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RATINGS: 216   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 345   ABV: 11.5%
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Imperial Biscotti Break with sour cherries added.

fidelis83's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fidelis83 (2168) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - NOV 16, 2013
Inky black pour with a thin, creamy brown head. Aroma is chocolate, coffee, toast, roasted nuts, caramel, lots of char and smoky old campfire, just a hint of sweet berries. Flavor is sweet chocolate up front, lots of char, some sweet cherries, coffee, dark caramel, light piney hops and a slightly stronger hint of cherries to the finish. Honestly if the description didn’t mention cherries, I may not have picked them up. Heavy body, creamy to chewy feel and medium strength slightly sharp carbonation. Really good overall, but they didn’t do the base beer any favors with the cherries or whatever they did. I will admit as the beer warms the cherries come out a little more and add a little more positively to the beer, but still not enough to redeem it compared to the base beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
McNeillR (1679) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 18, 2015
Again murky dark brown, nice ruby glint and a frothier sandy ringed head and no lacing. Nose is greasy, fleshy fruit and well dug tarry malt. Initial taste is smooth, keen fruit scalping and no notes of ABV or the heavy duty maltiness. Smoke, greasy, light cola and mouthfeel again greasy. Finishes a swirl of lean peppery sweetness and linger is peppery and a wink of the ABV.

Bottle, Sir Tadalot Top 50 Scottish Tasting, Cheers GlasgowTad

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BenH (2930) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 18, 2015
Bottle thanks to Tad. Black with tan head. Aroma is slightly fruity, dried fruits, licorice, chocolate. Taste of licorice, dried fruit, cherry comes through. Sweet and tasty

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuu666 (6189) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 18, 2015
Bottle at craig’s. Pours black, nose is chocolate, toffee, cherry, caramel, taste is dry, chocolate, biscuity, light cherry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GlasgowTAD (480) - Glasgow/Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - JUN 18, 2015
Pours a deep brown with slight brown head. Aroma is cherry, malts, coffee. Taste is figs, cherry, raisins, tart, fruity/berry. Medium bodied

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
cgarvieuk (17022) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 18, 2015
bottle at home ... deep black ... thin tan lacing ... soft dark chocolate sweet fruit nose ... soft sweet fruit roast ... dark malts ... big chocolate ... dark fruit chocolate roast .. sweet cherry fruit ...light tart fruit

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
umich03jm (2712) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - JUN 13, 2015
Bottle. Great aroma of chocolate covered cherries and sugary glaze. Tastes like dry cocoa, cherry skins, and caramel. Regular biscotti is better.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SG111 (505) - New York, USA - JUN 7, 2015
Bottled. No clear date. Pours black with almost no head (small tan ring). Aroma is chocolate covered cherries, roasted malts, slight sour tart note. Flavor is roasted malts, slightly sour cherries, very sweet chocolate and fruit. The fruit is not overwhelming. It’s subtle and pleasant. Pretty solid.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwood04 (4674) - Connecticut, USA - MAY 31, 2015
22oz bottle in a tulip. Pours black with a tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, some chocolate and coffee notes, hints of cherries, some light spices, and some hints of bitterness. Flavor the same with a great blend, but I think the cherries really take away from it. Smooth texture. A good beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jared_Clifton (58) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 16, 2015
Pours black with brown head. Medium body. Sour cherries, caramel, dark chocolate, salty flavor. Lots of bitterness from chocolate and cherries. Not as good as the imperial biscotti break bit still good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
queenholly (3374) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - MAY 15, 2015
Draft. Dark creamy chocolate, coffee, and sour cherry aroma. Black brown with a moderate tan head. Tastes like chocolate covered cherries. Medium body, soft carbonation.

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