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RATINGS: 262   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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Brewed with chocolate from Colorado’s very own Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Inc., this Imperial Chocolate Cream Stout is full of rich, toasted chocolate notes with hints of dark fruit. 72 Imperial will take you where you need to go. Just sit back and enjoy the ride.


3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (4018) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - APR 25, 2012
12 ounce from Liquor Barn. A nice pour. Tan head over dark body. Very creamy. Chocolate. Milk shake. Nice chocolate aroma. Surprisingly good. Better than I expected.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DocLock (7876) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 18, 2012
Pours turbid deep blackish brown with 2-finger sticky khaki head. Nose is roasty chocolate malt, mild coffee, hops, some lactose. Tastes pretty rich and hefty in palate density, with roasty chocolate malt flavor, some molasses, hops, overall semi-sweetness, and backup hops. This one finishes with a rich dark patent and choc malt flavor, backup hops, and cacao and dark choc syrup.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cybercat (3342) - Georgia, USA - APR 10, 2012
Comes out of the bottle a deep, warm sable with a thick and frothy tan head. Aroma has a strong overtone of sweet chocolate plus notes of licorice and molasses and a hint of quality roast coffee. Flavor has firm chocolate, licorice and molasses notes plus undertones of caramel and coffee, and is rather sweet but not too sweet for a beer. Firm, smooth body has a good amount of fizz. Worth a drive to the package store!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (5483) - Ohio, USA - APR 9, 2012
12 oz. bottle. Pours dark brown with a medium sized beige head. The aroma is chocolatey with light roast, mild sweetness and some earthy tones mixed in. The flavor is semi sweet chocolate, mild roasted malts, a splash of caramel, light coffee and mild bitterness to the finish. Medium bodied, very smooth mouth feel. This is pretty good and I would probably buy this again which doesn’t happen very often.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TURDFERGUSON (3954) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - APR 9, 2012
Bottle. Black with a minimal sudsy tan head. Nose is nutty, cocoa husks, light roast, earthy hops. Flavor is bitter at first, lots of dark fruits particularly prunes and dates in the middle with a chocolate milk like finish. A little bit of brine/olives. Sticky bitterness lingers. Solid.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
adnielsen (9134) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 2, 2012
Bottle @ home. What? Do we have a winner from Breckenridge? Huh? Let’s go... Black appearance with a dark brown head. Roasty, chocolate malty aroma with notes of caramel and light espresso. Creamy mouth feel. Dark toffee/chocolate flavor that’s fairly roasty with a fair amount of caramel. Pretty sweet but pretty easy drinking. Not that bad.

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Errl (1618) - Plano, Texas, USA - APR 2, 2012
On tap at the holy grail, pour is dark black, with tan head...nose is chocolate,coffee, sweetness..Taste is sweet chocolate, malty,coffee...super solid stout

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
arminjewell (6221) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 26, 2012
On tap when visiting MN, dark thick black pour with nice tan almost brown head. Aroma is big milk chocolate notes, nice espresso and roasted malt, hints of caramel and toffee come through a bit as well. Taste is sweet chocolate up front, some bitter cocoa in the middle mixing with the espresso and roasted malts, slight hints of sweet caramel with a fairly sweet finish, really nice mouthfeel on this one as well. Easily the best brew from these guys I’ve had.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (13440) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 25, 2012
Draught at Ginger Man, NYC. Black - light brown head. Nice roasted. Chocolate. Berries. Sweet chocolate. Nice malty. Light sweetness. Light hoppy. Pleasant.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheBeerGod (5263) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - MAR 24, 2012
Bottle. Black pour with a fading, dense tan head. Roasted malt and dark chocolate come through in the aroma followed by coffee notes, faint vanilla and burnt caramel. Taste is dark chocolate, roasted malt, caramel, and dark coffee. Body is medium, slightly sticky and has a strong, bubbly carbonation. Ends with more dark chocolate, burnt coffee, caramel and roasted malt.


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