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RATINGS: 1157   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.05/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The history of the bible and religion is indeed the struggle of good vs. evil. Our Serpent’s Stout recognizes the evil of the dark side that we all struggle with. This is a massively thick and opaque beer that begs the saints to join the sinners in their path to a black existence.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
belgis (381) - - JUN 26, 2016
From bottle. Kept it in the basement for 2 years! Have to say I was just a bit dissapointed. It is superb beer but if I compare it with other stouts around that strenght and density this one seems a bit empty. Sure 2 years helped to get out some interesting notes of dried fruit, but overall besides good nothing much came out of me! Would mind to meet again!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
AdolfoCC (130) - Veracruz, Veracruz, MEXICO - JUN 15, 2016
Servida en un Spiegelau Tulip. APARIENCIA: de color totalmente negro, no pasa nada de luz a través de ella, corona de espuma color marrón de mediana retención, con burbujas compactas y algunas abiertas, y “alcohol legs” AROMA: destaca el chocolate amargo, granos de espresso, muy licorosa, frutos oscuros como cerezas negras, dátiles, ciruelas, melaza, ligero caramelo y toffee, cuero. SABOR: al tocar el líquido la boca se siente algo ligeramente dulce, ya en trago notas a chocolate amargo, cocoa, granos de espresso, atrás frutos oscuros como dátiles, cerezas negras, melaza, ligero dulzor. En el retrogusto un amargor medio con persistencia del gusto a chocolate. SENSACIÓN: Cuerpo medio con ligera sensación untuosa, baja carbonatación. El alcohol bien enmascarado, sólo se siente una ligera sensación cálida en garganta al correr el líquido. RESUMEN: una excelente Imperial Stout que tal vez no tiene todo el reconocimiento mundial que merece.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kerenmk (3910) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUN 12, 2016
Draught at Lost Abbey/ Port Brewing Taproom San Marcos, 23.4.16. Black with a tan head. Roasty, woodsy with a little bit of cocoa in the nose, bitter, vanilla, a little medicinal, a little bit of iodine in the mouth. Full body, smooth texture, a little bitter finish with vanilla and wood.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Antonio369 (109) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 30, 2016
75cl bottle, served in a snifter glass. Poured black as night on a moonless night with a two finger creamy mocha tan head. Aromas of roasted espresso beans, dark chocolate, vanilla, dark fruits. Taste is absolutely fantastic: Roasted espresso beans, dark chocolate, vanilla, dark fruits, roasted nuts, caramel fudge, licorice, toast, whole wheat current bread, dates, raisins. It also has lots of vinous qualities. Very creamy texture, thick & sticky on the palate. Slightly bitter. A full body with a long roasted espresso & chocolate bittersweet finish. This is an absolutely amazing Imperial Stout!

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
kevinator (1845) - The Colony, Texas, USA - MAY 30, 2016
Wow. This was special. Great aromas and flavors of roasted malt, burnt toast, chocolate, coffee and a finishing bitterness. Beautifully black with a nice tan head. Heavy, oily and smooth.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
degbert (1618) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAY 29, 2016
Bottle. Pours opaque jet black with a sticky, brown, mashed-potato head. Nose is coffee, molasses, dates, figs, port wine, and vanilla; amazing. A huge punch of sweet coffee and dark fruit on the tongue; plum, prune, date, fig. Vanilla and fig round it out, along with an astonishingly smooth mouth feel. Almost perfect.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
samires (27) - POLAND - MAY 29, 2016
No head, pitch black. Big chocolate with some plum notes, roasty and coffee notes too, bit alcocholic. Medium carbonation. Oily and smooth on tongue.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mesjasz (847) - Lodz, POLAND - MAY 26, 2016
Butelka. Piwo jest czarne nawet podczas przelewania. Gęste fajnie rozpływa się w szkle, niczym olej silnikowy. Piana to jakaś przesada. Jebitna, brązowa, piękna. Aromat bardzo kakaowy i czekoladowy. Czuć trochę dobrego espresso i paloności, w głębi lekko dają o sobie znać suszone owoce. Alkoholu nie stwierdziłem. Smak dosyć słodki, ale goryczka też nie należy do lekkich, szczegolnie w posmaku. W smaku kakao i gorzka czekolada, choć jest też trochę karmelu co tworzy miejscami nuty kojarzące się z krówką. Paloność i kawa dopiero na drugiej linii i w posmaku, goryczka też głównie palona i kawowa. Ciało jest pełne, tekstura gładka i oleista.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
josanguapo (939) - SPAIN - MAY 13, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 13, 2016 From XXXII. In Naparbier glass, at Carlo?s house. Great, but the difference with a samuel smith imperial stout doesnt compensate the difference in price (price: 15?) Alcohol very well hidden, be careful

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
rami_pl (1563) - Warszawa, POLAND - MAY 8, 2016
Butelka, hgw ktora warka ale w mojej lodowce stalo prawie rok... Fajnie oleiste przy nalewaniu, ciemna, niebrzydka ale niezbyt trwala piana, prawie czarne piwo. Aromaty mega intensywne. Czekolada gorzka, mleczna, kawa, duzo kawy, pralinki, jakies palone w tle... Ciut jakichs waniliowych nitek, ciut chlebowych, ciut ciemnych owocow suszonych. Moze nie jest to bardzo zlozone, ale zarazem jest baaaaardzo fajne. W ustach fajna, olista kobsystencja, nieco puszyste, czuc goryczke niewysoka w odbiorze, pocieszne wrazenie z wytrawnoscia - zaleznie od momentu wydaje sie bardziej slodkawe albo wrecz odwrotnie - w strone wytrawnosci. Klasa piwo. Mimo, ze bez beczki - pod wrazeniem :) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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