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RATINGS: 155   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 309   ABV: 10.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Release #1 - 10% ABV
Release #2 - 9.2% ABV
Release #3,4 - 9.1% ABV
Release #5 - 9.2% ABV
Release #6 - 8.7% ABV
Release #7 - 9.7% ABV
Release #8 - 9.8% ABV
Release #9 - 9.4% ABV
Release #11 - 10.3% ABV


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dEnk (4052) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - NOV 4, 2014
Bottle @ home. Arom is coffee, liquorice, roast, malt, hint of tar. Flavour is roasty liquorice, caramel, roasted mlats. Some burned flavours but still nice.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
slowrunner77 (6114) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 5, 2014
"Wish lister - Holy frikkin frik! I’ve liked Epic, but the only beer that’s blown me away from them was Big Bad Baptist. I got this to have side by side, hoping it was the base for BBB. I think it was. Lots of similarities, though without the coffee and bourbon. Big and chewy, classic imperial stout flavors...chocolate, roasted malt and coffee, anise, big fudgy aroma. Really really good brew - didn’t want the bottle to end, but we did have a BBB imediately after, so I took it rather well."

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (13458) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 28, 2014
Bottle. Dark maroon brown color, thick beige had with grat retention. Nice aroma of dark roast coffee and cocoa. Taste is dark chocolate and subtle licorice. Very tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vaiz (3568) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - AUG 23, 2014
Bottle from Total Wine. Black pour, thin off-white head. Aroma is quite roasty, some ash, chocolate, caramel, licorice and a bit burnt. Flavor is quite bitter, roasted and rough. A bit harsh but with a huge body and well balanced.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
monk191 (1093) - California, USA - AUG 23, 2014
A very nice stout. Pours a deep black with a tan head. Smells of vanilla, a bit of coconut and coffee. Taste has lots of vanilla upfront, with a nice slightly bitter finish. Nice and complex. Had on tap at the brewery.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ngejo (378) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - AUG 22, 2014
Tap. Black, minimal head, tan foam, very bitter, light sweetness, full body, sticky, average carbonation, & long finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jkwalking05 (3939) - Arlington, Texas, USA - AUG 9, 2014
22 oz bomber. Black in color with a decent tan head. Aroma is of molasses, chocolate, roasted malts, coffee. Taste is of coffee, roasted malts, molasses, booze and light smoke.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
travita (4172) - Frisco, Texas, USA - AUG 9, 2014
Bottle. The look is dark, black in color, tan head. The taste is plums, malt, burnt, prunes, and good. The smell is alcohol, malt, burnt, prunes, good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drsordr (1237) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - AUG 5, 2014
Bottle says release #10. 11.1% ABV. Pours opaque black with thick mocha head. Nose plum, raisin, milk chocolate, minimal light roast, and hint of alcohol. Slightly earthy. To me, more fruit forward than roast forward. Taste dark chocolate, slightly tannic, then dark fruit. Mid palate fairly sweet. Alcohol sneaks in right at the end prior to a milk chocolate finish.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rodenbach99 (3264) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 28, 2014
(Release #15. 10.2%. SLC#1285) Merci Pat. J’ai été impressionné par ce monstre d’iode que ce n’est. On se croirait dans un laboratoire pharmacologique. Une belle réglisse en bouche sauve la mise. Très amère,


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