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Combined with its full-bodied richness, this symphony of flavors is what makes Imperial Stout the ultimate sipping beer. BJís brewers donít hold back in their interpretation of this classic style.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
radio_nowhere (1029) - Maryland, USA - JAN 11, 2014
Draft at BJís in Frederick, MD; served in a tulip glass. Very dark brown color with dark tan head. Aroma of roasted malt and chocolate. Taste adds notes of light coffee, sugar, caramel and some fruity esters. Medium-heavy body, low carbonation, dry, semi-creamy with slight bitter roast finish. For a RIS somewhat thin and sweet, overall decent dessert beer that night.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Shanebrews (215) - Texas, USA - MAY 3, 2015
This beer is simple. It pours dark and creamy with a good head. The aroma presents a strong malt presence. The taste is heavy roasted malt, quite like espresso, with an Italian coffee finish and a bite. The alcohol is noticeable but tame. I will order it again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
GreatDane1632 (708) - USA - APR 30, 2015
Had at the San Antonio Brewpub. Pairs decently with dessert. Not very good body or mouthful, otherwise very good.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Luvystypotables (943) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - APR 16, 2015
A subdued aroma of malt and not much else, a great looking dark color with moderate carbonation and lasting tan head. Dry feel and a subdued malt taste reminiscent of Guiness. Slightly bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DSG (7623) - Tel Aviv, - MAR 16, 2015
[2/21/15] Draught at BJís Mission Valley in San Diego. Clear dark brown with a beige head. Aroma of dark fruits, chocolate and alcohol note. Sweet flavor with dark fruits, licorice, a bit of chocolate, a roasty finish and a bit of alcohol. Medium-bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thorongil2 (1518) - , Ontario, CANADA - FEB 16, 2015
(tap) clear very dark brown colour with small brown head; aroma of roast, hint of soy sauce; balanced flavour with a long light bitter finish

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
DocJitsu (1158) - Florida, USA - JAN 27, 2015
Pours a dark brown with a long-lasting, creamy, brown-caramel head. Aromas consist of a peculiar plastic, citrus, mediciny qualities. Mouth feel is soft with some mild carbonation. The flavors are identical to the aromas. Something is just off about this beer. Shame, because it is one nice-looking beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Drake (9999) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - DEC 30, 2014
Nitro at BJs, Gainesville, VA. Pours near black with a thin creamy tan head. Good head retention. Aroma of chocolate and mild roasted malts. The taste matches. Thin bodied, a little too sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Reimer96 (1451) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 29, 2014
Pours an opaque black with a huge frothy creamy brown head. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate, coffee and espresso. Taste is espresso, coffee, cocoa powder, chocolate a d roasted malts... Good balance and easy to drink.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
obguthr (4387) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - DEC 29, 2014
Leather and molasses nose. Clear brown, effervescent, thick tan lacy head. Leather, sugar cane sweetness. Medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
brucebruce81 (294) - Wyoming, USA - DEC 28, 2014
This beer had a strong taste to it, it poured dark and held a light head. The after taste was light and faded quickly. A good beer but not one to enjoy regularly. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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