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Brewed by Parallel 49 Brewing Company
Style: Imperial Stout
Vancouver, Canada
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 3.74/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 46   EST. CALORIES: 327   ABV: 10.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
In the 18th century, this bold, strong stout was brewed in London for the long and treacherous trip to the Imperial courts of Russia. In keeping with this stoic tradition, this whiskey-barrel aged imperial stout is warm, full bodied and fit for a Czar. Ingredients: Roasted Barley, Pale, Chocolate, Munich & Crystal Malts, Magnum & Fuggles Hops, Yeast.


4.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
stantheman (613) - British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 22, 2014
A 650 ml bomber from Legacy Liquor in Vancouver. An oily black beer with a moderate head that resembles in color the crema of a good espresso. The aroma is of heavily roasted malts, whereas the flavor is a glorious coffee and chocolate bomb. A real sipper, this one!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ljthiessen (311) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - JAN 19, 2014
Bottle. Dark brown pour, brown head. Milk chocolate aroma. More chocolate flavour, malt and light booziness. A nice RIS.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Countbeer (4302) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - DEC 1, 2013
Bottle: Thanks Gothgargoyle: Served in a Chouffe glass: Medium sized long staying beige brown foamy head on top of a black colored beer. Aromas of bourbon, butter, vanilla, tea herbs, hay, malts, malt roast, wood, cream and toffee. Flavours of bourbon, meat, roast, dark chocolate, tea herbs, malt roast, coffee, hay, bitters, cream, some marzepin, light bay leaf and spice touch. Overall creamy vanilla and roast. Aftertaste is a mix of roast, meat, whiskey, wood, malt roast, light bitter and marzepin. Low carbo, creamy to silky mouthfeel, full body and a creamy texture.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ansjelaah (1229) - Westelbeers, NETHERLANDS - DEC 1, 2013
Gedronken met countbeer en dutchdrebus. Dankzij countbeer. Ruikt zoet, chocolade. Smaakt zoet, roasty, whiskey, chocolade.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DutchDrebus (3791) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - DEC 1, 2013
Bottle @ Countbeer thx to him. Pitch black colour with a medium sized light brown head. Smells vanilla, sweet, roasty, chocolate, some alcohol. Tastes vanilla, roasty, chocolate, sweet, dark malts. Full body, soft carbo.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
reebtogi (4042) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 30, 2013
650ml bottle pours black in color with a finger of light brown head that leaves some spotty lacing on the glass. Aroma is roasted grains and dark chocolate with hints of whiskey and vanilla. Taste is a bold roasted grain bitterness with some notes of whiskey balanced with a equally bold chocolate malty sweetness with some hints of coffee and vanilla. Medium bodied with mild carbonation. Quite a tasty brew that I really enjoyed and recommend to others.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RumRunner101 (734) - Alberta, CANADA - JUL 25, 2013
Near black pour. Aroma is roasted and a slight bourbon note. Body was a little thinner than expected. Flavour is coffee, dark chocolate, vanilla. The bourbon barrel ageing wasn’t too apparent. Good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (16250) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 10, 2013
Bottle @ Papsø. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty sweetish chocolate and whiskey aroma with hints of caramel. Roasted malty sweetish chocolate vanilla flavor. Has a roasted malty chocolate finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JHunter (676) - British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 1, 2013
Pours a dark brownish colour with medium size head. Strong roast malt aroma with some vanilla barrel notes. flavour is chocolate roasted malts light oak vanilla slight whiskey and some licorice.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Steasy66 (840) - Minnesota, USA - APR 23, 2013
Bottle pour, thanks Brad. Mild malty and roasty aroma. Really tasty and smooth, roast, a bit of bourbon, chocolate. Black with tan head. Really drinkable, not overwhelmingly flavorful, but tasty and smooth.


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