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RATINGS: 269   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Serving up cold and jet black, this imperial stout should be taken seriously for about one minute as the dark foam builds. Then, enjoy its velvety chocolate-covered smoothness and delicious aroma of sustainably-grown, locally-roasted coffee.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Berbatov (18) - Texas, USA - JAN 16, 2013
deep brown and good head, massive lacing. chocolate and espresso. the alcohol is well presented. great beer but maybe a bit lacking in the mouthfeel.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
ebmalon (62) - Georgia, USA - JAN 15, 2013
Bomber poured to chalice. Aroma of chocolate and roasty malt. Mouthfeel is thin. Taste is very chocolatey and I didn’t get much coffee. More of a cocoa. The finish is warm and roasty. Any hint of coffee was picked up in the finish. Overall fairly drinkable and average for the style.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TomDecapolis (4394) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - JAN 12, 2013
Pours a deep black with just a hint of brownish amber and a smaller bubbly tan head. Aroma of milk chocolate and a coffee milkshake. Flavor of the same coffee milkshake. But not in an artificial way. The beer is what you would expect from the description and I like it. Dessert beers like this might not be for everyone but I dig it. Great use of coffee and chocolate in a beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BadAprilia1000 (215) - Sevierville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 12, 2013
Pours a nice BLACK with a chocolate colored head. Aroma of espresso(mainly), chocolate, and burned malts(maybe faint smoke). Taste of chocolate, caramel macchiato and finishes with a nice bitter coffee/espresso. Very palatable. Not a heavy beer. Very good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dalekliz (826) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 11, 2013
Bottle. Pours a deep black with a huge bubbly tan head that lingers. Rich aroma, of coffee, sweet chocolate, roasted malts, wood, and caramel. Taste is sweet and roasty, of chocolate-covered coffee beans, roasted malt, toast, sugar, milk, almost like tiramisu. Lingering sweet dessert. Yummy.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
IrishBoy (3751) - Bakersfield, California, USA - JAN 10, 2013
Bomber from GM Liquors. Nose is dark chocolate, light roasty coffee, and hints of cream. Black with a 1/4 inch cinnamon head. Flavor is coffee up front, chocolate, and a bit of background bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Emeister84 (752) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JAN 9, 2013
Aromas of mochacino, potting soil, and earthy hops. Dark brown-black with tan head foam of little retention. Tastes boozy, dry, and roasty, with predominant espresso and cocoa flavors, along with a good degree of hop bitterness. The palate is full bodied, with fluffy carbonation, and a long, dry, roasty finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
LtDan (1740) - Los Angeles County, California, USA - JAN 9, 2013
Appearance: pours near black with a frothy tan ring.

Aroma: Coffee,chocolate,sugar,medium roast.

Taste: Coffee, dark chocolate. Spicy hops. Long coffee finish.

Mouthfeel: Full bodied with modest carbonation.

Overall: I will put this beer in the “Coffee Beers I Like” column. Not like KBS or Speedway, it’s own beer, and a respectable one at that.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
peteinSD (1280) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 9, 2013
Bottle. Black pour with a dark tan head that fades out to a slick quickly. Aroma is heavy chocolate and coffee with some roast. Taste is coffee up front with chocolate and roast and then a very bland, generic sweet malt finish. Clean mouthfeel. Nice smelling beer but the taste, beyond the coffee and roast, is boring.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cards04 (1456) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JAN 7, 2013
Pours black with tan head. Some coffee aromas. Massive coffee flavours. Couldn’t get much sweetness or chocolate. Like a cold cup of coffee. Good.


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