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RATINGS: 683   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.11   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 345   ABV: 11.5%
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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
shrubber85 (9135) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - OCT 26, 2014
Bottle. Chocolate fudge, light cinnamon, and hay aroma. Black with small head. Very sweet chocolate fudge malt, and lightly bitter grass/hay flavor. Nice balance - sweet without being cloying. Very pleasant.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
JHeath99 (1469) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - OCT 24, 2014
Bottle. Pours an opaque dark black with a ring of beige head. Aroma of coffee, chocolate, and roasted malts. Taste of chocolate and a coffee and roasted malt that lingers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nilsas (2441) - Bryne, NORWAY - OCT 24, 2014
Duft av kaffe, bek, lakris og vanilje. Dyp sort farge. Lite skum, ring langs kant. Markant smak av alkohol, kaffe og lakris.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
fonini (31) - porto alegre, BRAZIL - OCT 24, 2014
melhor cerveja do estilo disparado. corpo alto, complexa. baixar carbonatacao. sabor incrivel. baunilha, caramelo, nuts. incrivel

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
GG (2332) - NorCal, California, USA - OCT 20, 2014
On tap @ 10 East - Aroma - almond cookies, deep chocolate layers, vanilla, roasted coffee beans, soy sauce and alcohol Appearance - pitch black body, 2-finger creamy dark tan head, medium retention, light lacing Mouthfeel - full bodied, light/medium carbonation, smooth and creamy Flavor - roasted coffee, dense burnt chocolate, walnutty bitterness, vanilla, anise, and molasses Overall - a top notch stout/porter if there is one. Complex, full of layered flavors and aromas. A no brainer beer if there is one. If you see it, get it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
NordicV (1390) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - OCT 20, 2014
Svart öl med ljusbrunt skum. Kaffe, choklad och mandel i doften. Detta blir ändå tydligare i smaken tillsammans med en välbalanserad alkoholbeska. Att dricka denna öl är som att äta en riktigt härlig och fyllig chokladefterrätt.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Patrickctenchi (4975) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - OCT 19, 2014
Bomber: Inky, purple-black with a dark tan, thin head. Rich chocolate malt, vanilla aroma. Creamy, vanilla and chocolate taste....backed up by roast coffee malt. Smooth, slow building ashy bitter. Packed full of flavour.....complex... An exceptional beer...wonderful.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
onceblind (5724) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 18, 2014
Deep black pour under a thin beige head. Amazing aroma with chocolate iced donuts and almonds with a gentle kiss of coffee. Lovely rich flavor with bittersweet dark chocolate, doughnut tones, a little almond and a sweet semi roasty finish. Incredible.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
wavers1 (916) - Notown, California, USA - OCT 15, 2014
Really dug this one, big and thick and bold, lots of stuff going on. Really need to try it afew more times and get aquainted lol!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
eduardovl (1103) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 15, 2014 500ml bottle served in a snifter glass. A: Pours a deep black color. Creamy and oily. Forms a small and very creamy and thin bubbled beige to brown head. Small retention and some spotty lacings formed and left in the glass. Some brown chunks can be see floating on the bottom of the glass, mainly in the last pours S: Traditional Imperial Stout in the nose: Strong notes of roasted malts, chocolate malts, coffee beans, licorice, brown bread, brown sugar, vanilla and oak. Some notes of alcohol in the very end. Sweet and balanced T: Follows the notes: Sweet upfront. Strong notes of roasted malts, chocolate malts, dark chocolate, coffee, brown sugar, brown bread. Yeasts are quite bready. Hops are grassy. Good bitterness in the end (roasted and hoppy). In overall, a smooth and balanced bittersweet taste M: Heavy, creamy and molasses body. Sweet and bready upfront. Bitter roasted aftertaste O: Great drinkability. Excellent Imperial Stout. Smooth and pleasant. Masterpiece [ BA Review @ 12/21/2013 ]

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