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Aspen 10th Mountain Imperial Stout

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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.59/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 87   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
Aspen Brewery’s 10th Mountain Imperial Stout is just what you need after a cold day in the Elk Mountains. Eight types of malt and a blend of English and American hops were masterfully combined to create a decadent beer worthy of sipping by the fire or sharing with friends on top of Highlands bowl. This brew pours black as a cold winter night and, at 87 IBU and 9.3% ABV, it’s powerful enough to keep you warm, too. Cheers! We would also like to recognize the 10th Mountain Division of the U.S. Army as a source of inspiration for 10th Mountain Stout. The 10th Mountain Division used the mountains around Aspen as training sites in preparation for World War II. Following the war, many of the skiing soldiers returned, and helped place Aspen on the map as a ski town.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chuckh7 (4) - - JUN 25, 2015 does not count
Great thick rich chocolate smell with oatmeal. Well rounded flavors. Very chocolatey flavor and excellent oatmeal finish with good coffee flavor added. The dark color really makes it look like a great stout and minimal foam. Overall well blended beer with mixed flavors and I would most definitely drink again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Koskela (409) - Marysville, California, USA - JUN 25, 2015
Choc vanilla and a bit of grain aroma come from this very thick pouring deep brown brew with almost no head. Classic choc and oat flavor with a full body and low carb. The roasted malts leave a lingering aftertaste. Overall a decent brew.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
drjay44 (3034) - Salida, Colorado, USA - FEB 22, 2015
651 ml. bottle. Pours a medium thick, tiny bubbled, well retained beige head, with slight lacing, over a clear, brownish black (SRM 35) body.....nose is light chocolate, hints of coffee, light dried fruits, oats, herbal hop notes, balance to the malts.....taste is lightly sweet, with dried fruit notes, including raisin, fig, light chocolate, hints of coffee, oats, ending with a mild herbal hop bitterness.....mouth feel, medium heavy body, moderate alcohol warmth, creamy carbonation. This is a rather simple Imperial Stout. It is really more of an Double/Imperial Oatmeal Stout than a straight forward Imperial Stout. It is a well made beer, but it lacks many of the elements in both aroma and flavor of a true Imperial.The fruity malt notes are minimal, and there is none of the hop depth often found. Both the appearance and mouth feel are superb. It is a better entry into the Oatmeal Stout world. BJCP 6/3/12/5/6

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
zoucrew102 (947) - - FEB 7, 2015
Bomber. Nice chocolate and roasted malt aroma with a little bit of coffee. Pours pitch black with half a finger of light brown head with good retention and decent lacing. Starts with rich chocolate malt flavor with a little bit of roasted malt. Finishes smooth with more chocolate malt flavor and a little bit of coffee. Nice stout!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (9809) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - DEC 15, 2014
This brew pours a dark brown with a medium thick foamy tan head that diminishes gradually. Patchy lacing on the glass. Roasted malt, chocolate and coffee in the nose. Medium to full body with flavors of charred malt, dark chocolate and black coffee. The finish is roasty with a chocolate malt aftertaste. Above average overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ajnepple (3765) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - MAY 20, 2014
On nitro tap at World of Beer. Black appearance with a sticky tan head. Aroma of milk chocolate, creamy coffee and light roasted malts. Similar flavor, malty and smooth with light earthy bitterness. Medium body with a slick feel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sledutah (6183) - Utah, USA - MAR 28, 2014
22oz bottle picked up at Supermarket liquors
Pours black with a medium sized brown head and good lacing. Aroma is roasted coffee, chocolate, smokey, dark malts and leather. Flavors of roasted malts, caramel, milk chocolate and roast coffee
Very nice and tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
onceblind (5884) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 20, 2014
Black pour with a lasting creamy foamy light khaki head. The nose has a bit of coffee and lots of roasted black malt, with a wee hint of burnt popcorn. Flavor is roasted and grainy like the tone of burnt Popcorn, with some earthy caramel. Not shabby, but too dry and roasty for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Concealer (979) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 28, 2014
Tap at Jake’s. Dark brown with a thick foamy, tan head lasting and lacing. Aromas of roasted malt, caramel, light chocolate and oats. Flavor is caramel, chocolate, and roasted malt. Medium to full bodied with a linger roasted malt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wchesser (1534) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 15, 2014
Thick deep opaque black with fairly persistent dark head. Terrific appearance. Nose is burnt malts and burnt coffee and light vanilla. Slightly slick mouthfeel. Initial sweetness, but main perception is that of bitter burnt coffee and malts, with ash, despite the sweetness. Nice interplay of bitter and sweet.

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