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RATINGS: 500   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86   EST. CALORIES: 312   ABV: 10.4%
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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.


Beerhammaren's rating

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beerhammaren (1269) - - JAN 18, 2013
.5l bottle @ Vihreä Haltiatar Pours pitch black with medium to high light brown head. Aroma is chocolate, syrup, finnish mämmi, some vanilla tobacco and coffee. Flavor is mostly same. A bit bitter though.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
baraciisch (2203) - California, USA - APR 18, 2015
Pitch black in color... Aroma of dark fruits, vanilla, molasses, roasted malts, coffee... Flavor is banana, roasted malts, licorice, molasses, figs, lightly tart finish... Great beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
wlajwl (4308) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - APR 13, 2015
Aroma is roasted malts, coffee, chocolate, dark fruit and mild sweetness. The flavor is dark/roasted malts, dark fruit/vinous, fruit, mild sweetness and a relatively potent tart/acidic finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beertholomeus (1063) - California, USA - APR 8, 2015
Pours black with a thin khaki head. Roasted malt, chocolate, graham cracker, vanilla and coffee aroma. Dark chocolate, coffee, roasted malt, graham cracker, soy sauce, vanilla and molasses flavors. Full body and moderate carbonation. Dark chocolate and roasted malt finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
klm1 (341) - - APR 5, 2015
Black head. Aroma has lots of coffee, little Chocolate, dark fruits. Taste is sweet with presence of alcohol. Finish is slight dry with coffee and dark chocolate. Overall good Imperial.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ernest (6540) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - APR 1, 2015
UPDATED: APR 16, 2015 Bottle (as Soft DK, brewed at Two Roads). Head is initially average sized, frothy, purplish-brown, mostly lasting. Body is opaque black (flashlight tested). Aroma is moderately to heavily malty (coffee, roasted grain, dark chocolate, nuts), with notes of vanilla, alcohol. Flavor is moderately to heavily sweet, lightly acidic, lightly to moderately bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, lightly acidic, moderately to heavily bitter. Medium to full body, velvety/watery texture, lively carbonation. As with I Love You With My Stout, this is quite nice but doesn’t quite get to 4+ territory. It’s rather lean, overly bitter, and watery in the mouth. The aroma is enjoyable but a bit limited in depth. Still, a solid stout and thankfully not at all a syrupy sweet / goopy rendition...if anything, this could use MORE body and finishing sweetness, which I very rarely say for Impy stouts.

4.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
drpimento (2389) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 31, 2015
Soft dookie indeed. Appearance is a fluffy, thick, tan head that slowly settles to a brown cover, lots of lace, and an opaque brown black color. Aroma is roast, vanilla, black patent malt, cocoa, coffee, old tree bark. Flavor’s like nose, has carbonic tang against the bittersweet and vanilla up front and slowly tapers to the bittersweet flavors and some alcohol warmth at the end. Soft round body with just enough carbonation to balance. A masterpiece. Gimme some dookie!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ICEatALAMO (1078) - Troy, Michigan, USA - MAR 30, 2015
Bottle. The pour is dark with a full dark brown head. The aroma is malt, vanilla, and molasses. The taste is thick and creamy. A very good flavorful stout. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
coachd (249) - Missouri, USA - MAR 28, 2015
Big aroma of vanilla, cocoa, brown sugar, some booze and a strange metallic scent. Great looking thick black beer with a brown head of foam that leaves tons of lacing. Tastes more roasty than I would have imagined, the sweetness balances this out. Hints of brown sugar with a booze burn. Palate is average, judging by its looks I thought it would have been thicker. Pretty good, I will be aging a few bottles of this.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
gregwilsonstl (1239) - Missouri, USA - MAR 28, 2015
Jet oil black. Medium tan head. Best soft dookie Ive had. Sweet. Nice chocolate. Wonderful vanilla undertones. Some cola? Awesome recommendation vyvvy.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tectactoe (2937) - Michigan, USA - MAR 28, 2015
Bottle: Labeled as "Soft DK". Super thick & viscous black pour. Oily, black, & topped with a velvety, deep-tan head. Aroma of moderate chocolate, cookie dough, faint roast, mild milky sweetness, vanilla, perhaps some brown sugar. Flavor has lots of brown sugar, baker’s chocolate, roasted malt, & even a bit of coffee. Lighter undertones of vanilla, anise, & a very moderate fudge element. Mouth feel is a bit thinner than the thick looking pour would indicate. Overall, a pretty nice imperial stout.


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