abcfan (848) - New Jersey, USA - OCT 3, 2015
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Good stuff! Pours black with a brown /red head. Aroma is full of oats and molasses. Smooth mouthful finishes with cocoa and earthy notes.
demmbonz (677) - Erin, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 25, 2015
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
22oz bottle to 22oz ’snifter’. Thick and oily like typical hoppin frog stouts. Over the top malt sweetness. Oodles of roast and subtle whiskey. Coats the mouth and that tube that leads to your stomach. It’s got legs, and I’ve lost mine.
JefVerstraete (2222) - Ghent, BELGIUM - SEP 17, 2015
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle @ home. Pitch black colour, brown foam. Soft carbonation. Bitter roastiness. Sweet notes of bourbon, vanilla and molasses. Very well balanced. Sweet and bitter. Good!
Countbeer (5500) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - SEP 15, 2015
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Bottle: Chouffe glass: Thanks for this gem Hackobock!
Pitch black. Motoroil! Brown head! Love it!
Beautiful aroma of dark chocolate, mocha, whiskey, wood, roast, hint of soy, hint of liquorice, lot of dark fruits, hint of vanilla, you know it.. Do you? Fucking awesome!
Flavour is massive, it’s thick, it’s rich, it’s fucking sublime! Lot of dark chocolate, roast, coffee, mocha, whiskey, hint of alcohol, rye, wood roast, coffee roast, bitters... Etc etc... Just sublime!
Aftertaste is roasty, whiskey, bitter, coffee and chocolate.
Low carbo, thick oily close to silky mouthfeel, full bodied! Fucking delicious!
Camons (8025) - Hasselager, DENMARK - SEP 12, 2015
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle @ Voldby Øl-messe. Pours pitch black with a brown head, lacings. Aroma of roasted malt, caramel, rich coffee, vanilla, oak, dark chocolate, bourbon, some alcohol. Flavor is light sweet, rich roasted malt, bitter dark chocolate, caramel, rich coffee, bourbon, vanilla, oak, some alcohol. Medium to full body, light oily mouthfeel, soft carbonation, warming alcohol in the finish. 290915
hopdog (10105) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 4, 2015
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
22oz bottle shared with Matt Capone for my 10,000 rating! Thanks! Poured a black color with a tan/brown head. Aromas went from wood to whiskey to wood. Also, vanilla, chocolate, brownies, caramel, and more chocolate. Alcohol content completely hidden. Here’s to the next 10k ...
Vells (1089) - Rīga, LATVIA, LATVIA - AUG 29, 2015
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Huge, syrupy brew, intense roasted malts, dried fruits, nice bourbon touch, dark choco, vanilla. Moderate sweet with bittersweet finish. Oily. Quite an awesome brew.
Alusmamuts (1117) - LATVIA - AUG 26, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark brown with almost no head. Viney aroma. Sour followed by good bitterness, roasted chocolate notes.
Niko100 (2325) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 21, 2015
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Rich dark brown/black color; Heavy creamy body; Aroma of toasted sweet malt, oak, vanilla, whiskey/bourbon, & licorice; Flavor of roasted sweet malt, oak, molasses, dark chocolate, coffee, licorice, and whiskey/bourbon; Warm finish; Nicely balanced & complex; The whiskey barrels worked well on this one - really good.
Habanero (3343) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - AUG 8, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottled. Pours black with a small deep brown head. Aroma of roasted malt, dark chocolate, caramel, whiskey, wood and vanilla notes. Sweet flavor that ends up more dry and with alcohol. Medium to full bodied, oily texture and soft carbonation. An excellent Impy. 🌟🌟🌟🌟