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Odin's Tipple | HaandBryggeriet

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
HaandBryggeriet
Norway | website

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Odin's Tipple was meant to be a strong beer, but we changed our minds...its still strong but we wont follow the mega strong trend. It should be possible to make great beer without the extreme alcohol potency. Odins Tipple is now approx 11% abv, it’s a dark almost black beer from lots and lots of chocolate malt. Its the malt that contributes the flavor...no added coffee or anything else, Its got a great body without being old engine oil and still very drinkable due to the wild yeast we use. This beer is made with a single strain of wild yeast and the recipe is dead simple.

Added by popery on 06-02-2009

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Photo of Thorpe429
4.05/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a dark black with a very nice mocha head and some good retention.

S: Loads of molasses, dark roasted malt, anisa, hints of maple, oak, and plenty of chocolate.

T: All of the above with some added hop bitterness. The roasted characteristics are nice, but toward the end distract a bit from the other flavors, which are quite a bit more subtle.

M: Full body with nice, low carbonation.

D: As with the taste, drinkability is a bit affected by the balance of the flavors. However, all around this is a really nice beer.

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Photo of iD9
4.05/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Served in a stemmed pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a pitch black with tall, thick, tan head. Quickly dissipates leaving a pleasing tan ring on edge of glass. The body is totally black.

Smell: Dominate notes of roasty malts, creamy milk chocolates and a definite touch of alcohol.

Taste: Sweet throughout the body. Much like the smell, this brew tastes like chocolate and roasted malt. Definitely sweet; almost vanilla notes (like bourbon aging?) - probably just my imagination. Slight booziness, though it is masked very well. Despite the simplistic description, this brew hints of complex flavors and serious depth; tasty.

Mouthfeel: Medium-full bodied. The creaminess of this "dark norse ale" does credit to balance the viscous, almost syrupy tendencies and helps stave off some pallet fatigue rounding out the brew nicely.

Overall: An exceptional beer, even out of the bottle. Would love to try this on tap if at all possible. The contrast of warm booze, sweet-creamy chocolate and dark, roasty malts creates an impressively complex drink - skal!

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Photo of mulder1010
4.05/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

500 ML bottle poured in a wine glass
Purchased at Cool Wine in Hobart, Tas

A-- Poured black, almost motor oil black. Nearly thick and sludgy looking. One finger dark brown leather head. Any darker could be black. Head slowly fades off to a dark brown film. Good head retention to this. Low visible carbonation.

S-- Big, rich and thick malts. Lots of heavy roasting. Dark, bitter chocolate, slight bits of vanilla, wood, and a little bit of char.

T-- Very true to the smell. Lots of roasted malt, dark bitter and dry chocolate, coffee, and hints of vanilla sweetness and some wood.

M-- Heavy, rich feel but lighter and a bit creamier than expected. Chocolate and coffee turn to a sweet vanilla finish and quite decadent and lifted.

O-- Alcohol is obvious all the way through this but still quite enjoyable. Total desert beer. Like a sherry or a port. Well balanced flavors and something worth savoring. If you like Imperial Stouts this should be on your list. Only real negative is that it is very one dimensional and think a 330 ML is better suited to this than a 500 ML format.

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Photo of Beaver13
4.06/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16.9 oz bottle, batch 210 brewed on 2001.09. Pours a dark opaque black with a smallish dark brown head that goes to a thin film that retains and laces the glass.

The aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, black licorice, dark fruits and alcohol.

The flavor is roasted malts, black licorice, alcohol and a little coffee and dark fruits with a pretty big charred bitterness in the finish. The mouthfeel is medium to full bodied with smooth creamy carbonation.

Overall, for the first couple of sips, I thought it was too over the top with too much alcohol and charred bitterness. But as I drank the rest of the bottle, it smoothed out and the flavors blended better and weren't as abrasive. In the end, I liked it. It's a bit pricey for a regular buy though at $10 a bottle.

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Photo of jpmclaug
4.06/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from the bottle into my Founders snifter

A - Black body with a big brown head resting on top. Menacing looking beer.I can't imagine a stout looking much better than this.

S - Roasted malts layered on top of espresso, dark chocolate and a heavy dose of booze. Smells a bit too hot. Light notes of sweet vanilla and caramel as well.

T - Big espresso flavor on top of a bitter chocolate body. Very bright acidic coffee flavor. Hints of sweetness but not much. A bit boozy in the finish with notes of smoke as well.

M - Medium to heavy body. Light carbonation, a little sticky and a bit dry.

D - A little bit too astringent for my taste, also a bit hot. This beer might do better with some age on it. Still a pretty solid beer and certainly worth trying. I might buy another bottle and come back to this one in a few years.

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Photo of Daniellobo
4.06/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Quite a remarkable imperial stout in this bottled version, which is up to the reputation. Thick and long roasted notes, with plenty of chocolate, dash of coffee, and a nice bitter licorice hint in the finish.

An earlier draft tasting, a month ago in DC, presented a very different brew, with an overwhelming ash character, which was nowhere where this is. Thanks to the guys of Cervezorama for encouraging me to give it a second go.

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Photo of GratefulBeerGuy
4.07/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

batch 210 Brewed on 1/20/09

Total darkness=void of any light with a fizzy dark-brown head and falls a bit with long retention thereafter. This one has an aged, heavy look, oily for sure.

Dankest dark chocolate malt, cocoa, all-spice, herbs, earhty wheat, brown sugar, "Chunky" candy bar, vanilla and some marshmellow's and creamy espresso.

A full and thick beast, a true heavy weight with roastie malt complexity, roasty nuts, chocolate bars but a very mellow, bitter chocolate, not very sweet and with a herbal edge. The hops provide a rightous earthy, dry effect that only come off slightly bitter and is in perfect balance. Malty complexity is huge, roastie, flat chocolate, i could use a hit of sweetness and it lacks the bark berries and fruity edge that i love so much when it appears in huge stouts. Oh well, can't have everything! graham cracker's and dried charred wheat pop out later with even more earthiness from the hops. The heat comes off pretty hot and tingly and it adds a bit o depth and respect. The feel is also chalky, slick, heavy and hot.

lay this beast down for a year or so, it should mature really well!

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Photo of BeerImmediately
4.07/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

.5L bottle into tulip glass at ~50 degrees.

Pours an oily jet black body with no transparency whatsoever. Has 1f of grey/brown effervescent head, which fades to a ring of film, and surprisingly no lacing.

Aromas are unique (and I'm totally congested while reviewing this) - citrusy orange peel, dark chocolate, vodka-like alcohol vapors ... seems almost like a medicinal cordial.

Flavors pick up the aromas and carry them forward with some charcoal and black licorice in the aftertaste for good measure. Mouthfeel is about what you'd expect for an 11% - decent carbonation keeps it from being sticky.

This is a delicious and interesting beer, but a one-and-done on the drinkability meter.

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Photo of JohnnyP3
4.07/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 1Pt .9 FL OZ bottle into an imperial pint glass. Batch 207. Brewed on 30 Jan 2009, best for 30 Jan 2013. Obviously a great candidate for putting in the cellar for a few years.

A: Black, and do I mean black. Have not seen any other beer as dark in color and completely opaque. Poured with very little to no head. Foam was there for a few seconds and then fizzed away. Thin ring of foam around the top remains. No lacing.

S: Dark chocolate, dark fruits, smoke, peat, some wafts of alcohol in the nose.

T: Wow, there is a lot going on here. Have not come across another beer with quite the same level complexity as this. For the initial 15 seconds or so in your mouth, you are hitting a different flavor/taste almost non-stop. For a beer this strong, the alcohol is not quite as hard-hitting taste-wise as expected. Bursting with dark fruits-plum, date, raison, maybe some pear also. While I smelled dark chocolate, somewhat difficult to identify it in this cornucopia of flavors. I take that back, it's there briefly. Not exactly sure how Odin's Tipple was categorized as an RIS. To me, this is very difficult to define. Kind of like the brewers decided heck with style, let's just make something interesting. Has almost a concord grape-like taste in the finish. A little bit of a burnt/charred offering in there. And a little smoke. Earthy and moist up front with a progressively drying finish. There are times when the Tipple seems to be a distant cousin of a red wine. Very interesting, to say the least.

Note: let this one warm some more and the chocolate is more noticeable.

M: Slight carbonation and not as thick as I would have expected in a RIS this dark and complex. But pleasing and contemplative, none the less.

D: This is pretty much a one and done, but in a good way. I enjoyed the experience while it lasted. Give it a try to expand your horizons regarding the expressiveness of beer.

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Photo of smakawhat
4.08/5  rDev -4.2%
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.

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Photo of BasementBer
4.08/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A special beer, or possibly a special style, im not quite sure.

A: Tar, head is nonexistent except for the slightly less black cocoa brown rippling bubbles that surface. Its just black. Lacing is actually coating of beer.

S: Chocolate and thick, yup the thickness comes through the smell..somehow. Oak, whiskey, syrup...sweet notes.

T: Brownies but also an earthy flavor with lots of chocolate thickness. There is a whiskey-ish flavor that is making is slightly more like rye malt than roasted.

M: Just like tar, thick and coating. doesn't have the burn down the back of the throat you would expect from this abv.

D: Cant even get through one!

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Photo of dgilks
4.08/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pitch, oily, light sucking black with a big, short lasted, creamy, chocolate brown head.

Amazingly fruity with a big alcohol hit as well. There's also some chocolate in here and some roast but the alcohol and fruit is intense.

Sweet malt with an oddly smooth, roasty edge. Some bitter chocolate. Complex alcohol and some fruity esters add an amazing amount of depth. A big, sweet, somewhat roasty RIS.

Full body with moderate carbonation. Surprisingly oily.

Delicious malt with some excellent ancillary character. I find this a bit boozy but see a wonderful underlying beer.

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Photo of Jwale73
4.09/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to jedwards for sharing. Poured one shade shy of black with a kakhi-colored sudsy swirl - no head with just a few spots of lacing revealed during the tasting. Nose expressed coffee, booze, licorice, cocoa and a roasted quality. Taste follows nose; however, an ashy quality also comes out in the flavor profile. Mouthfeel was medium-light, with an easy carbonation - perhaps a little lighter than anticipated, with a little acidity that comes out towards the back. I haven't had much from this brewer, but this was a pretty tasty brew I have to say with a very interesting character for the style.

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Photo of John_M
4.1/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Max's today.

The beer pours an impressive thick looking blackish brown, with good head retention and fair lacing. On the nose, the licorise comes on strong, though I also get a considerable amount of dark chocolate and coffee as well. The flavors generally replicate the nose, though the chocolaten and coffee dominate in this rich, full flavored beer. The beer is moderately sweet, but there's some underlying bitterness that helps to balance this beer and keep it from becoming cloying. Mouthfeel is rich and full, with a fairly long finish. Drinkability isn't bad, though the combination of licorise, moderate sweetness and noticeable alcohol wears on me just a bit. Nevertheless, this is a very fine, very enjoyable RIS.

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Photo of Damian
4.1/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Drank from a 1 pt .9 fl oz bottle purchased at Liquor World, Cambridge, MA
Batch 210
Brewed 20.01.09
Served in a snifter

The beer poured a super viscous and oily, absolute pitch black. Dark as midnight with a deep, reddish-tan film of froth that faded to a thick, lasting ring.

The aroma was rich, smooth and potent. Nicely balanced between a roasty, smoky, coffee-like presence and a robust sweetness. The sweetness was a mix of molasses, brown sugar and stone fruits. Dark chocolate notes also came through strong. An oaky, bourbon-like alcohol kick was noticeable as well.

Lots of roast, char and bakers chocolate notes came through in the flavor profile. Definitely a bit more untamed than the nose. Plums and raisins were apparent. Some brown sugar, vanilla and licorice appeared as well. Espresso and tobacco notes were detectible. Smoky with a slightly ashy quality. The finish was a bit harsh. It started out quite tinny and soon turned a touch boozy and acrid.

The mouthfeel was the only real letdown of this beer. It was smooth and moderately creamy yet thinner than expected. The prickly, bubbly effervescence was a bit distracting as well.

Drinkability was notable considering the 11% ABV. This beer buried its alcohol quite well.

Despite the steep price tag (I paid nearly $11 for my bottle) I definitely enjoyed Odin's Tipple. I did however feel that this bottle seemed somewhat young (even though it was close to two years old at the time of consumption). If I had another chance, I might choose to put a bit more age on it.

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Photo of brystmar
4.1/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Bottled on 2009-01-20.

Pitch black, minimal brown head. Traces of beady lace litter the glass. Nose opens up with bourbon-y booze and burnt / charred malts. Deep notes of chocolate and coffee flow forth as the aromas develop.

Roasted malts and chocolate lead the way; booze, coffee, burnt malts, dark fruits, and charcoal aren't far behind. Everything blends nicely in OT's thick, chewy, oily body. Minimal carbonation here, and it works nicely.

Split this beer 3 ways but find myself wanting more. A well-made RIS is always difficult to turn down.

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Photo of DoubleJ
4.1/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

When I bought it, I thought that the label read "tripple". Oh well, an imperial stout ain't a bad thing to get. From a 500 ml bottle brewed on 3/27/10, on to the beer:

The pour provides a lot of exictement with its big, oozy body that looks like motor oil, and a head so tan it's nearly fur brown in color. It settles to a ½ inch thick ring. The nose changes aromas quickly. At first it like sweet espresso with chocolate syrup notes. As it sits in the glass, the nose becomes more like licorice with a trickle of smoked meat. I prefered the first stage more.

No shortage of tastiness here, Odin's Tipple got it. I'll need to peel off the layers just to find specific notes in this one. It starts of like mocha with a little bit of alcohol and agave (does that make it like tequilla?). Licorice and molten lava cake eventually come around. DId somebody say coconut? I just did. Some of the 11% alcohol is felt, only a little hot. Chocolate covered coffee beans linger on in the afertaste, which ends the taste on a high note. The thick body and residue of this beer is a good feeling, but the buzzy carbonation (at least initially) is a disruption to the harmony. One could only imagine how much more fun the ride could get if there were less jumpy carbonation.

In overall context, Odin's Tipple is a worthy tipple. There's a mound of complexity that awaits the taste buds in this massive Nordic ale.

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Photo of gford217
4.1/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

500ml bottle.

Pours pitch black with a small bubbly mocha head that doesn't stick around long and leaves a small collar.

Aroma is sweet with molasses and chocolate but has hints of smoke and peat. There is some candi sugar, vanilla and a little bit of licorice.

Taste is definitely sweeter than most impy stouts and almost tastes like honey has been added, or at least molasses. The roasted malts are in the background and don't really make it out past he mixture of sweet ingredients. The finish is boozy with a little tobacco.

The mouthfeel is medium to full bodied with a little less carbonation than I would like. A bit boozy though still sugary sweet on the palate.

This is a great beer and a very different take on the style. It's sweeter than most and has an interesting yeast profile. If the carbonation was a ad stronger it could be a great beer.

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Photo of cpetrone84
4.11/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Big thanks to Kevin for sharing this one at our tasting.

A-pours a viscous dense black motor oil looking liquid with a dark brown, mahogony head.

S-deeply roasted malts up front, notes of acetone behind, hints of coffee and chocolate in the middle, lots of dark fruit sweetness in the back, plums raisins, and a touch of cherry.

T-lots of chalkiness up front, notes of tobacco, lots of roasted dark malts, light coffee and chocolate. the finish adds acetone and sweetness, plums and raisins soaked in rum.

M-big feel, full bodied, creamy but a little grainy in the back, lots of carbonation, crisp finish and slightly dry.

D-this is huge, not insanely drinkable but a decent job on the flavors. a little boozy in the back but still a ton of roasted malts and a good balance of sweetness.

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Photo of Greywulfken
4.12/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: oily tar black with brown rim; viscous and syrupy-looking; not even a trace of the head after a few moments

S: chocolate espresso roasted malts

T: confirms all smells; hidden fruits; sweet

M: slick, no tingle; some burnt alcohol residue

O: reminds me of a Bourbon County stout, sweetness used instead of mellowness to pair with the rich character

I still prefer a more balanced and mellow stout, with a little less sweetness and a little less slick and oily.

Recommended for all stout drinkers to give it a try, but it didn't live up to my expectations based on its descriptors and reviews.

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Photo of Proteus93
4.12/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Picked up a bottle of this at State Line Liquors in Elkton, MD on the way up to LBI. What better way to kick off vacation than a big, dark brew! It must be added that service at State Line was exceptional today, making small talk and they were genuinely interested in my business which was greatly appreciate, but that's for another review in another place. Bottle notes Batch 210, brewed 20.01.09. Seeing that makes it a year and a half old, it will be taken strongly into consideration.

A: Black as night, topped with a fleeting, though exceptionally dark head. Very brown ring of lace surrounds it and then dwindles away to nothing. Granted, at 11%, that's not too surprising.

S: Big aroma... bitter chocolate notes, some charry elements, along with dark fruit - lots of plum n particular. There's another fruity quality to it... almost like black currant, maybe. It's rounded out with some anise and saltiness... touches of oxidation seem to be coming through.

T: Intense, just like the nose. Big, roasted malt and charcoal flavour... chocolate is there, but not in the same way as I detect it in the aroma. There's more of the saltiness in the flavour and some sherry that don't hurt it too badly. That said, I would kinda shy away from this being a long-term aging candidate as it seems to be showing signs of it now. The cap did seem to come off a little easily, so that could play a part in it. Some of the fruitiness is there, dark 'berry' like flavours... though they are layered with the bitterness and burnt taste.

M + D: American brews made in the style of RIS tend to be quite big in body - chewy, rich, a real mouthful. I find Belgian style stouts to be a little more 'liquid.' This beer has a body more like the latter... though rather slick, leaving a bit of a residual and thin coating over the tongue on the finish which promotes a little more alcohol warming. A rather nice beer, though if my bottle is any indication, it would probably be one I'd suggest digging into now if it's being stored. Most definitely a sipping brew, and about right for a rainy day. Maybe a little boozy for a hot one, but it did me just fine!

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Photo of hopdog
4.12/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500ml bottle. Batch 210 Brewed 20 01 09.

Poured a dark black color with an averaged sized brown head. Brown edges. Aromas of chocolate, roastiness, cofeee, and caramel. Tastes of chocolate, roastiness, coffee, caramel, vanilla, and lightly earthy. Medium alcohol in the finish. Oily and thick body.

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Photo of HeyItsChili
4.12/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Picked this up from the CBX. Poured from a bottle into a goblet. Pours dark pinetar colored with a dirty khaki head.

S - Dark chocolate, roasted malt, raisins.

T - Does a good job masking the alcohol percentage, I wouldn't have guessed it to be 11%. Chocolaty with some faint roast coffee bean floating around in there. Some slightly acidic flavor tingles the tongue. All in all a superb example of a RIS with nothing too incredible, just really really tasty and solid.

M - Full bodied, good carbonation yet remains smoother than something that's really really smooth.

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Photo of ADZA
4.12/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a thick dark as night black hue with average carbonation that leaves behind a one finger chocolate laced head and sporadic clingy lacing,the smell is very rich and spot on with aromas of dark chocolate,rich xmas cake,boozy alcohol and cherries soaked in brandy,the mouthfeel is full bodied,warming and slick with tastes of roasted dark expresso,dark belgian chocolate,roasted malts,chocolate coated cherries,rich fruit cake and finished with a roasty,boozy finish and overall its definately a sipper with its high ABV and perfect for the cold winter nights cheers.

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Photo of busternuggz
4.13/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 17 oz. bottle into a Belgian glass. Odin mounts Sleipnir, his spear Gungnir firm in hand, and prepares to do battle on my palate. I play some Blind Guardian and prepare for glory.
Pours thick and gloopy, opaque black absolutely impenetrable by light, as dark as a winter night on the fjords of Norway. A beautiful rich chocolate brown 1/4" head that unfortunately fades pretty quick. Leaves thick foamy lacing. So close to a 5 appearance.
Rich cocoa and molasses hits me first on the nose, with a charred undertone and a hint of burnt sugar. A little boozy, but forgiveably so.
Big and rich! Smoky/burnt wood dominates the taste, like the smoke from a viking ship burned in funeral ceremony. Closely followed by bitter chocolate, some molasses, with a brief fade to coffee beans leading into a pleasant and unique bitter, smoky, charred finish, like inhaling the ashes of your enemies. Well balanced for how huge and malty it is.
Pretty nice texture, well carbonated. Comes on strong like a charging berserker, but fades nicely to a medium body and leaves a nice coat on the tongue.
As I wrap up this review I've got like 2/3 of the bottle left. A formidable opponent, I dread and embrace it like Ragnarok. The smokiness and the hugeness make it a sipper. It does not tread lightly. My tongue is being pillaged and I pray I die with my glass in hand, and am permitted into Valhalla.
This is a monster, rich and fairly complex. I recommend splitting it with one or two people, and be prepared for a smoky onslaught. Odin will grant you no mercy.

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Odin's Tipple from HaandBryggeriet
94 out of 100 based on 251 ratings.
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