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Brewed by Mornington Peninsula Brewery
Style: Imperial Stout
Mornington, VIC, Australia
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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fletchfighters (1382) - - 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.


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
willisread (2134) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JUN 20, 2016
2014 and 2015 bottles shared. Thanks Jonno! Huge fudge chocolate nose with lots of dark fruit, cherry, marshmallow cream, roasted cacao nibs and coffee. Super complex nose. Wow it’s like drinking chocolate syrup really. Some toasted coconut and light vanilla cream with more fudge. Decadent for sure. Really nice imperial stout from Oz. Awesome.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ladnewton (1740) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 13, 2016
On tap at The Local Taphouse, Sydney on 16th September 2015. Thickly black with terra cotta declining foam and full lacing. Rich and intense roasty, aniseedy, cherry fruit aroma. Intensely roasty in-mouth with burnt coffee, a vanilla touch and Bourneville chocolate. Lingering coffee-flavoured roasty finish. Full-bodied with a smooth, yet engaging texture.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mcberko (12863) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 5, 2016
On tap at Bitter Phew, pours black with a large brown head. Aroma is intense, with loads of roasted malt upfront, with lots of hops, and even some bitter dry cocoa. Flavour is really rich, with heaps of roasted malt dominating, with some bitter dry cocoa and fairly prominent hoppiness. Robust palate, with an intensely bitter and roasty finish. Excellent.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
xanshin (5) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 28, 2016 does not count
Intense thick stout, very strong - good for cold weather drinking, this will put and end to whatever you had planned for the rest of the day

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oakes (14884) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 19, 2016
On tap at the Local, St. Kilda. They had it titled "The Beast." Dark brown. Creamy, smooth coffee and refined milk 75% chocolate. A touch of alcohol in the finish lends it some heft late. Dessert in a glass, a nice balance of approachable impy that is rich enough to satisfy.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (11034) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 10, 2016
Bottle - Lots of cocoa and roasty notes. Deep jet brown with a light brown head. Burnt, nice dark fruity notes and cocoa. Solid.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GothGargoyle (2297) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 10, 2016
Black with a beige head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, dark fruits, hint of liquorice. Full bodied, roasty on the palate, nice balance of roasty bitterness and dark fruit sweetness. Taste is roasted grains, dark chocolate, dark fruits, liquorice.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
danlo (2286) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - DEC 26, 2015
330ml bottle from Beer Cartel, Sydney. Pours black in colour with a beige foam head leaving lacing. Aroma of roast malt, dark fruits, molasses, chocolate & coffee. Taste is roasted malt, sweetish, caramel, brown sugar, chocolate, coffee and earthy bitterness. Smooth mouthfeel, medium to full bodied, soft carbonation, dry warm roast bitter finish. Well balanced, very drinkable.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mrjez (379) - 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.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Theodopilos (68) - - 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


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