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RATINGS: 654   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Sea Monster Imperial Stout is a new version of an old favorite. This hearty stout is black as the abyss and clocks in at a whopping 10% ABV, a real monster. The flavors of roasted coffee and bittersweet chocolate are complamented by a velvety smoothness from the addition of un-malted barley and oats. Colombus and Amarillo hops help to balance out the huge malt character of this flavor bomb. Be careful the alcohol is well hidden and will sneak up on you if you don’t watch out. Like most scary monsters, it can be a little intimidating, but have no fear.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
YogiBeera (2493) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 16, 2014
Nice pitch black color with a burnt sienna cushy head. Wonderful roasted coffee nose, sticky . Nice smooth coffee milk chocolate taste, well balanced and rolling down

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiong (4012) - Espoo, FINLAND - AUG 13, 2014
650ml bottle from Saveur-Biere

Pours pitch black with a large brown head. Aroma of roasty malts, salty licorice, sweet syrup, floral hops, grass and coffee. Taste is sweet, roasty and heavy with loads of salty licorice, some grassy notes and syrup. Finish is roasty, bitter and salty with notes of sweet syrup, candi sugar, licorice and coffee. Quite heavy imperial stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (3544) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 2, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours black, nose is chocolate, roast malts, taste is sweet chocolate, rich.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
GenDV138 (1785) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUL 29, 2014
22 oz bottle poured into a snifter. Bottled 2/26/14. Jet black with close to two fingers of tan head. Aromas of roast, dark fruit, dark chocolate, vanilla extract. Tastes of dark chocolate, bits of dark fruit, light booze, roast, vanilla, a tiny bit of leather and licorice. Full body with a dry finish. Thick, creamy mouthfeel. Low carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
EvilCat (87) - FRANCE - JUL 29, 2014
Bouteille. Saveur Bière. Robe noire, mousse beige crémeuse . Nez sur le caramel, le chocolat, le houblon et la prune. Bouche ronde et puissante. Arômes de sucre brun, de chocolat amer et de café torréfié, bien marqué par la fleur de houblon . Finale sèche et florale sur le réglisse. Une stout de caractère typée sur le houblon américain. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dedollewaitor (14104) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 26, 2014
Bottle via trade with Hackobock. Thanks. Pours black with a creamy head. Coffee, roast, chocolate and fruit. Smooth and med bodied. Tasty!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hallinghansen (2093) - Odense S, DENMARK - JUL 26, 2014
Bottle from dedollewaitor, thanks buddy. Black body witha medium light brown head. Coffee, roasted malt, coffee, sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Imaena (1887) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUL 24, 2014
Growler. Alcohol and burnt leaves in the nose. Deep black brown appearance. Taste is dark bitter chocolate and sour fruit stones. Great Impy all around.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Countbeer (4726) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - JUL 20, 2014
Bottle: Thanks Stawn: Served in a Chouffe glass: Medium to smaller sized creamy vanilla beige light brown foamy head on top of a deep dark brown to black colored beer. Aroma has a strong (pils) malty tone which makes this beer having it a somewhat crispy aroma. There’s honey, mocha, marzipan, roast, some coffee, some chocolate, caramel and hints of something like marshmellows and vinous notes. Flavour is a bit strong in taste and spice (alcohol) but on the other hand, this makes it a good stout! There’s a mix of cough syrup with some coffee, bitters, malt toast/roast, some caramel, wood roast, light sticky, raisin and some caramel and light bay leaf tints. Aftertaste is bitter, sticky, roast, spicy and some bay leaf/malt/herbal toast tones. Low carbo, creamy mouthfeel, full bodied and a spicy creamy texture. A good and bit ordinary stout, yet balanced and strong.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Palme (3546) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUL 17, 2014
Sampled from a 0.65l bottle @ RBNG 2014. As close to black as you get without calling it black this. It also has a small quickly sidesticking brown top. Tad milder nose than I had expected. It it quite roasted and it’s giving me elements of licorice, leather, salty soy and mild chocolate. Smells quite nice this. Lovely rich and strong flavors. Lots of bitter chocolate with loads of licorice. Salty licorice and soy. Gliding oily in the mouth and softly prickling on t bubbles. Lots and lots of flavor. Yeah, its not bad at all this. 15.02.2014

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