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RATINGS: 400   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Imperial India Black Stout. This is a complete RTD Black and Tan. Not just any Black and Tan but the one where we flawlessly mixed a flippant good Imperial IPA with a profoundly evil Imperial Stout and sustained sweet beer balance. 33% Stout and 67% IPA.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Panzerfaust (784) - Hanga Roa, Easter Island, CHILE - MAY 8, 2016
330ml bottle from Beervana. Pours a deep black color with a medium light brown head that diminishes into a small film that lingers. Aroma is amazingly intense, a battle between the hops and the roasted malts without a clear winner. Huge hoppy notes of grapefruit, mango, citrus, pine and tangelo, battling the charry, licorice, molasses and dark espresso from the roasted grains. The "middle of the road" that summarizes the smell is a black olive character. Taste is bitter from two different angles, strong green/orange hoppy flavors and dark roasted coffee-ish notes. The result is a blend of incredible intensity. Ripe and rich flavors overwhelm the tastebuds. Delicious. Body is big and bold. Alcohol presence is well-concealed although the warming effect contributes nicely to the feeling of immensity. Low carbonation. I do not rate it higher because I feel itís an ejoyable tour-de-force but not a highly refined brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nihtila (2680) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 30, 2016
Keg at Brewdog Manchester. Pours very dark brown, brown head. Nose is roast, sweet dsrk malts, piney hops. Taste is hoppy fruity, pine, roast, bitter roasty and warming finish. Strong, bitter and fruity bipa.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
likeatrainwreck (406) - Stockport, Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2016
Really well balanced BIPA. Just the right amount of roasted, sweet sticky malts and piney, tropical hops. One of the best Iíve had. Delicious.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Evolutionary (454) - Ohio, USA - APR 23, 2016
Bottle from andersons. Nose is coffee and smoke with bit of hop. Blackish and taste matches. Malt and cocoa and dark sugars linger in with the hop acridity. Would've done more stout to Ipa ratio but pretty good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mgajdaczewa (1532) - Katowice, POLAND - APR 17, 2016
Wyjątkowo udany blend. W aromacie o dziwo nad risem dominuje ipa, słodkie mango, dopiero w tle czekoladowa pełnia. Nie lubię owocowych black ipa, ale tu to gra! W smaku już więcej imperialnego stoutu, pojawia się czekolada, pralinka i lekka paloność, choć chmiele nie dają odporu, znůw soczyste słodkie mango, goryczka raczej stonowana. Black IPA bez słonecznika. Aha, nie uwierzę że to ma tyle ABV, mega zdradliwe. Fajne!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dfearnley (1615) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - APR 16, 2016
Bottle to tulip Consummation: Malty alcohol with some spruce hoppiness. Adjunct: The aroma is rye and malt. Best black and tan Iíve ever had, but then itís an IIPA and Imp. Stout mix.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zlotta (1587) - Amstelveen, NETHERLANDS - APR 5, 2016
0.15 l on tap at íCraft & Draftí. Very dark brown to black with a thin, light brown head. Sweetish, roasty and fruity aroma of dark chocolate, coffee and tropical fruits. Sweetish-malty, roasty and fruity taste of dark chocolate, coffee, tropical fruits and some licorice, followed by a medium long, roasty-bitter, slightly resiny finish. Medium to full body, creamy mouthfeel, soft carbonation. Good!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
scottm2588 (165) - SCOTLAND - APR 3, 2016
Bottle at home. Pours black with a small tan head. Aroma is chocolate, citrus, slight roasty. Taste is chocolate sweetness, roasted malts, caramel, piney, hop kick, dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
angel77 (2228) - oviedo, SPAIN - MAR 30, 2016
UPDATED: MAR 30, 2016 Botella 33 cl tomada en el Lupulo octubre 2014. (r382). Sabores intensos con un cuerpo intenso de 11 vol que se nota desde el principio. Original y bastante buena.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
langeveld12 (418) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 12, 2016
Mix of Evil Twin Yin and Evil Twin Yang. One long lasting explosion of fruits, molasses, chocolate, coffee and roasted malts. Really the best of both worlds. IPA kicks in first, then the Stout takes over, finishing in a mixture of both with quite some bitterness but also sweetness. Next up are the seperate Yin and Yang. It's going to be a good evening. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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