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RATINGS: 199   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
NOT FOR THE TIMID!. This is a non-traditional beer with a complex flavor profile ranging from coffee to chocolate, the sweetness is complemented with Chinook and Cascade hops to produce an extraordinary finish. This beer is like the Kern at high water - "Not for the Timid".


BEENJAMIN's rating

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BEENJAMIN (290) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 30, 2013
Dark, dark brown, really nice tan head. Iím very impressed with this stout. Lots of roast, sweet malts, coffee, and chocolate. It almost seems to have an oak quality to it with vanilla notes throughout. Delicious!!


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RobertDale (5180) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JAN 7, 2016
22 ounce bottle. Pours almost black with a smallish tan head. Aroma of malt, chocolate, and coffee. Taste is roasted malt, dark chocolate, coffee, and dark fruit. Decent.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (17127) - GŲteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 8, 2015
Draught at Stone Escondido, California. Opaque black beer with a nice lasting beige/brownish head. Roasted dark chocolate snd tar aroma, coffee, raisins, soot, some figs. Roasted dark chocolate flavor, coffee, tar, earthy notes, some warming alcohol. Good heavy Impy.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Barreras (1506) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - JUN 18, 2015
Pours a deep rich brown color with a roasted malt aroma. Taste is rich in chocolate and coffee flavor with a good roasted malt aftertaste. Good lasting espresso and rich coco flavor left on the palate after the swallow.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
portableparty (2273) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - MAY 14, 2015
Bottle. Pours a brown black color with a khaki tight foamy head. Aroma has strong roasted dark chocolate coffee little gram cracker. Taste is bitter with roasted burnt malt chocolate coffee some marshmallow. Medium feel coating.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gam (3909) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAR 23, 2015
Small beige head soft carbonation dark pour aromas citrus very fruity dark chocolate liquorice coffee molasses the flavours dark citrus crisp medium bitter citrus origin coffee rich chocolate stone fruit resin note apricot liquorice molasses cocoa dry note flavours go together well the finish best tastes hops malt mix lasting bitter resin note good imperial

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 14/20
toxichop (597) - South Gate, California, USA - DEC 29, 2014
P: Completely black with a one finger light colored brown head. S: Dark chocolate, caramel malt, coffee, light vanilla, licorice, dark fruits and a hint of alcohol in the back . T: Dark roasted malts, a ton of dark chocolate, biter cacao, pine in the middle of the mix, and a bit of smoke in the finish. M: Medium but pretty light for the style, with medium carbonation. O: Very rich in dark chocolate but couldnít get over the nuisance of the hops.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Homer321 (3961) - Melboring, Florida, USA - DEC 29, 2014
Bottle thanks to bytemesis. Poured into snifter. Slightly acidic, almost astrinovegent nose. Lots of coffee and dark bitter chocolate in the nose. poue is pitch black with a medium to large light brown head. Taste is initially moderately bitter, seemingly from a grainy note at first. Moderately sweet malt flavor, mostly chocolate, little coffee. Overall a very drinkable beer, dangerously smooth. Just a tad bit of tartness/acidity that I get from some stouts. very good.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jrob21 (3367) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - NOV 16, 2014
Bomber from a recent trade. Big roastiness. Lots of bittersweet chocolate and coffee flavors. Light sweetness. Finish is big bitterness again. Nice flavor. Body is a little on the lighter side.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lukaduke (2923) - Gray, Maine, USA - NOV 1, 2014
Pours a deep burnt umber color with a finger of eggshell foam. Nose is a mix of roasted chocolate, pine, spent coffee grounds. The palate follows with a smooth cocoa front end that moves into a earthy slightly smokey mid palate. Finish has a lot of bittersweet cocoa and some lingering pine.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (9421) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 27, 2014
at 8.5%...on th light side for an imperial, but thatís sooo not the point with this beer. itís a super flavorful aromatic stout, and smells and tastes textbook for what an american stout is supposed to be. pours near black, but light can get through. I could smell the roast, coffee, and hops as soon as i popped the top. same as the flavor, but the taste has a hint of cocoa and dark fruit in the background too. smooth. hides the % well. quality beer! thanks to jlozier for this one."


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