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Brewed by Rebel
Style: Imperial Stout
Penryn, England
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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.32/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (6890) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, - MAY 17, 2013
Bottled. Near black in colour with a slight, off-white head. Big, black coffe and baileys aroma with some dark chocolate sweetness. Flavour had more of the same, with a dry finish. Good.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wyzzywyz22 (2094) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - MAY 18, 2015
Bottle from Chester Beer & Wine. Black looks with a meek tan head. Nose had some chocolate, vanilla, dark fruits and malts. Flavour had a slight metallic tang which lets it down, alongside roasted malts, choc, earth and coffee. Dried out towards the finish. Ok but I look for a bit more all round in an impy.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
fugitive (1645) - Athens, GREECE - FEB 27, 2015
Bottle. Color black with large light brown head. Aroma malt, chocolate, cocoa, Taste sweet, cocoa, chocolate, frutis.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SilverfoX (687) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - FEB 15, 2015
CHOCOLATE! maybe a hint of vanilla in there too, pitch black with some tan lacing, jesus the chocolate and vanilla is massive from the sip through to the finish, slight alcohol burn to stop it being too cloying, pretty good!

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Idiosynkrasie (4824) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - JAN 26, 2015
330ml bottle. Quasi black colour with average, frothy, half-way lasting, brown head. Sweet-ish, artificially chocolately aroma, milk chocolate, nougat. Taste is herbal, chocolately dark malty, notes of thyme, rosemary, hints of chipotle, a dusty touch. Inharmonious, absolutely overdone.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Garrold (2504) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 29, 2014
Bottle. Freebie from Beer Central, Sheffield. Cheers Sean! Murky, dark brown. Thin, lasting, tan head. Glossy, alcohol legs in the glass. Rich chocolate. Quite cakey. Sweet, fruity, and boozy. Heavy on the vanilla. Taste is dry, light bitter, with loads of lip sticking sweetness. Fairly rough, boozy palate. Finishes dry, and light bitter. Starts off great, but tails off a bit.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (38685) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 16, 2014

Bottle 330ml. @ home on the terrace.

[ As Rebel Mexi-Cocoa ].
Clear dark dark black color with a large, frothy, good lacing, fully lasting, light brown to beige head. Aroma is heavy malty, chocolate, cocoa, dusty chocolate. Flavour is light heavy sweet and moderate to heavy bitter with a long duration, cocoa, chocolate, milk chocolate - white chocolate, fruity. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20140728]

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (6400) - ITALY - SEP 6, 2014
Bottle scura biona schiuma media persistenza ciocciolato smaro vaniglia morbida buon corpo luppolatura contenuta buon corpo poca secchezza legno

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
chimpgibbon (424) - London, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2014
Bottle from Stein’s deli, Padstow. Boozy vanilla chocolate. Very sweet roasty tang. No head. High carbonation however. Big vanilla afterglow. Milk chocolate. Too sweet for me.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (6063) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 19, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours black with no head. Aromas of vanilla and chocolate cake. Taste brings a fruity note, but dominated by chocolate. Slightly high carbonation. Not bad.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (17022) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 18, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 20, 2014 bottle at home ... deep black ... no head ... deep chocolate ... dark sweet malts ... dark malts ... light bitter malt ...berry fruits ... dark swweet cheewy malt roast... Light spice... Rich sweet malts... Creme brulee like


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