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Formerly brewed at Half Pints Brewing Co.
Style: Imperial Stout
Winnipeg, Canada
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 252   ABV: 8.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed with heaps of roasted barley, crystal malts and flaked oats, and then hopped up with Willamette and Centennials. During the fermentation, Jaggery is added and when finished, the beer is aged in whisky barrels for six months. 1st Vintage - January 14th, 2010


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Oakes (12626) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 17, 2010
Black with a thick head. The aroma has bourbon, vanilla, chocolate, light nuts and maybe a hint of barrel and booze. Full bodied. Rich chocolate body with hints of bourbon. Nice lacing down the glass. Very nicely balanced.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (11083) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 24, 2011
@RBWG-22oz-thanks to savvy–pours a light brown ring for a head and black color. Aroma is roasty medium/dark malt, medium fruit. Taste is roasty/chocolate-medium/dark malt, medium fruit, some earthy hops.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lubiere (9999) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 17, 2013
A deep dark stout with a thin dark brown head. In aroma, a smooth chocolate with smooth licorice, coffee, nice and smooth. In mouth, a nice chocolate with mocha, herbal hops, light meaty notes, aniseed & alcohol.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopscotch (9163) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - SEP 7, 2010
Bottle…RBSG 2010This beer rocks!… Pours nearly black with a mid-sized, creamy, khaki head. Excellent retention. The nose is of maple syrup and roasted tree nuts with a touch of chocolate. Full-bodied and velvety with dancing carbonation. Sweet, roasty, chocolaty, lightly nutty flavor. Mildly sweet chocolate and espresso finish. World class beer provided by Savvy1982!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
daknole (9115) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAR 14, 2011
Nearly black, tan head. Cocoa, whiskey, light espresso, roasted malt and molasses nose. Flavor is perfectly balanced between roasted malt, chocolate and whiskey notes. Damn good. Thanks savvy!

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (8660) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 4, 2011
A must try stout, with the unusual contribution of sugar from an Indian palm tree and the whiskey barreling. Absolutely black colour, roasted aromas. The sugar takes some edge from the bitterness of the citrus hops (Centennial, also Williamete). Very interesting and unique, a sipper than grows on me as I drink it deep into the meal. Sweetish aftertaste. Average mouthfeel.A creation up there with the gret stouts coming out of Denmark. Thanks Ted and ultimately Rudge.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (8445) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 12, 2011
UPDATED: JUL 13, 2011 Bottle thanks to Kyle! Pours black. Tan head. Nose and taste of anise, licorice, roast black and chocolate malts and vanilla. Some earthy hops. Lots of licorice and anise. Bottle on the lighter side. Solid.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jercraigs (7812) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 20, 2010
2010-02-19. Black body with a nice creamy beige head. Rich aroma, roast and whisky touches that are prominent but not over the top. Flavour sis similar, warming alcohol, oak, whisky. Warm and oaky alcohol in the finish. Smooth medium bodied palate. Very solid stout. The barrel aging is relatively restrained but still gets to be a bit much for my own tastes after a while. Still, rather nice. Bottle via trade with Savvy1982

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DuffMan (6752) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 6, 2011
Bottle, 2011 vintage. Pours thick and near-black, with a dense creamy light brown crown. Aroma is fantastic: sweet chocolate, vanilla, molasses, licorice, wood. Silky heavy mouthfeel, so drinkable! Sweet and malty, balanced by rich roast and just-right barrel character, with enough hops in the finish to keep the sweetness in check. This was unexpectedly great.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
deyholla (6644) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - JUL 27, 2010
Bottle shared by Savvy1982 at the RBSG ’10 Grand Tasting. Poured near black with a brown head that lasted. Aroma was full of dark malts with chocolate and coffee came to the forefront with a slight backing smokey/whiskey note. Flavor was a bit more smokey with whiskey more present and the coffee was still strong with the chocolate taking more of a backseat.


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