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Kuhnhenn American Imperial Stout

Formerly brewed at Kuhnhenn Brewing
Style: Imperial Stout
Warren, Michigan USA
Serve in Snifter


on tap


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RATINGS: 149   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.01/5   EST. CALORIES: 375   ABV: 12.5%
An American example of an English style of beer made for the Russian Royals. This ale deep black in color, finally released after being aged for 16 months. Made using large amounts of malt and roasted barley yields the most robust beer we make. Thick coffee like flavor and aroma. This beer is well hopped and finishes bitter. This is a real treat

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
KingCecil (2082) - DENMARK - SEP 6, 2014
Bottle @ home.... trade from Fullobs... Thx man for this gems.... It pours pitch black with a brown forming head...vanilla, molasses, chocolate, caramel, bourbon, roasted malt, light coffee...

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
AWISLguy (2603) - Wisconsin, USA - AUG 5, 2014
Bottle from mikem409, thanks Mike! Pours a foreboding black with a brown head leaving some nice streaky lacing. Aroma has strong rich vanilla and molasses with chocolate and caramel. Down through the glass, some roastiness kicks in. Loving that ... Taste is of sweet vanilla, bakers chocolate, caramelly malts, some bourbon, some roast and sweet molasses at the end. Sweeter than the nose. Full bodied and rich. Finishes bourbon-y long and sweetly bitter. This one was very well done - straight forward bourbon-y chocolate malty. Will need to come up with more Kuhnhenn stuff! 16.8

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerman6686 (6399) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 8, 2014
This poured a jet black with a minimal tan head. Aroma was of.dark.chocolate, licorice, smoke, and soy. Flavor was big and sweet, but not to the point of being over the top. Big abundance.of dark.fruit, smoke and molasses. Pretty amazing this really held up for 8 years.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kbudd19 (1003) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 17, 2014
Bottle from polo, thanks man! Thick oily black pour, with a thin layer of mocha head. Aroma of brown sugar, dark fruits, roasted malts and anise. Taste, medium mouthfeel, bitter coffee, roasted malts, sharp finish. Overall, a good imperial stout for sure better than average but doesn’t blow me away.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
emacgee (4613) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - MAY 18, 2014
Beautiful piceous black pour with one finger of charred wood brown head and wonderfully visible viscosity. Nose shows lots of dark fruit skins, anise/licorice, sour cherry, burnt wood, coffee liqueur, and rich melted chocolate. Viscous body with a coating mouthfeel and warming finish. Flavor is definitely a showcase for ze dark malt with a huge with a huge bitter chocolate character and black coffee notes. a fair amount of acidity shows as well. The body becomes a bit tiresome as it is very weighty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (9148) - Ohio, USA - MAY 4, 2014
12 oz bottle from 2012 release. Pours dark brown to black in color with a thin beige head. The aroma and flavor have roasted malts, dark chocolate, nice coffee notes, some caramel, some wood and earthy bitterness to the finish. Good, but I’ve liked some of the others better.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
budznsudz (582) - Audubon, New Jersey, USA - MAY 3, 2014
2012 bottling. Dark black oily pour with a brown head. Aroma of chocolate, roasted malt, and heavy molasses. Taste is chocolate, black coffee, caramel taffy, slight oxidation, and sone hop bitterness on the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
EricTeusink (700) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - APR 2, 2014
Shared by jrob21. Scent is strong chocoloate and light coffee. Color is darkest brown with sizable tan head. Sweet up front with nice biting finish. Thick. Bottle - Shared by jrob21

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jrob21 (3455) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - APR 2, 2014
2012 from a trade a while back. Shared with ericteusink. Bittersweet coffee with an almost acidic coffee on the back end. Purple fruit plum and prune. Roasty malt aroma. Smooth up front and easy to drink. The finish is where all the flavor and fruit come in. Leaves a long bittersweet finish. Cocoa texture. Easy to drink and pretty entertaining.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Phatdog1 (179) - Brentwood, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 20, 2014
2012 version thanks to Crajun. Ink black pour with a thin tan head into a snifter. Bold aroma of coffee, dark fruit, soy and booze. Huge coffee flavor with some caramel and burnt sugar. Slight hop bitterness on the finish. 9.25%abv nowhere to be found. A year plus in the bottle did this wonders! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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