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FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Coffee / Java Coffee

overall
100
97
style
Serve in Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
unknown

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RATINGS: 138   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.05   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 357   ABV: 11.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
2012 Imperial Eclipse Stout - 2012 Vintage - White Wax w/ Purple Dripping and neck card
2013 Imperial Eclipse Stout - 2013 Vintage - Lavendar Wax (AKA "Java Coffee" for 2013)
2014 Imperial Eclipse Stout - 2014 Vintage - Lavender Pearl Wax (Java Coffee)

Coffee is a blend of:
45% Imperial Eclipse Elijah Craig 12 (300 Day Aged Version)
45% Totality Stout
10% French Roast Cold Toddy from Wood Fire Roasted Coffee Co. Reno, NV.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fombe89 (520) - Asturias, SPAIN - JUN 29, 2015
Botella . @Señor Lúpulo. Despacho de cervezas, Frikicata Gijón 27/06/2015. Color negro, espuma beige, aroma cafe, sabor malta, torrefacto, chocolate, cuerpo denso

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarcoDL (2788) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 26, 2015
Bottle @ ZEBF 2015. Nice RIS, with whiskey booze and coffee tones. Could use more depth though, it’s very good, but not one of the best.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
caesar (5762) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - JUN 21, 2015
Bottle @ Zeebra 2015, small sample. Dark color, short frothy brown head. Aroma of lots of slight spicy coffee, roast, some dark chocolate, slight touch of vanilla. Quite some malty and coffee bitterness in taste, just a little cookie. Ok.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Abio (1767) - Waasland, BELGIUM - JUN 21, 2015
Another brewery that makes some very nice tasting imperial stouts. This one just let me down a bit, because there was less actual taste inside as expected. Still very nice, but misses a small boost for me.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Acid303 (435) - Barcelona, CATALONIA, - JUN 20, 2015
66cl bottle, served in Duvel cup. Black colour with medium beige frothy head, looks perfect as expected. Aroma is simple but very good: coffee, chocolate and cereals. Similar taste of course, but the coffee touch is so delicious, and does not mask the chocolate notes and the hops. The palate is very balanced, one notices the sweetness of the malts with a lingering bitter finish. Full body, good carbonation. Really pleasant...and expensive!

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Barrelbelly (700) - BELGIUM - JUN 20, 2015
Coffee bean aroma. Roasted malts, sugar, coffee. High alcohol finish with dry roasted bitter coffee bean aftertaste.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
fyb (46) - SWEDEN - JUN 18, 2015
Black, long lasting, tan head. Aroma is lots of coffee, peat, some roasted malts, hints of chocolate, dried fruits. Lots of coffee in the taste aswell, bitter, slightly sweet, cocoa, tar, some alchohol. Long, coffee-bitter finish. Big body, medium carbonation, lean, oily. Really nice coffee stout!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Aniela (3537) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 9, 2015
From my backlogg: RBESG 2014 in London, Grand Tasting. Black beer with an beige head. Roasted chocolate coffee licorice tar dark fruits aroma. Roasted coffee dark chocolate, licorice tar vanilla flavour. Lovely beer :-)

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
VsXsV (2772) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 24, 2015
Bottle. Opaque black liquid with small to medium tan head. Aroma of coffee, chocolate, biscuit, bourbon, toast, roasted malt, dried fruit and espresso. Taste is light to medium sweet and light bitter with notes of coffee, raw sugar, toffee, bourbon, chocolate and licorice. Full bodied with low to medium carbonation. Really good, great coffee notes.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
hawanna (2600) - Freising, GERMANY - MAY 23, 2015
2014 Version Wow ! caramel, chocolate, roasty, coffee, herbs, earthy, vanilla, alcohol, black, hazy, rocky head, brown foam, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, lightly sour, full body, creamy, slick feel, soft carbonation, long finish,


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