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RATINGS: 574   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 324   ABV: 10.8%
Night Tripper is an Imperial Stout brewed for a Fat Tuesday release. Dark, mysterious and poetic, Night Tripper's abundance of roasted malts, combined with flaked barley create a rich, roasty beer with deeply intense and lush flavors. Night Tripper's layered, nuanced tones invite intrigue and reward a curious palate.

Jamesthebrit's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jamesthebrit (415) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - NOV 8, 2013
Aroma is lighter for an imperial stout. Boozy with a little acidity. Big chocolate note. Looks perfect. Very dark brown with a very creamy head. Great taste. Big chocolate note. Acidity cuts through quite a bit. Finish is a bit of booze with more chocolate. A little acidic on the palate. Full body. Nice finish. Overall this is a solid stout with a much better chocolate note than others. Acidity comes through a bit too much. Otherwise solid.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dorkenstein (344) - - MAY 21, 2016
Aroma of dark fruits, dark chocolate, vanilla and star anise. Taste is sweet dark fruit, chocolate, espresso, vanilla, and a touch of star anise in the end.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
katrinaez (1114) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 8, 2016
Really nice and even if palate and taste. Would never know the high ABV. Rich toasted and roasted malts. Bitter and sugars balance with blackness of depth of taste and itís reflective of color too. Tap

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bif (1922) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - MAR 27, 2016
Bottle. Pours a black opaque color with a tan head that fades to some lacing. Aroma of roasted malt, dark chocolate, dark fruit and bit of coffee. Taste of coffee, roasted malt, dark fruit and some chocolate. Solid bitterness that lingers into a dry finish. full body, thick and quite creamy, has a bit of a boozy feel, but still is an enjoyable beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RobertDale (5100) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - MAR 12, 2016
Shared bottle. Pours black with a nice tan head. Aroma of malt, chocolate, and coffee. Taste is roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, dark fruit, and some vanilla. Very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
MetalNHopHead (1209) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - MAR 5, 2016
"Got a good reason for taking the easy way out." Oh wait, thatís from Day Tripper by The Beatles. Ah well. Even though theyíre divided by night and day, I still like the parallel. Underneath its clean-cut happy-go-lucky surface layer, Day Tripper was about sex and drugs. Night Tripper is like that. Its pitch black body is dangerously smooth and drinkable. The rich malts showcase chocolate, cream, roasted barley, and a hint of anise. At 10.8%, itíll deviously trick you into thinking this is a much lighter beer than it is. Sometimes mischief is more fun when itís hidden.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HuskerTan (1450) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - FEB 28, 2016
Bottle/Fest. A- Coffee, cocoa, roasty. A- Black color, black liquid, light brown head. T- Alcohol, roasty, cocoa. P- Full body, average texture, average carbonation, dry finish. O- Harsh but still good. Pretty traditional without much excitement.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Thechasm442 (639) - Manhattan, Illinois, USA - FEB 25, 2016
Bottle to tulip. Jet black with an average beige head and nice lacing. Aroma is cocoa, dark roasted malts, and vanilla. Flavor is dark chocolate, creamy milk chocolate, vanilla, a little coffee, and hints of tobacco. Thick and creamy with a dry finish. Alcohol is invisible, there is no way that I would guess it is 11.5% Excellent beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerInHeaven (356) - Brillion, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 25, 2016
pours black with a slooowwwly forming thick brown head. aroma of toasted malt and black coffee. thick creamy mouth feel. taste is rich dark malt, burnt toast, and black coffee. light bittersweet lingers after the finish. The alcohol is well muted. A solid Imperial Stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
shrubber85 (10036) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - FEB 20, 2016
Draft. Coffee, chocolate malt and straw aroma. Black with small head. Sweet chocolate malt and moderately bitter herbal hay flavor. Nice balance and body. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
drjay44 (3274) - Salida, Colorado, USA - FEB 18, 2016
12 oz. bottle. Vintage 2016. 11.5% ABV per the label. Pours a thick, well retained beige head, with extensive lacing, over a clear, brownish black (SRM 35) body.......nose is heavy roasted malts, with chocolate, light coffee notes, heavy dried fruits with plum, fig, dried cherry notes, light herbal hops, balance to the malts......taste is moderately sweet with brown sugar, light molasses, toffee/caramel notes, dried fruits including plum, fig, cherry, later hints of umami, finishing almost dry with light herbal hop bitterness, balance to the malts......mouth feel, heavy, sticky body, alcohol warmth present, carbonation makes for creaminess. This is a tiny bit on the sweet side of the style, but is otherwise nicely complex in both aroma and flavor, and is easy drinking despite the overall richness. BJCP 9/3/16/4/8

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