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RATINGS: 781   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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.

imaragingbull's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
imaragingbull (572) - Sydney, - JUL 11, 2013
Big black opaque pour from bottle with decent tan head and lace. inviting aromas of sweet burnt toffee, coffee, toast, vanilla, cocoa, wood, smoke. big hop aromas of citrus and pine. Medium body, big toasted roasty wood character among chocolate coffee beans finishing acrid, lightly sweet and roasty

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tysongillmore (358) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - NOV 21, 2015
I didn't take any extra notes when I tried this beer for the first time but I'm gonna try it again and update my comments. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (17715) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 18, 2015
Draft. deep opaque brown color, beige head. Aroma has dark fruit, licorice, dark chocolate. Taste has raisins, cocoa, burnt espresso. Tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kryon (2026) - Hässelby, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - OCT 9, 2015
Pours dark with low latte brown head Aromas of espresso, muscavado, hints of chocolate Taste has coffee, dark bread, black malts, hints of chocolate and caramel Low carbonation, medium bodied with medium bitter ending

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (5989) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - SEP 6, 2015
Some roast and caramel with decent coffee level. Pours black with OK head. Light bittersweet. Cask at Churchkey.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Zakoon (373) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 17, 2015
Draught @ Taphouse. Pours black with a creamy beige head. Aroma is a little mellow, roasted malt, coffee, vanilla, a little fruity. Sweet malty flavour and bitter dark chocolate. Medium bodied, rather thin texture, soft carbonation. Finish is somewhat fruity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
charlotte (4958) - rødovre, DENMARK - AUG 3, 2015
Tap.Black colour with small beige head.Aroma of espresso coffee and roasted malt,but feels also a bit thin by styie malty rosted notes of caramel and dried fruits,but overall not that good i guess.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Klimaet (978) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - JUL 8, 2015
Bottle. Pours pitch black with a thick brown head. Aromas of dark chocolate, roasted coffee beans, some malty sweetness to it, light vanilla fudge, slightly metallic. Taste is roasty, chocolate, dry wood, espresso. light metallic sorta thing going on aswell.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vestergaard (1147) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - JUL 4, 2015
Tap at Fermentoren Aarhus. Pours a pitch black with a huge, brown head. Aroma has lots of roasty malts, vanilla, chocolate, coffee, Dark berries, licorice, slight cinnamon. Taste is roasty bitter with lots of coffee and some sweetness as well. Nice balance, average carbonation and a full body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lukasmh (727) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 29, 2015
Tap. Pours pitch black with huge creamy brown head. Aroma is dark fruits, dark malts, coffee, burnt caramel and some sherry acidic booze. Some fainted hops. Taste is sweet fruits, dark roast, dark bitter chocolate, fruits, dry long bitter finish with roasty malts. Medium to full body with low carbonation. Slight boozy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (7463) - Ohio, USA - JUN 16, 2015
22 oz bottle from notes. Pours dark brown to black in color with a medium sized tan head. The aroma and flavor have roasted malts, dark chocolate, dark fruits, cocoa, splashes of coffee with a nice balance between the sweet malts and light sherry character and bitterness from the dark chocolate and roasted malts. This was a decent option back in the day, but I have not revisited it for some time.

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