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RATINGS: 629   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86/5   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 you’ll like this one. If you don’t, get yourself something else instead.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerRenter76 (473) - Texas, USA - JAN 9, 2016
Aroma a combo of black licorice, vanilla and lactose. Black body with a thin black cap that leaves some spotty lace. Mouthfeel is prickly form the carbonation, medium body. Flavors of black licorice and coffee with some earth on the back side.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
CacheManyHose (499) - HONG KONG - JAN 9, 2016
Drank w Matt before Emma's dad's Quizmas. Pitch black pour, medium creamy fizzy tan head. Smells of bitter dark malt, a faint touch of salt/soy sauce. Taste is high bitterness, moderately burnt malt, somewhat sweeter finish. Big and tasty. Not that complex despite its bigness; sort of what you'd expect. Still, very enjoyable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HKdIPA (567) - HONG KONG - JAN 9, 2016
Bottle from Bottle Shop at home on a cold Saturday. Pitch black pour with brown tan head with crop circle foam. Aroma is vanilla, some licorice, roasted malt, some sour hops. Taste is big but rather straightforward creamy roasted malt flavor. Vanilla and some booze on the finish, but not much else. Not bad at all but a bit of a disappointment.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JoshRaburn (104) - - JAN 8, 2016
Sweet and strong. Nicely balanced for a trendy craft beer, but strangely lacking in complexity for something so strong. Just straight up roasted malt flavour.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Erasmus_ro (2182) - Alabama, USA - JAN 8, 2016
UPDATED: JAN 9, 2016 Bottle. Pours black with a very small, mocha-colored head. The vanilla dominates the aroma. There’s some roast and chocolate too with a slight touch of soy sauce and a dash more liquorice. But really vanilla, roast and chocolate with liquorice. The vanilla is in the taste as well, but there’s plenty of other stuff as well: Roast and chocolate of course, but the liquorice is very dominating, some coffee. Surprisingly light.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Arek (768) - Zielona Góra & Wrocław, POLAND - JAN 6, 2016
Tap 0.15 l as Soft DK, Targowa, Wrocław, Poland.
Czarne piwo o ciemnobeżowej, gęstej i puszystej pianie oraz owocowym, lekko winnym i trochę palonym aromacie. W smaku gęste i kremowe, początkowo owocowe i winne, następnie kawowe z wytrawnym, lekko palonym i trochę rozgrzewającym finiszem oraz pozostawiające słodkawym posmak.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rami_pl (1072) - Warszawa, POLAND - JAN 3, 2016
butelka, warka duzo-trudnych-cyferek. na szybko: bardzo delikatny, lekki, kremowy, owocowy ris. duzo waniliowo-wisniowej slodyczy, kawa i czekolada tez sa, rodzynek i sliwek prawie nie czuc... palonosci nie zawiele, duzo slodyczy, troszke kwaskowatosci. alkohol delikatnie i dosc milo wyczuwalny. zaskakujaco lekkie i pijalne piwo. baaaardzo cacy.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
notalush (5561) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 23, 2015
Bottle - another solid, albeit overpriced imperial stout from this brewery - aromas and flavors of vanilla, tamarind, molasses, light smoke, roast, cherry - fairly sweet, but with a decent balancing acidity, spicy alcohol, and tannic character - I enjoy it.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alliance100 (1088) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - DEC 19, 2015
12oz bottle - pours dark brown with little to no head . Sweet cream aroma . Hints of banana and light roast coffee . Sweet finish . Solid . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ruigo (1904) - PORTUGAL - DEC 19, 2015
33cl bottle. Deep brown/black colour with a nice beige head. Liquorice, roasted, vanilla, dark chocolate and light alcohol in the aroma. Average carbonation and medium to full body. Taste starts sweet with coffee and chocolate notes but changing to a bitter sweet finish with vanilla notes. Overall, a not so complex but quite good Imperial Stout.


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