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RATINGS: 227   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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In a collaboration with Fanř Brewery on Fano Island in Denmark, we created an Imperial Stout recipe to satisfy our own deepest desires. Brewing it on this picturesque summertime vacation island is how Natasha started, and of course we couldn’t wait to brew it at Hoppin’ Frog! The result is Natasha Rocks America - a rich, hoppy Imperial Stout with the deep-roasted, smooth flavor of Chocolate Rye malt. And, Natasha is generously dry-hopped with the perfect mix of select American hops, adding a great hop character to this super-tasty Imperial Stout collaboration brew.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vaiz (3143) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - SEP 11, 2013
Bottle at home. Black pour, thin tan head. Aroma is roasted, spicy, some wood, rye and ash. Flavor is bitter, roasted, quite spicy and slightly alcoholic. Decent body and a bit rough, but well drinkable.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
koleminer20 (429) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - SEP 8, 2013
Bomber. Pours a nice black with a thick khaki head that leaves an incredible lace on the glass. The aroma is very hoppy on the immediate nose, with a strong chocolate finish and a good amount of roasted malt. The taste is in an opposite order. The beginning is a nice roasted chocolate on the front end, that fades into a little rye spiciness. The finish is a little dry, but it's a solid stout ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GranvilleTim (1425) - Granville, Illinois, USA - SEP 7, 2013
Black pour with a brown head. Aroma is hops with a little rye in the background. Toast is roasted malt, rye, hops, a little sweetness. Roasted malt aftertaste. Great lacing. A little weak in alcohol for an Imperial in my opinion.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dedollewaitor (13390) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 6, 2013
Bottle @ Řlkonsortiet, Aalborg. Pours black with a small creamy head and lacings. Nose and flavors are roast, coffee, chocolate, rye and hops. Bitter flavor and finish from both hops and roasted malts. Tasty uncomplicated stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmikolich (1399) - North Ridgeville, Ohio, USA - SEP 3, 2013
22oz bottle shared by Brett, with Colleen. If you ever wanted a "too much going on" but still hits all the good notes type of beer, this is it.. nose is chocolate and hops mixed, followed by a taste which yields spicy rye notes, finishing with sweeter chocolate notes and lingering hop bitterness... totally out there, but cool idea. pour is pitch black with a milk chocolate head.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (6994) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2013
Bottle at Chriso’s Pre-GBBF Shindig 2013, 10/08/13. Light black with an adequate light tan covering. Nose is light roast, cocoa, tropical fruits, hoppy backbone. Taste comprises light roast, chocolate, dark malt, grapefruit, good dose of hops. Medium bodied with bite, fine carbonation, dry finish. Good stuff but not top draw for the impy category.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
onceblind (3672) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 31, 2013
Deep black pour with a thin foamy khaki head. Aroma is very hopped, like a hop cooler at a brewery in terms of aroma--so much hop profile going on, from spicy grassy to juicy grapefruit and floral grassy--but also a deep roastiness with a a nutty undertone, and the slightest hint of java. Flavor is large and bold, though not syrupy like I feared. Lots of stout roastiness and hop bitterness, almost like a BIPA, until the middle and finish when in comes a bittersweet cocoa tone, with morning rye toast and a kiss of roasty coffee. Not too bitter, but that’s probably well hidden by the roastiness and darkness..because there’s a ton of hop flavor, like on the nose. Floral, grassy, earthy, citrusy, piney...It’s like a great IPA mixed with a great stout.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
ogreface (1331) - Budapest, HUNGARY - AUG 31, 2013
UPDATED: SEP 1, 2013 Mi lehetne más, mint teljesen fekete szín, vékony krémes barna habbal. Illata olyan, mintha egy száraz kakaóport tartalmazó zsákba szagolnánk, amihez adtak egy szép adag rumos meggyet . Íze aszalt meggy, szilva, kakaóbab, sötét gyümölcsös, tonna komló, vanília, fás fanyarság, fekete csoki. Teste nem nehéz, inkább játékos. Utóíze keseredés, kakaós, kissé fanyar, könnyű. Beszarás!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
madmitch76 (13351) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 12, 2013 25th April 2013
Opaque dark brown beer, good dark tan head. Palate is smooth and soft. Super fine carbonation. Smooth and rich creamy malt with a nicely judged coffee streak. Really good fresh smooth orange hops. Finishes smooth. So very smooth and effortlessly drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jercraigs (7348) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 25, 2013
2013-08-17. Black body with a small tan head. 3+ Aroma of dark roast over dark malt base, hints at coffee. 7+ Flavour is similar dark roast character, fairly bitter throughout, hints of tangy malt. Smooth average plus bodied palate, soft carbonation. Decent stout. Campground Brewdown.

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