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Brewed by BrewDog
Style: Imperial Stout
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
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RATINGS: 304   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 450   ABV: 15%
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4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
MacBoost (1245) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - APR 6, 2014
11.2oz bottle from Beers of the World, Henrietta, NY. $12. Pours an inky black. Only a very little dark brown around the edges when held directly to a 90 watt light bulb. Aromas of roast, chocolate, booze. I get some bourbon notes, but no peat. Taste is sweet. Flavors of very deep roast, some decent amount of smokiness, roasted logs on the fireplace. Pretty smoky and deep. Very sweet, but matched up with the enormous ABV, it’s not entirely cloying. Getting a little honey in there as well. Very low carbonation. Warming. Pretty damn deep and complex. Finishes sweet with a total mind fuck of roast on the back end. This is pretty neat stuff,if you are into this sort of beer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
freretoc (624) - Besançon, FRANCE - APR 5, 2014
Bu en bouteille de 33cl bière noire et aucune mousse à peine une filer blanc sur le haut de la bière, aucune bulle, elle est trop marquée par l’alcool, fon de bouche sur la vanille et le bourbon... Pas excellente

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiammanghilla (528) - Genova, ITALY - APR 3, 2014
Cicchetto (furto di 3€) @ Savona a tutta birra. Scura senza schiuma. Al naso vino e legno. In bocca carbonazione soft, morbida con sentori di uvetta passa. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhold

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beergeek23322 (2219) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - MAR 30, 2014
3/30/2014. 12 oz. bottle. Pours black with a thin tan head. Aromas are sweet and oaky with chocolate, vanilla and licorice. Sweet whiskey flavors with a hint smoke. More licorice, vanilla and chocolate. A bit sticky, but the high alcohol is muted. Very good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beerhunter111 (7081) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 28, 2014
Sehr dunkelbraunes, fast schwarzes Bier mit geringer bräunlichen Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr röstmalzig, Kaffee, Schokolade, holzig. Geschmack intensiv röstmalzig, holzig, Kaffe, Schokolade, leicht alkoholisch.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Iznogud (637) - CROATIA - MAR 26, 2014
Shared bottle 330 ml at La Fine Mousse, Paris. Pours black with almost no head. Roasted malts alcohol aroma. Roasted malts, chocolate, caramel flavor with touch of whiskey. Full bodied.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Lore (1031) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAR 15, 2014
almost black colour, medium beige head; aroma of chocolate, coffee, vanilla, whisky and dried berries; bittesweet taste with intensive malty sweetness, vanilla, whisky notes, hints of cherries and herbal liqueur, roastedness, and spicy alcoholic notes; very complex imperial stout

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JanVah (118) - SWEDEN - MAR 9, 2014
På flaska @ Cindirella. Helt svart färg. Luktar kaffe.Smakar fruktigt sött som rundas av med en stark smak av kaffesom sitter kvar i gommen länge,

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Peter_L (687) - SWEDEN - MAR 8, 2014
Flaska@Cinderella. Svartbrun vätska med lågt kaffefärgat skum. Intensiv doft av kaffe, choklad och syltiga bär. Mer intensiv smak av samma varor. En bra stout.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wisdomsolo (433) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - MAR 7, 2014
Very nice. Marshmallowy aroma with a sweet, smooth flavor with just a hint of heat.


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