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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.


KajII's rating

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KajII (799) - Macon, North Carolina, USA - FEB 26, 2013
22oz Bottle. The pour was a deep dark opaque brown with an average (1-2 finger) medium tan creamy head that receded down to a thin layer of residue and medium collar, which created excellent sheets of sticky lacing. The aroma was of roasted dark malts, light resin hops and a bold leathery yeast with notes of dark chocolate, dark roast coffee, dark fruit (black cherry) and a mild tartness. The taste was lightly sweet and exceptionally malty with a bold chocolate roastiness which lasted throughout, progressing with a mildly bitter espresso presence along with a slight fruitiness towards the finish. The flavor hung around for a good long time following the swallow, with a lightly tart fruity roasty taste that was left to settle in on the taste buds, as a mild alcohol warming sensation crept in. Mouthfeel was well beyond medium in body with a dry, oily texture and a somewhat lively carbonation. Overall as Imperial Porters go, this one is at top of its game. It possessed tons of roasty flavor along with a mild fruity tartness and a superb drinkability. This brew is highly recommended and a must try for anyone who likes a dark roasty brew... www.facebook.com/KAJIIsBeerReviews


4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
katrinaez (351) - 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 (990) - 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. Canít 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 donít 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 (10263) - , 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 (343) - 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. Wasnít impressed, but not sure if the bottle was bad or if I just didnít care for it.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
maley1 (869) - 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 (1151) - 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 (3854) - 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 (619) - 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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