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RATINGS: 753   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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3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jahshuwuh (431) - USA - JAN 11, 2013
Bottled on 11/19/12. Dark purple pour no head. Licorice, hoppy chocolate and alcohol. I can taste that BCS base in their for sure, with a hoppy sweet chocolate, a little spice. A little bitter on the end. Not bad but just makes me want more of BCS. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiong (4018) - 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.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Christpuncher (1395) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 31, 2014
Another incredible barrel aged imperial stout. Really chocolately and smooth to drink. Pours black in color with a tan head. Chad a bottle pour at home ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jsquire (3562) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - OCT 31, 2014
Bottled on 2/19/10. Pitch black with only the smallest wisp of a brown slick for a head. Huge alcohol nose with lots of dried fruit. This is an incredibly rich beer with lots of buttered toast, chocolate, vanilla, tobacco, brown sugar, and still some green hop resin patina. This is a great sipping impy stout.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tectactoe (2337) - Michigan, USA - OCT 30, 2014
Bottle: 2012 vintage. Black-ish center with dark brown edges, a very small beige ring settles on top. Aroma of toffee, booze, light maple, chocolate malt, & plentiful toasted nuts. Little bit of brown sugar char & anise. Flavor is a bit sweeter with lots of baker’s cocoa & milk chocolate coated nuts up front. Very mild roasty & charred element sneaks in for a bit of balance. Semi-sweet finish with brown sugar, edging on torched. A little booze at times. Most of the hops are long gone, it seems. Pretty tasty stout, though.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
DCLawyer (1554) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - OCT 26, 2014
2012 draft at Westover Beer Market. Black with small tan head. Loads of chocolate and roasted malts, molasses, toffee. Deep and big. Excellent.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dr_Fellini (551) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - OCT 14, 2014
2010. Bottle to glass. Pours a deep black color with a small creamy medium brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, black marker. Flavor has a bit more mild of a marker flavor, roasted malts, coffee, chocolate, bitter. Medium to heavy body with a lingering roasted bitter chocolate, malts, black marker. Interesting. Not at all similar to the Bourbon County it shares the base with.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Darkmagus82 (1828) - - SEP 17, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 7-8-13- Served on tap in a 10 oz chalice glass Appearance –The beer is served a pitch black color with a tiny cream colored head. The head almost instantaneously disappears leaving a thick looking brew with some light foam islands. Upon swirling the beer in the glass its thickness can be seen with fingers of beer sticking to the side of the glass. Smell – The aroma is a mix of chocolate and darker fruits with some other aromas of caramel and coffee. Overall it is sweet and roasted with hints of alcohol linger in the background to create an overall warming smell. Taste – The taste begins with a big roasted malt flavor with lots of chocolate and sweet flavors of caramel. Some darker fruit flavors of raisin, plum and prune quickly join these flavors and produce a quite sweet flavor overall. Notes of vanilla and some coffee follow the fruit with a little bit of hop hitting the tongue as well. These flavors are joined by a bit more roast and a decently strong alcohol taste to leave a warming and sweet flavor on the tongue. Mouthfeel – The body of the brew is quite thick and chewy with a carbonation level that is on the lower side. The characteristic of the brew are quite appropriate for the style nicely complimenting the roasted and sweet flavor of the brew. Overall – A tasty and thick imperial with lots of sweetness. One that is worth a try if you are feeling like something fairly sweet, roasty and boozy.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
50belair (2489) - Florida, USA - AUG 21, 2014
Bottle. Dark brown pour with a kaki head. Chocolate bouquet. Bitter chocolate, hops?, bitter roasted malts, I guess? Not sure what all is going on here. Is it infected? Is it over hoppy. Average body and mouthfeel..

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Maltser85 (315) - Fargo, North Dakota, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Black pour with thin quickly dissipating dark tan head. Cherries, bitter chocolate, roast barley on the nose. Cherry note that rolls into a bitter chocolate, back to cherry into roast back to chocolate cherry, back to sticky chocolate with almost an espresso note finish. Full body, sticky lips, excellent!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
M82 (321) - Kansas, USA - JUN 9, 2014
Bottle code 030610 5126 consumed 07/11/2010

Black body with minimal deep amber highlights beneath a minimal tan head, very minimal lacing

Medium to heavy malty sweet, earthy, roasty, piney, citrusy, chocolate, red and dark fruit, sweet grass, soft carbonation and a short spike of alcohol finishing out


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