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RATINGS: 718   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.11/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 345   ABV: 11.5%
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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.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dorkenstein (257) - - SEP 20, 2015
UPDATED: FEB 6, 2016 Toasty roasted malts and dark chocolate with sweet raisin bread aromas. Taste is the same as smell: biscotti, dark chocolate, raisin & dark fruit, some toasted coconut & booze in the finish.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ebone1988 (774) - Taylor, Michigan, USA - SEP 17, 2015
Aroma is tons of roasted malt, chocolate, nice. Appearance is black, tan head. Taste is somewhat mild, sweet, yet finishes robust. Characteristics of milk involved as well. Mouthfeel is thick and lovely, great carbonation. Overall, I do like this.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Svesse (7507) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - SEP 5, 2015
(Bottle) Black colour with dense brown head. Malty, roasted nose with strong black coffee, chocolate, almonds, chocolate-chip cookies and a touch of vanilla. Malty, roasted taste with notes of espresso, almonds, cookies, vanilla, liquorice and finish with a slight sweetness, a balanced coffee bitterness and a slight alcohol glow. Full body, with a certain sweetness. Despite its strength and powerful flavours, it’s in excellent balance and deceptively drinkable. Lovely beer!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
commonshawn (804) - Minnesota, USA - SEP 4, 2015
Tap at bulldog st paul. Subtle sweet nose. Biscuit and sweet with nice malt and alcohol. Roasted. Really good. Good dessert beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rosskyle (318) - - SEP 4, 2015
Served on tap at bulldog. Dark black color with a tan head. Sugar malt cookie aroma. Heavy body. Alcohol sugar sweet malt flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ciocanelu (604) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - AUG 31, 2015
UPDATED: DEC 15, 2015 Really dark and viscous beer with mocha color head. Aroma reminds me cookies and vanilla. Taste is more bitter with coffee notes. Body is smooth and heavy and alcohol is really well hidden. Easy drinking and tasty imperial stout.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kkleu357 (632) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 18, 2015
From notes on 7/2/15. Finally pulled the trigger and bought this. Haven’t really been a fan of Evil Twin yet. This beer was good, but sort of a let down too. Poured kind of thin, with a nice coffee aroma. Very sweet tasting, but lacking in the mouthfeel. The sweetness was more reminiscent of a mocha than that of coffee.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BroadestTom (300) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 15, 2015
Aroma caramel, chocolate, coffee, roasty, Appearance black, brown foam, Taste medium sweetness, lightly bitter, Palate full body, thick feel, creamy, soft carbonation, Overall an amazing imperial stout that tastes like dessert. I would suggest this beer to a friend

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Bricktop86 (691) - Moore, Oklahoma, USA - AUG 12, 2015
Pours dark brown with a brown head. Aroma is coffee chocolate and dark fruits. Taste follows nose.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HappyHandsClub (31) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - AUG 8, 2015
Bit of an oil slick over the taste buds. But aftertaste is fairly good, nothing pretentious, possibly a bit flat, could have stronger notes off the backside, it is fairly well balanced, didn’t put me to sleep, still searching for a bit more zest, front side is a bit like walking into Silver Dollar City’s old fashioned salt water taffy shop watching to taffy go round and round, candy front side dissipates to an oil slick on the taste buds, issues barrel aged version can’t eliminate. OVERSTATED ABV RATING AND EFFECT.


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