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RATINGS: 73   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 56   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Seasonal imperial stout with coffee beans from local Stumptown Coffee Roasters.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AmEricanbrew (5523) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - JUN 13, 2010
Dark brown color/ thin tan head. Nice medium roasted coffee, malted chocolate aromas. medium body. Good chocolate, medium roast coffee, dark roasted malt flavors. A bit thin in the finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sparky (2133) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - MAY 31, 2010
Bottle shared by cbkschubert at Hellbilly’s Shootout in Sosco Tasting. Pours dark brown with a thin tan head. The nose is coffee and burnt malt. The taste is coffee, charred malt and cocoa. Medium mouthfeel. Decent.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ughsmash (7006) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - APR 6, 2010
Thanks to Eric for the bomber! Poured translucent coppery-brown with a short-lived beige head. The aroma picked up sweeter, light-medium roasted coffee and chocolate with earth, vanilla, and touches of darker spices and smoked meat when you dig really deep.. soft-ish overall impression that wasn’t "imperial" in nature, but would be great for a standard stout. The flavor found more of the coffee than chocolate, and it carried all the way through the drink.. some vanilla sweetness too.. dry-roasted coffee bitterness and some earth around.. a little coffee sourness on the finish. Medium-bodied with lower carbonation on the palate.. the alcohol was well hidden.. this was a smooth-drinkin’ stout, but again it wasn’t so imperial.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BOLTZ7555 (2710) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - APR 4, 2010
Taste buds destroyed by this point @ Hellbilly’s. Dark leather pour with a latte head. Aroma and flavor show roasted coffee bean and cocoa. That’s about all I got!!! Medium mouthfeel.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
skoisirius (1467) - Earth, Washington, USA - APR 3, 2010
One of the better brews I’ve had from this particular brewery...and good stuff. Nice and light coffee undertones in a very mild and somewhat sweet stout. Not overpowering in any which way, and a nice sipping stout, especially after it’s warmed up. Would buy again.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hayduke (3160) - Eureka, California, USA - MAR 30, 2010
This 22 oz bottle came from Market of Choice in Ashland, Oregon, and poued a very dark brown with big foamy tan head and lots of lacing rings. The nose is just like roasted coffee. The body is a bit thin with smooth mouthfeel and light carbonation. The flavor is freshly brewed coffee with lots of roasted malts. Bitter finish. This is about about as coffee flavored as coffee beer can get but somehow it all works.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cbkschubert (2900) - BFE, Arizona, USA - MAR 23, 2010
22 oz. bottle via trade with highibus - Pours a dark brown color with a small light tan head. Aroma is mostly coffee and roasted malt. Well, so was the flavor. Some bitterness lingers in the finish. Medium body. A nice typical coffee stout. Thanks Tom.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (8550) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAR 21, 2010
Dark brown pour, beige head. Roasted malt, chocolate and a good dosse of coffee. Flavor is roasty and has a flavor of spent coffee grounds. Not bad.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rusty (1533) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - MAR 21, 2010
pours a brown with a nice tan head aroma is chocolate stout coffee. flavor is the same with a roasty flavor and a bitter finish

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrewDad (4632) - Olympia, USA - FEB 12, 2010
22oz Bomber – Gravity Beer Market – Olympia, WA
Aroma – Big Coffee and chocolate with the added dark roasty malt adds to the aroma.
Appearance – Dark Brown in color, Clear with a thin brown head.
Flavor – Big Coffee and chocolate flavors. This was thick with flavors and the malt added to this. The alcohol was high but hard to taste.
Palate – Big thick mouthfeel was very smooth.
Overall – This was a tasty big dark nasty beer. Good stuff for the cold night.


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