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RATINGS: 343   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.04/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Ale brewed with ancho chili peppers, cacao nibs, and cinnamon sticks.


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3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Crash_the_dog (163) - Fairway, Kansas, USA - DEC 31, 2013
Really well crafted. Nice to look at at. Outstanding flavors. Not to my particular taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hugetaste42 (18) - - MAY 27, 2016
This is good, but not awesome. Very solid spiced stout. Can taste a lot of herbs and cinnamon. Mouthfeel is great, complex, not much booze.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tiong (6086) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAY 25, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 25, 2016 Draught @ APEX, Portland, OR. Pours pitch black with a smooth head. Aroma of spices, roasty malts, coffee, licorice, chocolate and cocoa. Taste is smooth, slightly roasty and sweetish with some cocoa, coffee, cocoa. cinnamon, spices, mint chocolate and licorice. Finish is smooth, slightly roasty and complex with loads of spices, cinnamon, some coffee, mint chocolate, cocoa, licorice and sweetness. Pretty interesting, quite balanced despite being complex.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerplace (320) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 22, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 22, 2016 750ml bottle at Jamey’s. Pours an almost black with a strong brown head. Aroma is spicy, with chilli, cinamon and cocoa on the background. Taste is sweet, roasted malt, chilli, cinamon, cocoa. Cinamon, burnt malt, chilli peppers aftertaste. Really good stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nocturne (1677) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 21, 2016
Sample at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2016. Black with a ring of brown head. Pepper and cinnamon really comes through in the aroma. Big spicy, chocolatey taste in a fairly oily but nimble and not too thick mouthfeel. Very good stuff.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mariuspoenari (1104) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 20, 2016
On tap at CBC 2016 - day 2. Tons of cinnamon up front, followed by cocoa, milk chocolate, molasses and chili peppers. One of my favourite beers at this year’s CBC.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rlgk (16926) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 19, 2016
Green session, Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2016.OPaque black beer with a nice beige head. Chocolate aroma, spicy, raisins, figs, dark chocolate vanilla and cinnam on, some licorice. Chocolate and cinnamon flavor, vanilla, licorice, some warming alcohol, chilli notes. Well balanced with nicely hidden alcohol.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
llkc (1303) - århus, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2016
dufft: kant ristet malt chokolade bitter smag. sød karamel ristet malt chokolade ristet brændt mørk smag

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerdedone (3170) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 18, 2016
Bottle. Pours motor oil black with a thick creamy brown head. Aroma of cinnamon, chocolate, vanilla and chili peppers. Flavor was sweet with dark chocolate, cinnamon, vanilla, light coffee and some subtle chili peppers.Thick oily texture, silky full body, soft carbonation. An excellent imp stout.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
martin00sr (2394) - Haderslev, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2016
Tap @CBC16. Black, brown head. Aroma has cinnamon and vanilla. Flavour has chili, cinnamon and vanilla. Light chili burn, smooth and woody dark syrup. Sweet, spicy and sticky. Good.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ej (1193) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - MAY 14, 2016
Tap @ CBC -16. Jet black wth a medium dark tanned head. complex aroma with cinnamon, roasted malts, vanilla and cocoa. Taste is sweet with an abundance of flavor. Cinnamon and cocoa being the most prominent. Vanilla, leather, roasted malts and burnt sugars. Really nice blend of flavors. Its full bodied with soft carbonation.


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