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RATINGS: 569   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!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vestergaard (477) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - AUG 12, 2014
Bottle. Pours black with a brown, fluffy head. Aroma has mocha, cocoa, coffee, caramel, mild roast. Taste is more bitter with coffee, more roast and some dry dark cocoa powder. Medium carb and a somewhat full body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Klimaet (345) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - JUL 28, 2014
Bottle. Pours black with a thin off white head. Aromas of mocca, licorice, roasted malt, slight raisins. Taste is dark bittersweet chocolate, roasted coffee, dark sweet fruits, dry bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
djd07 (3976) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 30, 2014
Bottle thanks to Matt. Pours a dark brown with beige head that diminishes quickly. The aroma is roast, cocoa bean, chocolate, and licorice. Slick mouthfeel with strong roast, dark chocolate with lingering dry finish. Good

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
digitalviking (14) - - JUN 24, 2014
Solid black appearance with a nice brownish head that lingered and laced a bit. Aroma was a bit underwhelming, but it had a nice chocolatey taste with some hop bitterness as well. Pretty tasty.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mgajdaczewa (652) - Katowice, POLAND - JUN 22, 2014
Bardzo fajny ris. W aromacie sporo paloności, gorzkiej czekolady. W smaku mega gęsty, palony, kawowy, gorzka czekolada, wyraźny goryczkowy finisz. To piwo nie będzie się z nikim cackać. Proste, ale bezkompromisowe i skuteczne.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ShivanDragon (1862) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - JUN 19, 2014
zwart met fijne schuimige bruine kraag, die goed kleverig is. direct bij het openen van het fles komt de volle chocolade en volmoutigheid beslag leggen op het aroma in de kamer, heerlijk. eerste slok, volle romigheid, lage co2, zoet, lekker glad/zacht in de mond, koffie, chocolade, goede volmoutigheid van gebrande - en geroosterde mouten, na een aantal slokken komt het wat overheersend van de koffie en chocolade over. het alcohol komt daarbij goed verwarmend door. afdronk is die van een koffiebitterje. De hoofdtonen blijven overwegend koffie en chocolade, heb nog een vol glas bewaard voor de volgende dag, was benieuwd hoe hij dan zou zijn, maar dat smaakte ook uitermate goed, ’t is geen super stout, maar vond hem gewoon lekker !

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jultsu (221) - TAMPERE, FINLAND - JUN 2, 2014
Kyllä, suklaisen kahvisen alkoholinen tuoksu ja suutuntumakin. Lievästi laimeahko suutuntuma verottaa pisteitä, olisi toivonut volttien näyttäytyvän enemmän. Niukka vaahto ja hapotus. 22fl oz. pullo 62PLN, hintaansa nähden ok? Saattaa vertautua jopa nogne o:n tuotoksiin...? Ei aivan sitä mitä haen, mutta erittäin hyvä paikka aloittaa etsinnät. Edit. Selvästi lämmettyään suutuntuma on intensiivisempi ja alkoholi lämmittää enemmän. Muuttuu siis hivenen parempaan päin. Lievästä vetisyydestä huolimatta arvosanojen korotus!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwood04 (4244) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 1, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Pours black with a beige head. Aroma of roasted malts, dark chocolate and coffee, some light notes of dark fruits, some dough, and light bitterness. Flavor the same. Smooth texture. A solid imperial stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jehoesefat (302) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Inbreak (2490) - 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.

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