Dfonorow (1329) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 24, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at The Chicago Beer Festival 2014. Pour is black with a small tan head. Aroma of faint cocoa and roasted malts. Flavor is similar - coffee roast, light chocolate, peat. Finish and mouth-feel are thin and creamy.
uckelman (232) - Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - MAR 16, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours chocolate brown, opaque. Not much head. Aroma is hickory wood, coffee, chocolate. Texture is a bit oily, dry finish. Maybe a bit more carbonation than a stout should have. Medium bitter.
sarauckelman (155) - Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - MAR 16, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours deep brown, almost black. Little head. Strong aroma of molasses with hints of coffee. Taste is bitter coffee and smoke. Palate is bit oily and astringent, and it’s a bit overcarbonated.
fidelis83 (1901) - 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
GuamVice (66) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 27, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
From bottle. Pours deep black with medium tan head. Coffee vanilla dark chocolate aromas. Very creamy/smooth mouthfeel with lots of dark milky espresso flavors and not too strong of bitterness. A little lighter bodies than u expected from the looks. Almost no burn. This one is dangerously easy drinking. Great balance of flavor and truly represents an imperial stout NOT on steroids.
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sawbuck (286) - Round Lake, Illinois, USA - FEB 3, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Nice aroma of toffee, vanilla, molasses, and some coffee. Ebony in color with a thin dark tan head. Sweet complex flavor up front. Very sweet up front, Followed by bitter chocolate, and a stinging bitter finish with a hint of alcohol.
Cousin_Larry (284) - - JAN 26, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
The signature of this brew is its smokiness. It’s a decent imperial - not overpoweringly bitter or too much of an alcohol taste despite its rather high ABV. Not my favorite style but a pretty good offering within the category.
fonefan (34222) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 5, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
[ As Central Waters Satin Solstice Imperial Stout ].
[ Trade by StFun ]. Clear dark brown colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, bourbon, alcohol, light vanilla. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, roasted, alcohol, chocolate, coffee, sweet malt, light oxidide. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft, finish feel is light alcoholic. 
becksgenius (110) - Illinois, USA - DEC 31, 2013
3.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
12 pk from woodmans in Appleton. Great Winter beer, now a keeper. Heavy on the malt, coffee and cocoa. Right amount of alcohol to balance it all out!
jmagnus87 (2333) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - DEC 22, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle sampled at a tasting event. From notes. Loads of coffee and chocolate all up in this beer. Very good, I’ll be buying a decent amount of this this winter.