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RATINGS: 167   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
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This deep, dark, viscous brew stands up to other imperial stouts, delivering big flavors in a smooth, balanced and easy-drinking package. Robust and chocolaty with a hint of hop freshness, it’s the perfect beer to warm up with as winter cold sets in.

Malt Profile: 2-row, ESB, Aromatic, Chocolate, Roasted Barley, c-120, Brown, Black
Hop Profile: Nugget, Centennial
Yeast Profile: Cal Ale


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
batneil (467) - - APR 20, 2015
Looks like a proper stout - deep black with a creamy brown head. Tastes quite rich, with a bit of coffee and maybe chocolate.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DialSquare (3346) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - APR 13, 2015
On tap at Daily Growler, UA: black pour, tan head, sheets of lacing. aroma of roasted malt, little smoke. tastes are also roasty with cocoa, pine. creamy thin to medium palate. fairly bitter chalky finish. well balanced. 7.2

1.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
cheap (4525) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 11, 2015
Look, I don’t like real imperial stouts so if you do, take my numbers for an on style impy stout. Big and black. Scummy looking head. Yes, from the start this is terribly on style. wew. Big rude roto-tiller thang happening. Nasty Nellie black mouth coating beer. Difficult for my girlie lager loven taste buds to understand. Not impressed but its on style fer sure.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MadIndian (2586) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 6, 2015
Bottle from craft. Really good. Not as good as the barrel aged version, but holds it own. Nice notes of Chocolate malts, some roast, Earth, vanilla, nut and hop.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndySnow (4745) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 2, 2015
How: Draught.
Where: Monk’s American Bar, Stockholm.
Appearance: Black colour with a beige head.
Aroma: Chocolate, lactose, some coffee.
Body: Medium body, low carbonation.
Flavour: Malt, fruit, chocolate, caramel.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (20924) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - APR 1, 2015
Keg at Monk’s American Bar, Stockholm. Dark brown, small head. Chocolate and coffee up front. Mid sweet with medium body and rounded mouthfeel. Chocolate, syrup and caramel. Mid bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BRW (1433) - Barcelona, SPAIN - MAR 26, 2015
On tap at Biercab. Black colour with tan head. Coffee, roasted, dark chocolate aroma. Roasted, coffee, bitter, dark chocolate taste, some sweetness. Medium to full body.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Arayaga2 (1899) - portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 20, 2015
Brown black with little head. Aroma is light treacle and a bit faint. Taste on the other hand is robust coffee, and deeply roasted malt. $4.75/pint

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Broncowaldon (123) - Oceanside, California, USA - MAR 17, 2015
Jet black, huge stout coffee, some thick carmelization. Noble hop aroma. Big mouthfeel. Nice lacing could float bottle cap n head. The roast and coffee dominates. Awesome stout.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gerardgathier (511) - - MAR 14, 2015
its an okey stout but nothing too special. choco bit of coffee. sweeter imp stout but not really alcohol warming


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