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RATINGS: 463   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   EST. CALORIES: 345   ABV: 11.5%
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Created for extreme beer and wine fanatics. Brewed with 8 different malts and massive quantities of Warrior, Chinook, Columbus, and Cascade hops, Black Flag Imperial Stout delivers a beer drinking experience like no other malted beverage on the planet.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GRM (3018) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 14, 2014
Brown bottle, 1 pint 6.4 ounces, from and with Mike Perkins (thank you!), savoured on July 5 2014; eye: black, opaque, tiny ring of beige head, light lacing; nose: roasted barley, light burnt barley, light acridness, coffee; mouth: roasted barley, light burnt barley, light acridness, coffee, ink, bittering hops, good astringency, really dry finale in bittering hops with presence of burnt barley, full body, below-average carbonation, quite bitter, harsh texture; overall: fine FRANÇAIS Bouteille brune, 1 pinte 6,4 onces, de et avec Mike Perkins, savourée le 5 juillet 2014; œil : noire, opaque, petit anneau de mousse beige, légère dentelle; nez : orge torréfiée, léger orge brûlée, légère âcreté, café; bouche : orge torréfiée, léger orge brûlée, légère âcreté, café, encre, houblon amérisant, bonne astringence, finale très sèche en houblon amérisant avec présence d’orge brûlée, corsée, carbonatation sous la moyenne, pas mal amère, texture râpeuse; en résumé : bien

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gription79 (2282) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Poured from a 22 ounce bomber. Big roasted malt notes, ash, chocolate, woody. A nice imperial stout, dry finish, not overly sweet.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ThirstyBird (1603) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - AUG 28, 2014
Thanks to koelschtrinker! The beer pours a deep black with a tan head. The smell is dark roasted malt, molasses. Taste is dry and roasty dark malt, dark fruit.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Koelschtrinker (10831) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - AUG 28, 2014
Kaffeeartiger Beginn, wenig alkoholisch, leichte Karamellnoten, insgesamt frisch und nett aber eher unsüffig. 9/11/11/11/5/11

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (5804) - Reno, Nevada, USA - AUG 19, 2014
"from notes (bomber)...big black heavy oily beer with tar like aspects...light smoke, riasins, chocolate, coffee. Bitter and semi sweet. Not bad, not best in class either. Hit the spot, though."

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Stuu666 (2806) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 3, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours black, nose is light chocolate, smooth chocolate taste, bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pushkinwow (2033) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 5, 2014
Bomber from Mike. Black with light tan head. Black malt, roasted and some ashiness, argggg, chocolate, vanilla. Moderate body and carbonation, dry, quite bitter, more chocolate and boozy.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vulcanmeister (199) - La Grande, Oregon, USA - JUN 24, 2014
From tap pours dark reddish brown with small tan head. Aroma is coffe, chocolate, and caramel. Flavor is some hops with lots of bitter roasted malt and chocolate. Medium body light carbonation. Nice long finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Erasmus_ro (1399) - Alabama, USA - JUN 22, 2014
660ml bottle @ #h-J14, 19/06/14. Pours a dark brown, black with a good-sized, long-lasting, thick, latte-colored head. Aroma is roast, chocolate, some grapefruit. Taste is semi-dry, quite a lot of roast, a lot of coffee as well as citrus. Full and well-carbonated. Enjoyable.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
maxwelldeux (3688) - Everett, Washington, USA - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle. Pours a very dark brown color with a moderate light brown head on there. Nose is extremely roasty with some subtle licorice elements coming through on it. Taste is extremely roasty and fairly bitter, giving the stout a hefty bite to it. Really quite a nice beer.


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