rejtable (2113) - Ontario, CANADA - JAN 22, 2014
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Love this. Pours oily black with an initial froth light brown head and quite a bit of spotty lacing. Nose is espresso, roasted grain and molasses. Notes of all those as well as bitter chocolate, some dark fruit. Tastes are heavy/med sweet and heavy/medium bitter. Pretty thick oily mouthfeel with lively carbonation. Really nice beer!
Freaky_tiki (971) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 24, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours oil slick dark with a disappointing one centimetre cap. Despite the limp size, the head is interesting in that it starts a deep dr pepper red & settles into a wet sawdust brown. Taste is loud & proud, with all the elements in the favour profile turned up to 10. And that’s part of its challenge: there’s a lack of balance here that lowers its standing in the race for the most interesting local imp stout. Still pretty damn good.
Alpha10 (539) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 19, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
2013/11/19 - Pours an opaque black colour, with a thick, frothy, tan head that reduces quickly to a lingering surface film. Aroma is toasted, smokey malts, dark fruit, bitter chocolate and vanilla. Taste is toasted malts, cocoa, coffee and dark fruits. Mouthfeel is thick and oily with low carbonation and a bitter, slightly warming finish. Nice imperial stout.
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Ferris (10587) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 16, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle - Dark roast malts, dark fruit and some bitter chocolate. Jet black with a creamy brown head that disperses quickly. Dark roast, chocolate, coffee and some dark fruit. There is a nice bitterness that cuts through to the finish. A really nice complex RIS.
shorlin (721) - St. John’s, Newfoundland, CANADA - OCT 23, 2013
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Tasted a small sample at a BeerThief gathering. Beer is black and very leggy. Nice hop aroma as well as the solid good roast, but not really much chocolate. Taste is all roast and some coffee very late. The finish is a very good dry, but with an edge to it. Another fine Imperial Stout from Bellwoods.
VT (2233) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 21, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
From Cask Days tent at Beau’s Oktoberfest 2013, Vankleek Hill. A ruby reddish tinted black with a short lived beige head. Aroma is molasses, chocolate. Flavor is big dirty chocolate, bitter cocoa,dark coffee, burnt caramel. Lots of bitterness in the finish. Quite noticeable. Lingering burnt caramel, dark coffee, extra dark chocolate flavors. Thick body, oily, thick mouthfeel, null carbonation. Great.
dresden (1298) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - OCT 17, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pitch black with a foamy head that takes a little while to show up. Aroma of burnt malt, slightly smoky. Taste is slightly fruity, dark bitter chocolate and some smoky malt. Nice beer.
pushkinwow (2475) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 7, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On cask at Beau’s Octoberfest. Midnight black with no head. Licorice, chocolate, alcohol, moderate amount of hops. Full body, viscous, low carbonation, smooth, quite bitter, long finish. Tasty but quite alocholic.
matt7215 (2278) - Cambridge, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 6, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
bomber shared by ontbeermaker, @ jprime’s. black with a tan head. complex dark malt aroma. flavour is solid, body is thick. some bell pepper creeps in late. well aged, nice impy.
asheft (2891) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 5, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On cask at Beaus Oktoberfest. Sweet chocolatey aroma with some US hops and ethanol. Oily black, viscous. Sweet bitter chocolate flavour with a ton of pine and grapefruit hops and some saltiness. Slightly warming, moderately bitter finish, low carbonation.