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RATINGS: 88   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (11933) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUL 13, 2010
(12oz hand bottle, courtesy of jjfoodie) Pours a black body with a medium tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, and vanilla. Flavor of roasted malt, coffee, grass, and chocolate with a bitter finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - AUG 31, 2009

Name: Imperial Stout
Date: August 21, 2009
Mode: Bottle
Source: Trade
Appearance: black, wispy tan head, streaks of lace
Aroma: rich sweet dark chocolate aroma, sweet dark caramel, light roasted, touch of sweet dark fruits
Body: creamy body
Flavor: rich dark chocolate and roasted flavor, sweet dark caramel is balanced by the dark chocolate, light bitterness, endless rich chocolate, touch of vanilla
Aroma: 8/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 8/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 16/20
Rating: 4/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: **4

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (10472) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 5, 2006
Draft at MBG Winterfest. Poured a black color with an average light brown head that lasted and produced good lacing. Heavy sweet roasted coffee and molasses aroma. Medium to full body. Good complex roasted coffee and chocolate flavor with a burnt sweet long finish. Good complex sweet brew.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ratman197 (9556) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAY 4, 2005
2003 vintage. This is a dark black beauty with a small brown head that sticks around.Aromas of licorice, dark chocolate, roastiness, and some vinous notes abound. Flavors of dark chocolate, licorice, and roastiness greet you up front followed by some pleasent bitterness and some alcohol warming. I look forward to trying this when its aged a couple more years.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (8420) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 22, 2013
Estimate at 4-6 years old. Pours very dark brown and even I could get no significant head. Chocolate and bourbon aroma. Thinnish start and then scotch, vanilla, bourbon and lots of wood.A real sipper and needed 4 of us to get through the bomber. Thanks Steve in Warren.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
JoeMcPhee (8314) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 31, 2008
Cask at Brazen Head. Deep black beer. Aroma is quite light. Soft cocoa and a lot of rummy and lightly toasty malts. There is a pretty substantial peppery alcoholic aroma as well. Flavour has a bit of licorice and roast. The flavour is quite thin, hot and slightly boozy. It’s got some light sweetness on the back of the palate but the beer is really hot. A touch of earthy character on the back. As it warms, it gets more plummy with a noticeable roastiness. It’s not bad, but it’s entirely too boozy for me.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (7682) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 3, 2012
Sample from growler at Ale Wine & Spirits in Powell on 04/27/2012. The beer is a brownish-black color with a medium tan head that diminishes steadily. Rings of lacing on the glass. The aroma consists of dark chocolate, coffee and malt. Full-bodied with a roasty coffee and malt character along with notes of hops and nuts. The finish is rich and malty with a lingering sweetness. Above average overall.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jercraigs (7638) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 24, 2006
Michigan Brewers Festival 2006. Black body with a wee head. Oily palate is quite sweet and roasty. Mild sweet roast in the aroma with just a touch of dark malt. Palate is smooth with its medium oily mouthfeel. Solid but lacks depth and complexity. 7+/3/6/4/14

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CaptainCougar (7129) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - APR 24, 2006
Hand-bottled sample: Pours a viscous oily black with dark brown edges and a thin dark tan head. Young earthy dark roasty malt aroma has some mild smoke and green hops. Starts with sweet sticky maltiness, some dark fruit complexity and a bittering hoppy finish. A nice, but young imperial stout. This should age really well. Too bad they dont bottle it.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ughsmash (7101) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 5, 2010
Many thanks to Steve for the 09 bomber! Poured deep brown with iced tea highlights and a short cap of tan head. The aroma picked up roasted bakers chocolate, slightly darker chocolates, and coffee with accents of vanilla bean and treacle.. seemed to sweeten up as warmed up, masking the alcohol a bit. The flavor opened with coffee and molasses sweetness, picking up dark chocolates across the middle.. dry-roasted, ground coffee bitterness, grassy notes, and peppery alcohol warmth around.. syrupy molasses and almost cleanser-like bitterness showed as it warmed.. long, well-roasted, but mostly sweet finish with a peppery alcohol kicker. Medium-bodied with low carbonation on the palate.. the hops were on the soapy side and a bit sharp at times.. warming, memorable finish. This was a very good beer that Ill get absolutely wrecked by if I ever find it on tap!


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