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RATINGS: 910   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78/5   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 291   ABV: 9.7%
Barley, wheat, rye and oats provide the foundation for this big stout. Layers of complex flavors slowly emerge from the glass: espresso, roasted fig, creme brulee. Belgian yeast provides a plum-like fruitiness, noble German hops reveal spicy, herbal notes, while the rich, velvety mouthfeel mellows to a dry, smoky finish. Such a robust beer stands well by itself, but also makes a wonderful end-note to any rich, indulgent meal. Discover the secret of combining this roasty ale to sweets, by pairing with dark chocolate or caramel, or even by pouring it over ice cream.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
williamstome (1641) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 25, 2011
Opaque black with a big foamy dark brown head. Aroma is figs, prunes, and chocolate. Flavor is big dark chocolate, alcohol light hops and some spice. Chewy mouthfeel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
halfonit (1303) - Fall River, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 21, 2011
Black with a big foamy light brown head. Aroma of roasted grain, malts and a little fruity. Flavor is pretty much what the aroma promises, chocolate and fruit, then a woody flavor. It seems a bit lighter bodied than I was expecting. Not too bad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
craftbeerdesign (2254) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 21, 2011
bottle on 10/2/11. black pour with a big tan head. belgian / roast nose. smooth medium body with licorice, banana, citrus. well carbonated and soft. semi-dry finish with anise, licorice, coffee and chocolate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BenSilvia (2) - - OCT 17, 2011 does not count
First beer I’ve had from Boulevard, pretty impressed. Pours dark with a nice rich head. Delicious roasty coffee like flavors, with a hint of warmth from the alcohol. Looking forward to more beers from them.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hombrepalo (1971) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 17, 2011
12oz bottle from Archers. Pours a dark brown color with a large two finger thick tan head that took awhile to settle. Light layered lacing. Has a sharp roasted malt and dark fruit aroma. Flavor is roasted malt, dark chocolate, and a touch of licorice and smoke. Finish is dry and bitter.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
BroSpud (2014) - , Massachusetts, USA - OCT 13, 2011
12oz bottle. Pours black with a brown pillowy head. Pretty decent impy. Not too sweet with with slightly smoky, dry, and espresso tastes.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Leighton (17473) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 13, 2011
Bottle at the Funky 7, Brooklyn. Pours black with a big, creamy tan head. Superb character all around. Loads of coffee, dark roast malts, burnt sugar. Full bodied with average carbonation. Chocolate and dry roast malts in the finish. Great complexity to this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
wedgie9 (2577) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 12, 2011
Bottle shared by a kind soul at the 2011 Flossmoor Station Pre-DLD party, best before 7/9/11. Pours opaque black with a thick, tan head, that leaves thick, even lace. The nose is darkly roasted malt, along with semi-sweet chocolate, coffee, and just a hint of vanilla. The flavor is a tad sweeter, with the chocolate and vanilla coming through nicely, along with darkly roasted malt, coffee, and a lightly bitter finish. The body is full with average carbonation, and a long lightly bitter coffee finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Newk (299) - - OCT 9, 2011
pours black with a nice and small foamy head rich and complex nose of roasted coffee beans, hot caramel, toffee and some malt tones as well full bodied with a real good feel. Mostly toffee, malt, and roasted coffee beans One of my favorite stouts. While Imperial stouts aren’t something I drink often, this is a real quality beer

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
storminorman (78) - Arizona, USA - OCT 9, 2011
Beautiful black pour. Tastes sweet ad dark. Smell is great. Love it. I would recommend to anyone who likes stouts

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