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RATINGS: 91   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
In 1682 William Penn signed a treaty with the Native American leaders of the Shackamaxon village, which later became the district of Kensington, where our brewery is located today. This is a rich, dark brew made with chocolate and Munich malts and aged on French oak. We hope you enjoy sipping on this full bodied imperial stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
callmemickey (4285) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 29, 2013
Dark black-brown body, medium khaki head, spotty lacing. Assertive chocolate, some roast, and oak. Medium to full bodied, moderate carbonation, lingering roasted finish. Straightforward and pleasant.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerman6686 (6396) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 22, 2013
This one poiured a medium brown color with a beige head. Aroma was lots of anise, black patent, and light alcoholc. Flavor was fairly roasted, light dark chocolate, and some booze. A pretty good impy, and very impressive from this brewer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mikem409 (1986) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - APR 17, 2013
bottle. pours near black with khaki head. aroma of cigar and chocolate. taste is tons of cigar smoke and chocolate. very full bodied sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
oldgrumpy (104) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 28, 2013
Recommended to me by Matt Capone, it was a pleasant surprise. Lots of character, well balanced, full flavored, nice finish. What more can I sday. A very pleasant beer from Philadelphia.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Art (3154) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 23, 2013
Black pour. Bitter coffee taste. Thick mouth feel. Pretty delicious RIS. On tap at Hough's. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HeadyDE (757) - Delaware, USA - FEB 16, 2013
Bottle pour into snifter..no idea when this was bottled but labeled vintage on side of bottle..dark black color..little to no head as expected..nose is very enjoyable..chocolate..cocoa..bourbon notes..wood..oak..hint of coffee and vanilla..really liking everything about the aroma..mouthfeel/palate is smooth..not hot and hides the abv very well..however it was a bit thinner than expected and the nose dominated the rest of the experience..like the bottle..like the Indian..and will definitely seek this out again in the future..good local imperial stout..solid nightcap..well done..

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
closey22 (1686) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - FEB 2, 2013
Opaque black as night; thick foamy tan head looks so beautiful; flavor is so rich with hints of licorice; the alcohol comes through as we’ll as some acidicness; aroma has hints of chocolate; finishes dry toasty yummy

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (10883) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JAN 27, 2013
Dark pour, brown head. Pretty decent stout here. I get some licorice, charred oak, asphalt, tar, dark chocolate, some bittering hops, lots of roasted malt. Just enough sweetness and bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
NikkTwist (2776) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 30, 2012
Draft at Khyber Pass. Poured an opaque black with a slight tan foam. Head mostly disappeared but let a few stray islands of lace. Big dark chocolate and coffee notes off the top. Tastes of burnt Turkish coffee. Tootsie Rolls set on fire. Lots of black peppercorns. Charred oak planks. Annisette. Burnt pizzelles. Cigarettes. Tree bark. Tree roots. Vinyl. Nicely dark, but reads black and syrupy like an English Imperial and is missing any sort of creaminess one would expect with a Russian Imperial. Heads up with the 10% ABV.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leafs93 (2140) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 25, 2012
In the twelfth day of Christmas. Pours deep dark black with an off white head. Aroma is dark chocolate, roast and coffee. Taste is sweet with roast bitters. Thick mouth feel with a creamy texture. Alcohol leaves some warming. Excellent.

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