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RATINGS: 523   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 267   ABV: 8.9%
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Deep black color with mousse-like head. Chocolate, black, and roasted malts. Vanilla and chocolate aroma and flavor. Flaked barley and oats for a creamy texture. Dry finish and slightly roasted coffee after taste. Made with Black Dog Coffee. 8.9% abv.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ober (2807) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - MAR 29, 2012
A pitch black colored beer, with a dark beige thick foamy head. The aroma of dry coffee, dark malts and some chocolate. The taste is dry bitter, not to strong. Dark roasted malt with dark fruits. The aftertaste has a pleasant dry bitter with notes of sweet.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
seritomi (286) - HUNGARY - MAR 28, 2012
Basszus ilyen fekete sört még nem láttam! Plusz egy nagyon komoly olajos sűrűség társul a gyönyörű külső mellé. A habja is fenyegetően sötét... Itt evidens, hogy atomsűrű kávéfelhő terjeng szintén jelentős alkohollal és enyhe gyümölccsel. Először édes de nem túlzottan aztán jön a kávé de ez sem annyira durván, mint vártam. Igaz nekem ez már sok annak ellenére, hogy minden nap kávézok. Nem lesz a kedvencem de nagyon jó a kategóriában.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Peacehammer (617) - California, USA - MAR 27, 2012
pours a straight, thick black with no head. Good coffee aroma. Strong coffee flavor and finish, but it is strong without being overwhelming. No hint if the almost 9 percent alcohol. Impressive beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
DYCSoccer17 (3302) - Woodland, California, USA - MAR 25, 2012
12 ounce bottle purchased at The Davis Beer Shoppe. The aroma has a ton of anise and licorice character. Some rubbery pool-toy notes are also present. Where’s the coffee? Opaque black body with a smallish tan head that leaves no lacing. Starts a little astringent. Becomes a bit sweet with some cocoa sugariness. Finishes with moderate coffee flavors. Sugary, sweet, and cloying finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hirigalzkar (2259) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 25, 2012
Draught @ Queens head. Coffee dominated. Not in a bitter way. Notes of chocolate liquor and vanilla. Smooth. Vinous.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
finol (2110) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 23, 2012
Draught at Queens Head, Stockholm. Pours black with a huge, firm tan head. Lots of coffee and chcolate, some red berries, low bitterness. Drinkable and smooth.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
artmcd8 (1546) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 23, 2012
A typical coffee stout. Pours dark with a quickly dissipating head. Chocolate and caramel coffee aroma. Slightly watery palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
capali1234 (272) - HUNGARY - MAR 23, 2012
Black color with a very brown head. Aroma is coffee and roasted malts and coffee. Oh, there is some chocolate there too. Not bad...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrHangover (2452) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAR 22, 2012
Bottle @ de Paas. Dark opaque colour, aroma of burnt caramel, burnt and roasted malts and dark coffee. Aroma returns in the flavour, having the coffee really present, followed by some burnt caramel. A bit too much burnt flavour for me, but still a very good beer and a decent imperial stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SDalkoholic (2141) - Linda Vista, California, USA - MAR 20, 2012
Bottle from Best Damn Beer Shop: Created almost no formation of head except for a small O-shaped ring while a blacked out liquid rested below. Aroma is bold with a java mocha coffee smell but there is a decent olfaction of chocolate and dark black malts. The flavor is rich and robust with a slight taste of roast coffee but I’m not sure I’m convinced that this is regular instead of decaf.

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