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RATINGS: 1090   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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuffLover (88) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JAN 7, 2014
Too much coffee flavor for my taste. If I liked coffee this would be an excellent beer.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Jimmythespoon (443) - 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.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
MHOSKINS (68) - 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

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
artmcd8 (1315) - 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.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gorm (875) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JAN 6, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 10, 2014 Svart farve med beige skum. Lukt av malt, kaffe og sjokolade. Smak av malt, kaffe og sjokolade. Cardinal.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nilsas (987) - Bryne, NORWAY - JAN 6, 2014
Duft avkaffe, lakris og bek. Dyp sort farge. Dekkende brunt farge. Smak avlakris og sjokolade.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
The Etruscan (490) - Tuscany, ITALY - JAN 4, 2014
Dark brown full lasting creamy head. Black colour. Aroma is moderately malty with earthy, fruity (hazelnuts, blackberry), licorice and light roasted notes. Flavor is malty with milk chocolate and licorice tones, ending in a slightly bitter (dark) chocolaty finish. Full bodied.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mansquito (3114) - Nueva York, New York, USA - JAN 3, 2014
POPE, Philadelphia tap ($6.50): Pours black with a brownish head. Aroma is chocolate, licorice, roasted malts, toffee, and even a little bit of nuts. Taste is slightly sweet. Quite roasty. Plenty of chocolate. Perhaps some dark fruits. A hint of licorice. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gr0ve (2115) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 1, 2014
655 ml bottle. Pitch black. Beige fine and tall head that clings to the glass. Nice licorice and roasted aroma. Sharp roasted character at first, but that moves into the background after a little while. Dark chocolate and licorice. Salt. Smooth texture. Rich and complexe. A very nice imperial stout.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sodakotakid (230) - Belle Fourche, South Dakota, USA - DEC 30, 2013
Poured from 22 oz. bottle, pours black with enormous dark tan head and excellent lacing. Taste of sweet roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, dark fruit, vanilla, molasses and toffee.


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