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RATINGS: 805   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81/5   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
KennethArd (442) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 21, 2015
Aroma of coffee, cocoa & sweet orange. Black with large dark brown long lasting head. Medium sweet taste & dry hoppy finish. Medium body, creamy texture & low carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Alengrin (4604) - BELGIUM - DEC 20, 2015
Bottle from Boxbeers, thanks Jan for sharing. Thick, light beige, creamy head over a very dark chestnut brown beer with ruby hue but in general appearance very close to ink black. Pleasant aroma of bitter chocolate, dried banana, burnt wood, coffee grounds, wet hay, bayleaf, beef stock, black tea, haemoglobin iron, dry autumn leaves. Meaty and beefy, almost porcini-like umami flavours in onset paired with a restrained candied cherry sweetishness and a basic, light sourishness, soft carbo fit for the style. Oily, slick mouthfeel, a bit thinner than expected but providing enough structure and hauling from a rich, nutty and chocolatey maltiness with a ’natural’ iron touch, roasted in the end but not outspokenly coffeeish, some peppery hops adding further drought along with a dash of bourbon-like alcohol which otherwise remains well hidden for a beer of this strength. Well balanced ’basic’ example of the style, very enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ljthiessen (1138) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - DEC 8, 2015
Bottle. Black pour with a creamy tan head. Aroma is cocoa and rich chocolate, sweet and a little roasty, some coffee and creaminess. Taste is sweet for an imperial stout, but not cloying, some nice chocolate and coffee notes, again a little creamy. Low carbonation, a little thin but still very flavourful. Almost feels like it's on nitro.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cepos (14) - DENMARK - DEC 4, 2015
Meget fin. God til risalamande! God duft af rister korn. Sort med brun skum ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tysongillmore (362) - 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 (21654) - Charlotte, North Carolina, 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 (2748) - Hässelby, 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 (7701) - 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 (483) - 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 (5193) - 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.

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