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RATINGS: 203   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 34   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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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.


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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - AUG 19, 2012
Bottle:   Black, thin sudsy tannish head, sticky lacing.   Assertive coffee nose, soft roasted malts.   Coffee and roasted malts on the tongue, moderate sweetness.   A touch of dark chocolate.   Hard to believe this is 9%.   Seems very well hidden.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   Finishes with a sweetened coffee, heavy with cream and sugar, with minor roasted malts.   Pretty simple, but clean and enjoyable.   Only wished it were a little more chewy.



4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
katrinaez (339) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 5, 2015
Had a long time ago and updating the app. But I wrote the coffee was strong and good but it was a bit too bitter at the end for a higher rating. Had in bottle.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
60minuteman (986) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 24, 2015
Bitter chocolate, coffee, abundant roast, malts, hops, slight fruit notes. Smell is more enticing than the taste. Good balance. Can’t emphasize the roast enough.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
matthewjk (964) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 4, 2015
Nice little showing from a brewery I don’t get around to often enough. Quite solid coffee porter, Imperial style, with a nice little hop bite to boot. Respectable showing. Serving size: 22oz bombs Away.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtclockwork (9999) - , New Jersey, USA - JAN 23, 2015
Bottle. Pours dark brown tan head. Nose/taste of minerals, light vegetal matter, coffee, chocolate and vanilla. Medium body.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
bigda83 (338) - Jamestown, New York, USA - JAN 19, 2015
Possible infected bottle? Pours a nice deep brown with a purple tint and a small khaki foamy heady. Aroma was weakly of coffee and an odd sweet smell. Taste was rotten fruit and vinegar. No coffee at all and undrinkable. Wasn’t impressed, but not sure if the bottle was bad or if I just didn’t care for it.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
maley1 (865) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 3, 2015
Dark brown, almost black pour with large beige head. Aroma of roasted malts, coffee and a hint of chocolate. Taste of roasted malts, coffee, cocoa, hint of caramel. Medium bodied, perfect carbonation, creamy mouthfeel, slightly bitter finish. Very good beer!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
andrewturba (1147) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 30, 2014
Pours a very dark opaque brown with a large light brown head and a bit of lace. Aroma is coffee, roasted malts, chocolate, and grainy. Flavour is coffee, chocolate, roasted malts, light alcohol, grainy, mild bitterness and a medium dry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TimE (3784) - Tokyo, JAPAN - DEC 28, 2014
Very dark brown color. Big roasted malt and coffee character. Medium full body, slightly acidic but alcohol is well hidden. Excellent imp coffee Porter.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Padron4KM (618) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - DEC 25, 2014
22 oz bottle.
Dark mahogany, light tan head.
Coffee and coco aroma. Flavor is bold coffee, chocolate, roasty malt. Alcohol is well hidden

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Matt_Foran (80) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - DEC 10, 2014
Aroma: chocolate, pepper, coffee and malts. Appearance: nice dark brown/black color with mocha color head. Taste: coffee right away with hints of chocolate and spice. Very good porter, ranks up there for me. Getting this again!


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