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Mad Brewer Black Storm

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RATINGS: 67   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   EST. CALORIES: 345   ABV: 11.5%
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This Imperial Stout has a funky twist from the spice character. But watch out....It ’s a "Storm"! Brewed right here at the Brew Keeper in North Ridgeville, OH.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mar (4886) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUL 2, 2009
bottle thanks to bu11zeye. pitch black with a khaki head. cinnamon and other spices tagged with some roastiness for the aroma. decent thickness with a very spicy cinnamon syrup flavor.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUL 2, 2009
(22oz bottle) Pours an opaque black body with a small beige head. Aroma of candy, plastic, cinnamon, clove, cocoa, anise, ginger, and roasted malt. Flavor of chocolate whey powder, roasted malt, cinnamon, caramel, and more spices. A bit odd.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogbrick (8310) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 29, 2009
Sample at Neil’s HSC initation. This beer is brownish-black with a medium beige head that recedes slowly. Partchy lacing on the glass. Roasty aroma of malt and coffee with a bit of smoke. Medium body with flavors of roasted malt, black coffee and spiced hops. Notes of dark chocolate as well. The finish is roasty and sweet with a chocolate malt aftertaste. Pretty good overall.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
daknole (9226) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUN 29, 2009
Dark brown/black pour. Aroma of molasses, aspalt, chocolate and roast. Flavor is very nice. Chocolate, roast, coffee and molasses. Good stuff!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SphinxTX (2876) - Mata Gorda, Texas, USA - JUN 27, 2009
Bottle thanks to bu11zeye. Pours a deep black with tan head. Aroma of sharp dark roast, baking cocoa. Flavor of dark roast, some kinda tang, cinnamon, nice bitter. Mouth feel is medium-heavy body, silky, high carbonation. Overall, very good shit!!!!!!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ibrew2or3 (6998) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - JUN 26, 2009
Big thanks to markwise for this. Pours deep darkness with mocha head. The modest aroma is nice and chocolaty with a hint of caramel and bits of dark roastiness. The taste is a bit thin to start. I get a mix of dark roastiness, some yummy chocolate, faint banana and a touch of caramel. Into the finish some dry roastiness evens out the sweetness into the finish along with a sense of a mild off note of tartness. Good stuff.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cavie (3808) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - JUN 26, 2009
Bottle courtesy of bu11zeye. Black as all hell. Gorgeous aroma with cocoa and caramel. Taste is a little dry. Has edges of burn with good notes of malt. Solid through and through.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blutt59 (6022) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 26, 2009
bottle, thanks to bu11zeye, deep black brown color, aroma of bright spices and chocolate, flavor has lots of cinnamon, cocoa, mesquite smoke, lively finish

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JaBier (4964) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - JUN 23, 2009
Bottle from batch #2 (I’m guessing there, but I figure it has to be batch #2, ’cuz I’m not tasting any banana). Black pour with a thin light brown head. Chocolate malt aroma with a touch of wheat. Chocolate malt flavor with wheat and a bit of alcohol before the dry coffee finish. No banana and that’s a good thing.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
kiefdog (1826) - Tampa, Florida, USA - JUN 21, 2009
Bottle courtesy of markwise. Pours a black muddy color with thin tan head. Aroma is sweet and malty with notes of cooked veggies, chocolate, molasses, some barnyard funk, hints of ripe dark fruit and caramel. Flavor is sweet and malty with notes of chocolate, brown sugar, molasses, anise, bitter chocolate and hints of vinegar and cooked veggies. Generally medium body with a malty finish.


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