Elysian Menís Room Original Black
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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.46/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Imperial red ale

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
swoopjones (7008) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JAN 4, 2014
Bottle. Misleading name. Decent beer. Malty rich amber pour. Nice piney bitterness. Caramel malt heavy, solid dose of bitterness. Good flavor nice amber/imperial amber

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AmEricanbrew (6427) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - DEC 27, 2013
Bottle. Clear copper color with ivory head. Mild floral, pine, toffee aromas. Smooth medium body. Pine, floral hop flavors with big caramel maltage. Spicy bitter alcoholto finish____good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CampesinoTino (799) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 15, 2013
Bomber. Dark reddish brown pour with a layer of beige foam and bubbles. Mostly toasted grains, citrus rind and pine resin in the aroma. The taste is a blend of grapefruit, pine and roasted malt with a bit of tropical fruit around the edges. The body is a tad thick and creamy with sufficient carbonation and bitter citrus finish. Overall, a flavorful Imperial Black IPA style brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Zeswaft (1493) - Charleston, South Carolina, USA - DEC 6, 2013
Bomber. Pours dark brown ruby with big offwhite head. Aroma is not my favorite. Not what i expected from an imperial quasi hoppy style. Burnt hop smell that is usually a warning sign to me. The upfront flavor is the same but about halfway through some piney hops and chocolatey malts save the day. 8% abv totally undectable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Smurf2055 (1400) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 30, 2013
Pours deep stout red, finger off white head. Smell hoppy and roasty, bit of fruit Taste sweet, strong, powdery earthy hops on tail, bit of roast and some red fruit Medium body Interesting

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chuckstout (327) - Washington, USA - NOV 25, 2013
Light caramel and pine in the aroma. Pours a dark amber orange. Heavy lasting bitterness, smooth malt character

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
5000 (6400) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - AUG 11, 2013
Bottle:   Super deep ruby, large pillowy sandy head, nice lacing.   Pith and pine on the nose.   Soft sweetness, a little citrus peel.   On the tongue its the same, pine, astringent pith, citrus peel, hoppy.   Wished it were a bit sweeter.   Has a moderate amount of sweetness, but could use a touch more to balance the astringent pith and citrus peel.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate to full.   Feels a bit chewy, but quickly fades.   Lingering pith and citrus peel.   Pretty good, a bit above average.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jjgmd (1782) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - MAR 4, 2013
Pours a reddish orange color with a foamy head. Nose is hoppy and full of resin and pine . Taste is bitter and hoppy. Finish is bitter as well, not as flavorful as I expected. Quaff Score 5 / 10

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
zgaier (1711) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - MAR 4, 2013
Pours red brown with a tan head and hoppy aroma. Taste is bitter and toasty, of massive hops, caramel, and citrus with a heavy bitter, long finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mora2000 (6055) - McKinney, Texas, USA - FEB 24, 2013
Thanks to 5000 for sending me this bottle. Pours a hazy reddish brown color with a white head. The aroma has a lot of biscuit and red malt in it, as well as a hint of pine. The flavor is more of the same. The grass and pine notes meld well with the strong malt backbone. There is also a decent amount of bitterness. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

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