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RATINGS: 275   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JaBier (4888) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - DEC 9, 2012
Bottle shared by a friend. Darkest brown pour with a thin tan head. Malty aroma with coffee, roast and chocolate. Coffee and malt flavor with some alcohol and chocolate before a roasty finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Peacehammer (621) - California, USA - DEC 9, 2012
thick black, thin khaki head, that dissipates to lacing. Mocha chocolate aroma, and sort of a sweet cocoa. Flavor profile is very similar to the aroma, and it’s great. Slightly thinner body than I expected. Well worth the $5.99.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dimenhetfield (2487) - , Florida, USA - DEC 9, 2012
Bottle shared by my good friend Waffle, thanks brotha! Many of the Lips of Faith beers have been very tasty and fulfilling but this one was just sort of meh. Don’t get me wrong it was tasty but nothing really wowed me.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jhamp9 (1048) - Corinth, Texas, USA - DEC 8, 2012
Near black pour with a thick khaki had. Great lacing. Aroma is a really nice fresh ground coffee and mocha. Taste is espresso, milk chocolate, and short bread. Subtle hops in there. This is really good.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cooperii (61) - California, USA - DEC 8, 2012
Bottle pours black, light brown head with fair lacing. Aromas are coffee, hops with subtle chocolate notes and a slight roastyness. Flavors of strong coffee, subtle bitter chocolate notes and malts, faint hoppyness. The Finish; Starts out strong up front, fades quickly in the middle with a pale ale/porter feel. The back carries dry coffee notes.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Sikash (240) - North Carolina, USA - DEC 7, 2012
Pours a nice dark body and a tan head that lasts a decent while and leaves great lacing. Aroma is stronger of coffee but you can easily note the chocolate, light earthy and burnt notes as well. Flavor is initially bittersweet with chocolate, coffee, and toasted malt with a clean and not too acidic coffee finish. Body is dry and medium overall. Carbonation is average. A delicious beverage I will buy another one of right away.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rougeau13 (2002) - Richmond, Texas, USA - DEC 6, 2012
Black with a nice fluffy, though short-lived light brown head that fades to a thick ring and leaves light lace. Somewhat mild aroma of coffee, duh, and light chocolate and vanilla. Coffee dominates the taste, with hints of chocolate and cream. Medium-full bodied. Good, but way too mild and a tad thin to be considered a really good imperial stout.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
blutt59 (6019) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 6, 2012
Bottled, inky brown color with great thick milkshake foam , aroma has thick creamy coffee with flavor of cappuccino and biscotti , light bodied for an IS , great beer

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
maxwelldeux (3660) - Everett, Washington, USA - DEC 6, 2012
Bottle. Pours an extremely dark brown with a moderate tan head. Nose has a lot of coffee notes with some hints of chocolate underneath. Taste has some great mocha notes in there. I love it.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
gregwilsonstl (1089) - Missouri, USA - DEC 6, 2012
Dark black. Very dominant chocolate and coffee flavors. Thick. I wish coffee tasted this good. Hides the 9% incredibly well. This tastes like espresso beans coated in chocolate.


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