Biganon (4) - SWITZERLAND - JAN 10, 2014 does not count
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark, beige-white head, strong alcoholic smell, rotten fruit taste with wine note and subtle aftertaste, full, lasting palate.
rbrazell (1404) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - DEC 28, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft at Redlight. Flat deep brown almost black pour with no head. Aroma of licorice, leather, plums, figs with hints of roasted malts. Light body with similar flavors and drying through the finish. Pass.
IndianaRed (2157) - Boise, Idaho, USA - DEC 19, 2013
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at BitterCreek Ale house black with no head. Sweet pitted fruit aroma. Sweet dark roast and the tea comes through a bit but not so much the pepper. Interesting. Sock and smooth palate.
Frahmo (197) - Idaho, USA - DEC 19, 2013
2.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
On tap at bittercreek. Peppery with a stone fruit background. Hints of bitter chocolate throughout. Light body, dry on the tongue.
zmanzorro (128) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 17, 2013
3.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Poured from bottle into wine-styled glass. Aroma is a little funky/sour with some bourbon vanilla hints. Dark brown color with small tan head. Taste is very unique. Getting hints of funk, sour, bourbon, vanilla, and herbal-ness of the added tea. Smooth mouthfeel with light carbonation. Overall a very unique interesting beer. Wasn’t what I was quite expecting for an imperial stout, but good all around.
llcooldave (1017) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - DEC 7, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours like a cloudy brown ale. Sweet bown sugar and spicy aroma. Roasted malt and spicy pepper flavor. Overall, a nice complex brew that i would purchase again.
humlelala (863) - DENMARK - DEC 7, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(33 cl swingtop from Chez Clem) Pours dark brown with tan head. Good retention and lace. Aroma has a tart main note that is somehow accentuated with toffee, roasted malt and vanilla. Oily texture, medium carbonation, medium body and a tart, slightly roasted finish. Flavour is slightly tart and slightly sweet. Ok but doesnt do anything for me. Abv is well hidden.
SetauketBrewer (8) - New York, USA - DEC 6, 2013 does not count
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Not usually a fan of this style, but I really enjoyed this beer. A little bit of funkiness mixed in nicely with the deep Russian Imperial Stout. Deep roasted malts with leather and ashes as well as dark cherries. Definitely a good beer for someone who might not like sours as much but wants to try them.
wmflynn (15) - Northumberland, ENGLAND - NOV 28, 2013
3.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Fruity bouquet of black cherries. Pours a dark brown. First taste is thin, fruity, hoppy. Flavour deepens as you drink, but remains a little too jumbled.
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NeoHippie2 (751) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - NOV 22, 2013
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Dark brown pour with a light tan head. Aromas of sweet malts and fruit. Flavor is big fruit notes upfront with notes of brown sugar and molasses. The abv is well-hidden too. I wouldn’t call this an imperial stout though. Drinks a lot more like a belgian strong/quad. A tasty beer regardless, very complex and very good.