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RATINGS: 97   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
English style imperial stout. Blended with 10#’s of Sumatra coffee, this ale has a full body and medium bitterness. A big coffee aroma rounds out the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drjohnrock (691) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 25, 2016
Draft sampler at Capitol Hill location on July 11, 2009. Very dark black color that’s maybe a slight bit darker than this brewery’s Prohibition Porter, intense aroma that favors the alcohol, nice rich sweet flavor with good balancing bitterness and a licorice note. This was the best of the five beer sampler flight I had.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
ttroha (507) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JAN 2, 2016
On draft at Capitol City Brewing Co. in downtown. Pours dark black with beige head. Aroma of coffee, chocolate, and roasted malts. Medium bodied with appropriate carbonation. Finishes with bold coffee flavors

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
OnTheTrail (362) - Virginia, USA - MAY 22, 2015
From notes - one of first beers I rated, not a good idea to pick such a strong style, may need to revisit it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Blairgus (4169) - California, USA - NOV 21, 2013
21 nov 2013, tap at Capitol City Brewing. Black. Nose is delicious sweet coffee aroma-coffee with demarara sugar. Full body, creamy, and mildly fizzy. Really tastes of sweetened, cold black coffee. Pretty tasty. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Huhzubendah (3541) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 7, 2012
On draft at Capitol City Brewing Co. in Virginia. The beer is dark brown, approaching black, with a finger’s width of beige head. The aroma brings coffee, chocolate, and roast, respectively. Nicely done. Coffee leads the way, though chocolate and roast notes are omnipresent. Medium bodied with appropriate carbonation. Alcohol is masked quite well by the bold coffee flavors. A solid beer. I would have this again. Serving type: on-tap Reviewed on: 01-29-2012

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VT (2527) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 29, 2012
On tap at brewpub. Pitch black with a short-lasting beige head. Tastes slightly roasted, coffee, milk chocolate and a touch of bourbon. Coffee bitterness and alcohol in the finish, notes of ash. Watery. Not a legendary imperial stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Block (2324) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - SEP 6, 2011
I really enjoyed this stout. A black pour with a brown head. Strong aroma of chocolate, coffee and caramel. Medium-heavy body with lots of dark fruit and chocolate upfront then coffee and alcohol. Really good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (23333) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 14, 2011
Draft @ the Capital Hill location. Pours a black color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty chocolate and coffee aroma. Roasted malty chocoalte and coffee flavor with weak hints of licorice. Has a roasted malty chocolate coffee finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
magsinva (1105) - Virginia, USA - MAY 14, 2011
Tap at the DC location - served in an overflowing goblet, khaki head and very dark. Assaults you with the coffee, but has a nice creamy mouth feel. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CaptainCougar (7133) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - APR 5, 2011
On tap at downtown location: Pours a dark opaque with a thin spotty-lacing beige head. Has a rich sweet dark caramel and chocolate nose with a healthy dose of espresso. Body starts with a chewy dark malty sweetness and good roasty coffee complexity with a touch of dark chocolate and bittering hops in the finish. A fairly smooth and dangerously drinkable coffee imperial stout.

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