David_87 (121) - - OCT 17, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours jet black. Aroma is dark roasted malts, some coffee.
Taste is quite bitter. Typical standard imperial stout.
Bottle from SB.
furthur (546) - Eagle River, Alaska, USA - SEP 30, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, black beer, big, bubbly almond colored head. Aroma is toasted barley and dark malt, molasses, cookies and brown sugar, some dried fruit. Taste is molasses, coffee, dark chocolate, citrus rind. Finish is dry. There’s some hops in this. Palate is average for an impy stout, carbonation subdued.
Nsanders (838) - St Paul, Minnesota, USA - SEP 30, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at Tap House Grill. Black with a thin tan head and moderate lacing. Charred oak, alcohol, graham cracker, peat and molasses. Dry charred wood flavor. Body is heavier with a fizzy, oily feel.
fordest (2135) - Santee/San Diego, California, USA - SEP 8, 2015
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Shared at our monthly bottle share. Nice dark pour with a decent head. Lots of chocolate and anise. Aroma and flavor was great great stuff.
thomat (2828) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 5, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Very dark brown with a tiny tan head. malty and roasted tones. Malt, coffee, fruit and locorice. Full body with a nice bitter sweet finish.
j12601 (8050) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - AUG 25, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Schatzi’s. Pours a deep black with a thin tan head. Roast and cocoa, chocolate and a hint of coffee. Medium bodied, roast and cocoa, warm chocolate. Long roast with a hint of alcohol. Chewy roast.
JDBaker11058 (1647) - Maryland, USA - AUG 16, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
appearance: silky near black, with a big, creamy, medium tan head. aroma: milk and dark chocolate, molasses, soy sauce, espresso, herbal hops. taste: dark chocolate pudding, espresso, vanilla, wood, caramel, molasses, soy sauce, slightly citrus hops. finish: fulsome, silky, with boozy heat not shy about joining the party. notes: A big, rich stout. I like them a little more balanced, a little less boozy. Still excellent. Bottle from Sarah for Beerthday 2015.
tbunting75 (40) - - AUG 10, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at Blue 5 in Roanoke, Va. Good roasted malty flavor. Feels a bit thin, with a lot of alcohol coming through.
emusche (115) - Wisconsin, USA - JUL 26, 2015
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pouts jet black with a collaring almond ring of head. Aromas of coffee, malt and cocoa. Taste is chocolate, malt, coffee, and a hint of alcohol. Never disappointed with a Ballast Point offering.
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rollerton (192) - SWEDEN - JUL 21, 2015
4.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Bottle at Ölrepubliken. Very well balanced stout, perfect maltiness and hoppiness. Chocolate and coffee flavours. One of the best beers I have had!