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RATINGS: 168   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
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As dark as the legend of Blackbeard himself, behold the Imperial Stout. Sweet malts battle roasted grain on the decks of yer tongue. Like the blast from a cannon, hops are followed by smoked malt. Hold on to yer booty, this one packs a punch.Ingredients: Two-Row*, Munich *, Black, Caraffa*, Roasted Barley*, Smoked Malt, Oats* & Extra Special* Malts, Magnum and Palisades Hops, Ale Yeast and tripled filter water. *organic


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
nimbleprop (5942) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 2, 2015
22oz bottle pours a thick black with some foamy, tan head. Nose has a ton of licorice and molasses, booze, bread, caramel, dark chocolate. Flavor is very chewy with malt and molasses, licorice, coffee, chocolate, burnt caramel. Full bodied but also dry. Well nuanced, lots of character.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (5703) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - AUG 1, 2015
Yar, from a 500ml bottle. Poured a dark caramel cola color with a small wispy off-white head, as dark as yar soul matey. Aroma was light dark fruits, some bitter dark chocolate. Flavor more heavy on the dark fruits, light bitter chocolate.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
solidfunk (5312) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - AUG 1, 2015
Quite nice. Lots of dark chocolate and roast. Creamy thick pour with mocha head. Finish bitter like a list pirate booty. Great balance like a ship on the horse latitudes. Bottle from Charleston beer exchange.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iphonephan (4493) - McLean, Virginia, USA - AUG 1, 2015
From a 50 cl bottle shared at the RB DC tasting Aug 1, 2015. Pours a clear cola with an off white head. Aroma of dark fruits. Flavors of plum. Bitter roast finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tillmac62 (424) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - JUL 10, 2015
BOD 4/1/15. Pours black as a starless night. World class head volume, lacing and retention. Rich complex nose of dark fruit (plum, prune, date, fig), chocolate, molasses and roast over a subtle hop background. Although not barrel aged, a distinct bourbon note is quite evident Full body with a nice creamy texture. Normal carbonation level with a touch of effervescence in the middle and a subtle burst in the finish. The flavor profile is good with a rather strong intensity of alcohol that tends to mute everything else, which hurts complexity and results in a lack of balance. However, after about half a glass, the palate adjusts to the raw alcohol and does allow for flavor complexity to emerge (translation - this is a sipper). It begins with a wave of dark chocolate over a rich molasses sweetness. The middle brings allows the dark fruit flavors to emerge, which are predominately prune and date. The finish is a slow sweet fade with a somewhat astringent alcohol bite, coupled with the associated heat and pucker, and bourbon like flavor.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kermis (7000) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 9, 2015
Bottle shared. Pours near black with a small beige head. Aroma of roast, slightly burnt malt, caramel, dark chocolate, overripe dark fruit and caramel. Flavour is light heavy sweet and moderate bitter. Above medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deanso (6624) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 9, 2015
Bomber courtesy of and shared with Kermis. Thanks. thin creamy tan head. chocolate aroma. very nice beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Christpuncher (1954) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 4, 2015
This one is way under rated. Got a growler at a liquor store in myrtle beach. Strong roasted malt, coffee, and chocolate flavor. Finishes with a coffee fisnish and not overly bitter. Perfectly balanced beer. Black with a thin tan head. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jredmond (6308) - Manhattan, New York, USA - JAN 7, 2015
Bottle sampled at Frank’s January 2015 tasting. Pours a deep blackish brown body with thin tan lacing. Aroma is sweet roast, light lactose and sharpie marker. Mouthfeel is medium with lots of sweetness upfront followed by roast, sweet nuts - macadamia & almonds, faint smoke and sweet malts. I wish this didn’t have the vague sharpie character, otherwise it’d be pretty good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
djd07 (6058) - Houston, Texas, USA - NOV 15, 2014
Bottle thanks to Will. Pours a dark brown with beige head that lasts. The aroma is strong roast and wet biscuit. Thin mouthfeel with strong roast, and dark chocolate, good.


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