Amurga
Omnipollo

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From:
Omnipollo
 
Sweden
Style:
Stout - American Imperial
ABV:
11%
Score:
90
Avg:
4.14 | pDev: 6.28%
Ratings:
16
Status:
Retired
Rated:
Jun 12, 2019
Added:
Jan 28, 2018
Wants:
  0
Gots:
  3
SCORE
90
Outstanding
Notes: None
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4.25 by kjkinsey from Texas on Jun 12, 2019
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by mothman from Minnesota

Bottle. Tan head. Dark motor oil black.

A lot of adjuncts. Roasted notes. Dark chocolate. Not sure what volcano salt tastes like but it definitely has a salted caramel flavor to it.

Thick, rich. Smooth.

Mar 26, 2019
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4.03/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
by kitch from Hong Kong

A 330ml bottle, bottled on 15th December 2017, and with a best before date of 15th December 2022. Poured into a snifter glass.

Appearance: Black in colour with a thin brown head that disappeared almost immediately but left some spotty lacing.

Aroma: Light roast, white chocolate, coffee, vanilla, along with hints of maple and herbal notes on the finish.

Taste: Roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, vanilla, ash, with hints of maple and brown sugar.

Mouthfeel: Medium to full bodied with soft carbonation.

Overall: Nice Imperial Stout that hides the booze well. Not too sweet either despite the maple, but I think it could be the smoke/ash flavours that balance this out.

Mar 12, 2019
 
4 by Hayley_86 from Netherlands on Jan 14, 2019
 
4.21 by SoPeL from Poland on Oct 29, 2018
 
3.81 by HopBelT from Belgium on Oct 18, 2018
 
4.24 by Houborg1 from Denmark on Oct 13, 2018
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3.67/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
by Jeffo from Netherlands

Got this one from Plan B in Rotterdam

From a bottle into a snifter
Bottled on 15 December 2017
Best before 15 December 2022
Black butter vanilla volcano salt mocha maple white chocolate ganache

APPEARANCE: Opaque black pour yields a three finger, medium looking, creamier, somewhat crackly dark brown head with great retention. Black body with no real carbonation evident. Head slowly fades to a super foamy, bubbly head and leaves chunky lacing on the glass. Looks a little flat by the end but leaves some falling dots of lacing as it empties. Color is nice but the head becomes quite bubbly and unimpressive.

SMELL: Vanilla and white chocolate, notes of toffee and maple sugars, coffee notes and roasted malts as well. Medium strength.

TASTE: Vanilla, chocolate, roasted and black malts with notes of coffee up front. Some maple sweetness in there with some white chocolate at the swallow. A bit of booze going down too, ending in a bold and lingering finish of vanilla, chocolate, some maple and toffee sweetness, roasted, slightly bitter coffee grains, black malts and a bit of alcohol. A bit of ash too.

PALATE: Medium body and lower levels of carbonation. A bit creamy on the palate, goes down slick with a bit of a burn and finishes somewhat sticky. Some heat lingers.

OVERALL: Nothing wrong with this one. Some nice flavor and the look and feel fit the bill. However, given how outstanding their adjunct stouts usually are, this one was no more than pleasant. The nose was not all that forthcoming and the flavor was missing that wow factor. This was certainly better than most adjunct imperial stouts on the market in this neck of the woods, but didn’t quite live up to Omnipollo’s lofty standards.

Jul 04, 2018
 
4.25 by Dutchcraftbeergeek from Netherlands on May 27, 2018
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4.15/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by Ciocanelu from Romania

Black color with dark brown head. Aroma has light savory notes, cacao and dark chocolate. Taste follows with lots of chocolate malt but gets bitter and roasty on the finish. Full bodied, soft carbonation. Overall it's a good imperial stout but it's quite classic considering it's fancy description.

Apr 26, 2018
 
4.42 by mishi_d from Romania on Apr 25, 2018
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3.75/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
by joaopmgoncalves from Portugal

Poured to an Ora et Labora taster.

Label reads "Black Butter Vanilla Volcano Salt Mocha Maple White Chocolate Ganache". Not sure where this is heading.

A: Body is pitch black. Head is brown and minimal.
S: On the aroma you can feel spiciness, coffee (despite not having that in the label), dark chocolate, berries, and in the end, some alcohol.
T: Taste starts off with some spiciness, moving on the white chocolate-y tone. Here you get a stop and a road crossing. For one side you get alcohol coming in. On the other way there's saltiness coming in, not sure from where. The intersection is not a very good place as it makes basically no sense, and alcohol eventually runs over everything. Which is sad. Just had the I Wanna Be Your Dog before with 12% ABV with a much softer alcohol profile than this (11% ABV). Weirdly enough, it's taste profile seems like a overpowered porter.
M: Body is medium to high. Carbonation is good. Alcohol is waaaay too prominent. Saltiness is medium to low, sweetness is high and roastiness provides a mild bitterness.
O: Overall, it's not amazing. I would find this stout a pretty good one a couple years ago but by Omnipollo's standards, this is not average even.

Apr 17, 2018
 
4.75 by igl from Russian Federation on Apr 17, 2018
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4.12/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by JamFuel from Sweden

Pours jet black with quickly fading chocolate colored foam.

Smell is roasty with main notes of coffee, chocolate and some creamy fudge.

Taste is powerful and very much roasted coffee forward. Dark chocolate, a hint of maple and salt hide in the back. Substantial bitterness.

Mouthfeel is a bit thn, but well carbonated.

Overall, I like my Omnipollo stouts on the weird and whacky side. This is a bit safe, despite the intriguing description. Also a bit thin. Still very good, though.

Apr 14, 2018
 
4.02 by Heeenrik from Finland on Apr 07, 2018
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by Bruno74200 from France

Imperial stout brewed with maple syrup, vanilla, white chocolate, salted mocha and black butter.
This imperial stout is very roasty with a certain espresso, dark chocolate character. Very dry. The maple comes out as it warms up. The white chocolate and vanilla are unnoticeable.
Still a fine brew

Feb 11, 2018
Amurga from Omnipollo
Beer rating: 90 out of 100 with 16 ratings