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RATINGS: 527   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.08/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 381   ABV: 12.7%
Vicious and viscous, this menacing brew pours opaque black with a creamy maduro-colored head. Its aroma offers seductive whiskey, chewy red wine, dark fruit and lavish tobacco. Berserker Imperial Stout invades your taste buds with in-your-face flavor. Weighing in at almost 13% alcohol by volume, Berserker is completely out-of-control. Give it a good fight.

Also labeled under the "Alaskaís Most Wanted" series.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dr_MedievAle (214) - Alabama, USA - JUL 9, 2016
Smells of malted milk balls (Whoppers) and slightly of sour milk. Tastes like it smells. Mouthfeel is thin to oily with a medium body. Maybe this bottle went bad or was somehow infected, because Iíd heard praise of this beer that does not comport with my experience.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zymurgeist2 (1870) - Redwood City, California, USA - JUN 23, 2016
Draught at Harryís Hofbrau in San Jose. Jet black with full brown head that is billowy and sustained. Aromas and flavor of fruit, chocolate and peat.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drpimento (3184) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 15, 2016
This is really good but itís not blowing me away. Very rich and powerful. Yet smooth and drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
UDBeernut (2702) - Earth & Jacksonville (weekends), Florida, USA - JUN 15, 2016
2016 bottle split with the wife and my bruh. Pours the part. Solid bourbon barell oresence in the form of smoke, vanilla, oak. Some chcoloate and roasted malts. Big full burly body, slight booze burn.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Douberd (4925) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - MAY 6, 2016
(Midnight Sun Berserker) Bottle 650 ml at home, served into a snifter, ABV 12.7% Black coloured bosy, small and thin line of dark brown foam on top, with low retention. Aroma has light roasted malts, maple syrup, molasses, some alcohol after a deep sniff. Great taste, sweet, with notable alcohol, vanilla, wood, chocolate cake, maple syrup, molasses againn, fudge. Medium to thick body with good carbonation, very sticky on the palate, smooth mouthfeel. Very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chinchill (4338) - South Carolina, USA - MAY 2, 2016
Large shared bottle. Fine looking beer that looks, and is, quite thick. Essentially black and opaque body with a decent head. Strong, rich flavor. Very full body, but not as viscous as the CCB Hunaphu I had just minutes before.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
copestx (109) - Vesterbro, DENMARK - APR 27, 2016
UPDATED: JUN 8, 2016 Bottle from 2012 (rating from memory). Shared with Herr Angstmann. Best at cellar temperature, so a bit colder than room temp, but I guess thatís true with most good beers. Pours thick motor oily black deliciousness. Molasses, tobacco, dulce de leche, coffee, dark chocolate and more. Alcohol is insanely well hidden considering the 13%. At the time my favorite imperial stout to date, and a few years later it is still up there. I canít wait to try this again (if I ever get the chance). Finally had it again -- really good but didnít quite live up to the memory, I must have romatacized it a little bit. An amazing beer but a bit abrasive with the tobacco taste and as a result the mouthfeel suffers a little bit.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ebone1988 (1426) - Dearborn, Michigan, USA - MAR 17, 2016
Bottle shared with koleminer20, Gus, and others. Aroma is dried fruit, tobacco, roasted malt, nice. Appearance is black, thick, brown head. Taste is dried fruit, roasted malt, robust malt, chocolate, coffee, rich, fuck. Mouthfeel is heavy as fuck, soft carbonation, lovely robust aftertaste. Overall, my god is this good.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
fordest (2470) - Santee/San Diego, California, USA - MAR 3, 2016
Draft at the Stone Pour it Black Event. Deliciously dark and roasty. Yummy through and through

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
nealblind (1681) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - FEB 22, 2016
very dark brown pour. chocolate fluff head. aroma raisins port, maple, brown sugar, milk caramel. Tastes sweet silage, oats, hay, char, iron. Great balance between sweet syrupy mouthfeel with touch of wine like dry. alcohol stands out on itís own, but is smooth and warm.

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