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RATINGS: 93   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Made with caramelized Turkish Figs, Wet Process Ethiopian Sidamo Coffee Beans, and Toasted Philippine Coconut.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwood04 (3950) - Connecticut, USA - APR 4, 2014
750ml bottle in a tulip. Pours black with a lacy, beige head. Aroma of roasted malts, coffee, dark fruits, light coconut, light spices, and some dough. Flavor the same with a nice blend of everything. Smooth texture. A solid beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
davepage (4) - - FEB 18, 2014 does not count
Caramel, coffee, alcohol, raisin, fig. Dark brown, minimal head. Light bitter. Medium body, sticky, soft, bitter, minimal evolution. Massive flavor note, yet lacks the complexity of a quadrupel. Nice beer for a cold day.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pdubyah (386) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - FEB 14, 2014
Thoroughly enjoyed this. The coffee is, for me, exactly like you get from the cold-drip process, earthy, rich and mellow. The sweetness carries this on a gentle carbonation. And the chocolate keeps it all together. I’m wondering if I should put on in a cool dark place to see if this gets batter with time

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (5425) - Ohio, USA - JAN 3, 2014
750 ml bottle shared by Tmoney99 (Jan 2013). Pours dark brown in color with a medium sized beige head. The aroma and flavor have roasted malts, some sweeter malt, coffee, dark fruit, fig, some earthy notes. Interesting, but I would not seek this out again.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pmuzz (400) - AUSTRALIA - NOV 16, 2013
Very nice beer. It has a great roast on the nose and a lovely look. Not the thickest stout but the flavours are beautiful and rolls nicely on the palate. Solid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dresden (849) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - NOV 1, 2013
Pours a thin black with large foamy tan head. Aroma is mostly coffee, some chocolate and a mild fruity (fig?) aroma. Taste is mostly heavily roasted coffee, some dark bitter chocolate and dark red fruits. Decent stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pyrmir (3352) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - OCT 29, 2013
On tap @sbwf13, vintage 2012. Black with big brown head. Aroma of chocolate, coffee, honey and dark fruit. Taste is massive, coffee, bitter chocolate, herbs, roasted coffee, figs and honey

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
omhper (19380) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 10, 2013
Draught at SBWF. Near black, small beige head. Tinny licorice aroma. Mid sweet with full body. Molasses, milk chocolate and tin dominates. Salty bitter finish. Too imperialized, with unwanted molasses-stickyness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (10655) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - OCT 8, 2013
SBWF 2013. Black beer with a nice beige head. Nice coffee aroma, quite roasted, cocoa, figs, raisins, grapes, some soot, some caramel. Fresh coffee flavor, roasted, licorice, cocoa powder, figs, raisins, salty notes, some oranges. Nice body, nice coffee and raisin finish.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Lukaduke (2192) - Portland, Maine, USA - OCT 7, 2013
Poured a rich burnt umber color with a big gaseous khaki foam. The nose was of charred coffee, green pepper and windex. The flavor was a bit more pleasant but that still disjointed and plain old wrong. Some coffee notes exist but the off notes are so apparent and reference the nose enough to render it undrinkable.

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