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RATINGS: 701   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   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.


BSchnab's rating

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BSchnab (118) - Florida, USA - SEP 14, 2013
Aroma is sweet dark chocolate, appearance is dark with small off white head, taste is sweet with a little alcohol, palate has some carbonation. Overall ok


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
markextrae (1835) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 4, 2015
bottle shared with a friend, poured a dark brown colour with a tanned head, roasted malts, dark coffee hits the nose first, i’m getting ash, cacao, long lasting bitterness in the back, vanilla, toffee, ok mouthfeel, but a bit to boring

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beer4000 (4980) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 1, 2015
650 ml bottle. Dark amber/brown body with a thin beige head that fades. Aroma has quite mild, dark malt, gentle roast, dark chocolate and hint of coffee. Flavor is sweet, smooth, light roasted dark malt, chocolate, coffee, balanced good bitterness and warming alcohol. Fine body and good aftertaste. Delicious.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lawman834 (253) - Texas, USA - APR 26, 2015
Entering from my scorecard after having sampled at the Big Texas Craft Brew Fest.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gachupines (1038) - USA - APR 20, 2015
Black with a big tan head. Aroma is a bit boozy with some bitter chocolate. Flavor is very strong and bitter with a big hit of booze in the finish. Bittersweet chocolate and some hops make it pretty bitter throughout. Wife: 3.8

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
fcjack1 (221) - Washington, USA - APR 17, 2015
Bomber From Tacoma boys. Pours black. Tan head. Scent is roasty, chocolate. Taste is dark chocolate, black licorice. Good beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
That1Guy (2030) - Greeley, Colorado, USA - APR 14, 2015
Bomber with a kickass label and a date stamp that I think reads 15026. Pitch black pour with a tan head. Beautiful appearance. Lots of coffee and roast on the aroma with a hint of ash tray. Very roasty flavor, coffee, and pretty bitter but not astringent. Medium bodied mouthfeel. Finishes clean and dry. Solid.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Idiosynkrasie (4640) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - APR 13, 2015
650ml bottle. Jet black colour with late awakening, huge, thick, creamy, fairly lasting, moderately lacing, beige head. Roasty, dark malty aroma, notes of coffee and liquorice, leather, oak, subtle hints of treacle, resinous and piney hoppy overtones. Taste is slightly sweet dark malty, resinous hoppy, orange and grapefruit combined with dark chocolate. Relatively light and drinkable for its 10% abv.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TizzleJizzle (727) - Garland, Texas, USA - APR 13, 2015
On tap at the Big Texas Beer Fest. Poured an opaque black shade with a khaki head. Taste of dark roasted malts, coffee, boozy, with a slightly bitter finish. Average carbonation, thick and oily full bodied brew.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
badhack (386) - San Francisco, California, USA - APR 7, 2015
A good example of the style. Very strong coffee flavor with a bit of chocolate that over powers everything but the bitter hop finish. Not much sugar flavor, a touch of booziness.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
hype (32) - - APR 6, 2015
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