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RATINGS: 736   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.09/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
Few times in the history of craft beer it has happened that a highly praised beer rises beyond mortal stardom into a higher godly league. Usually the recipe to make such heavenly drops is thick fudge-like body, pitch black color, amazingly overwhelming aromas of chocolate, coffee, dark fruits and muscovado sugar, obviously only made in limited amounts and most crucial of all – it must taste rare!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
DroolYeast (1103) - Aalborg, DENMARK - SEP 21, 2016
Tap at @ Basement Beer Bar, Aalborg. Aroma of roasted, burnt and nutty malt, dark chocolate, coffee and light boozy. Black with tan head, mostly dim. Taste is moderate sweet and moderate malt bitter, alcohol sweetness. Full body, creamy thick feel and caramel malt bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ianwelby (1114) - SCOTLAND - SEP 17, 2016
Black beer with a thick, brown head. Chocolatey malt aroma with the muscovado sugar quality mentioned in the description. Tastes of rich milk chocolate, a mix of fruit, molasses, a light tanginess both in the initial flavour and the aftertaste and just a hint of fizz to cut through what is otherwise an incredibly rich, full-bodied stout. It’s about as close as you could expect a beer to come to having a mouthful of cake and it’s absolutely superb.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ShawnChong (6) - - SEP 17, 2016 does not count
Aroma: plum, stone fruit, a bit soy sauce scent Mouthfeel: full body Color: full black Taste: like barley wine feel, very malty, sweet, a bit plum taste, a bit alcohol warmth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ibrubeer (306) - Omaha, USA - SEP 16, 2016
Draft @ Brix. Very nice sweet roasty aroma. Dark color with dark tan head, nice lacing. Very malty flavor, sweet, delicious. Full bodied, creamy mouthfeel. Overall, a great imperial stout!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Radek Kliber (7165) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - SEP 16, 2016
Where and how: tasting VB (from GG)
Aroma: rich and mellow at the same time, alcohol noted but hidden for specs.
Appearance :
Top: tanned lace, rocky cap .
Base: dark brown
Palate : full bodied, mellow with longer finish.
Taste: chocolate dark malts with some heat to it, side bitter . Great sipper or tasting finisher.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
samires (113) - POLAND - SEP 13, 2016
Pitch black with medium, tan head. Lots of coffee and dark chocolate, prunes, figs, raisins, roastiness and hints of pleasant alcohol, in taste fudge and sweet chocolate with nice roasty bitterness which stands on opposite side to sweetness. Low carbonation, full body, smooth in texture.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
sokuzs1 (644) - - SEP 13, 2016
Aroma: vanilla, toffee, chpcolate, nuts, coffee, cherry Taste: medium sweet, light bitter, vanilla, milk chocolate, nuts, toffee, light roasty

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
ciocanelu (1434) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - SEP 12, 2016
Black color with mocha head. Aroma is rich and malty with sweet chocolate and dark fruits. Taste has a weird metallic/umami taste, some hop bitterness and a slight smoky note. Heavy body with medium carbonation. Not bad but a bit weird tasting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fin (9684) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 10, 2016
Bottle from Beer Gonzo, Earlsdon, Coventry consumed at dad’s (shared with dad) Kilburn, Derbyshire, Friday 9th September 2016 Pours black as yer like, really deep pitch black with a tan head. The nose displays molasses, black treacle, chocolate (milk) and cocoa. There are similar things going on in the mouth, creamy, the strength is very well hidden, a little indulgent, good but not great, however we liked it. A7 A4 T8 P4 Ov14 3.7

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bergstaden (2458) - Rřros, NORWAY - SEP 9, 2016
Black with a brown head - Dark malt aroma with some hints of coffee - Dark malt body with dark fruity tones with some coffee notes as well - The dark malts goes into the finish with some hints of coffee and hints of bitterness - This was real good

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