Brewed by Magic Rock
Style: Imperial Stout
Huddersfield, England
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 170   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
Say hello to the Bearded Lady, our uncompromisingly big and beautiful Imperial Stout. Born from our Dark Arts recipe she uses masses of magical malts to deliver deep chocolate, rich coffee and vinous berry flavours all complemented by a balanced yet subtly spicy hop profile. Powerful, robust, intriguing; yet decadently smooth and sumptuous, the lady demands respect…

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DutchDrebus (5474) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - SEP 26, 2014
Sampled @ Borefts 14. Black colour with a small beige head. Smells liquorice, roasty, chocolate, nice. Tastes liquorice, roasty, salty, chocolate, coffee, nice. Full body, soft carbo.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
suurjuust (2661) - ESTONIA - SEP 21, 2014
Tap. Black beer, thin beige head. Nose is roast and coffee, some chocolate and licorice hints in there. Flavor is big and roasty, coffee, chocolate, sweet notes, firm hoppy-roasty bitterness in the finish. Smooth and creamy mouthfeel, lingering roast, sweet hints and alcohol. Smooth stuff.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
mkel07 (4880) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - AUG 10, 2014
On tap at Archive Beer Boutique September 2013. Everything that you want in a beer is right here, great flavour and aroma, complexity and a big solid body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (9555) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 2, 2014
Keg at the Stockbridge Tap. Pours black, nose is chocolate, fruity, taste is dry chocolate, sweet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Meilby (10584) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 17, 2014
Bottle 330ml @ geokkjer
Pours pitch black with a tan head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, alcohol, caramel, floral and grassy. Taste is medium to heavy sweet and medium bitter with a long roasted, warm, chocolate and bitter finish. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is full.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (16315) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 17, 2014
Bottle. It pours a black body under a dense, finger-thick dark beige head. Roasted malts, coffee, some dark chocolate, licorice and wood on the nose. Alcohol too. It’s full-bodied and lightly warming, with a pleasant carbontion. Quite sweetish. Roasted malts, hoppy pine cones and resins, toffee, molasses and some hoppy bitterness. Lasting finish with alcohol and roasted malts. Pretty nice this one, but it’s a bit unbalanced. 140717

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
humlelala (1273) - DENMARK - JUN 29, 2014
(33 cl bottle courtesy of minutemat; BBD: January 2015) Pours black with big, deep toffee head. Good retention and beautiful lace. Aroma is toasted malt with notes of coffee and toffee. Creamy texture, soft carbonation, medium body and a dark and roasted, bitter finish. Flavour is dry, dark, roasted with cofee notes. Alcohol is well integrated.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mcberko (12461) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 24, 2014
On tap at Brewdog Birmingham, pours black with a small tan head. Aroma brings out notes of cocoa, roasted malt and coffee. Flavour is very rich and bold, with big notes of coffee, cocoa and roasted malt. Thick as fuck, almost fudge-like, with a robust flavour profile - a good hoppy kick to balance things out as well. Excellent stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (33469) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 22, 2014
A black beer with a red shine under a tan head. The aroma has notes of roasted malt, soy sauce, and bourbon? The flavor is sweet with notes of alcohol, bourbon, soy sauce, and dark chocolate, leading to a dry, roasted, and alcoholic finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JanLaursen (3227) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 7, 2014
Fra fad, CBC 2014. Kaffe-sort med et cremet beige skum. Dufter som en sød, hårdtristet italiensk espresso med et stykke mørk chocolade on the side. Cremet, fuldfed, robust. Jeg drak den til en ostebakke fra Unika/Mikkeller. Perfekt match-

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