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RATINGS: 732   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.11/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 345   ABV: 11.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The Roman Empire had a certain “je ne sais quoi” festive food culture, extravagant architecture and spectacular live entertainment. Some might argue the Emperors were brutal, mad and hungry for power, and the people vain when taking baths and working out all day. Listen – that’s still all part of the secret Imperial ingredient – keep it cool, clean, confident, arrogant and flamboyant. Forza Imperiale.


4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
matis (234) - Warsaw, POLAND - MAY 21, 2014
Draught at Cuda na kiju in Warsaw. Beige leaking head. Drunk outside so maybe in nose just dark chockolate notes. Taste: cookies topped in caramell and dipped in espresso, some dry dark fruits. So smooth, can’t feel alcohol, though 11,5 % abv. Give me another one!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Salmoniform (1272) - Sweet Home, Oregon, USA - MAY 21, 2014
Poured from tap to glass. Dark brown hue with brown creamy head. Aroma is chocolate, figs, coffee, caramel, molasses, malted barley, vanilla. Mouthfeel is great with a full body and good carbonation. Taste is sweet initially with a bitter astringent following and ethanol finish. Overall this is a good sweet stout.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
WVHouseofBeer (973) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAY 20, 2014
Draft at Closed for Business, Charleston, SC. Usually never rate anything this high but wow, this brew is special. A dark mahogany body with nice caramel lacing. Smells of bread, sugar, chocolate, dark fruits and roasted malts compliment a near perfect silk mouthfeel. The flavor is very unique, morning coffee, Italian sweet cream, figs, molasses, and well..biscotti. You have to try it, no excuses.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nearbeer (4610) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 20, 2014
650 ml. Ebon with an eighth inch of brown sugary foam. Nose is espresso, raw peanut, chocolate and vanilla. Taste is vanilla, biscuit, dry cocoa, peanut and toasted oak. Medium-heavy body is smooth with medium carbonation. Small note of the abv and a good balance.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jjgmd (1909) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - MAY 20, 2014
Bomber shared with Zach and Brandon, pours a rich dark deep black color with a beautiful java head. Nose is dark malt, dark fruit and heavy mocha. Taste is rich mocha as well, with some alcohol as well, and a nice balanced sweetness. Finish is sweet with a rich smooth, velvety vanilla chocolate finish. Quaff Score 9 / 10

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
zgaier (1842) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - MAY 20, 2014
Pours pitch black with a brown head and strong aroma of coffee, liquorice, and roasted malt. Taste is delicious, tons of roasted coffee, with vanilla, roasted malt, chocolate, and alcohol leading to a sweet, burnt finish. Very flavorful, great strong brew

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JanLaursen (3227) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 18, 2014
Fra fad, Søernes Ølbar. Sort og fed som fløde. Kaffefarvet skum med kort levetid. Dufter ristet, tykt og sødt af chokolade, kaffe og nougat. Noter af røde bær. Fyldig men også flad. Lav drikbarhed. Har fået mange andre og bedre impy stouts fra Evil Twin.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kschep (1707) - DENMARK - MAY 17, 2014
Nose is leather, brown sugar, mediumroasted coffee, mint whiff, blue cheese whiff, feel is fat, taste is nougat, decent mediumroasted coffee, alcohol note, tobacco

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cmacklin (649) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 15, 2014
22 fl oz bottle. Pours a pitch black colour with a small brown head. Aroma is roasted malt, chocolate, licorice and vanilla. Flavour is sweet, roasted malt, chocolate, syrup with a bitter, dry alcohol finish. Medium body, oily texture and soft carbonation.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
rodenbach99 (3976) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 13, 2014
Une belle grosse bouteille. Rien à redire de ce superbe Imperial Stout au café avec sa texture soyeuse, ses saveurs de chocolat au café légèrement torréfié et à cette divine vanille. Franchement décadent, rien d’agressant se boit tout seul (ou à deux...)


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