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RATINGS: 574   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 267   ABV: 8.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


b33r's rating

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
b33r (693) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - MAR 2, 2014
Dark brownish black color with just a thin light brown ring of a head. Thick and oily on the glass, leaving no lacing. Aroma is mostly cocoa and coffee. Flavor is very smooth with cocoa malts, moderate coffee with some molasses and sweetness. Very little alcohol presence. Good overall.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Doofgoblin (398) - Chevy Chase, Washington DC, USA - APR 14, 2015
I really thought this would be a lot bolder. It’s still good. But with a name like Kujo you’d expect it to tear you a new one. Aroma is nice with coffee and some faint dark chocolate. Taste is dark roasted malt with coffee and a hint of vanilla. Finish is smooth and tasty with little bitterness. FD--if you ever make another version of this, I want to have to strap on a helmet to enjoy this one, thanks.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
StueyD (1346) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - APR 9, 2015
A pitch black coloured beer with a tan coloured head. A strong coffee led aroma, burnt malt, smoky, treacle, chocolate and some spice. Rich and full bodied mouthfeel. A rich bittersweet coffee taste, smoky, treacle and chocolate, then an alcoholic bitterness that brings forth a fruitiness of grapefruit and lime. The finish is rich coffee and bitter sweet.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
bgold86 (35) - - APR 1, 2015
For the price a great coffee stout, one of my favorites over the years. Could use a little more abv though..

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jackafholmes (542) - - MAR 28, 2015
Bottle from beer huis, ossett. Black with small tan head. Aroma is strong coffee and chocolate. Taste is quite sweet and mildly bitter. Slight Prickle on the medium body.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
andyhwcinc (1585) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 8, 2015
Purchased at Bottles and Cans in Chicago, IL; enjoyed at home on the daylight savings time day after a long day of errand running. Appearance is a thick pitch black with a very thin and bubbly dark tan head that quickly dissipates. Aroma of dark roast coffee, vanilla, light molasses, chocolate, relatively faint. Taste of roasted chocolate, dark roast coffee, light burn, light licorice. It’s pretty good, nothing too impressive, just good.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
EarlTheGoat (1) - Harvard, Illinois, USA - FEB 24, 2015 does not count
I have been looking forward to trying Kujo for some time now and i most say it met my expectations. Has a pleasant aroma of coffee beans with a hint of vanilla. A Taste of strong yet smooth coffee to it.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
weordie (212) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2015
Pours deep black with a thin tan head. Aroma of coffee, licorice and some chocolate. Smokey taste, hint of dark chocolate. Absolutely delicious.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SG111 (401) - New York, USA - FEB 14, 2015
Bottle. Pours pitch black, small tan head. Aroma is lots of chocolate and coffee. Flavor is the same. Chocolate and coffee dominate. Coffee bitterness finish. A lot of really good coffee bitterness. Full bodied. Excellent.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rxeight (1714) - Illinois, USA - FEB 10, 2015
12oz. A little light for an imperial. Coffee and some slight roast. Decent.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
flying_pig (1067) - SCOTLAND - FEB 10, 2015
355ml Bottle from Beers of Europe website (£4.39):
Another very enjoyable beer from Flying Dog, this one was surprisingly easy to drink given the strength of the beer and the strong roasted malts and coffee seems to go well towards, striking a good balance and being leveled out a little but the hints of sweetness coming from the dark fruits and sugars. A very nice imperial stout that was well worth picking up although I would probably pick up a bottle of the breweries Gonzo Imperial Stout again before going back to this one.


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