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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.33/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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Inspired by the Puerto Rican dessert, nisperos de batata, this Imperial porter is crafted with the dishes core ingredients: sweet potatoes, cinnamon, clove, vanilla, and toasted coconut, and is an equatorial delight. Pipeworks is proud of our roots in Humboldt Park, grateful to neighbors like Junior of Puerto Rican Food Mart for their support. And also, we like desert.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mac95860 (17) - - NOV 17, 2013
Pretty good. Taste of chocolate and malt immediately explodes in your mouth. Smells of malt, a little bot of cinnamon. Some coffee in there somewhere.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopscotch (9996) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - APR 6, 2015
Bottle... Pours murky and dark brown with a fleeting, gray head. The aroma is a collection of chocolate crème, spice-rack clove and vanilla flanked by traces of cinnamon and toasted coconut. Full-bodied with a whole-milk mouthfeel and kicked-back carbonation. The flavor is a marriage of deep-roast and a scanty ration of cinnamon. Burnt malts and minerals in the finish. Bottle courtesy of BBB63!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
McNeillR (1632) - SCOTLAND - MAR 8, 2015
Hazy light brown. Nice sandy ringed head. Red vinegar, clove and very soft coconut in the background. Odd bitterness, weird green veg times. Clingy enough mouthfeel, soft gritty coppery tinny. Crackling and greasy finish.

Bottle, Thanks Dina... I think, TAD Tasting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GlasgowTAD (372) - Glasgow/Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - MAR 8, 2015
Pours a dark brown colour with a bubbly brown head. Aroma is sweet potato, cardamom and cinnamon. Taste is cardamom, nutmeg, cinnamon and slight sweet potato.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BenH (2881) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 8, 2015
Bottle thanks to Dina and Max. Aroma is full of spices, cinamon and clove stand out. Taste is similar but less bizonkers, spices and stuff. Little thin.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (5823) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 8, 2015
Bottle at tad’s. Pours black, nose is sweet chocolate, sweet potato, spiced, taste is dry, chocolate, sweet, spiced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jbrana (551) - NASHVILLE, Tennessee, USA - FEB 15, 2015
I can appreciate what they tried to do here, though this is not my favorite Pipeworks beer by a longshot. Has some nice coconut, sweet and slightly tart darkfruit, and some brown sugar / caramel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
GlassBrass440 (246) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - DEC 17, 2014
Pours black with no head. Nose of coconut, sweet potato, and chocolate. Molasses, coconut, chocolate, alcohol, berries, burnt marshmallows in the flavor. Low carbonation and full body. Smooth. Pretty good. Very sweet. It gets better as it warms.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaser (3769) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 13, 2014
Black pour from bomber at Lakehouse. White head. Coconut aroma is intense. Cocoa and I guess I can taste the potatoes. A very sweet beer. Desert like. Not bad

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Christpuncher (1770) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 17, 2014
Slightly potatoe flavored to start with some chocolate notes. Nicely hopped and somewhat bitter. Had this one at beer temple. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (11678) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Bottle shared by Beerpig317. Poured clear dark brown color with an average frothy brown head that mostly lasted with excellent lacing. Moderate to heavy toasted malt, spice and coconut aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Medium to heavy toasted malt, spice and coconut sweet flavor with a medium to heavy spice sweet finish of moderate to long duration. Good complex brew.

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