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RATINGS: 761   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.01   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 351   ABV: 11.7%
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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


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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
_angst_ (3274) - Göteborg, - DEC 22, 2012
Bomber received in trade. Thank you rfraga7. Pours black with a rather small frothy dark brown head that quickly dissipates without leaving much trace in the glass. Smell is sweet with roasted malts, sweetened dark roast coffee, mineral rich dark soil, orange zest, alcohol, raisins, dark chocolate, grass, salty liquorice, leather and lemon zest. Taste is sweet and bitter with roasted malts, dark grape syrup, dark chocolate, dark roast coffee, prunes, raisins, salty liquorice candy, pine needles, orange zest, alcohol, sweet soy sauce and hints of lemon grass. Mouthfeel is round, tiny boozy, very tiny astringent and medium bot ful, bodied. Finish is sweet, bitter and malty with roasted malts, sweet liquorice candy, bitter chocolate, dark roast coffee, pine needles, lemon zest, alcohol, prunes, raisins, mineral rich moist soil and resinous wood. Very solid!


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hoprider (134) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chinchill (2679) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mstrcrwly (551) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
djd07 (5039) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rood (54) - 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

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jbruner (2828) - Athens, Georgia, USA - FEB 1, 2015
2012 bottle. Pours a deep brownish black with thin tan brown head that leaves moderate lace. Aroma of big chocolate and roasty vanilla, dying hops. Taste follows, earthy overtones with big chocolate and roast. Wow, pretty nice, want to try it fresh.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Schwarzbart (71) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 1, 2015
2013 Keg. Pours black with a light brown, big, frothy head. Awesome froth totally drapes the glass. Thick, creamy and a sharp hop finish. Heavily roasted black malts, black licorice pipes, sharp earthy hops, caramel, coffee and some cocoa. Yummy. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
solidfunk (4898) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JAN 20, 2015
Lots of roast and a little booze here. Milk chocolate. Some coffee. Bittersweet finish, but mostly bitter. Black pour without much head or lacing. Big. Faint hops in here. Tap at Meridian pint.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
superspak (3146) - Michigan, USA - JAN 9, 2015
22 ounce bottle into snifter, bottled on 11/19/2012. Pours dense pitch black color with a 1-2 finger dense dark tan head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lasts. Nice dense soapy lacing clings around the glass, with a good amount of streaming carbonation retaining the head. Aromas of big dark chocolate, cocoa, coffee, molasses, caramel, toast, toffee, raisin, plum, licorice, dark bread, light smoke/char, herbal, light pine, and roasted earthiness. Damn nice aromas with great balance and complexity of dark/bready/roasted malt and light-moderate earthy hop notes; with great strength. Taste of big dark chocolate, cocoa, coffee, molasses, caramel, toast, toffee, raisin, plum, licorice, dark bread, light smoke/char, herbal, light pine, and roasted earthiness. Light herbal/roasted bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of dark chocolate, cocoa, coffee, molasses, caramel, toffee, toast, raisin, plum, licorice, dark bread, light smoke/char, and herbal/roasted earthiness on the finish for a while. Incredible complexity and robustness of dark/bready/roasted malt and light-moderate earthy hop flavors; with an awesome roasted bitterness/sweetness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and fairly full bodied; with a smooth, creamy, and lightly slick/chalky mouthfeel that is great. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a slight warming present after the finish. Overall this is an incredible imperial stout. All around awesome complexity, robustness, and balance of dark/bready/roasted malt and light-moderate earthy hop flavors; and very smooth to sip on for the big ABV. A highly enjoyable offering.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiong (4349) - Espoo, FINLAND - DEC 2, 2014
Draught @ Top Hops Beer Shop, New York

Pours pitch black with a smooth head. Aroma of roasty malts, licorice, wood, ash, leather and coffee. Taste is sweetish, roasty and ashy with loads of wood, coffee and licorice, hints of syrup. Finish is sweet, a bit stuffy and woody with some syrup and licorice. A bit stuffy and too sweet.


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