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RATINGS: 63   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.09   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
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Imperial stout with coffee, cacao nibs, and vanilla beans

Editor’s Note: tap only, non barrel aged

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
burg326 (4298) - Florida, USA - DEC 8, 2013
On draft at ccb poured dark black with aromas of roast, cuban coffee, vanilla, chocolate, and some earth. Flavors are the same a nice mixture of the aromas. Smooth for the abs could drink this all day another solid stout by ccb.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DialSquare (3164) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 8, 2013
On tap at Proof for CC tap takeover. Roasty, cocoa bitter, chocolate, good tinny vibe, chalky, nice stuff. Super creamy palate. 7.8

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
anders37 (18541) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 2, 2013
Draft @ Freshcraft, Denver, CO. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty strong coffee aroma with hints of vanilla. Roasted malty coffee and chocolate flavor with hints of vanilla. Has a roasted malty coffee bitter chocolate and vanilla finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
crossovert (8593) - Illinois, USA - OCT 27, 2013
Big and rich stout. Flavors of coffee and cocoa pretty high sweetness some booze

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drowland (6591) - Georgia, USA - OCT 26, 2013
9/13/13. On tap at the brewery, nitro. Deep black pour, big brown head, full lacing. Rich aroma, huge milk chocolate, some roast, coffee, and lingering sweetness. Big rich sweetness in the flavor, lots of milk chocolate, just enough roasty coffee and ashy malts to balance. Nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
timfoolery (1124) - California, USA - OCT 26, 2013
Growler from Bunny in line at SARA. Aroma and flavor of the sweetest espresso nectar I've ever had! Wtf, crazy awesome beer. Light carbonation, but it's didn't even matter. Just amazing.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jrallen34 (3488) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 15, 2013
growler that was super fresh, the coffee comes through perfectly, another great ccb beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wnoble (1251) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 10, 2013
Shared by some nice guy at the Sawworks tasting room. Pours inky rich black with no head. This looks thicker than some motor oils I have seen when you swirl it around in the glass. This is quite possibly the thickest beer I have ever had. Nose is rich malts, roast, coffee, chocolate and other various complexities. Flavor is similar but explodes with fruity dark chili peppers. Wow and so dang thick and bitter acrid roast but good. I liked this one but not much more than a taster glass will do me just fine.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (6506) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - OCT 4, 2013
Impenetrable!!!!!! .. . . pours a deep coffee .. . little cloudy foam .. . cooking chocolate, molasses, sweet coffee, and dark chocolate .. . not at all a bad brew, happy to get a non infected growler .. . . go fish? that’s my game!!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
phaleslu (7173) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 30, 2013
Pour from a growler shared by umr_urgefan- thanks again, Paul! Pours a deep brown, not quite opaque, with no head. Aroma of coffee, cacao nibs, roast, molasses, and earth. Flavor of coffee, chocolate, fudge, and molasses. Medium-bodied, with low carbonation and a dry, chocolaty mouthfeel. Has a somewhat gritty texture, as well, that really emphasizes the coffee beans here. Nice imperial stout.

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