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RATINGS: 474   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.12   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 420   ABV: 14%
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Imperial Stout aged on coffee, cacao nibs, vanilla beans and chili peppers.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Concealer (770) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 4, 2013
Bottle. Opaque black with a foamy tan head. Laces on side and head around the edges stay for a long while. Aromas of roasted malt, coffee, dark chocolate, vanilla and spicy chili peppers. Flavor is roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, vanilla and chili. Sweet at first with a semi bitter end and spicy bite. Lingering coffee and chocolate. Full bodied and smooth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gururyan (607) - Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA - SEP 18, 2014
Iíve had several different colors of the wax dips, I donít notice differences between them myself. Maybe itís too subtle unless you try them side by side. Anyway, not my favorite style of beer, but that said itís a decent beer regardless.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
haddon90 (1466) - Denver, Colorado, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Bottle while tailgating in Norman, OK. Pours a deep black color with a thin tan head. Milky aroma with a thick coffee finish. Roasted malt and coffee taste with a hint of vanilla. Amazing beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
indianabeerman (46) - Indiana, USA - SEP 12, 2014
pours dark black with a tan head. the nose is chocolate milk with slight backing of bitter coffee.taste is bakers chocolate and coffee. very good stout

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
slowrunner77 (1879) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 10, 2014
"Mail delivery via the OK beer mafia (Hannah). Damn! That should be my whole review, but allow me to elaborate. This coffee impy stout can stand up to the very best of them, and that says a LOT coming from me as this is my favorite style and sub-style of beer. When I saw 14% on the bottle, this beer blew my mind (again). Upon first whiff and sip, I figured 9 or 10%. 14% with NO heat?! Are you freakin kidding me? Smooth as all hell...love the use of coffee and vanilla in this brew. They are the main players. with the cocoa and especially the chili just along for the ride. What an aromatic, beautiful delicious brew. By FAR the best in a very good tasting, my favorite Prairie beer, and one of the best beers period Iíve had in a long while.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HonkeyBra (3371) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - SEP 5, 2014
12 oz. bottle from my secret santa. Thanks man! Pours a dark oily black with a small tan head. The head fades quickly into a ring around the glass. Aroma of chocolate, coffee, vanilla, dark roasted malt notes. A twinge of chili peppers. Flavor is rich, decadent. Dark roasted chocolate bitterness with mild heat from the peppers. Full bodied. Finishes with a bit more heat. This is pretty nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
drowland (6037) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - SEP 2, 2014
No date for this one for some reason. Originally shared by Brent at a little tasting and pizza party at his place after his first son was born. My favorite memory is the next time I had a sip of this juice at their going away party before moving to Colorado. His wife was lovingly slamming this 14% bad boy straight from the bottle during the party like a Bud Light, wax and all. When someone would ask for a taste, she would lick all over the opening of the bottle and then hold it out and say, "Go ahead!" Anyway, these notes are from the first tasting. Black pour with a nice brown head that sticks surprisingly well and laces moderately. Nice aroma - really digging this combination. Coffee from coffee itself, but also from nice roasted malts, plenty of chocolate, again from additions and malts, with just a kiss of pepper and vanilla to round it out nicely. Thereís a surprising pepper pop in the flavor, more than I was expecting, again with just a kiss of vanilla. The chocolate and coffee shine through much more and Iím really digging this altogether. Really good stuff!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kappldav123 (4960) - GERMANY - SEP 1, 2014
Tap at CBC 2014. Beer in the glass deep black, small head. Heavy malty aroma, earthy-woody. Starts intense malty, notes of coffee and cacao, some chocolate. More and more earthy. Oily malty finish. Well done.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gnoff (7841) - MŲlndal, SWEDEN - AUG 31, 2014
Bottle at Sweet & Sour, Sštila, 2014-08-30. Thanks to Magnus (non-ratebeer).
Marked 13% ABV.
Black color, brown head, some lacing on the glass. Roasted, chocolate, some alcohol scent, also sweet. Sweet, cocoa, alcohol, coffee, green bell peppers taste. Medium to fizzy mouthfeel, medium bitterness. Some chili aftertaste, also coffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vanvenlo (1235) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - AUG 30, 2014
Gertrude Hotel ontap(30-Aug-2014) Roast choc coffee malt aroma.Black colour, brown head&sheet lace.Big sweet spirit coffee choc malt&spicy pepper vanilla flavour.Choc coffee finish&pepper roast choc malt aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
aleigator (220) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 22, 2014
Beer No. 200. Thank you very much for this one, Jason! Pours a viscous, complete black color, with a small, soon diminishing brown head. Intoxicating aromas of fresh crushed coffee beans, melted dark-chocolate, tobacco, hints of gentle vanilla, also scorched caramel and rock sugar accompanied by roasted malts. Has a very creamy, chocolate defined beginning, with earthy, calming malts, which maintain the balance of this brew, as sweet molasse, caramel and pungent tobacco come up, to form a very convincing, smooth start. Then, soon, uncompromising, burned coffee bean notes get detectable, which counter the established, rich, earthy sweetness by adding an almost dry bitterness to the beer, while hot chili peppers lend a hot, spicy background depth. This spicy sting stays on the back of the palate till the very end, altough the beer finishes with great chocolate qualities, blended with bitter coffee tones. Complex, slick and smooth in the mouth, a full-bodied, fantastic beer.

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