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RATINGS: 1539   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9/5   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 264   ABV: 8.8%
Golden naked oats mashed with dark crystal and robust roasted malts create a luscious black brew with a satin smooth finish. Layering UK Target hops in the boil adds a pleasant, earthy complexity while higher fermentation temperatures enhance the overall flavor with fruity esters. An old-world style, done the Green Flash way. Big, bold, flavorful and complex – Double Stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DocHop (278) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 11, 2009
Pours an extremely dark brown with a small, light brown head. Aroma of mildly roasted malts, bitter sweet chocolate, and some fudgey sweetness. Very sweet at first with chocolate, caramel, and nutty flavors. Very creamy body with a sharp, funny, kind of dirt-like pepper finish that I don’t care for.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
elihapa (1545) - Honolulu, Hawaii, USA - JAN 10, 2009
1/6/09 notes: on tap, Wurstkuche. Appearance is black and viscous with a tan head. Aroma of roasts, coffee, and background hops. Flavor is rich and minerally. There is black coffee, dark chocolate, and a certain soil-like character. Overall, this beer has many great attributes, notably its lush palate. However, inexplicably, it doesn’t come together nearly as well as other Impy stouts that I have grown to love (Peche Mortel, Storm King, Ten FIDY, etc).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JohnnyJ (5334) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 9, 2009
On tap at stone. Pours a dark brown/black with creamy brown head. Flavors of dark chocolate, coffee beans, hints of vanilla, licorice, and some plum. Nicely done imp stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
swoopjones (7021) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JAN 9, 2009
Bottle. Pours deep black with beautiful brown head. Huge roasty aroma with hints of licorice, coffee & I agree with CapFlu some soy. Fuller bodied. Big roasted malt taste with some booziness, licorice & some bitterness. Good stout

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CapFlu (5096) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 3, 2009
(22oz bottle) Purchased at Spinnakers Spirit Merchants in James Bay, Victoria. Pours a 1 inch brown head atop an opaque black body. Nose of coffee grounds, soya sauce. Flavour of good roasted malt, strong coffee tongue and earthy finish. Very good. 8/4/8/4/16

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
thewolf (11931) - Kolding, DENMARK - DEC 30, 2008
Bottle, bought at Vinens Verden, Odense. Pours fat oil black with a fine, large, creamy, cappucino head. Sweetish aroma actually, some chocolate and vanilla. Some slight coconut notes as well. Then a lot of coffee and roasted malts. Very nice. Lowish carbonation, nice mouthfeel. Flavour is incredibly well-balanced, lots of nice dark chocolate, some coffee and some definite bitterness. This is a world-class stout. Not extreme in any way, this is just perfect in balance. Just the way I like it.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
KimJohansen (10411) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - DEC 28, 2008
Black with a large deeep beige head. Sweet aroma with hard roasted malt, coffee and dark bditter chocolate. Flavour was sweet with plenty of roasted malt, chocolate, coffee and hops. Finished bitter

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (14974) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 28, 2008
UPDATED: JUN 15, 2009 Bottle at Bagers - on christmas evening - shared with Mette, Bager, Per & Farmand. Black - brown head. Coffee, chocolate, roasted, light burned, sweetness, light soya, tar, light tarmac, nice hoppy, cocoa, light bitterness. Lovely smooth body & finish......Again: #23 - Amerikaner Blind-Smagning 12-Jun-2009 hos Papsoe. Bottle. (8/4/7/4/16)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
HopBackDoc (474) - Hatboro, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 26, 2008
Poured from the bottle that was sitting in my basement for 6 months. Jet black pour with foamy tan head. Aroma of roasted grains and cocoa. Flavor was rich in roasted chocolate malts, espresso, cocoa, and a big dose of bitter hops. Full bodied with a smooth texture. A complex and satisfying stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Praetorian (86) - Los Angeles, California, USA - DEC 25, 2008
Black in color with a medium sized light brown head with decent lacing. The aroma is of coffee, molasses, oak, and black licorice. The flavor is smoky with notes of roasted coffee beans, chocolate and a touch of vanilla on the tail. The finish was sweet. The texture was very creamy. Its a very good stout, Im a fan.

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