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RATINGS: 420   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Central Waters' 10th Anniversary Imperial Stout infused with peruvian coffee and aged in a bourbon barrel.

jrallen34's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jrallen34 (3504) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 11, 2012
bottle 2012... dark brown body, watery light tan head... the aroma is a bit light, coffee lots of brown sugar and caramel... the taste is a bit watery, doesn’t seem like a stout to me, tons of brown sugar and molasses, a bit of coffee, light but easy to drink, I’m digging it, especially after having this after the peche mortel bourbon... recommend

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drpimento (2769) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 4, 2016
Came across a 2011 bottle of this. Poured with a small, short lived, fizzy head, no lace. Aroma is coffee, whiskey, black malt, tang. Flavor’s very similar to nose with coffee surprisingly standing out as being still fresh tasting, strong tang as well as whiskey. Body seems a little thin. Kind of seems like it might be on the verge of turning.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Iphonephan (5278) - McLean, Virginia, USA - SEP 13, 2015
On draft at Blue Frog’s Local 22 in Chicago. Pours black with a tan head. Flavors of rich chocolate and coffee with some subtle bourbon and oak notes. Yum!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ChrisSc (461) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 8, 2015
On tap at great taste. Madison. Pretty nice. Coffee us there but not overdone. Well made. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pete4999 (1347) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUL 26, 2015
On tap at Blind Tiger in NYC. Dark brown opaque pour, not overly heavy even though it’s a big stout. Nice little bit of character from the barrel but not overpowering.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ajnepple (4376) - Colorado, USA - JUN 4, 2015
Pretty much the last pour before the keg kicked at The Sanctuary. Black appearance with a fluffy tan head. Aroma of dark chocolate, dark malts, espresso, roast, oak, vanilla, caramel, toffee and just a touch of bourbon. Similar flavor, complex, rich and moderately sweet with a light earthy bitterness. Medium to full body. Wow, pretty impressive overall, especially for free!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
slowrunner77 (8373) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 4, 2014
"a phenomenal beer, assuming you are a coffee lover. if not steer clear. coffee is strong enough to cut through the bourbon in the aroma and flavor. big time in the flavor. almost too much, but i love it. deeeelicious."

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bytemesis (5559) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - SEP 22, 2014
Bottle. Pours dark black, medium brown head, some lacing. Aroma is a wonderful blend of mocha and bourbon, vanilla, and oak. Flavor is not quite there, a bit sour and acidic, light sweet and light bitter. Medium light body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Countbeer (5726) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - AUG 16, 2014
Bottle: Thanks jdb288: Served in a Chouffe glass: Lively brown head on top of a deep dark brown to black colored beer. Aromas of wood, some some bourbon, roast, coffee, vinous notes, wet wood, light bay leaf, light coal, light ash, some prunes and fruity wood. Flavours of bitters, coffee, spice, some berries, bourbon/whiskey note, wood, raisin, some toast but more roast, light tart, some berries, some malt roast and sweet coal. Aftertaste is coffee, bitter, faint whiskey and wood note, light tart, some roast and berries. Low carbo, creamy to watery mouthfeel, medium to fuller bodied and a light watery tart texture. Difficult beer, probably has a slight infection, as the tart and berry tones are slightly present. Decent beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sparky (2244) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - JUL 31, 2014
Pours dark chocolate brown with thin tan head. The nose is coffee grounds, vanilla, cocoa. The taste is coffee, chocolate, oaky vanilla, light bourbon. Medium body. Not as much of the barrel as I like but still decent. 3.8

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
djd07 (7194) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 6, 2014
2013 bottle thanks to Bob. Pours a dark brown with beige head that diminishes quickly. The aroma is nice coffee bean, toffee, oak. Thin mouthfeel with rich malt, raisin, nice coffee bean, light dryness. Very good.

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