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RATINGS: 1805   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.28/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 450   ABV: 15%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A Demonic Imperial Russian stout brewed with Dark Matter Coffee coffee,vanilla, and molasses.

DarkLord is only available once a year at DarkLord Day at the Three Floyds Brewpub.

Vintage guide:

Red wax = 2004
Orange wax = 2005
Gold wax = 2006
Silver wax = 2007
Black wax = 2008
White wax = 2009
Green wax = 2010 - 15% ABV
Yellow wax = 2011 - 15% ABV
Red wax = 2012 - 15% ABV
Orange wax = 2013 - New Label 15% ABV
Blue wax = 2014 - 15% ABV
Burgundy wax = 2015


sherm1016's rating

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
sherm1016 (1271) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 24, 2012
22oz bottle, yellow wax, 2011 vintage, purchased at DLD. Pours a jet black color with a thin tan head. Aroma is roasted malt, black licorice, Coffee, a little smokey, a little booze. Heavy on the palate with soft, smooth carbonation. Flavor is sweet, chocolate, anise, a little bitter coffee, roasty, some vanilla, with a sweet chocolate & vanilla finish. Amazingly complex. Doesn’t live up to the hype for some, but it’s a world class beer in my opinion.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mark_Eck (1903) - - AUG 12, 2016
2014 bottle. Pours black. Aroma and taste are lots of sweetness, coffee, chocolate, and bourbon.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
PMgep (247) - Lund, SWEDEN - JUL 29, 2016
Bottle and tap, several times. Dark colour, sweet aroma, nice sweet vanilla flavour.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
McWorta (1422) - LUXEMBOURG - JUL 25, 2016
Pitc black with a beige head and lush oily viscousity. Aromas of roasted malts, coffee/espresso, alcohol drenched vanilla pods and some herbal impressions develop, surprisingly lean on the aroma side. Very fine perlage just enough to lift the palate with a smooth, creamy slick texture and a full body. Sweet, mouthcoating, with a light alcohol bitter stench developing being kept though in check by the sweetness. Lasting finish with a slight herbal spice burn. Potent.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
chinchill (4200) - South Carolina, USA - JUL 23, 2016
Shared 2008 bomber with a black wax finish in July 2016. Dark thick motor oil appearance with a fine light brown head. Rich deep flavor with moderate-high sweetness. Dark roasted grains and a modicum of hops kick in eventually in the aftertaste to cut the bitterness, leaving an excellent dark roasted grain flavor.

2.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beer60622 (3) - Illinois, USA - JUL 21, 2016 does not count
Like a Kylie Jenner Lip Kit this is all hype. Got a free bottle of 2016 wouldn’t buy or go through the carnival-application-ticketing-process. I had high hopes 👎🏻

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Tstamba (715) - Maryland, USA - JUL 21, 2016
DLD 2016. Gazing into the cup, I finally arrive at the end of my quest. Constant rain, cold, end less lines, porta johns, countless tasters of other lesser pretenders... Now at last the nectar of the gods... Or is it the other place? ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mR_fr0g (8870) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2016
Bottle shared at the CBC big bottle share. 7/7/2016. Huge thanks to Leighton for this one. Aroma is tangy plum, dark choc, berry, Warming alcohol, spicy woody, sweet brown sugars. Flavour is composed of. Super sweet nutty choc, praline, toffee. Choc. Praline. Marshmallow. Palate is super sweet and sticky, . Too sweet.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
hansvf (679) - - JUL 8, 2016
Mooi z art, prima schuim. Chocola, klein beetje rook. Mondgevoel is perfect, dik, super! Smaakt ook erg lekker, sterk, beetje alcoholisch, zoet. Vol van smaak.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
teorn88 (6190) - Out of the EU, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 8, 2016
22oz bottle shared at the July London Tasting @CBC Islington. Many thanks to Leighton for this one. It pours a dark brown color with a small beige head. Aroma is sweet and bold with notes of vanilla, toffee, bold white chocolate. Taste is super sweet and lightly boozy with notes of vanilla, milk chocolate, light espresso and sugar. Medium to full bodied with light carbonation. Overall, massive and sweet

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
WingmanWillis (133) - Surrey, ENGLAND - JUL 7, 2016
Bottle share. Big thanks to admin of the year Leighton. Pours black with a dirty tan head that dissipates to cling to the glass. Aroma is boozy molasses, bit of dried fruit. Taste is sweet fruit cake, bit of caramel and booze. It’s good but top 50?


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