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

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RATINGS: 146   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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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…


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dEnk (3734) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JUL 20, 2013
Bottle @ wwt. Aroma is liquorice, caramel, molasses, nice hoppy notes. Flavour is roasty liquorice, molasses, and more. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Osprey87 (1390) - WALES - JUN 19, 2013
Keg. Thick black with big tan head. So big that the bartender had to pour three glasses and then combine them into one. Strangely, the head on the glass I was eventually given doesn’t endure that long. Mouthfeel of the beer is really great and the beer is very easy drinking at 10.5%. Flavour is mostly roasted barley, a little coffee, sweet, bitterness comes late in the flavour along with some raisin. Astringency in aftertaste. A decent beer. The best aspect is the mouthfeel, which must be up there with the best.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gunnfryd (10249) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 31, 2013
On tap at Cardinal. Black colour with a tan head. Aroma is coffee, malt, hop, licorice. Flavour is coffee, malt, hop, chocolate, licorice, berries. Full body. Very nice beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Inbreak (1897) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - MAY 27, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 23, 2014 16.03.2013, tap @ Cardinal:
Lett sødmerik lukt med preg av mørk malt, humle, mørkt sukker, kaffi, karamell, gras, sjokolade. Lett tørr og fyldig sødmerik smak med preg av mørk malt, humle, høy, kaffi, mørkt sukker, alkohol, gras, karamell, røsta korn. Middels bitterhet som set litt. Grei.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
johndoughty (3875) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2013
Bottle. Dark brown with a small head, Low carbonation and a malty full bodied flavour. Slightly smoked with no overpowering sweetness that you often find in beers of this strength. Dangerously easy to drink and very impressive.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tmrmwel (856) - Bergen, NORWAY - APR 22, 2013
On tap @ Cardinal. Pours black, with a small creamy head. Aroma is burned malts, peat and some grain. Full creamy body, with soft carbonation. Flavour is sweet with tobacco, dates and dark fruits, molasses and burned sugar, as well as some smoke.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RuneStumo (2162) - FØRRESFJORDEN, NORWAY - APR 4, 2013
16.03.2013. On tap at Cardinal, Stavanger. Thanks to Gunfryd! Black colour with Off-white head. Dark malts with strong aroma and flavours of dry bitter dark cacao or chocolate. Its also sweet and its strong. Rich strong body. Aftertaste is more bitterness.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HoppyBudgie (686) - SOLA, NORWAY - MAR 19, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 11, 2013 On tap at cardinal. 1 finger beige head. Nose is roasted coffee, sugarroe, some alcohol and sigarbox. Taste is bitter coffe, pine, some hoppyness and dark alsomt burnt caramel. U are left with a nice peppery aftertaste. A lovely imp sipper

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Holmen1 (2293) - Stavanger, NORWAY - FEB 26, 2013
Fra fat på Cardinaltreff feb-13: aroma av rådyr, eksklusiv kaffe og sigarkasser. Kveldens nese iflg Alse Bjørn. Rund munnfølelse og laang ettersmak preget av aromaen. Bitterheten balanserer maltsødmen, men litt brent toast i smaken. So smooth, mer glattbarbert enn bearded.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
abemorsten (2600) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - FEB 25, 2013
On tap at Cardinal. Good coffee, dark chocolate, roasted notes and pollen on the nose. Smooth and pungent. Full bodied. Roasted delights and liquorice in the mouth but a hint of green apples in the end. Still, a wonderful beer


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