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RATINGS: 1031   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.99   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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It's big and full bodied with lots of roasted malts and balanced with heavy hops to put this imperial in a league of its own.
Previously known as Dark Horse Imperial Stout.


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
CraftBeerNick (1123) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 10, 2015
Bottle at home, 10th April 15. Aroma dark chocolate, liquorice. Taste is full, caramel, dark chocolate, coffee, ash, tobacco. Very nice imperial

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
klm1 (342) - - APR 5, 2015
UPDATED: APR 11, 2015 Black coluor with big dark brown head. Smell of chocolate, roasty, caramel, coffee. Taste of chocolate and coffee. Overall very, very surprisingly good imperial stout, which is truly underestimated.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerathon (1444) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 4, 2015
Wow! Black velvety pour with mocha colored creamy head. Both bitter and sweet chocolate notes along for the ride with coffee and surprising hoppiness. Good stuff.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tsd08460 (73) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - APR 4, 2015
Aroma: chocolate, roasty, caramel, coffee, Appearance: black, clear, brown foam, Taste: medium sweetness, lightly bitter, chocolate, coffee Palate: medium body, creamy, soft carbonation, long finish,

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
egg (125) - USA - APR 2, 2015
Bottle on 4/2/15. Pours pitch black with a nice tan head. Tight bubbles. Nose is coffee, dark chocolate, bourbon, brown sugar. Great. Taste is dark brown sugar, caramel, chocolate, dark chocolate, a lot going on here. Burnt, alcohol, dark fruit, heat. Really great. Hits all the imperial stout notes. Awesome.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tonkun (971) - New Jersey, USA - APR 1, 2015
Tap at Blind Tiger. Pitch black pour with a mocha head. Chocolate, oak, coffee, roast, soil. Full body with nice balance of sweetness, sourness and bitterness. Hides the 12% well. Really nice

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mstrcrwly (538) - New York, USA - MAR 31, 2015
12 oz bottle poured into a snifter..great pour..cauldron black with a nice khaki head..aroma of coffee,chocolate,roasted nuts..all of which come through on the palate..not too boozy for a 12%’er.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bubblehouse (624) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAR 27, 2015
Really good and tasty. Has a coffee flavor. Good aroma. Cards headed to elite 8. Nachbar

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jlioi (24) - - MAR 25, 2015
I'm not a lover of stouts but this embodies what they should taste like to me and I am happy with it.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
GothGargoyle (1567) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 21, 2015
2010 bottle. Black with virtually no head. Aroma is fig, dates, raisins, chocolate, vanilla. Full bodied, rich on the palate with lightly sweet with a long finish. Taste is chocolate, dates, raisins, soy sauce, caramel. Great


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