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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.41/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Thor, one of our favorite four-legged friends had a big, gentle heart to match his huge, smiling, slobbering face. Jeff, Thor’s best friend and owner, says that the gentle giant would pull him in the direction of the brewery on their walks, to park it by the garage door, get some love and smell what’s cookin’. He brightened everyone’s day and is missed by all. This Imperial Porter is made in memory of the big guy. A portion of proceeds will benefit the Great Lakes Mastiff Rescue.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
NeoHippie2 (1058) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - OCT 25, 2014
Bottle. Dark brown pour with a light tan head. Aromas of coffee and cocoa. Flavor is sweet and roasty with notes of toffee. A little bit boozy finish to this one from the abv. Not bad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dfonorow (1581) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 25, 2014
Bottle share at DLD 2014. Pour is deep brown with a small tan head. Aroma and flavor of coffee grounds, dark caramel, brown sugar, chocolate, and espresso. Finish has a bit of lactose and licorice. Strange porter, but good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
AWISLguy (1382) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 17, 2014
Bomber from Andersonville Wine & Spirits. Batch 320/321, so batch date was early January. Cellared a month, and served colder than cellar temperature. Pour a dark brown with a cafe au lait head. Strings and spots of lace. Aroma has lots of caramel and molasses; later down in the glass, there is chocolate and some roast and maybe black licorice. Taste is of sweet caramel, bakers chocolate, espresso and some lactose. Medium to full bodied. Some alcohol present. Finishes nicely blended between bitter and sweet. Another stellar effort from Pipeworks!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
novice101 (308) - - APR 24, 2014
Pours a rich black color with a very thing mocha colored head. Smells of large amount of coffee and some malts. Taste is strong coffee with some sweetness at the end/

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
orangenblu62 (39) - Illinois, USA - APR 10, 2014
Rich dark pour with a thin frothy head. Light carbonation which seems to be a signature of Pipeworks. Bitter coffee first sip followed by mellow sweet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
UDBeernut (1822) - Moving to Jax, Florida, USA - MAR 22, 2014
Pours black, ruby edges, no head. Roasted grains taste and nose. Watery body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niko100 (2040) - Illinois, USA - MAR 22, 2014
Dark brown/black color; Medium creamy body; Aroma of toasted/smoky malt, coffee, & some chocolate; Flavor of roasted sweet malt, caramel, dark chocolate, coffee/espresso, and some hops; Warm finish; Nothing too exciting - but not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtclockwork (8782) - , New Jersey, USA - MAR 20, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 21, 2014 Bottle. Pours black with tan head. Nose and taste of milk sugar, cocoa powder, coffee and spice. Medium body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kaser (3002) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 14, 2014
Black pour from draft at local option. No head. Nutty spicy aroma. Mild hop. Chocolate cocoa and bitter taste. Very good beer

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
That1Guy (1946) - Greeley, Colorado, USA - MAR 2, 2014
Bomber crushed with my Honkey. Bottle barely let out a hiss when I cracked the cap. Immediately worried. Pitch black opaque pour with no head. Not much on the nose. Bit of roast i guess. No off flavors, but nothing jumps out either. Sweet flavor, some roast. So bland.

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