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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 228   ABV: 7.6%
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A hoppy stout with 90 IBU On tap at Brewpub in 2011 @ 7.6% ABV Released in Cans, March 2014 @ 8% ABV


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerman6686 (5165) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 27, 2015
This poured a darker brown color with a tan head. Aroma was of.herbal bops and roasted malt. Flavor similar, hops help up a decent bit actually.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Art (2127) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Can at BA tasting. Pours a deep brown with a tan head. Aroma of pine and bakers chocolate. Taste is bitter with a kinda sweet finish that turns dry. Medium light body.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (9326) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 29, 2014
Held it back a couple of months. Very bitter IS. Hard to finish it. A sipper in drinkability. Black without a retained head.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
brystmar (1310) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 17, 2014
Hoppy, baker's chocolate, bone dry, lots of carb (small bubbles), bit of oxy. Solid, but too hoppy for my liking.

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
fluffy (1908) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - OCT 12, 2014
shared with a buddy. easily the hoppiest stout ive ever had, which isnt a good thing.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
wisdomsolo (466) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - OCT 5, 2014
My only gripe with this fantastic beer is that it's listed as an Imperial Stout. It more in line with a black IPA then a stout. Great beer otherwise!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mcberko (8707) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 23, 2014
500mL can, sent from Glouglouburp (thanks a lot, Dany), pours black with a medium brown head. Aroma brings out lots of roasted malt and dark fruits - great balance for an impie. Flavour is the same, with loads of roasted malt, light dark fruits and some dry cocoa. Full-bodied, roasty and dry chocolatey. Everything is done right here. Excellent impie.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Marheb (2900) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 10, 2014
Herbacé, torréfié, chocolaté avec des accents profonds de chlorophylle . L’amertume est enlignée avec la brutalité de la buvabilité.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
bytemesis (4254) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - AUG 26, 2014
Yeah, this is a black IPA, but what the hell. Can thanks to theepeeist. Pours opaque black with a medium dark brown head, creamy with nice lacing. Aroma is pine, spruce, roast, citrus. Flavor is medium sweet, roasty, anise, coffee, pine, spruce, citrus, chocolate. Medium bitter and a bit burned. Full body, creamy mouthfeel, lingering bitterness.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JulienHuxley (4030) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 25, 2014
Can thanks to Luk for flying this one over for me, seems like a nice #3000. Opaque black pour with creamy, lacy brown foam. Aroma is really rich and chocolatey, super aromatic without being perfumey, light anise notes, light molasses, hoppy, but I feel a lot must have faded out - still a nice piney, grassy hoppiness though. Taste is sweet up front, nice and chocolaty, with a lingering bitter finish (roasty and hoppy), never overpowering but lasts for ever, no real booze, just tons of flavor. Palate is rich, full bodied yet not sweet, nice smooth carbonation. Yum.


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