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Brewed by Phillips Brewing Co.
Style: Imperial Stout
Victoria, Canada
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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.43/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Anubis is your guide through the dark depths of this Java laden journey, featuring a deep black coffee crema and an intensely rich & roasted character. Methodically crafted with only the best espresso, this one-eyed jackal is no wild card.


mgermani's rating

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mgermani (1000) - Vancouver, British Columbia, - FEB 17, 2013
Pours a pitch black with a lovely loose tan head with decent retention. Musty rich coffee and sweet dark malt aroma, dark chocolate. Creamy mocha flavour - no doubt about either chocolate or coffee here. Light citrus hop character but very much backgrounded. Moderately thick but very creamy body with mild carbonation. This is really quite nice!


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kbudd19 (563) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 24, 2014
Bottle shared by Willy, thanks bud! Dark black pour, thick mocha head. Aroma, mocha, coffee, vanilla, and roasted malts. Taste, mild coffee, dry roasted malts, a bit thin on the mouthfeel, very coffee forward. Overall, not bad, lacks a bit of complexity but overall pretty decent.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (12234) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 18, 2014
Well, in the past I hated their Espresso Stout but the Hammer was really good, so I have no idea what to expect. Very dark brown, thin brown head...looks good. Body is medium, some malt sweetness but maybe not enough to cover the coffee, which is clean but quite frankly boring. Can’t use boring coffee in a coffee stout - it’s the showpiece ingredient so it needs to be brighter and more complex. So overall, it’s ok, but not great by any means.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pentaz (1223) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 13, 2014
Bottle @ Yespr. Pours black with a lasting and lacing small beige head. Aroma is coffee, acrid roasted malt, cocoa, caramel. Taste is moderate sweet and bitter. Body is medium, texture is thin, carbonation is moderate. Finishes dry, watery and hard roasted .

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
fiulijn (14350) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 9, 2014
Bottle from BC Liquors
Black color with generous brownish head. Aroma of coffee pot and coffee beans. Dry and lean mouthfeel; strong character of bad, day-old coffee pot; regular bitterness.
Not the beer we need.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vadie (633) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 26, 2014
Noir sombre avec un col moyen marron. L’arôme fort du café. Le goût est du café, malt torréfié et un peu de molasse. J’ai trouvé le café trop fort, comme le marc de café au lieu du café.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (13288) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 12, 2014
Bottle at Yespr’s - Thanks. Black - offwhite head. Lots of coffee, roasted, nice malty, nutty, grounded coffee, light sweet malty body, chocolate, some molasses, light brown sugar. OK.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Crit (3318) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 9, 2014
Black,fast fading brown head.Pungent coffee nose.Palate is like partially carbonated cold coffee, not too appealing

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bulldogops (1048) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 7, 2014
Rating #953 - February 6, 2014 - 650ml bottle, Beer 8 in @coopwinespirits February discovery bag. Beautiful dark brown pour with a fairly foamy tan head with mild lacing. Aroma is coffee, roasted barley, mild alcohol. Fairly light for an IS (texturally), lots of espresso earthy notes on the palate. Medium-heavy alcohol warmth but not ultra boozy on the palate. Nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madsberg (10140) - Søborg, DENMARK - JAN 19, 2014
Bottled. Almost pitch black coloured. Dense small light brown head. Aroma. Roast, coffee, chocolate, spice, molasses. Flavour. Coffee, hard roast, chocolate, cocoa, brown sugar, spice. Medium to full bodied. Ends roasted bitter and full of coffee.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Masterkush7 (501) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 19, 2014
Dark ruby brown/black with a good beige head. Aroma is coffee, chocolate, molasses, roasted grain. Medium-light body, slightly sticky mouthfeel, roasty on the palate with a dry finish. Taste is coffee, bitter dark chocolate, Brazil nut, roasted grain. Not bad but a little overly roasty


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