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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.57/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   SEASONAL: Special   ABV: -
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Known for their rich, full body and warming alcohol notes, imperial stouts were originally brewed to please the Czars of Russia. Max Imperial Mocha Oatmeal Stout has a smooth creamy body and a rich roasted malt character with distinct chocolate and coffee notes.


3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcwattsrugger (11067) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAR 3, 2010
on tap-pours a brown bubbly head and black color. Aroma is dark malt-roasty/chocolate, leathery, ashy. Taste is dark malt-mocha/roasty/chocolate, leathery, ashy.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
UPDATED: MAY 13, 2012
Name: Imperial Mocha Oatmeal Stout (IMOS)
Date: April 07, 2001
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewfest, Athens
Appearance: black, tan head
Aroma: rich chocolate aroma
Flavor: rich malt flavor, some oily sweetness, bitter malt finish, lots of potential but too small a sample

Name: Imperial Mocha Oatmeal Stout (IMOS)
Date: March 16, 2003
Mode: nitro
Score: ii
Appearance: black, big tan head
Aroma: light roasted malt aroma
Body: very creamy body
Flavor: too much roasted bitterness that covers up anything else that may be going on

Name: Imperial Mocha Oatmeal Stout (IMOS)
Date: March 28, 2004
Mode: Nitro
Source: Brewpub
Score: ii+ to iii
Appearance: jet black, nice tan head, lotsa lace
Body: creamy smooth body with a touch of oilyness
Flavor: big malt flavor, lots of chocolate, light roastedness

Name: Imperial Mocha Oatmeal Stout (IMOS)
Date: March 20, 2005
Score: iiii to iii
Aroma: sweet chocolate aroma with a touch of roasted
Body: body a bit too attenuaed and on the thin side
Flavor: slight roasted bitter flavor in the finish
Overall: very drinkable but lacking that something special this year, the bus?

Name: Imperial Mocha Oatmeal Stout (IMOS)
Date: May 01, 2010
Mode: draft
Source: brewpub
Appearance: black, big tan head, solid lace
Aroma: chocolate and roasted aroma, light caramel sweetness
Body: creamy body with a touch of oatneal oilyness
Flavor: rich chocolate flavor, nice balancing roasted malt, touch of caramel sweetness, light dark chocolate, hint of espresso

Name: Imperial Mocha Oatmeal Stout (IMOS)
Date: March 31, 2012
Mode: draft
Source: brewpub
rich chocolate, lots of dark chocolate, touch of caramel sweetness, heavy roast, lingering black malt bitterness,

Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 8/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 8/10; Overall: 16/20
Rating: 3.8/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: *** /4

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chrisv10 (10755) - DENMARK - JUN 1, 2010
Sample. Dark brown win medium size brown head. Flavour is roasted malt, coffee and dry.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (7891) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 9, 2013
Draft at brewpub. Backlog. Pours black. Nose and taste of toasted flaked oats, chocolate, vanilla and mocha. Medium body. Moderate roast.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gnoff (7663) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - OCT 15, 2012
Sampled at GABF on Saturday October 13, first session
As "IMOS".
Black color, brown head. Sweet, coffee scent. Coffee, malty taste. Medium mouthfeel, low bitterness.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CaptainCougar (7129) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - MAR 3, 2004
Pours a thick oily robust black with a dense tan head. Has a rich chocolatey mocha aroma with some hop presence. Body starts sweet with a dry coffee bean finish and caramel malt throughout. Good balance, but could be a bit thicker. Overall a very nice beer though, and one that IMO is more than 6% abv ;)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BBB63 (5939) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - MAR 4, 2004
Dark brown with amber highlights and produces a small tan head and some lace. The aroma hints of mocha, coffee, caramel, aromatic hops, and a touch of date. The taste starts twangy and displays a touch of oatmeal qualities. A lactic sourness is noticeable midway has is a buttered biscuit note. The finish has a touch od smoke, coffee, and lingering bitterness. The mouthfeel is sticky but still feels thin. This is a damn good stout surprisingly, but also isn't really an imperial either. Enjoy it for what it is and for Max Lagers it's above average.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Glouglouburp (5936) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 4, 2010
In short: A nice peaty chocolaty imperial stout. Good beer.
How: Tap at brewpub
The look: Black body topped by a medium tan head with good retention
In long: Nose if chocolaty. Taste of chocolate cake, more creamy than roasted, black chocolate, peat, good amount of grassy hops. Not much alcohol presence. Appropriate medium carbonation. This was a satisfying imperial stout. Cannot play with the big boys but considering the lacklustre reputation of the brewpub I consider this is a solid offering. I visited this Atlanta brewpub when I had to spend a night in the city because my connection flight to Rome was delayed. That’s how I am, I try to turn any unwanted situation in an enjoyable experience. When a door-to-door salesman comes to my house I like to listen to him while sharpening a knife and smiling.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - APR 5, 2004
Dark with tan head and spotty lacing. The aroma is fruity and roasty with some mocha qualities but not too strong. The finish is very astringent, too much black malts.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Suttree (5013) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 22, 2004
UPDATED: FEB 24, 2004 Surprisingly good. Black and totally opaque. Small tan head. Smoky, toasty aroma. Full and rich, it has a burnt toast, coffee, and some dark chocolate flavors, too. Well made and impressive. Sampled at the Great Atlanta Pub Crawl, 2004.


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