Brewed by Beavertown
Style: Imperial Stout
Tottenham, England
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 119   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
Bottled, special.
Tobacco and burnt toffee nose. Viscous almost gelantinous. Smooth velvety mouthfeel. Tastes treacle, liquorice, smokey dark fruit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lonick (1121) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 21, 2014
Keg @The Vintage, Leith. Similar to the BA version, Pours black, no head at all, almost flat.. Bitter longish finish with some raisin and a touch of chocolate. Better than the BA version in my mind.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beersiveknown (4820) - NORTHERN IRELAND - DEC 15, 2013
Bottle@home from alesela
Dark teak and dark builders tea fluffy head. Rich meaty malt, sweet molasses and chocolate, vanilla and leather. Milky coffee, rich and smooth, roast barley, leather, tobacco, ersatz coffee, low carbonation. A little heavy and sweet, needs some bitterness to cut it but generally excellent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (20755) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 29, 2013
20th June 2013
Opaque black - brown beer with a big fluffy tan head. Palate is viscous, airy and a little soft. The dark malt is soft and a little creamy. Dry coffee bitterness provides contrast. Trace of brandyish alcohol spice. Sweetish lactose and light plummy fruits. Semi dry finish. Overall quite a tangy beer and it could use a little less tang. Nice though. Need a BA version!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CraftBeerNick (1684) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2013
Bottle at home 27th October 13. Very good imperial, not amazing, but good. Pours an elegant drink, neat head. Aroma is smoke, tobacco some cocoa, a little liquorice. Taste is rich and balanced and the palate is smooth as velvet. Good stuff

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johndoughty (4731) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 24, 2013
Bottle. Black with a small head. Medium body and quite powerful. Nice complexity of tastes. Nothing stunning but very pleasant to drink.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
The_Osprey (5310) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 15, 2013
Bottle into snifter. Pours thick, small brown head. Smells pretty good - burnt chocolate, oil, smoke. Body is medium to full, not foamy. Taste is smoke, very smooth, charcoal, some dark chocolate. No trace of the alcohol. Some hops in the aftertaste. Very good imperial stout. Well done.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
BenH (3438) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 30, 2013
Bottle. Black with tan head. Smokey, ashy burnt aroma, some licorice. Taste is very rich, smokey, ashy, coffee, chocolate, licorice, meaty. Heavy and sweet. Nice

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
McNeillR (2130) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 30, 2013
Soft tan head, thick black body, dry woody nose - little depth. Stern imperial, prickly booze without being laced with masses of flavour. Smoothly drinkable, but no kick to this. Very well put together, a solid imperial blueprint. I hope they’ve chucked some in barrels of a whiskey variety.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
cgarvieuk (19734) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 30, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 8, 2015 Bottle at home... Deep black... Thin tan lacing... Rich meaty malts... Soft fruity nose... Big dark roast. .. Bitter charcoal roast... Heavy malts... Little too dry 3.8

Keg at the cellar bar.... Deep black.. Thin tan lacing.. Dark malts.. Deep chocolate roast malts... Soft chocolate roast. Dark sweet malts.. Dark malts.. Dark chocolate.. Heavy malts rich sweet chocolate roast.. Ive had 3.. Look at me big boy drinking.. And the 2nd half of each glass blew away. The first half. . Clearly needs to warm up 4.3..Nice

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zimbo (862) - SCOTLAND - AUG 30, 2013
rich aroma of concrete cloudy black. Little head. decent light lingering. quite linear and lean

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