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Glacier Imperial Stout (Czech Oak)

Glacier Imperial Stout (Czech Oak)
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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 4.04/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Matured in virgin Czech oak barrels for 2.67 years rendering an intensely creamy head and mouth feel with huge vanilla, chocolate, coconut and alcool. A true comrade during those cold winter months in the Arctic.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AmEricanbrew (6014) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - FEB 25, 2014
Tap@ Great Alaska Beer and Barleywine Fest 2014. Black body with lasting tan head. Nice chocolate malt, dry wood, vanilla, dark roast malt aromas. Rich, full body. Dark pit fruit, vanilla, dry oak, chocolate, dark roast malt flavors___intensely tasty stout

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
beerguy101 (5294) - Newark, California, USA - DEC 26, 2011
Tasted at the 6th Annual Bistro Barrel Aged Beer Fest on 11/12/2011. This Imperial Stout pours a dark Black color from the tap. Small to medium sized white/tan foamy head. The aroma is chocolate, wood, coffee and dark fruit. A medium to light bodied Imperial Stout. The malts are chocolate, coffee and dark fruit. The hops are herbal and earthy. Decent carbonation. Very smooth tasting. Hint of dark fruit, vanilla, coconut and wood. Hide the alcohol very well. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly bitter.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
savnac (2391) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - DEC 15, 2011
On tap @ Glacier. Pours dark brown with a thin light tan head. Big aroma of chocolate, coconut, vanilla, coffee and roasted malt. Flavor is semi-sweet chocolate, light bitter roasted grain and some boozy vanilla. Full body with mild carbonation and a long, dry, oaky finish. This is a great Imperial Stout, the character of the wood really compliments this beer and adds a lot of aroma and flavor.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
bb (6860) - Alamo, California, USA - DEC 2, 2011
Draft. Black beer with a brown head. Oak and bourbon aroma. Bourbon and brown sugar flavor with oak. Medium bodied. Bourbon and vanilla lingers with caramel and oak.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
deyholla (7017) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 21, 2011
Sampled from the tap at 2011 FOBAB. Poured black with a dark brown head that lasted throughout the beer. Aroma had a good amount of dark grains and roast, with a good amount of oak and a bit of dark fruits. Flavor was full of roasted malts with dark grains and dark fruits. Just a hint of barrel came out in the finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ratman197 (10224) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - NOV 19, 2011
On tap at Bistro BA Fest poured a clear dark brown with a small lingering brown head. Aroma of maple, carmel, dark chocolate and light oak. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of maple, dark chocolate and oak with a smooth lingering maple finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
joeneugs (3498) - Livermore, California, USA - NOV 19, 2011
On draft at the Bistro Barrel fest. It pours black with aromas of cocoa, coconut, wood and vanilla. The flavor has oak, chocolate, coconut and is rather sweet before a pleasant ashy finish. I really liked this one.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
marcus (6787) - Sacramento, California, USA - NOV 13, 2011
On tap at the Bistro BA Fest. Pours dark brown with a modest head and a sourish oaky aroma. There is a sweet chocolate stout flavor with some vanilla and a slight alcohol trail. Very well-crafted and properly aged.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jrallen34 (3485) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 13, 2011
draft... top 5 beer of the night at fobab in my book... just like Big Woody its kind of the epitome of a barrel aged stout, roasty with chocolate and a smooth finish

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nickd717 (3573) - San Francisco, California, USA - NOV 13, 2011
On tap at the Bistro -Bal Aged Fest. Dark clear brown in color with some tan swirls on top. Great aroma, complex and somewhat sweet with toffee, honey, and oak. Great flavor that is really dominated by the honey, in a very good way. Medium sweetness with toffee, chocolate, oak, and vanilla. Exceedingly smooth mouthfeel with soft carbonation. Could maybe use a bit more heft, but it’s overall very good.


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