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RATINGS: 3366   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.15/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 249   ABV: 8.3%
The coffee loverís consummate beer. Brewed with an abundance of flaked oats, bitter and imported chocolates and two types of coffee, this stout has an intense fresh-roasted java nose topped with a frothy, cinnamon-colored head that goes forever.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mar (5256) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUL 1, 2008
bottle thanks to iowaherkeye. black pour with a thin caramel head that dissipates fast. chocolate, coffee and burnt malts on the nose. nice thickness and a smooth coffee flavor that finishes very nicely.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
aoa56 (18) - zeeland, Michigan, USA - JUL 1, 2008
Pours opaque black with a tan head. Can taste the coffee with a slightly bitter chocolate aftertaste. Very good.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
airforce1 (61) - Atascosa, Texas, USA - JUN 24, 2008
A nice beer with a great label! Smeels like Coffe and Oatmeal, some hidden orange nuiuance abounds. This one met my expectations for sure!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dchmela (3013) - Orlando, Florida, USA - JUN 14, 2008
12oz bottle courtesy polomagnifico. Pours black with a thick tan head. Big silky oatmeal coffee aroma that is just beautiful. Chocolate, coffee, oatmeal, silky smooth with a slight bitterness. Really a nicely balanced stout that combines some great flavors of coffee and chocolate. An awesome stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Rusty (1545) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - JUN 5, 2008
Bottle courtesy of Sparky27. Thanks for this one. Pours an amazing viscous black with 2 fingers of deep brown head. Aroma is roasted malt, coffee, barley. Flavor is silky chocolate, coffee and a surprising amount of hop bitterness. Very well done Imperial Stout. YUM!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gunhaver (1030) - Tampa, Florida, USA - JUN 2, 2008
UPDATED: JUN 4, 2008 Bottle, courtesy the handsome Gilliard. Pours black, with a hazy ring of creamy head and tons of lacing. Giant heaps of roasted malts pound the nostrils with coffee and chocolate, too. Love it. Roasted malts and coffee in the flavor too (surprise!) and everything finishes with a nice hoppy end. Immensely drinkable and easy to put down. Thereís nothing insanely unique here, just another very well-crafted imperial stout.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Duker (2) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAY 14, 2008 does not count
Phenominal! one of the best beers i have ever had. It has the hearty feeling of a stout but a tinge of sweetness. I canít believe such a small brewery in my college town could make such an exceptional brew! TRY IT!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TBone (16191) - Pori, FINLAND - MAY 14, 2008
Bottled (vintage 2005?)
Pitch black, huge brown creamy-cloudy head, lots of lace. Dark roasted malty aroma with tobacco and some chocolate. Full-bodied - heavy, coffee and pipe tobacco overdose. Tarry finish. Soft palate. Some hops in the aftertaste. This is not a beer for fast drinkers!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
oh6gdx (25449) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAY 14, 2008
Bottled (thanks jjpm74!). Pitch black colour, big brown bubbly head that takes itís while before settling. Nice lace. Aroma is roasted malts, tobacco, smoke, coffee, chocolate and mild hints of vanilla. Flavour is tobacco, coffee, chocolate and some bittering hops. Coffee and some acidic notes in the aftertaste. A very pleasant brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
afterglow (1047) - Florida, USA - MAY 11, 2008
Bottle courtesy Gillard. Pours black with a small tan head that fades to a ring leaving some lacing. Aroma of coffee, licorice, roasted malt, caramel, oats, dark chocolate, and a hint of dark fruit. Taste is the same as aroma. Medium full mouthfeel with a moderate amount of bitterness and well hidden alcohol. Very good.

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