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Odd Side Ales Sinister Vertigo

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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 3.67/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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A spunky imperial stout.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
b3shine (6376) - Indiana, USA - MAY 8, 2015
Bottle to snifter. Looks good; a mostly opaque very dark (almost black) cola with deep beige head. Smells of dark malt, bitter chocolate, and roast. Tastes like it smells with a fairly bitter medium to medium full-bodied mouthfeel. A little unbalanced, but enjoyable nonetheless.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madvike (3061) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - APR 30, 2015
Bottle - Big, black body with a thin tan head. Nose is dark roast, a bit of ash, some weird fruitiness, and a bit of baking spice. Taste is roasty with some charcoal, a bit of dark chocolate, and some booziness that’s oddly sweet. Slick, with a medium body and smooth carbonation. Just an odd beer with some flavors I don’t normally associate with imperial stouts.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99 (11683) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 8, 2015
Bottle. Poured a black color with an average frothy tan head that mostly lasted with excellent lacing. Moderate to heavy roasted coffee, chocolate and alcohol aroma. Medium to heavy toasted chocolate malt flavor with a medium to heavy dark sweet and small alcohol bite finish of moderate to long duration. Full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. This is a standout beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fritz123 (1274) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - APR 4, 2015
Bottle from a trade. Poured into a snifter at home. Deep brown, nearly black with a mocha head. The aroma is dark fruits, rootbeer, cocoa nibs, vanilla, graham crackers. The taste was chocolate, nibs, slight coffee, vanilla, graham cracker, and prunes. Thin mouth, medium to lighter body for the style. Slight bitter finish. Very good.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
alexsdad06 (6698) - Ohio, USA - APR 2, 2015
12 oz. bottle from Tmoney99. Pours a dark cola brown color with a small beige head. The aroma and flavor have roasted malts, dark chocolate, dark fruits, thinner body for an imperial stout, just a splash of coffee, some caramel, moderate roasty bitterness to the finish, good flavor.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrSilverworm (8155) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 1, 2015
12oz bottle, big thanks to tmoney99 for sharing. Black color. Little, kind of bubbly brown head. Bigger body. Kind of chewy. Light carbonation. Nice mild dry finish. Great roast malt, dark chocolate, mild smoke, some coffee. Awesome imperial stout flavor. Spunky, indeed. Touch of dark fruit. Moderate to bigger bitter taste. Light to moderate sweet. Medium to bigger body. Smooth, kind of crisp lighter carbonation, very nice big chewiness to the texture, almost creamy. Mild dry finish. Great, satisfyingly hearty imperial stout.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drsordr (1425) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - APR 1, 2015
Bottle shared by Tmoney99 pour opaque dark black to brown with minimal head. Nose big dark fruit, roast, chocolate. Taste roasted malt, bitter dark chocolate, dank fruit. Mid palate roasted bitterness. Longer finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arminjewell (8470) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 15, 2015
Pour on tap at the brewery, dark black pour with tan head, aroma brought notes of cocoa, dark fruit, nice brownie note into a bit of dark chocolate, some slight coffee and caramel note. Taste was a mix of cocoa, roast, some slight dark fruit into nice brownie, sugary caramel notes into a bit of spice, finishing sweet.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
bwa5879 (789) - Portage, Michigan, USA - MAR 2, 2015
Blak thick oily pour with a sixteenth inch of darker brown head. Aroma is fairly straightforward, light but bold and rich: acent of rich creamy chocolate, dark fruits, plum and currant, bourbon and molasses. Flatter carbonation, thick creamy mouthfeel, finishes a bit gritty. Taste of bitter chocolate and peanut butter, some cocoa. Alright but nothing substantial.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Evolutionary (347) - Ohio, USA - FEB 18, 2015
Bottle from Baldwin beer store. Pours black as night. Nose is sweet smoke. Lingering off white head. Smooth and thick at first but then the thinner body shows thru. Good and even awesome but not perfect.


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