Brewed at Hepworth

Style: Imperial Stout
South Stoke, England
Serve in Snifter


on tap

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 190   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Bottle Conditioned;

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rafax (76) - POLAND - FEB 13, 2016
Bottle (2015). Jet black with small tan head, almost no lacing. Strong aromas of coffee and chocolate. Had another bottle ca. 12 months ago, remember well, the aroma was even stronger! Same in taste with some feeling of roasted malts, medium body with right carbonation. Little oily texture, good bitterness and taste staing in mouth for a long time. A good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerBaboon (1941) - FINLAND - FEB 6, 2016
Pours black with light beige head. Aroma is roasted, coffee, Flavour is coffee, roasted, liquorice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sigmund (6484) - Tau, NORWAY - FEB 6, 2016
330 ml bottle, vintage 2012, bottle No. 1368, from Prima Beer, Hobro. 99 IBU as fresh. Ebony colour, low beige head. Aroma of dark malts, chocolate, vanilla, prunes, oak and fortified wine. Soft mouthfeel, very moderate carbonation. The flavour has the same notes as the aroma, also coffee and decent hops in the finish. Good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kalervo (998) - FINLAND - JAN 5, 2016
Mikon luona 12/2015. Decent imperial stout, nothing very special, still enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
BlackHaddock (6074) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - DEC 11, 2015
2012 Vintage: 330ml bottle into a Westmalle chalice at home on 11th Dec 2015, most likely to finish the rating in the early hours of the 12th Dec 2015. Dark bodied with a wispy tan head, a mini-collar but not much else. The nose is awesome, prunes, dates, booze, Port, Sherry, Oak and goodness. The taste blew me away, all those aromas plus more booze and more booze blended with Oak and red berries soaked in alcohol pods (are there such things?). Did I mention booze yet? Just a fantastic brew: loved it. Goes really well with Chocolate Hobnobs!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
mateuszk (1584) - Poznań, POLAND - DEC 8, 2015
Bottle, 2012. Pours dark brown, small head. Aroma of dried fruits, dark bread, pumpernikel, coffee notes somewhere in the back. In taste medium sweet, dried fruits and coffee. Dry finish, medium to low body and very low carbonation. Very tasty brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mithe (1458) - Opava & Brno, CZECH REPUBLIC - NOV 4, 2015
(bottle 0,33l)
Aroma: Chocolate, alcohol spicy, dark fruits, light raisins, light licorice.
Appearance: Black color. Minimal, light brown head.
Taste: Medium sweet, alcohol spicy, very light dark malts, light chocolate.
Palate: Medium body. Dry, warm finish.
Overall: Nice "warmer".

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cousin_Larry (873) - - NOV 1, 2015
Aroma is chocolate and roasty malts. Poured jet black into snifter; head dissipated quickly. Flavor is hot chocolate with an aftertaste of alcohol. No burn; very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
freretoc (1549) - Besançon, FRANCE - OCT 23, 2015
Bue en bouteille de 33cl à la maison, couleur rubis/noire, pas d’effervescence et pas de bulles. Au nez grosse attaque sur le bois et l’alcool. En bouche attaque sur sur le brandy, le kiersch et la cerise puis assez alcooleuse, fin de bouche sur le chocolat et le café mais aussi avec une longueur sur le bois. Assez ronde même si elle piquait avec le sucre.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Arve_Christian (4699) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 17, 2015
On bottle with Visionthing, thanks a lot! Black color, some foma. Medium/high aroma intensity; licorice, leather, lightly roasted, choclate and malt- also distinct smooth after storage. Full body & high complexity. Some immediate sweetness, some balaincing bitterness. Very enjoyable

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