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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.69/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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This Imperial Coffee Porter is a balance of coffee and chocolate aromas that are a precursor to the bold flavors within.


3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DedicatedToFun (3026) - Santa Monica, California, USA - NOV 29, 2014
Tap, brown pour, tan head, nose is coffee, taste is chocolate, lots of chocolate

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
illidurit (2172) - Petaluma, California, USA - JAN 27, 2013
Growler shared at the December tasting in Santa Cruz. Smokey, sweet coffee, bready bitter finish, nuts, dry chocolatey notes. Solid but unspectacular.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brokensail (11552) - Orange County, California, USA - DEC 23, 2012
Pour is dark brown with a thick khaki head. Huge coffee aroma and some sweet sugar notes. A nice chocolate aroma, some toffee, and plenty of cocoa. The flavor is dominated by the coffee as well. Nice earthy notes, sweet dark fruit, and plenty of chocolate. There’s a really nice balance of roast and sweetness.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
peteinSD (1405) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 18, 2012
Murky brown pour with a tan head. Aroma is chocolate, coffee, light roasted malt, and some sweetness. Taste is a nice combination of coffee and chocolate with complimentary roast and a slightly thin finish with some sweetness. Clean but perhaps a bit watery in the mouth. Good coffee/chocolate heavy porter.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
beersearcher (2382) - Glendale, California, USA - OCT 9, 2011
Pours dark brown. Nice coffee aroma that follows through into the flavor. But after the initial burst the taste thins out considerably.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAY 12, 2011
(Draught) Pours a black body with a medium beige head. Aroma of coffee, roasted malt, some vanilla, and raisins. Flavor of coffee, chocolate, dark fruit, roasted malt, and lactose.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BMan1113VR (7871) - Los Angeles, California, USA - SEP 7, 2010
On tap at the brewpub. Pours with a nearly black body and a tan head. Aroma of chocolate, molasses, light coffee, creamer. Big coffee taste, mocha, creamer, lactose. Medium bubbles, big bodied. VERY tasty!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
marcus (6773) - Sacramento, California, USA - AUG 19, 2010
On tap at the brewpub. Pours black with a generous tan head and a strong coffee aroma. There is a rich chocolate and coffee flavor with a long dry finish. Very tasty.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vac (2445) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 12, 2010
Pours with a dark brown to black body topped by a thin, brown head with little lacing. It’s sweet and malty with notes of fruit and a light roasty coffee note. The nose was much better than the corresponding flavor. Medium to full bodied, smooth and a touch warming.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
danielcurtis81 (1519) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 6, 2009
Served on tap at Port Carlsbad. The appearance is a flat brown/black with a small lacing cream brown head. The aromas and flavors are heavy roasted coffee, with some lacing of dark chocolates. At times there is almost a hint of peanut butter. No idea where that is coming from. The mouth is really sticky. A nice coffee infused beer.


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