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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.88/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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High gravity malty stout brewed and bottled by Pretty Things Beer and Ale Project.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DocJitsu (1008) - Florida, USA - OCT 25, 2014
Pours a very dark brown; opaque. It has a short lived orangish tan head. Dark chocolate, dark malt, tobacco, and date nose. Smooth and thick mouthfeel. Semisweet chocolate and dark malt, date, tobacco, and all the richness I love in an impy stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Reynolds314 (2375) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 14, 2014
I tried to like this but It wasn’t 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 (3794) - 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 (1344) - 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. There’s 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, it’s creamy and coating with a moderate amount of carbonation. I think this is a pretty good overall imperial stout, I’ll 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 (3373) - 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 (104) - Firenze, ITALY - SEP 8, 2014
Nera impenetrabile con una schiuma densa e pannosa. Al naso riporta aroma prevalente di liquirizia, caffè e più lievi di cioccolato. In bocca è 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 (867) - 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 (3360) - 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 it’s 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 (4473) - 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.

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