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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.77/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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Maybe no one believed you the last time you encountered the stellar contact between hop and roasty malt character,but succumb to a new stout trek.The imperial strikes back with a fuller body and U-F-Ohhhh so many hops. Set your phasers to stunning - because this is the most out of htis world hopped up stout on earth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Atom (1346) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 19, 2014
Bomber pours a dark brown/black with a medium reddish tan head. Aroma of chocolate, molasses, caramel, brown sugar, and faded hops. Bitter hops present upfront in taste, smooth chocolate, with sweet slick molasses. Nice!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopscotch (9170) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - AUG 3, 2014
Bottle... Pours black with a small, creamy, beige head. Decent retention. The bouquet is chocolaty, roasty and nutty. Full-bodied with vibrant carbonation. The flavor is bitter, resiny, charred and piney. Finishes scorched and bitter. Bottle courtesy of BBB63!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
LtDan (1784) - Los Angeles County, California, USA - JUL 27, 2014
Appearance: Pours black with a sudsy tan ring around the edges.

Aroma: Herbal hop nose, coffee roast, light wet dog.

Taste: Herbal and citrusy hops, bitter chocolate/bitter black coffee, chocolate orange. Alcohol fairly hidden.

Mouthfeel: Slick, full bodied, a little oily. Modest carbonation.

Overall: A pretty tasty hoppy stout, probably the best one Iíve tried to date. Iím starting to pick up on Pipeworks house character across all their stouts too.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ICEatALAMO (941) - Troy, Michigan, USA - JUN 29, 2014
Bottle. The pour is dark. The aroma is nice and malty, chocolate. The taste has subtle hops, but mostly just a roasty malt imperial stout, but good for one. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
tectactoe (1940) - Michigan, USA - JUN 25, 2014
Bottle: Thanks, Ed. Oily, super black pour with a fine bubbled, deep mocha foam. Aroma of plentiful dark malt, roasted barley, bitter cocoa beans, ashy hops, a touch of charred bitterness & woodsy notes with just a kiss of dried, dark fruit in the back. Taste is bitter chocolate... weíre talking 100% cacao, super-dark & roasty cocoa notes with a touch of dry coffee beans. Thereís a very faint milkiness that comes around mid-palate but the sweetness aspect is very small compared to the roast of this bad boy. Hint of anise in the finish with a lingering, bittersweet cocoa note on the palate. Lovely, creamy mouth feel. A very nice stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (11954) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 19, 2014
(22oz bottle) Pours an opaque black body with a spare tan head. Aroma of chocolate, vanilla, dark fruit, and roasted malt. Flavor of chocolate, grapefruit, dark fruit, pine, coffee, grass, and roasted malt with a dry, moderately bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pailhead (4842) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - JUN 14, 2014
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Bottle: The aroma consists of chocolate, black licorice, espresso, and a hint of vanilla. It pours a dark brown with just a hint of orange highlights around the edges of the glass. It had a small beige head that quickly fades to a thin film outlined by a slightly thicker ring. The flavor starts with dark chocolate, molasses, and black licorice. He finish has roasted espresso, pine, light citrus hops, and a hint of vanilla. Itís medium-full bodied with light-moderate carbonation and a somewhat creamy mouthfeel.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
budznsudz (557) - Audubon, New Jersey, USA - MAY 30, 2014
Dark pour, tan head with decent legs around the glass. Aroma of vanilla, coffee, roasted malt, and hops. Taste is roasty, chocolate, vanilla, and strong hops. Tasty brew.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kkleu357 (299) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - APR 21, 2014
Great dark heavy body. Very carbonated. Not too keen on the smell. Wet musty aroma. Ooo, but tastes great. Over the top hopped stout is accurate. Dark chocolaty taste with a punch of hops. Yummy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
deekyn (1201) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAR 28, 2014
A- pours a thick cola brown with two fingers of medium tan head with pressence. Good lacing. S- cheap chocolate, tobacco, coffee grounds, pine resin, malts, muddled citrus, vegetables, chalk. Relatively heavy at first, but lightens on the back end while relying more heavily on the hop notes. M- medium oily and lightly sticky body that has a bitter sweet light to medium palate. Decent carbonation. T- chocolate, pepper, coriander, and coffee at first. Malts and roasted grains become more prominent on the mid palate. Hops come next , with pine resin, citrus and some grassy notes. Ending is sustained, dry and bitter with lingering chocolate, chalk, mild grapefruit and some mineral water.

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