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RATINGS: 491   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.08   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 "Alaska’s Most Wanted" series.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mbgrayson (628) - Anaconda, Montana, USA - MAY 9, 2015
Pours a very dark brown, almost black, with a rich dark tan head. Aroma is of wood, wine, whiskey and malts. The taste is rich and complex, with notes of chocolate, malts, and wood. This is a finely crafted barrel aged imperial stout. Thumbs up!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pinkzambia (1694) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 7, 2015
2008 Bottle: I enjoyed this at the annual Stout tasting in Boise hosted by some Beer Advocate guys (gasp) where they allow some rating whores in from ratebeer. This beauty had a smooth sweet aroma. The flavors had mellowed out with just a perfect amount of malty sweetness. It held up well. Tasty.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
matticus_finch (12) - California, USA - APR 30, 2015
This beer is delightfully dynamic and completely insane. Other reviewers seem to disagree, but the aroma is my favorite part--intense dark chocolate, port, tobacco, mild smoke and maple sugar. Stellar. Despite the permanent stain this beer appears to leave on my glass, it isn’t quite as full-bodied and creamy as I expected. Looks like a steakhouse, drives like a bistro. This beer is worth it for the aromatics alone, though!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bule (1277) - California, USA - APR 28, 2015
22oz bottle pours a thick black color with a dark brown head. Low carbonation. Smooth toffee that blends well with a subtle bourbon flavor.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
WABeerFiend (327) - - APR 25, 2015
Poured from a bomber into a goblet on 02.08.15. A: Bourbon, German chocolate cake, molasses, and cherry. It has a very rich smell. Bourbon is strong. A: 1/2 finger dark brown head. It quickly fades to a ring with some spots of foam. Midnight black body with no red. T: Bourbon, German chocolate cake, and cherry dominate. P: Surprisingly thin for 12.7% ABV. Smooth, but watery. O: The alcohol is hidden well. The aroma is awesome, but the taste is disappointingly muted.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
John25 (1138) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - MAR 21, 2015
Bottle. Black. Darkness. Oil. Fruit. Roast. Molasses syrup. Rich velvet feel. Excellent. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
conway (2061) - - MAR 21, 2015
Bottle. Oily black with no head. Aroma is soy sauce and dark fruit. Taste follows with a tasty waffle cone finish. Thick sticky mouthfeel. Good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DSG (8610) - Tel Aviv, - MAR 16, 2015
[2/15/15] Draught at City Beer in San Francisco. Black with a beautiful dark brown head. Big aroma of dark chocolate, liqueur and some coffee. Flavor full of chocolate, cocoa, some coffee and a bit of liqueur. Big thick mouthfeel. Wonderful.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bov (10574) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - MAR 8, 2015
courtesy of fiulijn; my Ratebeer’s rating #10’000 - pitch black beer with no head, leaves black traces on the side of the glass; light woody and with strong notes of chocolate, dark fruits, maple syrup, caramel and molasses; full-bodied, some sweetness, thick and sticky, a fair earthy bitterness and a long aftertaste of molasses, Bourbon, wood, black cherries and maple syrup again with a warming alchol presence - massive and very good

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jrob21 (2935) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAR 4, 2015
Sample at HMOG. Super sweet and soy sauce. Big body, big viscous texture. Not quite my speed as far as how I like my stouts at this point. Big aggressive chewy malt body and sweetness. Dark and rich.

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