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Cortland Black Widow Imperial Stout

Cortland Black Widow Imperial Stout
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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.39/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ron (2344) - Rochester, New York, USA - FEB 15, 2014
Bottle. Poured black with a dark tan head and some lace. Sweet roasted malts, light coffee, cocoa powder and a light bitterness; taste is same as the aroma, a little more bitter, moderate carbonation and light malty body. The alcohol is somewhat noticeable.

2.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
realjb29 (27) - olean, New York, USA - DEC 24, 2013
Aroma is black licorice, anise, and prune. It pours very dark a syrupy with barely any head. The head dissipated quickly leaving no lacing. Taste is predominately black licorice other flavor notes are prunes, raisins, and coffee. It is very astringent with a sticky molasses finish that is boozy. It weighs heavy on the palate and finishes sweet with low carbonation. Overall, lacks a complex flavor profile and th appearance is lackluster so it falls into the average at best category.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jb (2055) - Rochester, New York, USA - OCT 6, 2013
Anise and dark chocolate nose. Very appealing. Some plums back there too. Pour is very dark with a fast fading head that is tan, some of it forms an outer ring and also a nice lacing pattern that also disappears quickly. Palate is thick and chewy, dominated by roasted malt, chocolate, a bit of alcohol warm, thick velvety mouth feel. I really liked this. Pretty solid.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GIJOE (469) - Monterey, California, USA - OCT 6, 2013
Pours black with a thin head that was gone within a minute. No lacing. Aroma is strangely berry like, almost like some fruity bubblegum. Taste is similar. Somewhat bitter with an astringent finish. Thin. Almost no carbonation. Not impressed at all. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
UDBeernut (1474) - Near Buffalo, New York, USA - JUL 29, 2013
bottle pours jet black with a thin tan head that dissipates quickly. nose of dark chocolate, toffee, and booze. taste starts with dark fruit and sweetness, washed over by some black malt. body is slightly thin for the style. overall, this is enjoyable, would love a burbon barrell version. ISO!!!!

4.1
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcclainc50 (134) - New York, USA - JUL 25, 2013
Pours dark black brown with a thin tan head leaving almost no lacing. Sweet chocklate and berry flavor. Very easy to drink and is a very good beer, surprising to see such a low rating.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mtdewa1 (211) - rome, New York, USA - JUL 25, 2013
Dark black pour, thin head. Raspberry chocolate taste, sweat overall. Good beer worth a try

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (4126) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - JUN 7, 2013
22oz bottle. Poured a mostly dark black color, maybe at best a really dark brown color with a small off-white head. Aroma was light roasted malts, some toasted notes. Flavor was sweet chocolate notes, light coffee-like flavors. Light, maybe a bit too thin for this ABV.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (6585) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAY 4, 2013
Pouring at TAP-NY. Pours a deep black with a thin tan head. Cocoa, super smooth wood, bourbon, chocolate. Cocoa and warm sweet bourbon. More cocoa with long chewy bourbon and wood. Very smooth.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tgncc (2662) - Bellmore, New York, USA - MAR 26, 2013
The aroma is roasty, coffee, bitter chocolate, The appearance is jet black, opaque, tan head. The flavor is like the aroma, more roasty than sweet, bitter chocolate. The finish was roasty, pine. Medium.thick in body. Not bad at all.


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