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RATINGS: 788   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (44143) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 9, 2009
Bottle 65cl. @ Papsoes blindtasting. [ Bottle #35. ]
Clear dark brown color with a large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, fully lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, burnt, chocolate, coffee notes, light raisin and prunes. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20090501]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (40865) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 2, 2009
From bottle, Papsoes blindtasting #35. Pours dark brown to black with a small chocolate brown to tan head. High carbonation mouthfeel. Sweet chocolate and mild roasted malt aroma. Light vegetable and yeasty too. Subdued sweet, light acidic and chocolate malt flavoured. Light bitter and light roasted chocolate malt flavoured finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (34696) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 28, 2009
Bottled. A pitch black beer with lazing brown head. The aroma is sweet with strong notes of roasted malt and alcohol. And so is the flavor added some chocolate - a bit like warm chocolate served at 10 degrees C - nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (26202) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 2, 2009
Bottle #35 at Papsø’s blindtasting. Pitch black coloured with a medium sized beige head. Roasted aroma of chocolate and hops with notes of cocoa powder. Roasted flavour of chocolate , hops and coffee with notes of pine needles. Roasted and hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 21, 2009
Bottle 65 cl. Courtesy of fordest. Pours a clear black with a warming reddish hue and a dense, light brown head. Fat vinous aroma of roasted malt. Quite full-bodied, hard roasted malts, vinous touches and plenty of dried fruit with an edge of licorice. A lightly malt bitter finish. One of the fruitier and smoother impys. 010509

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (23728) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JAN 24, 2014
Bottled, from Systembolaget. Black with minimal beige head. Rich aroma of licorice and salmiac. Mid sweet with full body and clean, rounded mouthfeel. Irish coffee and white pepper, milk chocolate and salmiak.Really bitter finish with pungent heat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (23376) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 10, 2011
Bottle. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty chocolate and licorice aroma. Roasted malty chocolate and coffee flavor. Has a roasted malty chocolate coffee and licorice finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (21899) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 16, 2012
bottle at home ... deep black ... thin tan head ... soft light toffee malt soft chocolate nose ... over fizzy ... dark malts ... sweet roast ... big chocolate ... deep roast ... soft mellow roast ... nice easy drinking...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (21680) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUN 16, 2013
Draft. Black color, brown head with good retention and solid lacing. Aroma of dark cocoa. Taste is milk chocolate and burnt espresso. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (19385) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 5, 2013
Black color with small sized brownish head. Aroma of pure chocolate and roasted malts. Full bodied; smooth mouthfeel; lean, with very moderate sweetness; roasted malt and dark chocolate flavor, a bit too much tar and liquorice though; strong bitterness, some hop resins can be perceived in the final.
Good beer, not exciting though.

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