Agamemnon | Omnipollo

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4.19/5
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Omnipollo
Sweden
omnipollo.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by avalon07 on 06-05-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,044
Reviews:
21
Ratings:
176
pDev:
9.07%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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42
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30
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Photo of Dope
4.28/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Pitch pitch midnight black. Large and very dense super dark brown head (almost as dark as the pour itself). Head fades away super slowly, with great retention. Decent spotty lacing. Extra points for the brutally dark body and head.

S: Sweet burnt maple and a lot of char from the roasted malt to back it up. Sharp bittersweet chocolate.

T: Lots of sweet chocolate syrup up front. Sweetness from the maple syrup maybe? Hints of char throughout. Brutal and powerful dark chocolate taste takes over in the middle and extends all the way through to the aftertaste. Slight coffee taste in the finish to go with all the dark chocolate, sorta like chocolate covered coffee beans. Mild compared to the chocolate however. Chalky baker's chocolate lingers forever between sips. Nice borderline dryness is a good departure from most 12.5%'s overpowering sweetness.

M: Big, heavy, thick, viscous. Leaves a charry sort of chalky lingering mouthfeel behind.

O: A pretty simple beer but well executed in the roasted malt department. I love my big stouts heavy and with lots of dark chocolate. This one does not disappoint. Huge huge bittersweet chocolate notes. Maple isn't really noticeable but there's just a touch to lend this beer a slight bit of complexity. A beer this roasty reminds me of a fresh expedition stout. Big, sharp roasted malt character. Delicious.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of braugon
4.43/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is for the 2013 Vintage

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Photo of tbryan5
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of warnerry
3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of JakerLou
4.21/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a jet black with very little to no head. More like wisps of tan foam.

Smell is chocolate, vanilla, soy sauce and a hint of alcohol.

Taste is similar to the nose. Chocolate is up front with hints of vanilla, coffee and soy. There is a definite alcohol burn in the finish.

Mouthfeel is smooth and pleasant.

Overall this is a nice beer but it is not what I was expecting. The maple aspect of the beer is totally missing for me.

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Photo of olradetbalder
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of CloudStrife
4.37/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

22oz bottle split and poured into a snifter.

A: Pours a thick very black with a mahogany head. Leaves some spots of lacing on the glass. Head remains as a thin film throughout the glass.

S: Roasted malts blended with coffee and chocolate. A bit of smokiness to it. Sweet maple syrup as the bottle indicates. A touch of booze in there hints at things to come.

T: Starts off as a full bodied wholesome stout with a strong roastiness. After swallowing dark fruits, tobacco, alcohol, coffee and carmel come through.

M: Has low carbonation and a full body. I like the creamy mouthfeel that compliments the bold flavors. Some stickiness comes through from the sweetness.

Overall maple syrup makes a great compliment to the strong stout flavor. Great looking bottle made this an easy sell. Give it a shot if you're into bold and complex beers.

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Photo of NorthCoastPranqster
4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

Photo of tdm168
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of henrisimo
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of woodchip
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of aztraz
4/5  rDev -4.5%

Photo of beerloverofbham
4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

Photo of Kevincredible
3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

Photo of PatrickKlopfenstein
4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

Photo of JoeyDubs
4.35/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of sonofliberty2
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of GRG1313
3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of BuddhaBrowett
4/5  rDev -4.5%

Photo of dvmin98
4.36/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kmoen
4.35/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of sneth019
4.13/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Great carbonation. Sneaky boozey. Balanced sweetness from honey. Dry on back end.

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Photo of Javi_bobby
4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

Photo of n2185
4.15/5  rDev -1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BuckTuckian
3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

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Agamemnon from Omnipollo
Beer rating: 4.19 out of 5 with 176 ratings