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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.72/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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This delicious dark brew derives its coffee-like flavor from a blend of dark caramel and roasted malts.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bu11zeye (11940) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 5, 2009
(Hand bottle) Pours a black body with a medium tan head. Aroma of chocolate, vanilla, roasted grain, and caramel. Flavor of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, and grassy hops with a bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (11452) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 15, 2004
Black black body with tan head. Aroma is medium sweet, coffee. Taste is moderately sweet, coffee, roasty, light chocolate, faint anise, alcohol well hidden. Creamy, medium-full body.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - OCT 21, 2007
Date: 10/11/2007
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewfest, GABF

black, frothy beige head, sweet dark chocolate aroma, rich dark chocolate flavor, nice vanilla sweetness, light roasted provides for a balancing bitterness,

Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.4/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: **+/4

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUL 9, 2009
From the Jug at the GABF, Colorado Convention Center 12/10/2007 Fruit aroma. Small beige head. Black strong in alcohol and fruity with a crisp and bitter roast finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
3fourths (7979) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - OCT 4, 2004
UPDATED: OCT 10, 2013 GABF 2004 - Light whiskey nose, creamy espresso and toffee. Butterscotch flavor and heavy on the coffee resemblance. Sour finish with some milky qualities. Quite good. Deep black body with a large, medium brown head with a nice swirling dark-to-light pattern going on.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR (7855) - Los Angeles, California, USA - NOV 14, 2010
Growler thanks to someone at the Lost Abbey barrel tasting. Pours with a black body and a small tan head. Aroma of caramel, light woody notes, coconut, and a bit of a vinous hint. The taste is roasty, a slight sour tinge (odd?) also slightly vinous, with big notes of caramel. Maybe the roast is adding acidity, I am not sure. Dry finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CaptainCougar (7131) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - OCT 11, 2004
GABF 2004: Full darkness lack of color, and almost opaque with a thin tan head. Aroma is malty sweet and roasty with some noticeable acidity. Nice malty and dark fruity complex body could use a touch more thickness. Finishes bittersweet and hides its alcohol very well. A nicely balanced beer that could use a little bulking up.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bb (6851) - Alamo, California, USA - MAY 2, 2013
Draft. Black ber with a cream head. Malt aroma. Malt and caramel flavor with light roast and licorice. Medium bodied. Caramel and licorice linger with light roast.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ernest (6200) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAR 3, 2004
Draught. Body is black. Aroma is heavily malty (chocolate, caramel, roasted grain, coffee), lightly hoppy (flowers), with a note of vanilla, hint of alcohol. Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, lightly acidic, moderately bitter. Medium to full body, velvety texture, lively carbonation. Delicious straightforward Imperial with an enormous malt nose and excellent balance.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rastacouere (6126) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 10, 2005
Yellow-to-brown head covers the darkest brown glow. Aromas are quite straightforward, limited mostly to cocoa and coffee with a whisper of floral hops. Foamy palate is oatmealish and highly alcoholic. Very hot in mouth, it seems to focus more on its ABV than actual malt flavours. A bit raw and aggressive.


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