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RATINGS: 551   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 262   ABV: 8.75%
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A big, malty beast of a beer that exemplifies the way we roll here at Drake’s. Two-row malt is blended with Chocolate malt, roasted barley, and dark Crystal malts to make up the grist. Only one hop addition, Columbus, is added for bittering, allowing the abundance of malt in this beer to shine through. Enjoy the dense brownish head, the silky maltiness, and flavors of licorice, coffee and chocolate, rounded out with a slightly dry finish. here’s to those who don’t fear the mighty!


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jehoesefat (276) - Poway, California, USA - MAY 31, 2014
Sweet chocolatey aroma. Pours deep black with a tan head that exhibits nice lacing on the glass. Sweet up front flavor with a long bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Inbreak (2176) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - MAY 20, 2014
17.05.2014, 0,65l bottle @ home:
Nice light brown creamy longlasting head. Aroma is slightly rich and sweet, dark malts, chocolate, caramel, dark sugar, coffee, licorice, hay, toffee. Taste is slightly sweet, dark malts, grass, coffee, hay, roasted grain, cocoa, caramel, licorice. Medium to longlasting bitterness, slightly dry mouthfeel. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Douberd (2339) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - MAY 19, 2014
From a bottle at Zeebra II. Totally black pour, with a s mall dark brown head. A thin layer of foam left on the surface and thin lacing on the glass. Light aroma of milky chocolate, a bit of cold coffee as well, oats. Taste is nicely bitter with roasted malts, cold coffee, oats. Medium body with low carbonation, nicely dry on the palate. Overall a tasty beer, honest in what it offers.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gam (3279) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAY 16, 2014
Tan head dark pour soft carbonation aromas rich chocolate mocha coffee caramel liquorice the flavours coffee bean roast nice touch chocolate cocoa liquorice medium bitter cocoa some dryness good on the palate okay balance the finish roast and rich malt tastes are good medium bitter dry finish a fairly good imperial

2.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Homer321 (1962) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - MAY 9, 2014
bottleshare thanks to Beechner224. Lots of chocolate in the nose. Smells slightly roasty. Taste is like burnt coffee grounds. Ugh. Horrible taste.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrewFace (800) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - MAY 9, 2014
Bottle share thanks to beechner224. Deep dark nearly black pour. Huge aroma of chocolate milk, grainy, semisweet. Nice smooth semisweet chocolate flavor, light roast, mild bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
beechner224 (686) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - MAY 9, 2014
Bottle from trade long ago. Pours black. Aroma of chocolate, bitter coffee. Taste is a bit thin, chocolate and a bit bitter. Not bad.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gerardgathier (283) - - MAY 8, 2014
Backnote, had this beer at the zeebra extreem beer festival 2014. superb beer, a true imp stout

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beertholomeus (824) - California, USA - MAY 8, 2014
Pours black with a thick tan head. Roasted malt, chocolate, caramel, mild hop and some alcohol aroma. Roasted malt, chocolate, caramel, soy sauce, toffee, slight hop and alcohol flavors. Full body and moderate carbonation. Slight bitterness and a roasted malt and chocolate finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
weaselkenievil (1608) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 7, 2014
Bottle shared with wyzzywyz22. Poured a black colour with a thin tan head. Aroma is big and boozy, nice chocolate notes. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, a nice slap of booze. I do love a good bit of booze. Pretty good.


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