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RATINGS: 389   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
Brewed in a brewery not too far away and not too long ago... Imperial Stout Trooper is a full bodied stout with a majestic blend of seven different malts and Northern Brewer hops.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
beechner224 (957) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - SEP 6, 2013
Poured from the bottle. Color is pitch black with a nice tan head. Aroma is dark chocolate and roasted malts. Mouthfeel is thin an creamy. Flavor is all chocolate, roasted malts, with just a hint of coffee. Very nice. Overall, would like it to be more full-bodied, but flavor and aroma is great.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tderoeck (6492) - Gent, BELGIUM - AUG 26, 2015
15/VIII/15 - 1Pt. 6Fl. Oz. bottle @ We’re drinking all of Rich’s American beers tasting - BB: n/a (2015-1079) Thanks to omgrich for sharing the bottle!

Clear dark brown beer, creamy beige head, little stable, bit adhesive. aroma: lots of chocolate, soft roast, bit sweet, caramel, dried fruits. MF: soft carbon, full body. Taste: very roasted, some dark chocolate, bit dry, alcohol, hoppy bitterness. Aftertaste: dark chocolate, cocoa powder, dry, bit dusty, very hoppy, bitter finish, some alcohol.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (3346) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 25, 2015
At Rich’s Massive Cellar Emptying Tasting. 12/2013 deep black with a rusty tan he. Imperial Stout trooper New England is deep black with a rusty tan head. The nose is a meaty savory umami, pitted fruits & cacao. Licorice, bitter dark chocolate and some berry fruits in the finish. 2013 Past it’s best I think but still damn good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
kkleu357 (599) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 18, 2015
From notes on 6/13/15 Dark medium thick pour. Poured with a small tan head. Sweet malt aroma. Very roasty flavor. Lots of chocolate taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
finol (2525) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 29, 2015
2011 bottle, trade with runtime. Smooth and sweet, taste of chocolate, vanilla and rosted malts. Balanced and drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hirigalzkar (2569) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 29, 2015
Arom has got notes of milk chocolate, nuts and mild christmasy spices. Taste is quite mild for a beer with notes of coffee, milk chocolate and salmiak. Very soft texture.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Malin_aiisa (279) - SWEDEN - MAY 29, 2015
bottle. Thanks finol. Dark brown, brown small head. coffee, caramel aroma. sweet rich taste. Some coffee bitterness. Smooth feel.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vjohans (512) - SWEDEN - MAY 29, 2015
Thanks finol! caramel, chocolate, coffee, alcohol, woody, vanilla, black, brown foam, hazy, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, full body, oily feel, soft carbonation, long finish

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Countbeer (5337) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - FEB 27, 2015
Bottle (50cl): Thanks Moyman: Served in a Chouffe glass at 13 degrees Celsius: Black beer with a small brown head. Aromas of liquorice, prunes, light oatmeal, bay leaf, some roast... Flavours of roast, bay leaf, bitters, raisin, hints of dark fruits and flowers, some rye, liquorice and liquorice candy a like tones... Aftertaste is a mix of bitters, roast, liquorice, some raisin and liquorice. Low carbo, creamy mouthfeel, medium to full bodied.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dedollewaitor (14811) - Odense, DENMARK - JAN 12, 2015
Bottle @ Odense Tasting January, 2015. Trade with Heyta. Thanks. Pours black with a creamy head. Roast, coffee, salty licorice and ashes. Full bodied. Smooth and soft. Nice

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
billcarleton (6) - MEXICO - DEC 30, 2014 does not count
This was the third beer to hit my palate this evening after an extremely floral IPA and Bourbon Stout, so opinions will surely vary in comparison to my experience: On tap at Eli Cannons, Middletown. Very strong coffee aroma, out of balance with the cacao, chocolate malt and vanilla on the nose. This year’s brew has a lighter head than previous one’s, minimal carbonation, broken down quickly by the presence of coffee. Served in a 12oz snifter. Most of all I was surprised that I didn’t get the slight burn from the alcohol followed by the plum characteristics that I’ve come to love and expect with this brew over the years. I’ll be sure to try it again, first brew on the palate, as soon as possible.

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