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RATINGS: 778   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

BrooHa's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BrooHa (121) - New York, USA - OCT 24, 2010
Pours black with a tan head. So far, looks like an Impy Stout. Nose of black licorice, plum, black coffee (?). Alchohol and some sharpness- I assume from the hops but I’m no good at identifying hops with these big stouts. Rich and thick. Sweet. Dark sugar. Molasses, cola (?), black coffee. Hotness and hopness. Slightly bitter finish with residual sweetness. Pretty friggin’ good!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Inbreak (4662) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - AUG 12, 2016
12.08.2016, 0,65l bottle (2012 vintage) @ home:
Nice light brown fizzy-creamy mediumlasting head. Aroma is rich, dark malts, licorice, alcohol, dark sugar, oak, coffee, caramel, chocolate, grass, hops, minerals, bark, burnt caramel. Taste is rich and slightly sour-ish roasted, raw licorice, dark malts, grass, minerals, dark sugar, dark fruits, hops, burnt caramel, oak, alcohol, sour-ish roasted coffee, bark. Medium bitterness, slightly sour-ish boozy mouthfeel. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
fugitive (1916) - Athens, GREECE - JUL 3, 2016
Bottle 2011. Color black with small chocolate brown head. Aroma malt, dark chocolate, roasted, cofee. Taste sweet, alcohol, dark chocolate, malt.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thepatrickman (891) - Durham, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 30, 2016
2012 vintage, on draft at the York River Landing (Nov. 2015). BCBS without the barrel aging. It’s got a very, very distinct smell and flavor that reminds me of the BCBS’ marshmallow sweetness. Interesting, unique, and actually a really top-notch imperial stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Viper666 (3271) - Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 24, 2016
Où, Quand, Comment : Bouteille, dégustée le 8/11/2013.
Visuel : Couleur : noire. Apparence : opaque.
Arôme : Malt rôti, café, chocolat, houblon herbeux, léger de mélasse et de fruits (fruits foncés), notes de réglisse noire.
Goût : Entrée de bouche : Goût fruité (petits fruits) avec des notes de réglisse noire et quelques traces de vanille. Une dominante de malt rôti et de chocolat est présente avec une moyenne amertume houblon herbeux aux notes résineuses et citriques ainsi qu’un léger goût de café et de mélasse sucrée.
En bouche : Corps : moyen-rond. Effervescence : moyenne. Texture : riche et légèrement huileuse. Finale : longue, composée d’une moyenne amertume de houblon herbeux aux notes résineuses, de rôti, léger d’alcool et de chocolat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rouhlas (2803) - GREECE - NOV 28, 2015
650ml bottle (v2010) shared at the Hoppy Pub, Thessaloniki. Black color with nice brown head. Malty aroma, roasted, dark dried fruits, chocolate when it gets warmer, caramel, butter, wineous, wood, light alcohol. Sweet and bitter like aroma with soy and some coffee notes. Full silky body with soft carbonation. Probably not a good bottle.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vestergaard (1748) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - OCT 26, 2015
Bottle shared in the line for Blåbær Release 2015. Pours a pitch black with a nice, dense, tan head. Aroma is hoppy, roasty, licorice, salmiak, coffee, slight grass. Taste is roasty bitter, hoppy, coffee salmiak. Still fairly sweet. Full body and average carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sarlacc83 (1952) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 30, 2015
Bottle. 2/19/2010 date. A: Black in a way which would please Batman. Thin, dying mocha head. Lacing. N: Vanilla, cocoa, coffee, black peppercorn, rye, earth, milk chocolate, a hint of toffee and caramel. Smoke and almost like a rough tar. Not gross like that, but it seems like the right description somehow. Light oxidation from its 5 years of age. T: Quite sweet, but not cloying like the latest iterations of Bourbon County Stout. A bit hoppy still. M: Thick, motor oil body, light carbonation, alcohol is very well hidden. O: This was the big time, long ago, before In-Bev took over production and turned BCBS into a call for insulin. Only minor oxidation after 5 years, too, which is impressive.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arnold931 (1263) - Iowa, USA - AUG 30, 2015
Bottle. Pours a deep black with a small brown head. Nose is roasted malts and coffee. Taste is roasted malts, coffee, and chocolate. Great.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
TorbenJensen (1464) - Valby, DENMARK - AUG 18, 2015
It’s thick as oil and hangs in thick lace on the glass inside. Smoke and dried fruits rises from the glass estimates vinous association. The taste is very rich and creamy and is heavy in the mouth. Prunes, grapes, plums and port wine fill for the taste buds with the distinct flavor of smoke and oak.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RasmusOtt (2374) - Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 3, 2015
Bottle in line for blåbær. Pours black with a tiny head. Aroma of dark fruits, chocolate, roasted malts, coffee and weak vanilla. Taste is roasted and savory with dark dried fruits, chocolate and liquorice.

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