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RATINGS: 495   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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New recipe, new label, new year.


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
artmcd8 (1847) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 10, 2015
Aromas of roasted coffee and light chocolate. More roasty than the others. Medium thick body. Blind taste test: 1. Founders imperial stout 2. Evil Twin Christmas Eve at a NY Hotel room 3. Shorts Publican Porter 4. Hitchhiker Rucksack Porter 5. Church Brew stout 6. Struise Black Damnation

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vighals (1483) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - JAN 9, 2015
Svart med brunt høyt tykt vedvarende skum. Lukter kakaopulver, alkohol og mørk sjokolade og mørke frukter. Fyldig lett bitter smak av mørk sjokolade. Litt salt i ettersmaken.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
two7offsuit (255) - Massachusetts, USA - JAN 8, 2015
Pours black with a brown head. Aromas of malt and molasses with similar flavor.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hombrepalo (1882) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 7, 2015
6oz pour at Churchkeys D.C. Black with a small tan head. Aroma is roasty with molasses, mocha, vanilla, anise, dark rum. Lots of chocolate and vanilla, some tar, prunes, balancing bitterness that creeps up a little.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zodiac (46) - - JAN 6, 2015
Nice, deep imperial russian stout with beautiful brown head. Would repeat. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ingevara (817) - SWEDEN - JAN 5, 2015
A stout without the usual smoothness. The usual stout flaors, but more hops and alcohol. Slightly oily. Not really my cup of ... beer.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Gerbeer (2037) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 4, 2015
12 oz bottle. Pours black with a medium to full retentive tan head. Aromas of vanilla, blackberries, creamy coffee and a bit of alcohol. Flavors of dark chocolate, light coconut, heavily roasted malts, chicory, vanilla, and dry roasted malts. Smooth with dry finish. Excellent.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ads135 (3154) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - JAN 1, 2015
Very aggressive stout. Pours inky black with a deep brown head. Thick on the tongue, licorice, dark chocolate, molasses, and coffee finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
furthur (275) - Eagle River, Alaska, USA - DEC 31, 2014
Bottle, black body, skiff of foam, some lacing. Aroma molasses, soy, raisins and plums and dates, shortbread, big vanilla. Taste is molasses, soy, dark fruit, roasted malt, chocolate, vanilla, bourbon, coffee, salt. Palate is a little light, carbonation is fine, subdued, perfect for style.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zvikar (3881) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - DEC 31, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at Beer Market Jaffa. Thanks Stas & Vova. Pours black with a brown head, aroma of chocolate, coffee, caramel, toffee, dark bread, flavor is sweet with chocolate, wood, coffee, toffee and dark bread, medium to full bodied.


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