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RATINGS: 776   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.01/5   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 351   ABV: 11.7%
Night Stalker, as an homage to the Chicago-based television show. Night Stalker is a jet black, dry hopped Imperial Stout, extremely rich and full flavored with malt and chocolate followed by a bright dry hopped aroma. It is the same base as our Bourbon County Stout, but instead of aging in Bourbon barrels, we dry hop it like madmen. ABV – 11.7% IBU’s – 60 Color – 100 Aroma Hops –Mt. Hood & Simcoe Malts – 2-Row, Munich, Chocolate, C-60, Roast Barley, Debittered Black

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
hackobock (2961) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 26, 2015
June 26, 2015. Bottle at home, bottled february 19, 2010, batch #0427.
Received in a trade with rfaga7, thanks!

Black with a small brown head, Aroma is creamy chocolate, molasses, vanilla, licorice, some dried fruits,coffee and slight oxidized port like notes. Taste is sweet with molasses, chocolate, vanilla, with coffee and dried fruits. Finish is bitter, roasted with coffee, chocolate and sweet notes of dried fruits, molasses and port. Medium to full bodied, soft carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
ctipping (939) - Florida, USA - JUN 21, 2015
22 oz. bottled poured into a snifter. Jet black. No light passes through. Nothing resembling a head except a slight coating of mocha bubbles that quickly fade into a ring around the edge of the glass. The smell is booze primarily. Chocolate comes a close second. Coffee and roasty flavors linger in the background. Chocolate dominates the flavor. Dark fruits in the middle flavor that quickly fade to coffee bitterness. Thick. Coats the mouth. Low carbonation. Delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
neepsntatties (1632) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 14, 2015
Bottle shared by Pavlov Badzewski. Colour...jet black with a thin tan head. Nose...boozy, with molasses, chocolate creme, notes of coffee and burnt marshmallow. Palate...quite viscous, chewy and coating, with massive dark chocolate, Tootsie rolls, unsulfured molasses, Devils food cake and Milky Way Midnight. The finish is long and quite cloying.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
maneliquor (3482) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - MAY 10, 2015
Bottle split for Nudgerita from Elliot’s America trip. I can see why this is rated highly. Typical sweet american stout with that underlying, coating-like vanilla-esqu feel throughout. A nice viscous mouth feel and super dirty chocolate forward stuff. Works well on all levels. Great

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
madelfonatree (317) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 10, 2015
2011 Night Stalker on May 8, 2015 Look - Oily black. Thin tan head. No lacing. Fine bubbles. Smell - Whiskey. Vanilla. Chocolate. Taste - Whiskey. Vanilla and chocolate fade to a tootsie roll like taste. Alcohol is there. Tannin finish. Palate - Thick and creamy. Carbonation doesn’t explode. Overall - It is going to sound blasphemous but it isn’t much different than the barrel aged vanilla Dark Lord I had at DLD.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hoprider (311) - DENMARK - APR 20, 2015
This rating goes back a while... Didn’t bother with appearance but noted that the nose had beautiful sweet licorice, brown sugar and mild coffee roast. Flavour has light dark chocolate and again licorice and hops playing in the background. The mouthfeel is rich and the aftertaste is long with hints of hazelnut, vanilla and some raisin and sweet oak. Loved it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chinchill (3777) - South Carolina, USA - APR 6, 2015
22 oz bomber shared at 1st Sunday. Reminiscent of BCS. Highly complex and very rich flavor. Lasting, malty-BBL aftertaste. Full . Deep dark red-brown body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mstrcrwly (889) - New York, USA - MAR 31, 2015
2 yr old bottle dated 12/17/12..jet black with a thin tan head..aroma of coffee,vanilla,licorice,booze..coffee and booze are right up front but not much else..may need a fresher bottle but at 11.7%..should have aged better.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
djd07 (7872) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 26, 2015
Bottle thanks to Bruce. Pours a cloudy brown with medium beige head that lasts. The aroma is roast malts, coffee, chocolate, and wood. Medium mouth, sweet roasted malt, dark chocolate, cocoa, light booze finish, very nice.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rood (69) - Borgerhout, BELGIUM - MAR 22, 2015
Aroma is old cheese probably due to outdated hop. Taste is sugar, bourbon, vanilla, chocolate. The hops in the beer brings in a banana split experience. Body is very smooth. Good one, despite the skunky aroma. thanks berntholer for sharing

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