Brewed by Mornington Peninsula Brewery
Style: Imperial Stout
Mornington, VIC, Australia
Serve in Snifter


on tap


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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 4.07/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fletchfighters (1298) - - NOV 8, 2012
330 ML bottle Thanks to Owen for the bottle Black pour. Really nice dark leather brown head. Almost reverse cascading. Impressive and thick looking. Lots of bakers chocolate, burnt marshmallow, dark fruits and a lot of licorice. Little bit of char and ash in the nose. Dry as heck. Lots of licorice to start. Bitter licorice. Once settled down a lot of dark fruits and chocolate. Bold and dry. A bit too much alcohol for the ABV but a good RIS either way. One of the better one’s around here.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mrjez (194) - Osaka, JAPAN - OCT 5, 2015
UPDATED: OCT 14, 2015 330ml bottle shared. This was a stunning surprise. A rich chocolatey nose to die for, roasty and hints of coffee. The flavour was solid malts, chocolate fudge, hints of caramel sweetness and vanilla. Thick rich mouthfeel, full-bodied and very smooth. Solid and delicious.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Theodopilos (64) - - SEP 20, 2015
330ml bottle from the wine emporium Brisbane, poured into cognac glass, aromas of roasted chestnuts and coffee, excellent lacing, very thick and creamy drop with a sweet and bitter aftertaste, guaranteed satisfaction

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Patersoi (84) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 10, 2015
Pours thick dark brown with a sense honeycomb head. Coffee and dry fruit aroma. Thick and oily on the palate, there is instant vanilla snuffed out rapidly by coffee and chocolate and burnt charcoal with a chaser of dried dates. The finish continues with dates and the vanilla and coffee return. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vanvenlo (1539) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - JUL 27, 2015
Mornington Brewery bottle(27-Jul-2015)Spirit plum choc aroma.Black,low head&suds lace.Roast choc plum flavour.Spirit plum roast choc finish&broad choc coffee aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Choos (688) - Taylors Hill, AUSTRALIA - JUL 27, 2015
Aroma: malty caramel App: black with red highlights and a tan head Flavour: big hop with toasty caramel. Spiritous notes Palate: long malty finish with hop and choc sauce ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vestergaard (1147) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - JUL 14, 2015
Bottle at Burspraks Blind Imperial Stout Tasting! Pours black with a tiny, brown head. Aroma has caramel, roasty malts, chocolate, coffee, figs. Taste is bitter and sweet. Lots of chocolate, caramel sweetness. Slight burned sugar. Sticky body and a low carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Klimaet (978) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - JUL 12, 2015
Bottle @ Burspraks Blindtasting. Pours pitch black with a medium dark brown head. Aromas of vanilla, dark sweet chocolate, dark fruits, molasses, caramel, roast, sweet licorice. Taste is vanilla, caramel, roast, molasses, light sweet licorice, dark fruits, bitter dark chocolate.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bursprak (1582) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 7, 2015
Bottle @ Dangerous Bottle Share (pure imperial stout version). Pitch black with a dark tan head. Nose has loads of chocolate, vanilla and some roast. Taste is sweet chocolate, fudge, roast and some coffee. Solid!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RasmusOtt (1763) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 26, 2015
Bottle thanks to Bursprak @ blind taste. Pours black with a nice brown head. Aroma of liquorice, figs, chocolate, roasted malts, cocoa beans and fudge. The taste is sweet but yet roasted with liquorice, chocolate, bitter roasted coffee and some cocoa. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mkel07 (4541) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUN 6, 2015
On tap at Tomahawk Bar 060615. This is a big beer that is not be be messed with. Thick black and syrupy looking. While the aroma is quite moderate the flavour is anything but. Thick in the mouth but smooth as silk. The booziness is well contained.

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