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RATINGS: 618   WEIGHTED AVG: 4   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
A cocoa infused Imperial Stout – Opaque black in color with a dark brown head. Big chocolate aroma with notes of espresso, blackstrap molasses, dark sweet toffee and dark fruit. Smooth dark chocolate backbone with complex notes of coffee, dark toffee and dark fruit.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
kelong (11) - North Carolina, USA - FEB 6, 2011
I agree with beerbastard--not as great as the name suggests, but still a good beer. Beautiful dark brown color with a light brown head, full palate, roasty, not as sweet as I would’ve liked, and the chocolate is subdued IMO. Very smooth.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PMgep (184) - Lund, SWEDEN - SEP 14, 2015
Bottle from trade. Pour black with small head. Sweet chocolate taste but it could be stronger, probably because the bottle is a bit old.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arnold931 (926) - Iowa, USA - AUG 23, 2015
Bottle. Pours black with off white head. Nose and taste are big time chocolate, roast, and coffee. Great.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Westchesterco (1461) - mclean, Virginia, USA - AUG 20, 2015
Poured from a bottle it is a dark brown with a slight head. The aroma is milk chocolate. And the taste is a sweet chocolate malty taste that lingers on the palate

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kraddel (4768) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - AUG 14, 2015
February 2013 edition. Pours nearly black, small grey head. Smell is roasted malts, no unusual hints of chocolate so far. Taste is somewhat to the bitter side. Some chocolate is you drink persistently. Full body- but nothing extreme- and an average carbonation. Ok beer in total, but I am not uncommonly enthousiastic about this one

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rouhlas (1482) - GREECE - JUL 10, 2015
650ml bottle at home, from trade with RobdertDale. Thank you Bob! Black color with beige head. Roasted malty aroma, chocolate, dark chocolate, cocoa, mocha, licorice. Light sweet and moderate to heavy bitter taste like aroma. Medium oily body with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
vtafro (5088) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JUL 2, 2015
Bottle. Black pour with tan head. Roasted, chocolate, sweet aromas. Flavors are sweet and roasted, chocolate and dark malt tones.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mstrcrwly (729) - New York, USA - JUN 21, 2015
Bottle courtesy of Jason,poured into a snifter..inky black with a fluffy light brown head..aroma of chocolate,molasses,coffee,dark fruits,roasted nuts.. Tastes of bitter chocolate,molasses,booze,malts.. Very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
John25 (1174) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - APR 10, 2015
Bottle at churchkey. Black with a dark mocha head. Aroma is dark chocolate, espresso, and very dark fruit. The taste follows with raisin, coffee, toffee, and roasted malt. Rich sticky feel. Totally awesome! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Dogbrick (9820) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - APR 9, 2015
Sample at Bad Parenting Club (plus a few dirty aunt/uncles?!): NC Beer Edition on 03/28/2015. Pours a dark brown color with a medium thick foamy khaki head that diminishes gradually. Sticky patches of lacing on the glass. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate and coffee. Full-bodied with flavors of roast malt, cocoa, coffee and mild hops. The finish is rich and slightly boozy with a mocha aftertaste. Good beer all around that I am shocked it has taken me this long to try.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Countbeer (5503) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - APR 3, 2015
Bomber: Vintage 2011: Shared with Iluvatarmilan: Served in tasters: Black beer with a brown head. Aromas of smoke, peat, chocolate, some fruits... Flavours of roast, bitters, dark chocolate, malt roast, some smokey tones, hops, liquorice, hop fruits, some ash, wood roast, some bay leaf. Aftertaste is bitter, bay leaf, chocolate, malt roast, cacoa and herbal roast. Low carbo, light creamy mouthfeel, close to full bodied. Funny it changes with every new sip, but stays good! Great!

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