on the glass and slow-moving drifts of lacing.

S - Enticing blend of roasted grains, oak and strong, brandy-like alcohol.

T - Strong malt flavors with lightly burnt grains smoothed out by sweet alcohol. Rich and complex.

F - Thick, silky body with low carbonation. Moderate-strong hops bitterness seems boosted by the lightly acrid roasted grain note. Moderate alcohol warmth seems restrained for the listed ABV.

O - This is a smooth, silky, warming beer for sipping and pondering.

May 17, 2020
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Lone_Freighter from Vermont

4.4/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle to snifter.
The appearance was a dark brown close to black color with a small tan foamy head settling finely to barely leave any lace.
The aroma had a huge fudge-like, milk chocolatey coated marshmallow fluff/cake-like with enough toasty and roasty coffee blissful character.
The flavor yields to the sweet side with some sticky fudgey/cakey-ness throttling on through the roasty and toasty notes. Mild aftertaste of sticky fudge.
The mouthfeel was about medium bodied with a good sipping quality about it. Carbonation did seem a bit under but I didn't mind. It was a bit stickier than expected but not cloying. Mild finish of coffee sweetness, marshmallow fluff and milk chocolate/fudge.
Overall, a very nicely done imperial stout well worthy of coming back to.

Jan 25, 2020
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mothman from Minnesota

4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap in Antwerp. Thick creamy tan head. Lace left. Black color.

Very omnipollo like but not cake batter. Sweet and malty. Chocolate, fudge, roasted malts, and vanilla. Smooth and creamy. Very enjoyable, but I liked the adjunct stout I had from them a bit better.

Dec 31, 2017
Big Idjit from Dugges Ale- & Porterbryggeri AB
Beer rating: 88 out of 100 with 13 ratings