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Brewed by Black Isle
Style: Imperial Stout
Munlochy, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland
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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Cask & Bottle Conditioned, Seasonal;
Deep dark chocolate flavoured stout with subtle notes of liquorice. The use of oats confers a smooth mouthfeel to this strong stout.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (12537) - DENMARK - DEC 30, 2012
Bottle courtesy of Saxo/HenrikSoegaard, 7%. Very dark brown with small head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee and a little liquorice. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, liquorice, medium sweet, oat and hop.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HenrikSoegaard (11436) - Randers, DENMARK - DEC 23, 2012
Bottle 7 ABV. Creamy lightbrown excellent mostly lsting head. Black colour. Heavy malty and light hoppy aroma. Chocolate notes. Moderate bitter flavor with nice chocolate/lactose notes. Long moderate bitter finish. Creamy palate.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (13625) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 21, 2012
Bottle courtesy of Saxo/HenrikSoegaard. 7 % ABV. Hazy dark very reddish brown with an small off-white head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt and dark chocolate. Flavor is quite sweet and light bitter. Dry and roasted light bitter finish. 211212

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (14705) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 21, 2012
Bottle 7% abv. Nice creamy head with good duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are roast malt, lactose, chocolate, coffee and hops.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Countbeer (5264) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - NOV 3, 2012
Bottle: Thanks Craig: Small tan head changes quick into a thin but closed ashy tan lacing on top of a hazy murky blackish brown colored beer. Smell oak, berries, light coal, light ash, liquorice, some toasted malts. Taste berries, toasted malts, toasted wood, light sour, some grains, hops, soap. Pretty nice mostly berries, malts and hops with a sour touch. In the beginning there was a hint of something like plastic garbage bag taste... But just once, luckily. Aftertaste is thin and just some malts, grass, sour fruity and floral. Low carbo, soft creamy light spicy mouthfeel, good medium body and a creamy texture. Not an imperial stout, more a fruity beer or stout or something, but not bad.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
madmitch76 (17899) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 5, 2012
18th August 2009
Clear but very dark red-brown beer. Thin tan head. Crispy dry palate. Surprisingly tart. Not getting any oatmeal smoothness. Very lightly smoked malt. Tangy cola. Too tangy for me - was expecting something much smoother.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 29, 2011
In bottle. Pours a dark brown colour with a thin light tan head. Aroma of caramel, chocolate and yeast. A little sour with some lemon and grapefruit. Nice roasted barley and chocolate finish. Mild carbonation and a foamy mouth-feel.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jbrus (4991) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - SEP 29, 2010
Bottle@Home. Quite fruity aroma, some vanilla, hint of cola. Black, light brown colour, irregular head, few lace. Rather sweet, malty, fruity sourness, light bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
douglas88 (7181) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 14, 2010
Bottle thanks to Craig. Pours a totally black hue with a small white head. The aroma is salty, sour, roasted malts. Chocolate, roasted malts, smooth, some sourness, sweet vanilla. Enjoyable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
angrybeerman (259) - Dublin, IRELAND - AUG 5, 2010
Very nice black body with medium, lasting tan head. Aroma of chocolate, coffee and roasted malts. Tasted of chocolate, coffee and caramel. Pretty sweet for a stout, except in the finish, which was bitter. No big alcoholic kick despite its strength. Full bodied.


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