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RATINGS: 112   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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An Imperial Porter brewed with a Haitian sugar called Rapadou. Rapadou is a traditionally processed cane sugar that lends a great toffee caramel flavor to our 9% ABV Porter. Watch for this one aged in oak barrels in the future. Limited edition of 2007 bottles.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kmweaver (3206) - Petaluma, California, USA - FEB 27, 2008
22oz bottle. Pours a very dark, chocolate brown color; medium tan head with fine-bubbled lacing and solid retention. Good amounts of roasted / burnt malts and dry, bitter chocolate in the aroma; sweet and burnt, but well-attenuated. Medium-to-full mouthfeel: plenty of roasted malts and dark chocolate, but with an odd, sugary core that complicates an otherwise tasty, roasted porter core; some roasted coffee and burnt malts, with a bit of alcohol poking through mid-palate; slightly hot. Lengthy, sticky sugar finish, showing caramel, toffee, and sticky sugariness.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
arrogantb (1402) - Denver, Colorado, USA - FEB 13, 2009
I canít remember who I got this from so whoever you are, thanks! This was an unsurprising black color and just as unsurprisingly it lacked a head. Average smell of well, a strong porter. Tastes like alcohol and a little roasty malts. This was nothing Iíd seek out but it was easy to drink and got me a good buzz so bravo! Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 09-26-2008 04:14:24

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
WeeHeavySD (3359) - San Diego (Hillcrest), Oregon, USA - MAY 16, 2009
Bomber, numbered donít remember the number though. Psyched this is an imperial porter rather than not, bought it because it looked good and that is all. Pours black with a brown head. Nose is sweet with way too much bitter coffee for my taste. Taste is sweet with coffee and a bit of chocolate. Big old eh if you ask me big chocol coffee bitter mess.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
madmitch76 (13351) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 5, 2012
2nd January 2010
Opaque black beer, short lived chocolate coloured head. Dark chocolate on the nose. Semi dry palate. Rich dark toffee and chocolate with licorice - alcohol. None of it sweet. Finishes much the same way with a dark malt aftertaste. Rich and flavoursome but it lacks something to counterbalance itís heaviness. Decent though.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
luv2brew (196) - Chesterfield, Virginia, USA - JUN 7, 2008
Good looking beer with a chocolate colored head. This one is pretty big for a porter and i will have to admit that it has some redeeming qaualities. its sweet with a mild burnt body and some bitter chocolate notes. This is the secnd beer i have had from these guys and i will have to say that i am pretty impressed.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ryan (3187) - Beltsville, Maryland, USA - FEB 27, 2008
Courtesy of kmweaver. Dark brown/black with a small tan head. The nose is molasses, toffee, coffee, cola and light smoke. The flavor is moderately sweet, lightly tart with lots of roast, acidic coffee, molasses, dark fruit and smoke. Full body is round with moderate carbonation.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
shp555 (2024) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAR 22, 2008
Pours a deep brown color with a brown head. Aroma is malty, caramel, chocolate, and roast. Flavor is

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - APR 5, 2008
Date: 03/22/2008
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting, Cellar Party

Appearance: dark brown, fine tan head, bits of lace,
Aroma: dry dark chocolate aroma with a light smokey character and a touch of dark caramel sweetness,
Flavor: rich dark chocolate flavor, very dry, bitterness rises out of the dark chocolate, lasting bitter finish,

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 3/5.0
Drinkability: 6/10
Score: *4

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cletus (6329) - Connecticut, USA - JAN 28, 2008
Bottle courtesy of Immy. Pours almost black and opaque with a white head. Smells of chocolate, some sugar. Tastes moderately bitter and tangy with some weird processed sugar aftertaste.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hershiser2 (1175) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - FEB 10, 2014
$7.79 Bomber Bottle, Wine Warehouse, CHO. Nearly black with a small beige head. Smells of coffee, toffee, caramel. Tastes of toffee, sugar, caramel, and metal. Too sweet for me.


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