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


on tap

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RATINGS: 171   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Geiserich (4091) - Linz, AUSTRIA - NOV 30, 2013
Bottle: Dark brown to black color with a creamy brownish head. Aroma of dark fruits (plums, berries), cacao, roasted malt, dark chocolate. Flavor is fruity (dark berries, sweet cherries), raosty, dark chocolate, cacao beans, acid. Finish with burnt malt, coffee, cacao and dark chocolate bitterness. Long dry end.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
OPIE788 (337) - Ohio, USA - NOV 21, 2013
On draft. Poured dark black with a dark brown head. Smelled like a cold cup of unsweetened black coffee. Tasted like REALLY strong black coffee with a good dry bitterness. Really good but...$10 for a 9oz pour is a bit much.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nimbleprop (7202) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 6, 2013
Pours an inky black with some clumpy, soot colored head. Nose has a lot of licorice, toast, brown sugar, malt, a little earthy, cracker. Flavor has a lot of licorice and molasses, a touch of smoke, almost a little sausage fat, malty, toast, some soy, booze, a touch of cough syrup, black pepper. Full bodied, slightly hot, slightly peppery finish. Unique.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (13021) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 6, 2013
Draft. Small beige head atop dark brown body. Aroma is moderately sweet, coffee, grapefruit, roast, some bittersweet chocolate, earthy. Taste is moderately sweet, coffee, caramel, earthy/grapefruit, some bittersweet chocolate. Sticky medium-full body, low carbonation.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Travlr (20945) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 5, 2013
Draft in Washington DC! Woohoo! Very dark maroon brown color, tan edge head. Aroma of tobacco, burnt espresso. Taste is rich dark cocoa, unsweetened coffee, figs, dates. Delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
c0fein (517) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 1, 2013
330ml bottle @ home. Orderd from Ales By Mail. Magic Rock Rocks! Second beer from Magic Rock and this is also very good without compromises.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jonnyguns (1105) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 26, 2013
Tap at local taphouse. Pours black with tan head. Aromas of vanilla, espresso roasted malts and chocolate. Taste bitter coffee, slight coffee and a slight lingering sweetness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
spacecube (1562) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 18, 2013
330ml bottle, pours black with a small off-white head and a lively carbonation. Aroma of chocolate malt with hints of coffee & chilli spice, dark fruits and lime marmalade. Really well balanced, smooth and moreish, dangerously so. Great beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dredd (787) - Bentleigh, AUSTRALIA - SEP 12, 2013
Magnificent, jet black pour with dark brown head. Complex aroma off dried fruits, licorice,coffee, you name it. Awesome beer

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiammanghilla (942) - Genova, ITALY - SEP 9, 2013
Spina @ villaggio della birra. Scura con schiuma fine e persistente. Cioccolata, alcol e grande corpo avvolgente. Una delle migliori del villaggio.

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