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RATINGS: 201   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
madsberg (10308) - Søborg, DENMARK - APR 28, 2013
Bottled. Pitch black coloured. Dense light brown head. Aroma: Coffee, roast, herbs, chocolate. Flavour: Coffee, herbs, chocolate, roast, cocoa, light liqourice, sweetness and vague molasses. Medium to full bodied. Ends roasted bitter and full of coffee.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (9766) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - JUL 20, 2013
Bottle shared by nmann08. Pours opaque black with a medium, frothy tan head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is coffee, chocolate and roast malt, prunes and dates with earthy hops. Flavor is dark malt, licorice, dark fruits, light alcohol, light hops and bitterness with a sweet finish. Full body and medium carbonation.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bov (9607) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JUN 25, 2013
from Erzbierschof - black beer under a persistent dark beige foam; correct lacework; very roasted maltiness with a strong aroma of coffee and ashes; hints of vanilla stay in the background; full-bodied and pretty thick; creamy palate, solidly bitter, fair notes of vanilla appear in the finish along with more coffee - robust and well-made

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
adnielsen (9252) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JAN 18, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 2, 2014 Bottle @ Steve’s Foco. Pours a black appearance with a small brown head. Rich, lightly green, black coffee, mild vanilla roasty malty aroma. Mild chocolate, roasty black coffee. Slightly burnt, somewhat herbal flavor. Pretty tasty and easy to drink for the abv.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopscotch (9228) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 30, 2013
Bottle... Pitch black ale with a small, creamy, fleeting, off-white head. The nose features acrid, deeply-roasted coffee and gobs of fudge. Full-bodied and ϋber velvety with tickling carbonation. Roasty, bittersweet, mocha flavor. Lengthy, bittersweet, espresso finish. Bottle courtesy of BBB63!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (9110) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2013
Bottle, split at Bruce’s pad, big thanks to Kenny 09/12/13. Light black with a thin tan covering. Nose is big espresso roast, spice, dark chocolate, light roast. Taste comprises earthy cocoa, spice, coffee blast, dark malts, touch of dark fruit. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, dry light roast closure. Decent coffee fuelled impy - would revisit any time!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopdog (9018) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 18, 2013
22oz bottle. Poured a dark brown with an off white head. Yep, lots of coffee - nice, I like coffee in my coffee beers. Dark fruits, vanilla, and chocolate too. Medium alcohol in the finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (8593) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 16, 2013
Bottle thanks to McCain04. Pours black with tan brown head. Nose and taste of roasted coffee, roast chocolate malt, vanilla, coffee grounds and sweet milk chocolate. Finishes dry roasted black coffee. Medium body.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benzai (8535) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAY 11, 2013
Bottle @ Beer Temple. Opaque pitch black color, medium sized light brown head. Smell and taste malts, roasted malts, coffee, bitter and some hops. Lovely bitter finish. Medium body and carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogbrick (8239) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 19, 2014
Sample from batch #112 at Kurtkeller 004: Pipeworks-tastic 01 on 01/18/2014. Inky black pour with a medium khaki head that diminishes gradually. Small patches of lacing on the glass. Coffee, roasted malt and dark chocolate in the nose. Full-bodied with flavors of roast coffee, semi-bitter chocolate and caramel. The finish is roasty with a coffee aftertaste. Good beer all around.


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