Serve in Snifter


on tap

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.88/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
Share this beer with friends!
High gravity malty stout brewed and bottled by Pretty Things Beer and Ale Project.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Reynolds314 (2349) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 14, 2014
I tried to like this but It wasnít great. Pours inky black. Aroma is heavy roast caramel and resin. Taste is charcoal, burnt toast, and just way to bitter with tar and roast. Finishes harsh and boozy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ernesto987 (3768) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 9, 2014
bomber, wow this was thick, and bitter. What a not easy to drink at all beer. I just wanted a nice nightcap and it felt like i was being tarred adn feathered

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
bluejacket74 (1341) - Reynoldsburg, Ohio, USA - SEP 27, 2014
22 ounce bottle, bottled December 2013. Served in a DFH snifter, the beer pours dark brown/black with about an inch tan head that stayed around a while. Thereís also a good amount of lacing. I like the aroma a lot, the brew smells like coffee, roasted malt, dark fruit (cherries), molasses, nuts, and bittersweet chocolate. Taste is similar to the aroma, it tastes like roasted malt, coffee, milk and dark chocolate, nuts, molasses, smoke, nuts, and a bit of dark fruit. Mouthfeel/body is full, itís creamy and coating with a moderate amount of carbonation. I think this is a pretty good overall imperial stout, Iíll have to pick up more the next time I come across some. Pretty Things did a great job with this brew! $8.99 a bomber.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
TheEpeeist (3371) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 22, 2014
22 oz bottle. Dark brown with thick tan foam. Nose is chocolate, caramel and prune. Thick and creamy almost full body with a warming buzz. Taste like it smells; rich chocolate, espresso, bitter licorice and burnt coconut. Pretty Things takes it up a notch. Excellent.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
TommyFi (102) - ITALY - SEP 8, 2014
Nera impenetrabile con una schiuma densa e pannosa. Al naso riporta aroma prevalente di liquirizia, caffŤ e piý lievi di cioccolato. In bocca Ť calda, di gran corpo, si percepiscono tutti i 12 gradi alcoolici. Da meditazione.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
annunz123 (864) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 26, 2014
Chocolate, coffee, molasses, pipe tobacco, and dark fruit in the aroma. Taste starts creamy, malty and sweet, with bitter chocolate/coffee and a fair amount of alcohol in the finish. Really good effort from a really good brewery.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bytemesis (3311) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JUL 9, 2014
Bottle from Wine Club. Pours opaque black with a medium creamy dark brown head that dissipates slowly with nice lacing. Aroma is very roasty, cooca, anise, molasses, charred wood. Flavor is fairly sweet but with a strong compensating bitterness, anise, burned malts, baking cocoa prominent. Fullish body, creamy mouthfeel. A pretty solid effort.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bbbeer (592) - Massachusetts, USA - JUN 14, 2014
Very dark brown with minimal brown head. Strong aroma of roasted malt, coffee and caramel. Full body, just a little alcohol. Flavor of coffee, nuts, toasty malt, chocolate, butterscotch. Flavor is not the most complex but itís very rich and quite smooth as well for the high ABV.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thornecb (4456) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - APR 11, 2014
Pours black into a snifter. Mocha head with good retention pancakes and recedes leaving scant trailing sheets. Soy, licorice, chocolate and dark pit fruit aromas. Thick with hot chocolate and soy upfront turning to licorice before the lasting espresso finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CanIHave4Beers (3321) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - MAR 11, 2014
Pours basically black with a decent head and good lacing on the glass.

The aroma is plum & roasty malt mostly. Itís got a mild spiciness, chocolate, & dark fruit.

The flavor is sort of coffe forward, itís got a light smokiness, some raisin and a whole bunch of dark chocolate. Itís decently bitter all around and isnít especially sweet.

12% abv? You jokin? Gracious thatís a lot higher boost than I had perceived drinking the beer.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page    1  2

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50