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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 "Alaska’s Most Wanted" series.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fonefan (43533) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 7, 2010
Bottle 65cl. @ Papsoes blindtasting. [ Bottle #10. ]
Clear medium to dark black color with a average, creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, beige to light brown head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, coffee, dusty, cacao, wood notes, whisky - red wine notes. Flavor is heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, chocolate, peaty smoke in the finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft, finish feel is light to moderate alcoholic. [20100327]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (40160) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 25, 2010
22 fl oz bottle. Pours dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma is dark malty and light butterish. Roasted base. Sweet and dark malty flavoured. Dry and hard roasted towards coffeeish. Acidic and hard roasted finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (25838) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 28, 2010
Bottle #10 at Papsø’s blindtasting. Black coloured with a small beige head. Fruity and roasted aroma of caramel, dark chocolate with notes of oak. Roasted flavour of dark chocolate and caramel with notes of liquorice and alcohol. Roasted and warming alcoholic finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
oh6gdx (25207) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 26, 2013
Bottled. Pitch black colour, small head. Aroma is liquorice, alcohol, toffee, some mild raisins, ripe fruit and mild wooden notes. Flavour is toffee, liquorice, some caramel and mild alcohol. Thick and very pleasant.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 27, 2010
Bottle 65 cl. Courtesy of daknole. Pours an opaque black with a neat light brown head. Hard roasted malt in the nose and quite some alcohol. Solid body, hard roasted malt, a little wood and a vague smoky note. Some hard roasted malts in the finish, but not overly bitter. A very well balanced Imperial Stout. Neat. 270310

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
anders37 (22692) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 2, 2013
Bottle. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty woody chocolate and licorice aroma. Roasted malty bourbon, chocolate and licorice flavor with bitter hints. Has a roasted malty chocolate bourbon woody finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
madmitch76 (21733) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAR 17, 2013
13th March 2013
Bottle thanks to Bruce and his very nice US haul. Opaque dark brown beer, little tan head. Light palate - smooth, very light for a big Impy. Mild fine carbonation. Rich dark chocolate, not heavy though. Mild dark malt tang and a little coffee and very light cream. Touch of dark fruits and aniseed alcohol. Hides the alcohol very well and is effortlessly quaffable for a beer of this style and weight.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (21190) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 21, 2012
Draft at GABBF. Black, brown head. Aroma of licorice and chocolate. Taste is smooth chocolate and coffee plus a hint of EtOH. Nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
cgarvieuk (21097) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 19, 2010
Bottle at home ... huge thanks to ygtbsm94 for this ... oily black ... no head ... well not any left as ive been supping it with my curry ... mosasis and roast malts ... little meaty nose .... rich deep soft toffee malts ... deep roast ... littlr coffee bitterness but not much coffee ... spicy oh no thats the curry :-) .... again a little meaty and little tobacoo... nice . going a treat ... Ok TK 2 end of evening finishing the rest of the bottle... WOW this just jump out as a cut above the others ... soft and smooth ... lacks a dryness that was in the of the Black Force One ... almost quite honeyish ... upping this a pip. -> 4.3

   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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