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RATINGS: 91   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Made with caramelized Turkish Figs, Wet Process Ethiopian Sidamo Coffee Beans, and Toasted Philippine Coconut.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SlovakSniper (3046) - Candiac/Frelighsburg, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 1, 2013
Une bouteille de 75 cl. Version 2012. Une robe presque noire qui fabrique un petit col mousseux plutôt foncé. Au nez, des parfums mélangés de chocolat, de petits fruits charnus et de café. L’alcool est par moment rude. Je ne perçois aucune trace de noix de coco. Au goût, les choses ne font que s’améliorer. Le café et le chocolat s’affirment de belle façon. Les fruits noirs se mélangent pour former une mélasse goûteuse. L’alcool me semble être mieux camouflé. Je ne vois toujours pas la noix de coco: c’est dommage. En bouche, le corps du liquide est moyen-mince. Les bulles sont modérées et la texture est presque huileuse. La finale se fait sur des notes peu amères de chocolat et de mélasse.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rodenbach99 (3097) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 27, 2013
Belle grosse bouteille partagée par slovaksniper. Merci. Un liquide brun foncé qui ne mousse presque pas. Un nez marqué par l’alcool volatile, et ensuite une panoplie de trucs bruns et noirs comme, des figues, des dattes, du café, de la cendre, des raisins secs. En bouche le café prend beaucoup de place, la texture est agréable. La finale sur la poussière est longue. Loin d’être raté mais aussi loin d’être ma préférée.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
badlizard (5539) - Berkeley, California, USA - MAY 24, 2013
Bottle. Black with a thin fizzy tan head. Sweet caramel, earthy chocolate, and vegetal coffee grounds aroma and taste with light coconut notes and roasted grains, but I’m not getting the fig flavors out of it. Oily medium bodied palate.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
IrishBoy (3805) - Bakersfield, California, USA - MAY 15, 2013
750ml bottle from Jane’s Beer Store. Nose is big on charred coffee with some very light fig notes. Black with a big tan head. Flavor is oatmeal cereal, bitterness, and lots of charred coffee. I wish the coconut would show up,

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jow (2017) - New York, USA - MAY 10, 2013
Bottle shared by AZ crew at the driveway tasting. Pours black with big coffee nose. Tastes mostly of coffee, but with some light cocounut, malt, oatmeal, earth, and vanilla. Not picking up figs or dark fruits at all. a touch thin for Imp Stout but tasty enough.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daknole (8941) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAY 6, 2013
Brown pour, medium brown head. Wanted to taste all the awesome ingredients but the coffee took over followed by some roast. Not a bad beer, but I had high hops for some complex flavors and they just arent there.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dcschiller (2207) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAY 6, 2013
Bottle. Pours dark brown and khaki head. Aroma is coffe, coconut and light pit fruit. Taste is semi-sweet with more of the aroma coming through on the palate. Good.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kcorum10 (325) - Arizona, USA - MAY 4, 2013
Pours dark with tan head with aroma of coffee. Tastes of coffee are up front with mild coconut and semi sweet finish.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (9998) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 26, 2013
Bottle. Maroon color, almost flat. Aroma of brandied figs, raisins, dates, plum, coffee. Taste is coffee and dark fruit, toffee finish. Intetesting and tasty.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (1101) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - APR 16, 2013
Good stout. Aroma is all coffee. Flavor is nice stout based enhanced with coffee and to a lesser extent figs. Not much roastiness in the stout flavor. Quite good, but as a stout, not an imperial. A little thin and lacking in mouthfeel to be the latter. As a stout, A; as an imperial stout, B+. Nice coffee taste lingers tho! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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