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RATINGS: 217   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 34   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
A complex Imperial Coffee Porter made with Evans Brothers cold-pressed coffee. Subtle chocolate, and coffee notes are balanced by black malt bitterness and malt sweetness.

reebtogi's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
reebtogi (5402) - Edmonton, Alberta, - DEC 3, 2012
650ml bomber pours black in color with a generous light mocha head that leaves some decent lacing on the glass. Aromas are of chocolate and coffee with a slight presence of dark fruits. Taste is a chocolate and raisin sweetness with a mild coffee bitterness. Medium to heavy body with light carbonation. This is the second stout/porter I have tried in a week that I have detected a fruity presence, strange yes, bad NO. Another unique and interesting brew. Highly recommended.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Panzuriel (1722) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - APR 30, 2016
Location: 22 oz bottle obtained through Tavour Appearance: Dark brown to black opaque liquid. Half inch of smaller tan bubbles Nose: Darker roast coffee bitterness. Hints of chocolate and roasted nuts Taste: Black coffee bitters, hint of roasted nuts. Dark chocolate. Mildly sweet Body: medium to full body, but fluid Parting thoughts: Decent coffee porter. Solid. Middle of the road.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
monk191 (1609) - California, USA - APR 16, 2016
A very nice coffee porter. Pours a deep brown-black with a brown head. Smells great, coffee and vanilla. Taste is vanilla to start, with a bit of bitter coffee in the finish. Had in the bottle.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (8268) - Ohio, USA - FEB 20, 2016
22 oz bottle shared by Amy. Pours dark brown to black in color with a small beige head. The aroma and flavor have big dark roasted coffee, dark chocolate, earthy bitterness, perhaps a touch thin for the big roasted coffee character, but tasty, I get a hint of dark berries, but mostly coffee. I have had this before and didnít rate it so I was happy to have it again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drsordr (2100) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - FEB 17, 2016
Bottle shared by Amy pour opaque dark brown with thin tan head. Nose big coffee, chocolate and malt but mostly coffee. Taste dark roast coffee, dark fruit, and some milk chocolate but mostly coffee. I like coffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheEpeeist (3709) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 7, 2016
22 oz bottle, 5/30/12. Dark brown with a tan head. Nose is caramel, peanut, coffee, raisin and hay. Creamy medium body with a tingle. Taste is stale chocolate, caramel, coffee and fig. Iím guessing the coffee has faded quite a bit since fresh. The result though is beautifully melded and has held up better than many impy stouts Iíve cellared.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DandyWolfFloyd (997) - Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 7, 2015
Aroma - coffee, alcohol, roast, and dark chocolate Appearance - pitch black body with a dark brown head that slowly fades to a foam Taste - roasted malt, chocolate, alcohol, and a carmalized sugar. Palate - full body, texture is slick, average carbonation, long astringent roast ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnGalt1 (1434) - Boise, Idaho, USA - NOV 2, 2015
dark tan head atop a perfectly black brew... Nice lacing and retention.. Good coffee as expected meshes with some dark cocoa and just enough malty residuals to deliver the nose and make it interesting. Flavors are all there, but sorta fall short.. nothing really crosses any benchmark.. light cocoa and decent coffee bean flavors.. there could possibly be a bit more of everything and especially some maltiness that really delivers the malts and the beans. Body is light given the ABV... needs more UUMMMPPPH! Despite my above negatives, this is a pretty damn good brew.. Big Boned Coffee Porter for less than $8? Needs work, but I will buy again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JaBier (6536) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - OCT 7, 2015
Bottle shared by a friend. Darkest brown pour with a thick tan head. Aroma of coffee, malt and some chocolate. Malty and chocolatey flavor with some caramel before a slight coffee finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerandhockey8 (324) - Three Forks, Montana, USA - OCT 2, 2015
From 22oz bottle to snifter. Pour us a oil like black with a thick and frothy beige head. Nose is huge roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, alcohol. Taste is sour with sweetness at times, heavy bodied with a very thick mouth feel. Very smooth finish, liked this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
LetsRiff (16) - Maryland, USA - OCT 2, 2015
Settling in to fall with this delicious Imperial Coffee Porter. The aroma has a subtle note of chocolate and a strong note of coffee. The reverse is true for the taste. It is strong on the chocolate and light on the coffee taste. Itís a heavier beer that goes down smooth even though it is 9.2% alcohol by volume. It is a classy beer and my scale is based on Matthew Mcconaughey scale. I give it 7 "All right, all right, all rights!" out of 10.

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