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RATINGS: 2071   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.1/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 90   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
A fine companion to end a meal or relax in front of the hearth with, this robust ale will cellar well for years. Brewed with ten varieties of malted barley this stout is extremely smooth, complex and rich in body. We recommend serving at cellar temperature. Sit back and enjoy its richness and complexity, you’re about to drink the ultimate winter warmer.

trujahwarrior's rating

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
trujahwarrior (510) - Monroe, Washington, USA - DEC 24, 2012
Recieve in a trade thanks beergodd1 Pours a pitch black color with a tan head that leaves spotty lacing. Smells of chocolate, roasted malt, black licorice, caramel and butter toffee. Tastes of all the same smells but flavors get better as it warms. Mouthfeel is thick and creamy with good carbonation. Overall this is one of the most complex imperial stouts I’ve had to date. This is the 4th Founders beer I’ve tried now and all of them have been great.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Jury (183) - RUSSIA - OCT 25, 2016
Очень вкусное пиво, шикарны& аромат, красивы& цвет, отличны& мощный вкус и послевк& с горечью. Срок годност& до 10.12.2016. (Bottle 0,355/ 10,5%)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rob19a (101) - - OCT 22, 2016
15/20 really thick syrupy, very powerful but coffee overwhelms it a little bit. It's good, I enjoyed it but it lacks some of the complexities of other imperial stouts. Far away from the quality of KBS. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
acemilan (89) - POLAND - OCT 22, 2016
Aromat Kawa/czekolada, piana idealna, w smaku głębokie, idealnie dobrana goryczka, alkohol niewyczuwalne. Bardzo dobry na zimę.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
delnoche (505) - Alamogordo, New Mexico, USA - OCT 16, 2016
12fl oz bottle poured into a pint glass. Opaque with a small brown cap. Aroma is raisins and alcohol. Flavor is strong roasted malt, dark fruits, alcohol burn. This beer is thick enough to chew. Long lasting, deeply bitter finish. Leaves your mouth sticky. This is a slow drinker. Excellent dessert beer that would be perfect on a cold winter night. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
sharkydodson (1199) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - OCT 15, 2016
the aroma is caramel and chocolate with hints of roasted malt, nuts, robust, dark fruits and port... the taste is caramel and chocolate with notes of toast, toffee, licorice, coffee, port and nuts... sweet, dry and warming aftertaste... excellent impy...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
angel77 (2503) - oviedo, SPAIN - OCT 13, 2016
Botella 33 cl en el cheers 12..10..2016. (r2066). Color negro intenso con espuma beige Aromas y sabores maltosos tostados ligeramente quemados con toques de cacaos y final amargo algo seco no muy duradero. Cuerpo medio algo líquido No muy denso y espumoso. Sensación de licor 10.5 vol. No está nada mal.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tommann (3388) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 8, 2016
355ml bottle. Pours jet black with a medium head. Aroma is liquorice, tar and roast. Taste has light roast to start, with a heavy tar and liquorice finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
tarmok (1221) - Tartu, ESTONIA - OCT 7, 2016
Black liquid with brown head. aroma of rye, chocolate, toffee. taste of rye and coffee, heavy cloying sweetness, medium bitterness, lightly sour. full body,

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Alusmamuts (1576) - LATVIA - SEP 30, 2016
Dark brown with small brown head. Very rich aroma with dried fruit notes. Strong bitterness with roasted grain notes and balanced fruity sweet -sourness. Slight bitter aftertaste. Just excellent!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
vinivini (1336) - BELARUS - SEP 28, 2016
Oily black pour. Brown head. Long living lacing. Aroma: vinous, roast, fruity esters, chocolate. Full bodied. Sticky palate. Powerful taste. Vinous, toasty, chocolate, light to medium bitterness. Excellent balance. Great one. Deep thanks to YantarCoast for the trade.

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