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RATINGS: 545   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86   EST. CALORIES: 312   ABV: 10.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
English: This stout looks like soft dookie and some will say it smells and tastes like it too. If you like a thick, creamy and utterly vanillalicious stout youíll like this one. If you donít, get yourself something else instead.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
WillRunForBeer (1412) - Massachusetts, USA - JUN 8, 2015
12oz bottle shared by AirForceHops. Thanks, Chris! Pours coca cola brown with just a hint of beige head. Aroma is chocolate, banana, vanilla. Flavor is spent coffee grinds, chocolate. Hints of banana and vanilla in the finish.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fcjack1 (242) - Washington, USA - JUN 4, 2015
Bottle from world beers. Pours inky black. Thin tan head. Scent is malts and chocolate. Taste is roasted malts, cherries, some chocolate. Doesnít taste like 10+ % at all. Dangerous and tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Omems (11) - New York, USA - JUN 2, 2015
Dark and lovely, as good an Imperial Stout as I can remember (maybe thatís a problem). Awfully tasty with no significant flaws.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
c1raider (73) - New York, USA - JUN 1, 2015
Nice stout bout would not buy again. Higher carbonation, vanilla, lacking body, and uneven

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
giancarloh (75) - - MAY 31, 2015
Excellent I'm not a big fan of Stouts, but I got to admit this is a great since you pour it. I really respect Evil Twin they do great on every batch and beer

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ALLOVATE (2617) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - MAY 29, 2015
Labelled as Soft DK with a label not quite as cool as the label listed. At cellar temperature and into a snifter as the mercury drops close to zero here. it looks good; inky black with creamy tannish dollop atop that holds and aces well. Peaty, earthy, topsoil dominated nose. There is a hefty boozy spice in there, itís nit shy about that. Burnt raisins, muscatels, red lumber, vanilla, hazelnuts; and interesting aroma all around. Thick, rich, velvety and smooth on the palate. Lots of alcohol butt no burn; melded with woody, earthy and tarrish notes, savoury fruit mince, peppery spice and light umami meatiness. Remains on the drier side throughout. Bitter spice in the length; not much else there sadly. Not full on in flavour, in fact it is quite subdued. It is easy to drink but just a little moorish to be savoured. I canít say it hits like its 10.4% ABV, be it a little on the timid side, but it is a nice stout none the less! (12fl.Oz, 062:15, The Liquor Shed, Jandakot)

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
BOSSbrewer (2707) - Arkansas, USA - MAY 28, 2015
Bottle (of Soft DK version) at home. Pours very dark brown with two fingers of mocha head that dissipates quickly - head looked like a cola head. Aroma is dark chocolate and slight vanilla. Flavor follows with lots of dark chocolate and some slight dark fruit. Very sweet beer. Much too sweet. There was also a metallic taste on the finish. Not terribly enjoyable, but drinkable.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
janubio (523) - SPAIN - MAY 23, 2015
Great black colour and great brown head, doesnít hold for too long, but leaves a ring. Thereís a strong smell just opening the bottle, I wouldnít say dookie, more like used diapers. Then chocolate, dark fruits (raisins, plums), vanilla...Medium body, creamy and sticky palate. Taste of chocolate, dark fruits, mollasses, vanilla... Very complex great beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbruner (2939) - Athens, Georgia, USA - MAY 21, 2015
Bottle labeled as "Soft DK". Pours a deep black with thin ring of tan brown head that leaves moderate lace. Aroma of big roast and dark chocolate over sweet vanilla hints. Taste follows, a bit of earth and tobacco and less of the vanilla until it heats up. Warming booze as it goes down, thick mouth, soft carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AWISLguy (1753) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 21, 2015
Bottle from Rays. Black pour with a brown head leaving nice lace. Aroma has molasses, caramel, some roast and some chocolate. No diaper ever smelled like that ... Taste is of sweet caramel, sweet molasses, roast, and cocoa. Medium to full bodied with some alcohol presence. Finishes fairly long and much more sweet than bitter, but with just enough bitterness to stop it from being cloying. More roast would have made this stellar. 14.4


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