czar (5147) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 19, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
pours very dark brown, almost black, with a creamy beige head, good retention and lacing. chocolate and lightly smoked malts, burnt toasts, some milk chocolate, some dark and spicy fruitiness - dark cherries and berries, some burnt malts and fruits, pine and resin, coffee, ashy dustiness - not the harsh type, some sweetness - burnt molasses under control. average carbonation - slightly foamy but settles quickly, fortunately, medium to full body - oily, boozy, bold grassy-spicy-peppery-piney finish. enjoyed!
shrubber85 (8480) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAR 2, 2014
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Molasses, oak, dark chocolate, and wheat malt aroma. Black with large brown head. Sweet creamy dark chocolate and wheat malt flavor. Lightly bitter herbal/ashy finish. Delicious.
anthony850 (330) - Andover, New Jersey, USA - FEB 28, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
In a bottle high alc. Deep rich and flavorful.
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Patrickctenchi (4506) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - FEB 25, 2014
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours purple/black with a dark brown head.
Strong dark fruit, chocolate aroma.
Oatmeal, chocolate, raisin flavour.
Roasty, yet very sweet.
Not exactly a typical Imperial, but really nice tasting and rich.
Heavy fruit, blackberry cobbler taste increases as it warms....
Ozckr (326) - Barcelona, SPAIN - FEB 19, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
toast, roasty, coffee, citrus, black, cloudy, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, medium sourness, medium body, creamy, average carbonation, bitter,
daniele (6150) - ITALY - FEB 18, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Batch 449 9% black medium head roasty note coffee cocoa spicy medium body hint of acidity little metallic note alcohol,
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Thisis12ptfont (941) - Los Angeles, CA, California, USA - FEB 9, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Aroma is very strong chocolate, barley, roasted cocoa beans, wheat and caramel. Black appearance with thin foam. Taste is strong chocolate, cocoa beans, barley, wheat, grass and chili powder. Overall, a very fine stout. Noticeable alcohol. A+ rating.
Westchesterco (1239) - mclean, Virginia, USA - FEB 8, 2014
3.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Poured from a bottle it is a dark brown with slight head. The aroma is of molasses that translates to the taste. It lingers on palate
Iphonephan (3966) - McLean, Virginia, USA - FEB 8, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
From a 50 cl bottle shared in Park City UT. Pours black with a tan head. Molasses and roasted malt in the nose. Flavors of prunes and red stone fruits with some licorice notes. Oily mouthfeel. Burnt bitter finish.
ryanfolty (2009) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - JAN 25, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
January 25, 2014 - bottle shared by Jake. Dark brown pour with some head. Smoky, roasted malt with some grain on aroma and taste. A little bit of chocolate in the taste as well.