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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.8/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Previously 6.9%.

"Small" Stout. This is "Son of Berserker" - second runnings, usually called "small beer", of Berserker Imperial Stout.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TimE (3835) - Tokyo, JAPAN - DEC 20, 2013
Pitch black color, dark brown color. Tons of bourbon, molasses, maple syrup. The mouth is very full, sweet, rich maple, molasses, truffles, bourbon, tounge numbing, dark fruit in te mouth. Really warming finish, with lingering truffles, molasses and maple finish. Big beer, very complex.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Oakes (13156) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 20, 2014
Pretty close to black...on 2nd runnings? Wow. Milk chocolate, and Malted milk aroma. Sweet, malted milk, touch of chocolate and sweet finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
neepsntatties (1287) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 18, 2011
Had this on tap at Midnight Sun about a year ago and forgot to rate it. Colour... essentially black with a thin tan head. Nose...dark chocolate, anise and vanillin. Palate...whoa! This is one velvety beer! Thick and creamy with plenty of roasty goodness, burnt caramel, wet earth, anise extract, maduro cigar and plenty of booze on the finish, esp. for only 8% ABV. This is a small beer?? Iíd say that this is a GIANT among small beers!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BrewDad (5117) - Olympia, Washington, USA - APR 1, 2012
Dark black in color, clear with a thin head. Huge dark roast malt and light hops aroma. Nice flavor and smooth taste. This comes in at a light 8% but it is terrific. Being a second run this was a very tasty warm brew,

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
marcus (7172) - Sacramento, California, USA - NOV 7, 2014
On tap at Capitol Beer & Tap Room. Pours Dark brown with a rich tan head and a chocolate aroma. There is a smooth chocolate and dark molasses flavor with a dry finish. Very tasty, especially for a "small" beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (6569) - Reno, Nevada, USA - NOV 12, 2014
Nice. Nitro at Capitol Tap Room. Still has the chocolate and molasses and light barrel going on. Less sweet and obviously less body and abv, but VERY nice for a small beer. Super smooth and tasty.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bytemesis (4096) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - DEC 24, 2014
Bottle. Pours dark black with a medium to large creamy tan head, slow to dissipate and nice lacing. Aroma is very roasty, chocolate and vanilla. Not really getting maple. Flavor is light sweet and medium bitter, nice and roasty, cocoa notes, a touch of smokiness. Body is a bit light and watery, but otherwise an excellent stout.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RedSox2004 (1392) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - JAN 25, 2015
Pitch black with a one-finger tan head and no lace. Aromas of dark chocolate, coffee - the chocolate in particular is wonderful - as well as dark fruit, brown sugar and earth. Bittersweet, like bakerís, chocolate flavors with earth and dried dark fruit accents. Full body, moderate carbonation, creamy smooth mouthfeel and a very dry finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
savnac (2391) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - APR 26, 2009
UPDATED: MAY 11, 2009 On tap @ the brewery. This is the second running from the new 2009 Berserker that should be coming out soon (itís on oak right now Apr09). From what the guy at the brewery said the new 2009 Berserker is 14% abv. Aroma is sweet roasted malt with chocolate, caramel. Deep brown with a small tan head. The flavor is sweet with just a slight bitterness. Velvety smooth, with a perfectly mild carbonation. Anywhere else this would be a supreme Imperial Stout, but for the excellent brewers at MS this is just a second running of what should turn out to be an epic Berserker Imperial Stout.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
SuzyGreenberg (1603) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 19, 2010
Draft @ Midnight Sun; dense black with thick tan head along the edges; creamy chocolate, vanilla, creamy nuts; light, smooth and roasty; creamy mouthfeel and light flavor profile, yet has a depth to it usually not found in lower ABV stouts; light chocolate and coffee with bone dry nutty finish; almost chewy; good stuff


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