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RATINGS: 206   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (5805) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 25, 2014
"Nice So Cal rendition of a Russina Imperial. Sweet, almost sticky, full bodies and full flavored. Roasted malt, licorice, dark fruit, chocolate, coffee and hops in equal measure. Smooth too."

3.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Westchesterco (985) - mclean, Virginia, USA - APR 17, 2014
On draft at the brewpub it is a dark brown with a slight head the aroma is coffee and the taste is a sweet roadred coffee that has a slight sweet fasten that switches into a bitter aftertadte

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iphonephan (3344) - McLean, Virginia, USA - APR 17, 2014
On draft at Pizza Port Carlsbad. Pours black with a tan head. Roasted coffee nose. Flavors of licorice, tobacco and dark fruits. Bitter, roasted finissh.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bytemesis (3303) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - NOV 24, 2013
Tap. Pours pitch black, small tan head, great lacing. Aroma is light roast, coffee, cocoa. Flavor the same- bit of anise, light sweet, medium bitter, some astringence. Full body, creamy, hot.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DedicatedToFun (2617) - Santa Monica, California, USA - SEP 15, 2013
Awesome imperial stout on tap at pizza port carlsbad, super dark and rich, thick, creamy

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
teorn88 (1923) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2013
Keg at CBC Clerkenwell during tap takeover. It pours a dark brown colour with a ring of brown bubbles. Sweet aroma of chocolate, cream, coffee, and dried fruits. Taste is chocolate, bitter coffee, roasted malts, and a nice bitter hop bite. Toffee and vanilla swirl from time to time with hints of caramel. Great one.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Meilby (7750) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 13, 2013
Draught @ Pizza Port, Carlsbad, CA
Pours pitch black with a tan head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, licorice, chocolate, leather and alcohol. Taste is medium to heavy sweet and medium bitter with a long roasted, warm and licorice finish. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (13693) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 13, 2013
On tap at the Carlsbad brewpub. A black one, topped by a tan head. The aroma is intense, with salty licorice, molasses, roasted malts, hints of bonfire and coffee. Nicely bitter in the flavor, with the same found in the aroma. Full body, quite dry, with a pleasant carbonation level. Pretty nice this one. 130813

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Geokkjer (5887) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 13, 2013
On tap at the brewpub. Pours black with a beige head. Aroma is caramel, roasted malt, molasses, nuts and grains. Flavor is sweet and malty with chocolate, caramel, nuts, brown sugar and coffee. Medium body, average carbonation.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mR_fr0g (3343) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 22, 2013
Keg at craft beer co brixton. Opaque black, short lived tan head. Aroma is boozy vanilla, oak and sweet choc. Mineral dry very nice.


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