fidelis83 (1913) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - MAR 9, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Slick black pour with a 1 finger, creamy to soapy tan head, that has great retention and leaves decent lacing. Aroma of big grainy roast, nutty notes, toast, caramel, a little toffee and hints of chocolate and light roast coffee. Flavor is again, big on grain roast up front, toasted oats, then some roasted nuts, a little campfire char, smoky dark chocolate, earthy grain, nice light roast coffee notes and a light minerality that crisps it up for the finish. Medium body, creamy, slightly goopy (oats, maybe?) entry, leading to a cream, slightly chalky middle, light to medium carbonation and off dry, sort of floury, chalky finish. Really tasty stuff overall, I really like the nice, grainy flavors, leading into the expanded roasty notes. Quite a nice depth for a 7.5% Impy Stout
writerljberg (674) - Oregon, USA - AUG 1, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle brought back from Wisconsin by my wife.
A: Dark, lightless black with an expansive cappuccino head.
N: Char, cocoa, toast, coffee, black peppercorn, vanilla, and some caramel. Nutty almond and some pecan. Toast and molasses.
T: Moderate bitterness and sweetness.
M: Medium-heavy body. A touch of alcohol.
O: A pretty nice Impy stout. Plenty of char and coffee notes; good for a morning breakfast or an afternoon cup of Joe.
Maverick34 (2185) - New York, USA - JUL 31, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled. Dark pour tannish head. Rich and toasty. A bit of bitteer chocolate. Pretty decent imperial
Nero55 (665) - Wisconsin, USA - JUL 12, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Opaque black/brown with small brown head. Aroma of chocolate, brown sugar, light roasted malts, and a little alcohol. Medium body with roasted malts, chocolate, some grain bitterness, medium sweetness, some chalkiness, and a dry bitter chocolate finish.
Niko100 (1950) - Illinois, USA - JUN 27, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark brown/black color; Medium slightly creamy body; Aroma of toasted sweet malt, cocoa, & coffee; Flavor of roasted sweet malt, dark chocolate, caramel, some hops, and coffee; Dry finish; Nothing overly complex - but pretty decent.
123123123 (1) - - JUN 23, 2014 does not count
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
black, tan foam, brown foam, caramel, coffee, nuts, roasty, chocolate, medium bitterness, medium sweetness,creamy, lively, long finish,
GJF (1237) - Mount Vernon, Iowa, USA - MAY 2, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Lincoln Wine Bar. Pours deep blackwith a small tan head. Aroma is roasted malt--a bit of burnt toast. Breadish and chocolate. Bitter and roasted malty finish. A little syrupy in the finish, but nice roasted chocolate malty brew.
TXBadger (1272) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 23, 2014
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
A very good, easy drinking stout. Lots of coffee and cocoa on this one. Very smooth.
fluffy (1507) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - APR 19, 2014
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
A decent enough stout, but I've definitely had better. Was a little thin and one dimensional. Good not great.
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ajnepple (2001) - Clear Creek, Colorado, USA - APR 3, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
12 oz bottle purchased at John’s Grocery and poured into a snifter at home. Black appearance with a light brown head. Aroma of roasted malts, dark fruits, licorice, molasses, chocolate, caramel, and earthy hops. Similar flavor, strong, dark and rich, medium sweetness, mild bitterness. Medium body, average carbonation, kind of dry with a light bitter finish.
ReeceG (52) - Iowa, USA - MAR 31, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
first offering from central waters, this is a solid brew it doesnt have the thick rich body stouts normally do but it still has a roasty/ slightly chocolate taste in many stouts. it is quite insanely drinkable and would not be too hard to take down a 6 pack despite its 7.5%abv