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RATINGS: 1967   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.09/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 90   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
thunderhops (224) - Vermont, USA - MAY 6, 2012
aroma, chocolate roasted malts and alcohol. your not seeing light through this on it’s pitch black. complex taste, chocolates toasted malt hint of coffee some bitterness alcohol comes through with warm finish. This is an awesome Imperial and lives up to the hype.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
timc100 (314) - Park Ridge, Illinois, USA - NOV 20, 2012
UPDATED: JAN 20, 2013 S: HUGE bitter roasted profile. Big rich milk and bitter dark chocolate, rich dark fruits. Very fresh and hoppy - grapefruit citrus. The alcohol is not very well hidden A: Motor oil black with a beautiful dark mocha head, great lacing. One of The most beautiful beers. T: Like the nose with the rich chocolate and espresso P: Full and very chewy O: Just great stuff, rich and gooey and very bitter. Fantastic ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
BrownALEx (382) - Portland, Michigan, USA - JAN 4, 2013
12 oz motor oil black pour with a wonderful light brownish head. Burnt malts and coffee dominate the nose. Taste is full of coffee and chocolate. Palate is long and thick and perfect. Wow. This thing is ridiculous. Im trying to sip it and take it slow but I cant. With a very well hidden 10.5% I might be in trouble soon. This is the best imperial stout Ive had. So smooth, so rich, so perfect.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ebone1988 (765) - Taylor, Michigan, USA - JAN 8, 2013
Aroma is coffee, dark chocolate. Appearance dark black, dark brown head. Taste is great, thick coffee, very fresh. Mouthfeel is perfect, soft carbonation. Overall, I’m very happy I finally get to taste this. Amazing.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
EtTuCthulhu (1387) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - JAN 8, 2013
The beer pours an opaque black with a very small brown head, and the aroma is of toasted malts, dough, and basement aromas. Once sipped, it is quite bitter but still hearty and slightly sweet. The heaviness of this beer coats the tongue nicely, and there is a lasting bitter finish that leaves you wanting more.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
AskForJenny (1053) - Ontario, New York, USA - JAN 11, 2013
12 oz - Roasted marshmallows, vanilla dominate the flavors with sufficient carbonation

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
leah2974 (453) - Georgia, USA - JAN 15, 2013
Smooth, creamy, and sweet. Sweet aroma. Black color with fat head. Roasty and chocolatey.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
kwgl (53) - SWEDEN - JUN 9, 2014
Överlägset bästa IS jag smakat. Rostad härlighet, fyllig som få. Tjock som motorolja med en härlig eftersmak av malt, malt och lite mer malt. En liten hint av bitterhet för att hindra malten att ta över. Underbar.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Moolesen (373) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 31, 2014
Bottle 35,5cl. First of all I didn’t think it was beer pouring out of the bottle, but oil or something else. Deep black with a dark brown head. Aroma of chocolate, tar and coffee. Extreme intense flavour of concentrated coffee (espresso), dark chocolate and a very long finish with a perfect bitterness to round of a fantastic beer. Absolute recommendable. A truly fantastic beer.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
JefVerstraete (2424) - Oosterzele, BELGIUM - SEP 2, 2014
Bottle from timderoeck. Many thanks! Oily syrupy texture. Pitch black colour, dark brown creamy foam. Soft carbonation. Very complex aroma of roasted malts, coffee and dark chocolate, also dark fruit and berries. Perfect in balance: sweet and malty and also bitter and roasty. This is a fantastic imperial stout!


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