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RATINGS: 1133   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.04/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The history of the bible and religion is indeed the struggle of good vs. evil. Our Serpent’s Stout recognizes the evil of the dark side that we all struggle with. This is a massively thick and opaque beer that begs the saints to join the sinners in their path to a black existence.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ABT_S54 (322) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 24, 2015
75cl bottle served in a teku glass. Pours black with a massive dark tan head which lasts well. Aroma is powerful dark chocolate and espresso notes. Taste is massively powerful with medium sweet and high bitterness and some quite harsh edges to the chocolate and dark fruits with a slightly ashy finish. All in all an excellent stout but the alcohol is very evident and the edges quite harsh. Will lay down the other bottle for a couple of years and re-review.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mmahut (1695) - CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 19, 2015
Black body with low tan head. Aroma is caramel, toffee, light acidic. Taste has high earthy bitterness, medium toffee sweetness. Body is full, high carbonation.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mortlach (1548) - Rome, ITALY - OCT 19, 2015
750ml bottle shared with ippopotamo36, Ryan and Justin Hawke. Pours deep brown/black with a medium cappuccino head. Aroma of roasted malts, coffee, dark chocolate and licorice. Flavour is perfectly balanced, medium to light sweet with a good bitter end, outstanding! Full body, medium carbonation. A great beer!

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Gurthnar (4074) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 17, 2015
Bottle at a tasting. Very rich and full mouthfeel. Lots of roasted malts, chocolate, loads of caramel, coffee. Dried fruits. Balanced caramelly sweetness and roasted bitterness. Delicious.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Werckmeister (1546) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - OCT 17, 2015
0,75l bottle shared by me and Simay at Bratislava RB Tasting. Black color, small coffee colored head. Smells roast, coffee, vanilla, light licorice, light ash, light smoke, nettle. Nice smell. Full body, soft carbonation, slick mouthfeel. Tastes of roast, vanilla, earthy, herbs, ash, coffee, nettle, light chili. Finishes herbs, light ash and earthy. Good stuff, usually I m not a sucker for vanilla beers, but this one has a nice balance and is quite nice

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rusos (373) - Stupava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 17, 2015
Bottle. Very dark colour, very nice dark beige head. Aroma is mostly roasted. Caramel and mollasses are also present. Taste is roasted, toffee, licorice and mollasses. Alcohol present in taste. Very thick, full body. Very good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Simay (74) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - OCT 17, 2015
Very dark, almost black colour with little brown head. Aroma is dominated with dark roasted coffee and vanilla i. Tastes bitter and roasty. Has a bitter malty aftertaste. Works perfect(better) with a brownie!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Saeglopur (1434) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - OCT 17, 2015
750 ml bottle shared by Werckmeister at Bratislava Tasting, many thanks!
Black body, with a big, creamy, coffee colored head.
Aroma of bitter chocolate, coffee, cocoa, liquorice, wood, caramel, some dark fruits.
Taste follows this, with some alcohol burn.
Full, creamy mouthfeel, with a moderate carbonation.
Finishes roasty-bitter, dry, with liquorice, coffee, wood, some cocoa, some alcohol warmth.

Really tasty. Straight, dry, roasty and pleasantly warming. Not among my favourite Imperial Stouts, but a really pleasant sipper nonetheless, great example of a pure Imperial Stout.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MisoW (2620) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 17, 2015
Bottle at Joined Slovak&Austian ratebeer session 10/2015. Pours brown color, beige head. Aroma of coffee, vanilla, chocolate, cocoa. Taste is sweet, medium bitter, coffee, cocoa, roasted malt, vanilla, licorice, caramel.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cuso (6851) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 17, 2015
Bottle at tasting, Gurthnar’s place. Very dark color with thick beige head. Roasted malt, coffee, dark chocolate, vanilla in aroma. Taste, coffee, chocolate, vanilla, licorice, vanilla, dark chocolate. licorice, Long coffee bitter finish. Tasty.


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