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RATINGS: 945   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.29/5   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
In Mayan mythology, Hun Hunahpu was the father of the Mayan hero twins Hunahpu and Xbalanque. Hun Hunahpu, along with his brother Vucub Hunahpu, was tricked by the Dark Lords of the underworld and slain. Hun Hunahpu’s corpse morphed into a cacao tree, his head becoming a cacao pod, which in typically awesome mythology fashion, spit upon the hand of a young maiden named Xiquic who promptly became pregnant with the hero twins. The twins would ultimately grow up to avenge their father and uncle and defeat the Dark Lords and ascend the heavens to become the moon and sun. We brew Hunahpu’s Imperial Stout once a year and release it only at the brewery. We will continue to do so until the end of the cycle. Released on the second Saturday in March at the brewery.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fonefan (44144) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 25, 2009
Clear dark black color with a large, creamy to frothy, good , fully lasting, copper to light brown head. Aroma is ligt heavy malty, roasted, caramel, soap, sweet vanilla, sweet cinnamon, vegetable. Flavor is heavy sweet and bitter with a long long duration, chilli - peppery - cinnamon spice burn finish. Body is medium to full, texture is creamy, carbonation is soft to flat. [20091114]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (40833) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 14, 2009
UPDATED: FEB 20, 2010 33 cL handbottled, courtesy of Papsoe. Pours dark browh to black with a chocolate brown head. Aroma is smooth fruity and hardroasted malty. Dark chocolate and slight peppery spice note to this. Herbal and peppery flavoured, coffee and chocolate herbal note to a hardroasted malt base. Bitter, spiced and acidic roasted malt base. Sticky chocolate flavoured with a distinct acidic roasted note. Peppery bite in the finish. Lingering sweet dark roasted malt flavoured into the far finish.8-4-8-4-15=3.9

22 fl oz bottle. Pours pitch black with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted, fruity and light spiced. Sweet dark malty, spiced and light fruity. Bitter, roasted and slight spiced. Lingering dark roasted and chocolate malty.8-4-8-4-15=3.9

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ungstrup (34658) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 15, 2009
My 14,900th rating. A pitch black beer with a brown head. The aroma has notes of roasted malt, chili, and soy sauce. The flavor is sweet with notes of roasted malt, soy sauce, alcohol, chocolate, and chili, leading to a dry roasted finish. The alcohol leaves a burn in the mouth.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
joergen (26200) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 15, 2011
Bottle at Plovmand. Pitch black coloured with a small brown hrad. Sweet and roasted aroma of caramel, cocoa beans and dried fruits. Sweet and roasted flavour of dried fruits, dark chocolate and cocoa beans with notes of vanilla. Roasted finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
oh6gdx (25464) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 9, 2010
Bottled (last beer at chriso before leaving for airplane). Quite much oily pitch black colour, very thick stuff. Head is reddish brown and mediumsized. Aroma is liquorice, some alcohol, mild dark dry fruits, some slight roasted notes as well as very strong chocolate and mild spicyness. Flavour is chocolate, alcohol, some slight roasted notes, mild burning spicyness as well as some nuttyness and liquorice. A very pleasantly balanced brew. Top class brew!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 14, 2009
UPDATED: MAR 14, 2010 Hand bottle 33 cl. Courtesy of madmitch76. Pours pitch black with a deep almost reddish brown head - I’ve never quite seen anything like it. The aroma is equally unique, a really enticing mixture of vanilla, hard roasted malts, and a whiff of chili - everything perfectly balanced. The body is solid, lots of hard roasted malts, some sweet cocoa comes out and the chili leaves a little bite on my lips. The finish is dark chocolate, the hard roasted malts leaving a little bitterness. Finally a truly unique Imperial Stout with the spicing being perfectly subtle and balanced. I really dig this. 141109

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (23713) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 28, 2011
Bottled, thanks baggio! Very black, small brown head. Heavy on cocoa and coconut. Sweet with clean mouthfeel and less full body than anticipated. Flavours of milk chocolate, vanilla and treacle. A slight chili tingle in the finish. The aggressive Marshal Zhukov istamed by the added spices, but the hard mouthfeel is still there.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
anders37 (23333) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 27, 2011
Bottle. Pours a black color with a longlasting tan head. Has a roasted malty chocolate and chili aroma with vanilla hints. Roasted malty bitter chocolate chili and vanilla flavor with hints of coffee. Has a roasted malty bitter chocolate finish with hints of chili, vanilla and coffee in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (22315) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 1, 2010
22nd May 2010. ChrisOs ’Blue Ridge Mountains Of Virginia’ tasting! Opaque black beer with a dark chocolate coloured head. Chocolatey nose. Soft palate with a little carbonated froth. Dark semi sweet chocolate with a touch of vanilla. Some subtle chili heat at the end. A very deft beer. The draft version was a little less sweet and quite a bit more chili heat.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
cgarvieuk (21868) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 22, 2010
UPDATED: JUN 21, 2013 bottle at chris -o ... deep black ... no head ... spicy peppery roast malt nose ... big soft roast ... coffee and toffee ... some vanilla ... little coconut ... good solid roast ... only a little chilli ... best so far today ... br br ... deep black ... thin tan head ... big heavy roast malt ... little capsicum nose ... Bottle at chrisO 2012 ... deepblack ... thin tan head ...deep meaty chocolate malt ... big chocolate ... soft toffee ... dark roast ... choclstr ... nice chilli spice 4.2

Bottle at home ... thanks to Ben ... Deep black ... thin tan lacing ... deep rich malts ... soft mellow but huge coconut ... light chilli ...light lime nose... sweet dark roast malts ... chewy malts ... light cocount... light chilli ... 4.3 again ... lovely

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