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RATINGS: 523   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 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Douberd (4752) - 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 (4205) - 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 (77) - 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 (1320) - 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 (2421) - 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 (1674) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
gregwilsonstl (2062) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - FEB 7, 2016
Chocolate. Tobacco after taste. Tasted side by side with Son of Beserker. They are quite a bit different. Beserker is thicker, sweeter, and did I mention thicker? Both are really good. Tanner head. Thx AkAndy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Macegan75 (816) - Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 16, 2016
First beer since 02-JAN. Pours jet black with with brown head that leaves a ring at ghe edge of the glass. Aroma is smoke, black malt, bitter sweet chocolate, anise and blended whiskey. Aroma is simar with tobacco, and slight sherry and black strap molasses. Finish is nice with a touch of maple syrup, only down side is the body, just A little thin for this ABV. Otherwise this is a great beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Hombres (1) - - JAN 12, 2016 does not count
Good body. Not heavy on hops. Good light head on pour. Alch label @ 12.7% so I'm going to watch Art of the Steal ready for a good movie �� ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
fiulijn (18725) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 30, 2015
Bottle from Whole Foods, Lynnwood, WA
Pitch black like no other beer that I had in recent times, with brown thin head; it pours rather viscous. Nice aroma of dark rye bread, the bourbon cask too is evident, and some alcohol. Thick body, almost oily; the roasted malt and sugars are in perfect balance, there is a good amount of dark chocolate, a hint of spices, black pepper, tobacco, and more than a trace of liquorice; the alcohol gently warms the tongue, but given the ABV the feeling is moderate; the bourbon flavor is less evident than the aroma; if there is one thing I could change here, I would remove the light sourness from the dark malts.
Great sipper.

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