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RATINGS: 472   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.08   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 381   ABV: 12.7%
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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 17/20
DedicatedToFun (3657) - Santa Monica, California, USA - MAY 13, 2014
Thanks GT2! Insane imperial stout. Dark pour, brown head, smells roasted, licorice, coffee, taste is super dark and rich, chocolate, fruit, red wine, amazing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Advocate_Ames (491) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 12, 2014
Pours dark with a dissipating mocha brown head. When sniffing my glass I picked up on an earthy tobacco, sweet booze, soft oak, dark malts, and candy syrup. Tasting, I noticed a sweet sugary flavor, bourbon booze, heavy dark malts, weak vanilla, and dark chocolate like bitterness. The sweetness, booze, grain bill blend nicely. The sweetness is more molasses than maple. As for the finish it was rather enjoyable. Everything fades nicely and my palate was not impacted as much as I believed it would have been. Overall this is a fine beverage and worth obtaining to share.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jandd1983 (3050) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - MAY 6, 2014
Sampled at DLD 2014. It poured a black color with a small tan head. The aroma was of chocolate, bourbon, fruit, malt and molasses. The taste was of roasted malts, chocolate, dark fruit, bourbon, molasses, vanilla and wood. Good stuff.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
budznsudz (581) - Audubon, New Jersey, USA - MAY 3, 2014
Pours black with minimal brown head. Aroma is big molasses and syrup with some roast and barrel in the background. The taste is sweet molasses and maple syrup framed by roasted malt and sweet bourbon. Thick mouth feel and well hidden abv.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jbeatty (1179) - New York, USA - MAY 1, 2014
Bottle, 05/01/2014. Pours deep black, dense creamy dark tan head with nice retention. Aroma has thick chocolate, mild roasted edge with nutty tobacco notes, dark molasses with sweeter maple syrup on top, nougat, ripe dark fruit, bourbon well integrated. Taste is sweet chocolate malts, ashy roast, licorice, lots of bourbon in the finish, booze hidden but not entirely. Thick creamy body. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GRM (3234) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - APR 28, 2014
Brown bottle, savoured on December 13 2013; eye: black, opaque, no effervescence, no head, no lacing; nose: roasted barley, vanilla, light woody, light burnt barley, light soy sauce; mouth: roasted barley, vanilla, light woody, light burnt barley, light soy sauce, finale in roasted barley with presence of burnt barley, medium-full body, below-average carbonation, mildly sweet, oily texture; overall: fine FRANÇAIS Bouteille brune, savourée le 13 décembre 2013; œil : noire, opaque, pas d’effervescence, pas de mousse, pas de dentelle; nez : orge torréfiée, vanille, léger boisé, léger orge brûlé, léger sauce soya; bouche : orge torréfiée, vanille, léger boisé, léger orge brûlée, léger sauce soya, finale en orge torréfiée avec présence d’orge brûlée, corps moyen-corsé, carbonatation sous la moyenne, moyennement sucrée, texture huileuse; en résumé : bien

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Countbeer (5127) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - APR 12, 2014
Bottle: Served in a Chouffe glass: Pitch black pour! The brownest head I have ever seen on a beer! Damn this looks awesome! Aromas of bourbon, butter, mocha, liquorice, vanilla, cream, prunes, perfume, some marzipan, light roast, some meat and some coffee. Flavours of bourbon, coffee, roast, cream, mocha, vanilla, bitter, some prunes, some raisin, mocha, dark chocolate, wood, some toffee, bon bon, nuts and some dark coffee roast pralines... Aftertaste is a mix of bitters, bourbon, roast, spices, liquorice, some nuts and chocolate. Low carbo, silky spicy mouthfeel, full bodied and a oily spicy texture. Complexity is my middle name!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cybercat (3874) - Georgia, USA - MAR 15, 2014
Pours a rich, warm coffee brown with a fairly thick tan head. Bold aroma has notes of coffee, roast malt and sweet caramel. Sweet roast malt, coffee and caramel notes fill out the strong flavor. Texture is quite firm and fairly fizzy. Go berserk!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
BenH (2890) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 13, 2014
Bottle, thanks Paul. Black with a gorgeous looking dark golden head. Aroma of molasses and oak, chocolate. Taste is rich, heavy molasses and oak. Thick and sweet. Delish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
daleharshman (970) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 26, 2014
2012 vintage, I think. Bomber purchased 18 months ago at Holiday Wine Cellar ($19.99). Pours an inky black color with one finger of creamy and very dark brown foam. AROMA of fine aged bourbon, sticky toffee, nutty dark malts, candied dark fruit (cherry, raisin), and chocolate. FLAVOR of nice dark chocolate/cocoa, cherry cordial, bourbon, dark maple syrup, dark caramel, port wine, and vanilla pipe tobacco. A very nice level of sweetness. Has a surprisingly soft mouthfeel considering how big this beer is. Though there are nice quality notes of bourbon and port here, it is not really "boozy" at all in the harsh sense. Very quaffable for a huge beer. Nicely complex and balanced with the bourbon and maple/molasses without overdoing the roast. I have thought this brewery to be just okay to date, but this one is certainly a big winner. (413, 846)

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