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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Brewed in the Russian Imperial Stout style, this offering boasts plenty of malt character and an aggressive amount of hops. A rich, flavorful ale with a finish you wonít believe.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheHOFF43 (1673) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - MAR 28, 2013
Bottle. Pours black with some tan head. Aroma and flavor are roasted malts, coffee and chocolate. Not bad, good alcohol on the tongue.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcnielsen (1711) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - APR 13, 2013
Bottle. Pours a black color with tan head. Roasty, chocolate, oak aromas. Burnt, roasty, chocolate flavors. Iíve never been a fan of Cathedral Square, but I was quite surprised by how good this one was.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gregwilsonstl (950) - Missouri, USA - FEB 23, 2013
Dark. Strong. Espresso. Thin tan head. High alcohol. Pretty tasty. Centennial beer tasting.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BOLTZ7555 (2704) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - SEP 1, 2013
Dark mahogany pour with a solid latte head. Nose of cocoa, bakerís chocolate, roasted malt, and brownie batter. Nestle Quik, sweetened chocolate, vanilla, caramel, and molasses in flavor. The sweetness is a bit much. Was initially surprised by this brew but it becomes cloying relatively quickly.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (9028) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - FEB 12, 2012
Bomber poured a clear dark reddish brown nearly black with a lasting tan head. Aromas of roasted malt, bitter chocolate, mocha, vanilla and carmel. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of roasted malt, bitter chocolate, light coffee and light licorice with a smooth dry lingeing roasty finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jandd1983 (2085) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JUN 23, 2012
It poured a brownish color with a light tan head. The aroma was of chocolate, some coffee and a little burnt malt. The taste was similar with a medium body and a touch of bitterness. A decent Imperial Stout.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrBunn (2384) - The Wet Side of a Dry Town, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 24, 2012
Bomber from Wind and Cheese in Clayton. Pours a dark brown... Fairly thick, but maybe a little thin for style. Head is fairly large and fizzy at first, but it dies to a nice lacing in the sides of the glass and a quarter inch of dense tan foam. Aromas are a little bit faint... but foreshadow roasty malt with a decent amount of chocolate to it and a little smokey peat. First sip reveals that this is a very astringent take on the style... Lots of bitter dark malt hits heavy right as beer meets palate. A little bit of a cola like mid palate development yields back to a bitter dark malt finish. This is an adequate Imperial Stout, but it misses being a complete and full complex take on the style.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (7107) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 27, 2014
Bottle thanks to Beerman6686. Pours very dark brown/almost black with tan head. Nose and taste of burnt chocolate, smoke, burnt coffee, ashy chocolate and vanilla. Medium body. Not the best imperial stout Iíve had but it works for some reason.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
coolpop (1367) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - OCT 10, 2012
Bomber. Pours black with a medium-sized tan head. Aroma and flavor of highly roasted, almost bitter malt, touches of coffee, licorice, chocolate. A little bit of alcohol bite. Medium to thick body. Best thing Iíve had from this brewer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - DEC 3, 2012
Bomber from Secret Santa jmagnus - thanks, dude! Wow, drinks pretty light for 10%. Hefty body, with LOTS of carbonation. Chocolate, mild tartness, and hints of anise in the nose. Rich and chocolatey flavors, with healthy amounts of roasted malts, and maintaining the anise/tartness intersection. Solid RIS.


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