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RATINGS: 153   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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Blacker than night, stouter than stout is our Imperial Stout. Brewed with a lot of malt & a touch of honey, Imperial Stout is rich & robust with deep, deep notes of dark chocolate & espresso.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TwoSipDip (8880) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 27, 2011
Bottle @ Dans house, courtesy of Armin. Huge thanks! Deep brown appearance with a brown head. Carbonated, honey, roasty deep malty, light smoke aroma. Roasty, slightly burnt, espresso, light smoke, honey, sweet, chocolate, roasty malty flavor. Tasty, thanks Armin!.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
boFNjackson (4099) - Portland, Oregon, USA - OCT 17, 2011
Bottle at a recent BA/RB tasting... Poured black with a light brown head. A big, dense, roast sour with hints of chocolate, coffee, mocha, molasses, chalky-toasted malts, ash, and some sweetness too. A little bit of an earthy bitterness too.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jzzbassman (1467) - New Albany, Mississippi, USA - OCT 16, 2011
Bottle. Pours a dark chocolate color with a small head. Mucho alcohol in the nose but the coffee and chocolate is peeking behind. Great flavor that really has a nice tobacco note reminding me of a black cavendish pipe smoke mixed with chocolate and coffee. Mouthfeel is rich and the honey adds a nice finish without being cloying.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
douglas88 (5786) - Portland, Oregon, USA - OCT 13, 2011
I almost passed this up at GABF thinking Id had it, but a beer miracle, a beeracle happened. Pours a totally black color with a medium tan head. The aroma is a massive roast, tobacco, some heavy chocolate. The flavor is a rich chewy beast with tobacco, light coffee, heavy roast, some light dark fruit. Awesome! Very dry and heavy.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jckp64 (356) - St Louis, Missouri, USA - OCT 10, 2011
Bottle shared by phaleslu. Thanks Peter! Pours dark brown with a light tan head. Aroma is coffee, dark chocolate, roasted malts and honey. Flavor is roasted malts, dark chocolate, sugar, honey and nuts. Medium bodied with a nice roasty finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (5234) - Ohio, USA - OCT 9, 2011
22 oz. bottle. Pours dark brown with reddish highlights and a medium sized rapidly diminishing tan head. The aroma was pretty straight forward roasted malts, chocolate with hints of coffee. The flavor has roasted malts, char, chocolate, light coffee and a touch of honey sweetness. The mouth feel is smooth with a medium-full body.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
phaleslu (6204) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 3, 2011
22 oz. bottle via trade and shared at the STLHops Pinball Party. 2011 vintage. Pours a cloudy brown with some amber highlights and a small tan head. Aroma delivers on the honey promised on the label, along with almonds and pecans, roasted malts, coffee, and bakers chocolate. Flavor of nuts, roasted malts, toasted brown sugar, honey, chocolate and caramel. Tasty and smooth. Medium-bodied, with a sweet, toasty, roasty, and smooth mouthfeel and medium carbonation. Nice- with a little more body this could be even better.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
BiochemProf (179) - Boone, North Carolina, USA - SEP 30, 2011
Thick deep black pour with a brown foamy head (in sampler glass). Aroma of chocolate and coffee with flavor much of the same ... chocolate mocha milk shake like. Slight sweet finish. Very nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (10396) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 24, 2011
Bottle. Poured a black color with an average frothy brown head that mostly lasted and produced good lacing. Moderate roasted chocolate, dark honey sweet and cooffee aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Good complex roasted dark chocolate flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate to long duration. Good complex brew.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wavers1 (872) - Notown, California, USA - SEP 19, 2011
bottle courtesy of a generous east coaster, thanks for this one! yummy! delicious sasparilla like aroma, awesome sweet taste from the honey, very well done brew. drinks very easy and is very enjoyable, leaving you wanting more! 2011 vintage.


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