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RATINGS: 405   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
BeerBaboon (1955) - FINLAND - JAN 9, 2016
Pours dark brown, almost black with light beige head. Aroma is roasted, nutty, fruity and licorice. Flavour is roasted, heavy bitter, medium sweet, licorice and bitttteeer. Nice but one bottle of this will be enough for every night. Very bitter stuff. Medium to heavy carbonation which is almost too much for this one.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TEJA (2369) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 9, 2016
Bottle from systembolaget sweden. Big and lasting brown head. Very dark color. Big roasted /Coffee aroma. Roasted taste and medium body.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
cityzen (153) - FRANCE - JAN 6, 2016
Une IPA avec des goûts de café... Trop miam. Des notes de cuir, c’est chaud même frais. trop bon.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
thomat (3304) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 3, 2016
Bottle from SB. Dark brown with a thick brown head. Malty and hoppy tones. Malt, fruit, coffee and hops. Full body with a long bitter / fruity finish.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Slipstream (2444) - USA - JAN 2, 2016
Penetrating, floral, tangy aroma. The taste is roasty and hoppy, with the stout taking the lead despite it being just 1/3 of the mix. I wouldn’t have guessed that this is a mix of 2 different releases, but it seems like something is just a little off, like it does whenever you blend beers. Big foamy head. A fair amount of coffee in the taste, and some acidity too. Good, but not a favorite.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gam (3909) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JAN 1, 2016
Tan head dark brown pour near black soft medium carbonation aromas dark fruit caramel toffee chocolate dried and stone fruit citrus cocoa the flavours dark chocolate liquorice toffee caramel citrus medium bitter cocoa dried fruits peach grapefruit apricot grassy note plenty of good flavour the finish like the caramel sweetness is so good lasting bitter fruity taste a cracking ale

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tricksta_p (3357) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - JAN 1, 2016
Bottle at home. Aroma is roasted malt, citrus, grapefruit, hops, chocolate, coffee, ’salmiak’, pine resin. Flavour is moderate to medium sweet with a medium bitter finish. Body is above medium. Very smooth and easily drinkable, excellent blend of fruity IPA and roasty chocolate Stout. Delicous beer!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
daniel_machado (17) - SPAIN - DEC 29, 2015
Bottle. Pours a grey generous head. Body is oily and pitch black. Nose is roasted malts , coffee. Taste is roasted malts and a little bit hoppy. Stout wins the IPA in flavor. Damn good beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Franckg (1120) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 28, 2015
Robe noire laissant diffuser de minces reflets acajou. Léger col de mousse couleur crème à la texture laiteuse et poreuse. Arômes de houblons nobles, malt caramelisé et légèrement rôti, beurre, pain grillé. Notes de résine et gazon. La ipa est mise de l’avant. En bouche, beaucoup de houblons qui sont ensuite atténuées par des saveurs de rôtis. Orange, pamplemousse, gazon, un peu de résine de pin suivie par une transition vers un côté de pain grillé, chocolat noir et de malt rôti. Le tout dans une amertume de zestes d’agrumes et cacao qui nous suit longuement. Texture légère à moyenne, corps moyennement rond. Haut taux d’alcool imperceptible. Un bon hybride mais qui ne se démarque pas.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Guruhso (374) - Grindsted, DENMARK - DEC 27, 2015
Home-Mix bottles. Lots of aroma of malt and hops. Roasty, coffee, melasses, chocolate - over-riped fruits, pine, grapefruit, bitter orange. The flavours starts very sweet and finish very bitter and dry. Lingering bitterness with notes of coffee. The body is full and the texture is creamy. Soft carbonation. The mix is better, more balanced and enjoyable than the two beers solo. Amazing.


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