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RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 48   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Knee Deep’s 2 year Anniversary brew. The Imperial Tanilla was brewed with twice as many vanilla beans as its brother (Tanilla), which compliments this wonderfully balanced, yet full bodied brew with chocolate, vanilla and espresso flavors.


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4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
revolverlbc (22) - California, USA - DEC 7, 2012
I wish all beer was made by people who love beer this much. The secret of this beer is that they only add just enough vanilla to compliment what would be a fine porter on it’s own. This may be my favorite porter of ever.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mike5326 (923) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - SEP 19, 2014
Poured from a bottle. Dark brown color, small off white head. Medium malt aroma. Medium body with a full flavor of roasted Malt and medium flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Luvystypotables (670) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - SEP 19, 2014
Aroma of coffee, cocoa and a hint of smoke. Dark brown color with no head. Slightly bitter taste of malt and espresso with a creamy feel and a bitter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheEpeeist (3358) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 17, 2014
22 oz bottle. Dark brown with a thick and foamy tan cap. Nose is cocoa, vanilla, coffee bean and hay. Silky medium to full body with a soft buzz; sexy. Taste is coffee with cream, vanilla bean, milk chocolate, coconut and faint licorice. Yummy.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
skoisirius (1716) - Earth, Washington, USA - AUG 14, 2014
Bottle a few months back. Big black pour, little head. Big vanilla nose mixed with sweet roast, and espresso. Palate is big on the creamy espresso, medium roast, and lots and lots of vanilla, sweet, but the very finish almost balances it out with some bitterness. Yum!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
NeoHippie2 (996) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - AUG 2, 2014
Dark brown/almost black pour with a light brown head. Aromas of espresso, vanilla, and notes of cocoa. Flavor is creamy and roasty malts with nice vanilla undertones. Easy to drink. Respectable brew.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chuckaduck (645) - Highland Heights, Kentucky, USA - APR 29, 2014
Bottle. 4/29/14. Pours deep brown with a fluffy, bubbly light-brown head. Aroma is creamy, sweet, vanilla, dark malts, earth, hint of grass, chalky, clean. Taste is bittersweet, vanilla (comes through nicely), cereal, leather, earth, dark malt, light hints of dark fruit; finished is long vanilla and a pronounced leathery bitterness. Dense lacing. Very full-bodied and creamy. Medium-low carbonation. Really nice and tasty.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Damico (2579) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 27, 2014
Pours thick dark blackish unclear with a big creamy cocoa colored head. Aroma brings some light sweet vanilla and subtle coffee like malts. Flavor brings some bitter roasted malts and some vanilla that is a little too subtle with oat flavors as well.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Aquilo (541) - Berkeley, California, USA - APR 19, 2014
Black with a thick head. Vanilla and oak aroma with a hint of cherries. Very well balanced bittersweet flavor. This is like an amazing chocolate bar in liquid form.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
conway (1435) - - APR 2, 2014
Bottle. Dark cola color with a thick off white head. Aroma is caramel, roasted malt and piney hops. Taste follows suit and adds a touch of citrus from the hops and a hint of vanilla in the finish. Great balance. Rich with relatively strong carb. Excellent and much better than the non-imperial version.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bb (6858) - Alamo, California, USA - MAR 30, 2014
Bottle. Dark mahogony beer with a tan head. Caramel and malt aroma. Caramel and light toffee flavor with light vanilla. Medium bodied. Caramel and light toffee lingers with light coffee.


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