Black Bottle Liquid Metal
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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.53/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
A heavy metalesque, loud and malty Imperial Rye Stout. This beer hates you and always will. It pours like motor oil and drinks like the strongest black coffee you have ever had, with a twist of chocolate to make it nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
scoth (607) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - FEB 21, 2015
Pours black with a puffy, thick tan head, very fine lacing, excellent retention. Aromas of coffee, rye bread, hay, dark chocolate, grass. Full body, smooth and creamy. Medium sweet, medium bitter with a light bitter chocolate lingering finish. Enjoyably big without being overwhelming, relatively well balanced for an Imperial Stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beaver (1457) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - DEC 2, 2014
750 ml bottle. Pours dark brown black with a medium creamy tan head that retains well and laces the glass.

The aroma is bakers chocolate and roast with some black licorice and dark fruit and piney hops.

The flavor is sweet slightly lactic chocolate malt with some dark fruit and black licorice and a burnt roast finish with a little rye. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with low carbonation - a little watery.

Overall, a decent imperial stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
NachlamSie (2963) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 4, 2013
10 oz at Falling Rock. Pours super black with a huge tan head. Aroma is noticeably hoppy with grapefruit coming out. A little molasses and rye are here with dark chocolate tones. The palate is pretty heavy, but not huge. Honestly, itís cold and snowy outside and I wanted a monster stout, this isnít that huge. Still, itís pretty robust and definitely tasty. Citrusy hints compliment the rye and sweeter notes of chocolate and toasted brown sugar come out. Good brew, but I may move on to an Oak Aged Yeti n this frigid day.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
arminjewell (8620) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - OCT 29, 2013
Pour on tap at the brewery, dark black pour with thin tan head, aroma brought notes of big dark chocolate, coffee, slight roast, hints of nuts, dark fruits are slightly there, hints of slight oak I n there as well. Taste is a mix of caramel, molasses, roast, hints of coffee, nice chocolate and cocoa powder notes finishing slightly dry, bitter. Just ok.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
onceblind (5413) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 18, 2013
Black pour with a thin espresso foam head. Nose has some roasted caramel and dark coffee with black roast malt. The flavor is a bit on the roasty side but has a lovely amount of dark coffee and bitter cocoa, with a long black roast malt finish thatís just not sweet or coffee-ish enough for me. Ends up being just another imperial stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DiarmaidBHK (3724) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 21, 2013
Draft at brewpub. Pours black with an inch of khaki foam. Lots of chocolate and roasted malt on the nose. Canít say I get much rye either on the nose or tongue. It tastes of roasted malt and a little bit of malt sweetness. Finishes clean. Solid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Concealer (944) - Denver, Colorado, USA - SEP 1, 2013
Tap. Dark pour, near black with a tab head. Good lacing. Smells of rye, toasted malt, bitter hops, pine, and coffee. Flavor is bitter with pine, rye and a light roasted malt and coffee. Chocolate is hard to notice and I probably wouldnít have if it wasnít for the description.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gmellison (426) - Colorado, USA - AUG 23, 2013
On tap at black bottle. Pours a deep brown color. Aroma is coffee. Taste is coffe and tree bark or something kind of bitter

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ajnepple (3431) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - FEB 28, 2013
UPDATED: AUG 23, 2013 On tap at BBB. Black with a light brown head. Roasted malt aroma, spruce hoppiness, caramel and dark fruits. Medium body with a creamy feel. Roasted flavor with a nice bitter hop balance and a touch of chocolate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
adnielsen (10070) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - FEB 19, 2013
Tap @ Black Bottle. Pours a deep brown appearance with a dark brown head. Anise, char, very roasty malty, somewhat piney hoppy aroma. Well balanced, light caramel, dark chocolate, herbal/piney, just a bit fruity flavor. Pretty tasty.

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