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RATINGS: 65   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9   EST. CALORIES: 303   ABV: 10.1%
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4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dwyerpg (4566) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JAN 10, 2011
Sweetish aroma. Tan head; dark looks great. This is a very thick beer. Very nice grainy hop flavor. tasty beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bgarnreiter (53) - Alabama, USA - JAN 6, 2011
Jet black. Chocolatey and toasted coffee. Heavy, with thick mouth taste. Delicious brew

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
savnac (2391) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - NOV 26, 2010
On tap @ Pizza Port Solana. Black with a tan head. Lots of chocolate, coffee, pine, citrus and vanilla in the aroma. Flavor is similar with lots of hop bitterness some acidic coffee and semi-sweet chocolate malt. Full body with average carbonation and a smooth, velvety mouth feel. Damn good Imp Stout.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ungstrup (29281) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 17, 2010
Draft. A pitch black beer with a brown head. The aroma has notes of alcohol, chocolate, roasted malt, and coffee. The flavor is swet with strong notes of chocolate combined with medium notes of malt, coffee, wood, and soy sauce, as well as lighter notes of hops and citrus fruits. The alcohol tickles the palate.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
doubleo (1433) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 23, 2010
This beer is the bomb. Pours black with a thin brown hed that leaves some lace. Smells.dark and roasty with some sweetness and dark bitter chocolate. Tastes dark and sweet roasty, chocolate sweetness. A hint of dishwater but too many other flavors going on to care. Thivk, full body, good carbonation.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
peteinSD (1374) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 20, 2010
Filthy black roasted coffee head. Aroma is dry chocolate, roasted malt, and very subtle raisin or dried dark fruit. Flavor is straightforward roasty malt, chocolate, some balanced hop bitterness toward the finish, and some tang from the 10 percent. Flavor profile is tighter than Nightrider. Well done.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
swoopjones (5887) - Buffalo, New York, USA - OCT 18, 2010
GABF 2010, Great flavor & aroma. a little light in the body. BIG roasty & chocolate flavor & aroma. Tan head with oily body. Tons of flavor but too light in body & mouthfeel. Still a great beer

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GT2 (8425) - San Diego County, California, USA - OCT 15, 2010
Tap at PP/SC. Poured a deep brown to black with a menacing brown head that leaves very good lace. Aroma is smoky, meaty, vanilla. Taste is sweet, dark fruits up front, raisins, with spicy alcohol, lots of dark chocolate bitterness. Body is a little chalky.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
msante79 (2210) - Mount Prospect, Illinois, USA - OCT 14, 2010
On tap at Pizza Port San Clemente. Pours black with very dark brown head. Aromas of tons of roasted malts, tons of chocolate, bit of coffee, and some hops. Flavor of roasted malts, cocoa, bit of coffee, some vanilla, and some faint hops. Finishes very dry and roasty. This is an extremely good stout, but the BA version I had at DLD blew this away.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BOLTZ7555 (2799) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - SEP 19, 2010
Sampled at GABF! Definitely one of the better brews of the night. Liquid coal pour with a 1/4 inch cocoa colored head that left sticky lacing inside the glass. Aroma has loads of dark bitter chocolate, roasted malt, vanilla, and toffee. Flavor is equally solid with coffee, cocoa powder, and caramel chews showing themselves. Nice creamy, full-bodied texture. Yum.


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