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RATINGS: 1096   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.91   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Everything but the kitchen sink…Great Western Premium Two Row, Wheat, Carvienne, Caramunich, 95-115, 135-165L Crystal Malts, Chocolate, Roasted and Black Barley and Pale Chocolate. We also add some Brown Sugar and some Dark Belgian Candi Sugar to boost the Original Gravity. The beer is hopped with East Kent Goldings, Mt. Hood, Liberty, and Challenger. It is unfiltered with an OG of 1.094 and 10.0% ABV. Proprietary Ale Yeast.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BOSSbrewer (1420) - Arkansas, USA - JAN 18, 2014
Had at the BGoA Winter tasting. Pours dark brown. Roasty. Notch caramel. Persistent tan head. Some chocolate. Finishes dry. Nice beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Drake (8030) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JAN 17, 2014
Bomber. Pours inky black with a large foamy brown head. Good head retention. Aroma of chocolate, roasted malts and a bit of umami and green hops. The taste is roasted malts, dark chocolate, coffee, green coffee, mild hints of vanilla and caramel. Medium bodied, low carbonation, slight alcohol warmth. Straightforward, solid imperial stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marduk (2445) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 17, 2014
750ml bottle. Pitch black color. Tiny to almost no head. Alcohol, roasted malts, chocolate in aroma. Tastes pretty much the same. Nice balance. Very easy to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zer0 (1126) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 16, 2014
Bottle. Pours dark brown with a light brown head. Aroma is coffee, lots of chocolate, roast, caramel, toffee and some pine. Taste is moderate bitter and quite sweet. Full bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gmb5127 (234) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 10, 2014
Unimpressed compared to the ratings. Not a very strong aroma and compared to many imperial stouts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dbarnold (1126) - Bethesda, Maryland, USA - JAN 9, 2014
liked this better than the barrel aged version, and it was very good. Big, roasty, some good hops, and a lot of chocolate. Lingering somewhat dry finish. I thought it was well balanced and very tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuffLover (89) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JAN 7, 2014
Too much coffee flavor for my taste. If I liked coffee this would be an excellent beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Jimmythespoon (452) - CYPRUS - JAN 7, 2014
Another great beer from port brewing. Black pour beige head. Nose is full of roasted malts, liquorice dark fruit. A very enjoyable beer.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
MHOSKINS (72) - Cleveland, Tennessee, USA - JAN 6, 2014
A tasty deep, dark ale. Solid head with dark chocolate flavors. Very smooth for 10% ABV. Simply a great imperial stout! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
artmcd8 (1479) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 6, 2014
Bottle from Mari's into a snifter. Pours a deep reddish brown, near black. Light brown head. Aromas of chocolate and roasty coffee. Some alcohol notes. Taste follows the aroma bitter chocolate and some alcohol heat. Thick feel light carb.

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