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Serve in Snifter

bottled
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RATINGS: 133   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.13/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Imperial stout with coffee, cacao nibs, and vanilla beans

Editor’s Note: Non barrel aged. In 2014, this was tap only. A 22oz bottle was released in May 2015, along with some draft.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (42524) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 28, 2016

Bottle 22fl.oz. @ [ Pre-Borefts Ratebeer evening ] - ABC Beers, Korte Koediefstraat 5, Den Haag, Netherlands 2511CE.

[ As Cigar City Caffè Americano Double Stout ].
Dark black brown color with a large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, light brown head. Aroma is heavy malty, roasted, coffee, moderate chocolate, dark chocolate. Flavor is heavy sweet and moderate to heavy bitter with a long duration, chocolate, sweet chocolate, vanilla, coffee, dark malt. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20150924]

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Countbeer (5880) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - FEB 27, 2016
Bottle: Served in a taster: Thanks Joes: Black beer with a brown head. Aromas coffee, coffee roast, lacto, mocha, toffee... Flavours of roast, coffee, coffee roast, mocha, bitter, easy and delicious... Aftertaste is roasty, coffee, light bitter, light sweet, light mocha... Low carbo, creamy silky mouthfeel, close to full bodied.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hackobock (2986) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 26, 2016
February 26, 2016. Bottle, shared by Milsem, thanks!
Black with a small dense brown head. Aroma is ground coffee, dark chocolate, hints of vanilla. Taste is sweet malty, bitter with lots of roasted coffee in the finish, dark chocolate, hints of vanilla and black berries. Medum bodied, soft to average carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
linusb (544) - SWEDEN - FEB 26, 2016
A: Pitch black with a thin nougat head N: Coffee, hazelnut T: Coffee, bitter chocolate, hazelnut O: Very nice stout!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
djd07 (7996) - Houston, Texas, USA - FEB 7, 2016
Bottle thanks to Gibson. Pours black with medium tan head that lasts. The aroma is strong roast, vanilla, cocoa. Thick mouth, chewy, dark chocolate, roast, vanilla, bitter finish, very nice.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
TXBadger (2348) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 26, 2016
Pours a very viscous jet black color with khaki colored head. Coffee, roasted malts, chocolate, and vanilla on the nose, dare I say smells similar to Hunahpu without the chiles; follows onto the palate. Full bodied and thick, yet velvety smooth. Finishes with chocolate, coffee, and vanilla bean.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benzai (12192) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JAN 23, 2016
Sampled from bottle @ "Het is allemaal de schuld van Koen" tasting. Opaque pitch black color, medium to full sized dark brown head that lasts for a decent while. Aroma is malts, nice coffee roast, roasted malts, vanilla. Taste malts, vanilla, soft roast, coffee and coffee roast, dark and roasted malts bitter, lightly dark chocolate, nice liquorice bitterness. Medium body and suitable moderate carbonation.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DutchDrebus (5419) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - JAN 23, 2016
Bottle @ joes goes whale hunting. Black colour with a small brown head. Smells chocolate, roasty, bourbon, wood. Tastes cocoa, coffee, roasty, vanilla. Full body, soft carbo.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
JaBier (6412) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - JAN 15, 2016
Bottle. Pitch black pour with a medium light brown head. Aroma of malt, coffee, vanilla and chocolate. Malty flavor with chocolate and coffee before a creamy vanilla finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
snoworsummer (4264) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 1, 2016
From a bottle. Pours dark brown with a fizzy light brown head. Tastes like rich chocolate malt, syrup, booze, and tobacco. Medium body and low carbonation. Smells like chocolate syrup,/roasted malt, booze, sweet dark fruits, and light tobacco.


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