BOSSbrewer (1420) - Arkansas, USA - JAN 18, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Had at the BGoA Winter tasting. Pours dark brown. Roasty. Notch caramel. Persistent tan head. Some chocolate. Finishes dry. Nice beer.
Drake (8030) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JAN 17, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
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.
Marduk (2445) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 17, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
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.
Zer0 (1126) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 16, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
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.
gmb5127 (234) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 10, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Unimpressed compared to the ratings. Not a very strong aroma and compared to many imperial stouts.
dbarnold (1126) - Bethesda, Maryland, USA - JAN 9, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
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.
DuffLover (89) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JAN 7, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Too much coffee flavor for my taste. If I liked coffee this would be an excellent beer.
Jimmythespoon (452) - CYPRUS - JAN 7, 2014
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Another great beer from port brewing. Black pour beige head. Nose is full of roasted malts, liquorice dark fruit. A very enjoyable beer.
MHOSKINS (72) - Cleveland, Tennessee, USA - JAN 6, 2014
4.8 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
A tasty deep, dark ale. Solid head with dark chocolate flavors. Very smooth for 10% ABV. Simply a great imperial stout!
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artmcd8 (1479) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 6, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
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.