Serve in Snifter, Tulip


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RATINGS: 1476   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Definitely not your Dad’s Wimpy 30 weight. An enormous & luscious dark ale that’s as opaque and dark as the most well used motor oils.

DutchDrebus' rating

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DutchDrebus (5612) - Oirschot, - NOV 15, 2012
Bottle thx to Benzai, thx for sharing! Pitch black oil with a brown head that doesn’t last long. Smells dark chocolate, roasty, coffee. This will be a treat. Tastes chocolate, roasty, coffee, sweet. Great taste. This beer could use a little bit less carbo and a bit more body, but other than that it’s great. I’m going to enjoy this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
teamsale (193) - Washington, USA - OCT 10, 2016
Bomber produced 10 months ago pours black with a thick brown head that takes a while and leaves thick lacing. Aroma is of coffee, malt, wood. Flavor is coffee, wood, unsweetened chocolate. Plenty of bitterness, a bit under sweetened for the style. Leaves a nice bitter chocolate aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
CObiased (333) - Bayfield, Colorado, USA - OCT 8, 2016
Have drank a few of these over the years. It pours an extremely dark and thick black ale with a med to thick fluffy tan head that lingers. A complex aroma that delivers intense roastiness, chocolate, coffee, barrel and earth. A whole array of flavors in a mouthful - roasted grain, burnt toast, bitter chocolate, espresso and a long bitter aftertaste. Yum

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
knasputte78 (604) - SWEDEN - OCT 8, 2016
Svart och nästan stilla. Kallt kaffe och rätt fin Stout. Lite kärv på slutet, trevligt ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerRenter76 (834) - Texas, USA - SEP 13, 2016
A black body with hardly any head, almost no lace left on my glass. Aroma of alcohol, malts, a little fruit, and chocolate. Flavors were similar to the taste, alcohol is hidden fairly well. I was kinda surprised to see this listed as a strong ale it walks and talks like a stout, overall it was a pretty decent brew. Originally rated on 10/24/08.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Quick3Beers (981) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 12, 2016
Pours a near black brown from a bottle, thick khaki head with a small bit of lacing. Aroma of oak and raisins. Flavor is balsamic vinegar and cherry and bark. It all just seems a little too much. Oh, and it’s quite bitter.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
alteregoo (986) - POLAND - SEP 11, 2016
Piwo ładnie prezentuje się w szkle, bujna brązowa piana oblepia ścianki, barwa ciemno mahoniowa, wydaje się opalizująca. W zapachu uderza intensywne toffi, krówka i karmel, za którymi łeb w łeb podąża chmiel w postaci ziół, świerku i żywicy. Smak półwytrawny, nie do końca gra z dość słodkim aromatem. Tu z kolei dominuje karmel, przypalany karmel, cukierki irysy (niesłodzone?), żywica, w posmakach sos sojowy, czarna czekolada i popiół... Goryczka średnia do wysokiej, długa, ziołowo tytoniowa. Wysycenie niskie, pełne i oleiste w odbiorze, alkohol ładnie ukryty, rozgrzewa po przełknięciu.
Dość ciekawe piwo, fajny aromat i faktura, w smaku brakuje mi więcej słodyczy, jakiegoś wyraźniejszego współgrania z zapachem...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
b33r (857) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - JUL 17, 2016
Got a bomber of this at City Beer in San Francisco for maybe $8 or $9. Dark black color with thin light brown head and little lacing. Aroma is vinous, with strong grape and berries. Flavor has roasted malts, rich woodiness, and berries. Finishes dry with strong woodiness. Very very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mark_Eck (1921) - - JUL 10, 2016
Bottle. Pours black. Aroma and taste are roasted malts, coffee, and some dark fruits.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gerbeer (3158) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 9, 2016
650 ml bottle. Pours a very dark brown with full head. Aromas of dry chocolate, metal and roasted malts. Flavors of kahlua, acidic black coffee, dry roasted malts, aldohol and bitter ash. Yikes. Hot. Enormous. This one needs to sit for a bit.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cmacklin (881) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 4, 2016
On tap. Pours an opaque black with a large, creamy, long lasting, tan head that leaves plenty of lacing. Sweet aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, dark fruit, coffee, caramel, vanilla and bourbon. Sweet flavour of roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, dark fruit, caramel, vanilla, licorice, light smoke and oak with a warming bourbon finish. Full body with a thick, creamy, smooth, oily texture and soft carbonation. Very stout-like. Lots of complexity, awesome.

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