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Chocolate truffles, cocoa, espresso coffee, burnt currants, the sweetness of a sherry - all come to mind when enjoying an Imperial Stout. A rich porter of English origin brewed to withstand the long voyage from London to Czarist Russia. The classic "Winter Warmer". Big, Strong, Malty Stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Indra (2686) - Overland Park, Kansas, USA - JUL 2, 2004
Exceedingly full, complex and malty aroma, roasty and measurably sweet, with notes of semi-sweet chocolate, dark coffee, plum, black cherry, molasses, vanilla, faint smoke, loamy earth and a hint of medicinal alcohol. Fittingly solid ebony color with a fine, slight head. Flavor begins with some roasty grain and cocoa, turning lightly tangy and bittersweet, with a coffeeish, nutty, creamy, lengthy and warming finish. Lingering dark chocolate heaviness. Quite full-bodied, mouthfeel is thick and lightly syrupy. A quality offering.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrBeer (829) - Solna Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 26, 2004
Dark redbrown colour. Malty aroma with tones of nuts, coffee and chocolate. Some acidity. Malty sweet flavor with coffee and pointy bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SubstanceT (1092) - Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - JUN 11, 2004
Wow another winner with the moylans! Dark dark with a medium tan head that is medium lasting. The nose and taste are both chocoallty and just your typical stout feel to it. The taste is roasted but not in a bad way. Check this one out too.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
YourDarkLord (1800) - Urbana, Illinois, USA - JUN 11, 2004
Stout, Stout, knock yourself out! Good stuff. Opaque black with nice tan head. Familiar coffee/chocolate stout aroma. Full and rich in the mouth. Flavor of roasted coffee infused with dark chocolate. My kind of drink.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alcoholist (570) - Peoria, Illinois, USA - JUN 8, 2004
Dark brown with a creamy beige head. Aroma is chocolate, coffee, candied fruits and roasted grains. Flavour is chocolate coffee and currants. Alcohol is very present in the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
omhper (20555) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAY 27, 2004
Bottled, thanks hopsrus!
Very dark brown, rich head. Loads of chocoalte up front. Sweet. Molasses make up the majority of the flavours and the thick, syrupy mouthfeel. Notes of liucorice. Flavourful, but unbalanced.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
flutetokill (523) - Fresno, California, USA - MAY 22, 2004
Very dark brown color with a medium tan head. Very sweet malt and roasted coffee bean aroma. Nice heavy malt, brown sugar, coffee, dark chocolate, and alcohol flavors. Thick feel, with moderate carbonation. Yummy!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
aracauna (3187) - Georgia, USA - MAY 9, 2004
This pours nicely, although it betrays its relatively light body (for an American-brewed Imperial Stout) with a relatively noisy pour. Nicely carbonated and it has a nice brown foam. The hoppy is a mixture of hoppy and burned malt. The flavor is heavily burned, slightly sweet on the end, but not a big range of flavor. The flavor is big, but a bit one-dimensional.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brewshthereen (316) - Oregon, USA - APR 4, 2004
This beer makes me want to dance, or drink. Maybe both. This is a pleasant imperial.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Enniskillen (2044) - Salinas, California, USA - APR 4, 2004
Chocolate, rasberries, coffee, cocoa powder all in the aroma. Very thin late forming head that slowly dissapates. Very smooth, coffee, bitter chocolate, and alcohol with sweet chocolate flavor jumping at you after you swallow a drink. Nice and complex, very impressed. Very smooth, extremely good beer.

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