ben4321 (3347) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - SEP 25, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Location: 12 oz bottle from Buy Rite, 9/25/11
Aroma: The nose is malts roasted malts and chocolate, sweetish for the style
Appearance: This one pours a dark brown color with a small head and light lace
Flavor: The taste is rather roasty/toasty, rather malty, somewhat sweet, but less so then the nose
Palate: The body is medium, it is somewhat creamy and sticky, with an average-to-soft carbonation
Interesting, this is from a NJ brewery I have never tried anything from before. Well as for the beer, it was solid. The nose lead me to believe that it would be a little sweeter flavor-wise then it was, but it actually turned out to be a really roast Impy Stout. It works alright for the style, and I didnít have too many complaints, but it didnít blow me away either. Still though, it is plenty good enough to be rated here.
anders37 (14720) - MalmŲ, SWEDEN - AUG 9, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours a dark brown color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty caramel dark fruit aroma. Roasted malty chocoalte and caramel flavor. Has a roasted malty chocolate finish.
Cakes (344) - New Bloomfield, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 29, 2011
2.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 1/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tasted this on tap at the Selinsgrove Beer & Wine Festival
They hide the 10 % alcohol very well here.
Chicory and chocolate present.
alobar (2508) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 26, 2011
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Stout black pour with no head. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, dark fruit. Lots of roasted malt flavor with chocolate and dark fruits rounding out the flavor. Really nice beer.
Goodgrief (1733) - Middletown, Delaware, USA - JUN 25, 2011
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sampled at Lansdale Brew Fest 2011. This was a third hour beer. No obvious flaws, but tasted like a run of the mill oatmeal stout. Roast, oatmeal, not overly sweet or robust. Kind of a downer for an Imperial Stout.
Nate (3445) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 16, 2011
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at Pints for Pets. Light chocolate and roasted barley aroma, little hops. Dark black opaque with thin cocoa lacing head. Medium-light bodied, medium carbonation. Alcohol warming. Starts sweet with molasses, chocolate and coffee, roasted barley, lactose. Light carbonic tang with tannic-phenolic roasted grain bitterness, mild hops. Finishes medium-heavy tang, not quite cloying, decent bitterness.
FROTHINGSLOSH (4292) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 1, 2011
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sampled from a 12 oz brown bottle this beer poured a black color with a large foamy brown head that lingered and left good lacing. The aroma was faint dry roasty malts and hints of vanilla and floral hops. The flavor was tart, bitter and lightly roasty with faint fruity and floral hops and a light licorice note. The finish was short, dryish, mildly hoppy and a bit roasty. Fairly full bodied. Underwhelming.
Dfonorow (805) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 12, 2011
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours dark, pretty much black with a thin white head. Aroma is highly roasty with notes of dark fruits and coffee grounds. Flavor is sharp and spicy, a little bit metallic, with a dark chocolate and alcohol finish. A tad thin. Not bad on its own, but not good compared to a lot of other imperial stouts.
blipp (5475) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - FEB 28, 2011
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours near black with a beige head. Light roasty aroma with some old coffee like notes. The flavor has roasted malts, chocolate, some light dark fruity notes, and a hoppy hint. Not bad.
LinusStick (2700) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 26, 2011
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Blah. The only thing I can say good about this beer is that it hides the alcohol well. Aroma was painfully weak. Dust, earth and stale coffee. Pour was a c;ear dark brown with no bubbles and just a small tan half circle for a head. Taste was average at best. Roasted malt, earth, mud and chocolate. As it warms there is a nice milky/dairy aftertaste. Very thin mouth feel. Seems to turn to water as soon as itís past the tonsils. Light carbonation. Not very good