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RATINGS: 589   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81/5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 262   ABV: 8.75%
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!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (7810) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 16, 2014
Bottle at Appellation. Pours black, nose is coffee, chocolate, roasted, taste is sweet, dry, bitter, roasted chocolate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BenH (3244) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 14, 2014
Bottle. Black with tan head. Aroma of dark chocolate and roast. Taste is roasty, chocolate. Nicely sweet.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bierkoning (11526) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - DEC 10, 2014
Bottle. Black, opague. Malt, coffee, cream and a hint of licorice in the aroma. Malty sweet, roasty salty flavor with licorice and coffee. Creamy mouthfeel. Warming alcohol. Nice one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichTheVillan (5199) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 22, 2014
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; dark brown pour with a bubbly tan head, chocolate and coffee aroma, taste has burnt roast malts, chocolate, expresso coffee, a hint of liquorice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
JayTeeSupreme (36) - - NOV 10, 2014
Smooth and drinkable with a chocolaty, licorice aftertaste. It does have a strong dry finish but its not bad. Good example of what to expect from an imperial stout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pinkzambia (1763) - Boise, Idaho, USA - NOV 1, 2014
Bottle @ San Leandro Costco: jet black color with a tan head. Malty aroma of red wine, unsweetened yogurt, and dark chocolate. Sweet flavors of chocolate paper, and some sweet spices like clove perhaps. Thick feel and great finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marduk (4500) - Reval, ESTONIA - OCT 28, 2014
660ml bottle (shared by FatPhil, thanks). Pitch black color. Medium size, brown head, stays. Looks beautiful. Malty, chocolate aroma. Chocolate malts, roast in taste. Roast in aftertaste. Feels bit thin, but alcohol is very well covered.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FatPhil (11818) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 25, 2014
660ml bottle (BierKompass.de)
Very nice soft roasty aroma, classic American porter. Looks good, dark, sticky dark head too. Full and smooth palate, nice roast. Decent porter, doesn’t seem anywhere near 8+%. I can honestly say that I’d happily chug this in quantity, it’s remarkably drinkable. Nice, very nice, but just nice. Honesty, this is a classic porter, not impy stout, and that’s not intended as anything apart from a compliment.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
boozedude (2212) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - OCT 22, 2014
bomber from blackwells shared with pals at club w.. pours pitch black, kinda thick.. dark brown head... aroma and taste is chocolate and expresso, strong taste, awesome

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
angel77 (1721) - oviedo, SPAIN - OCT 10, 2014
Botella de 66 cl en el momento en cimmeria el 10-10-2014. Embotellada en 03-10-2013. color negro intenso con espuma beige oscuro. Sabores y aromas de maltas tostadas con buen equilibrio de ahumados, cacaos cafés y algo de lactosas y especias como la vainilla. Cuerpo medio de 8.75 vol que le dan buena sensación alcohólica. Bastante buena, bien equilibrada y con sabores intensos, sobretodo al coger temperatura. Para repetir de nuevo sin duda.

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