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RATINGS: 491   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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A dark Belgian-style stout with notes of spice, coffee, chocolate & oak The 13th Hour Is The Witching Hour and a time when strange brews can occur With 13 ingredients, we combine the roasted chocolate and coffee notes of a stout with the complex spicy character of a Belgian-style ale aged in oak for a dark, robust, and bewitching brew.


3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
BenTheTwin (7) - Alabama, USA - JAN 12, 2013 does not count
Awesome Belgian spiciness. I don't get any of the coffee notes promised on the bottle and the mouthfeel is a bit thin for an imperial IMO, but an awesome beer overall!

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcartamdg (3088) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 11, 2013
Pours jet black with a thin mocha head, appears thin. Aroma of funky yeast, tart fruit and malt. Taste is funky yeast, wine, oak and bananas and chocolate. Very thin and a bit overcarbonated. Not great. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Evolutionary (469) - Ohio, USA - JAN 7, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 8, 2013 Bottle from giant eagle near Ty. Cork is good start. Mild sharp champagne like nose. Robust roasted coffee notes in the middle at the start. They linger as well. Notes of dark raisin and spice mixed in. Good smooth solid finish, leaving your mouth happy. First barrel room beer Iíve had and ill be back. The 9% creeps up on you too. ---Rated via my mouth

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
garmonbozia (429) - Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA - JAN 6, 2013
Bottle from local store. Nice dark color. Oak, molasses and chocolate. Mouthfeel was a bit thin to me along with carbonation. It was bad, just different than other imply stouts. Alcohol was hidden. Bitter aftertaste

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vyvvy (5858) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JAN 4, 2013
Pours dark brown with a small tan head. The aroma has dark toffee, sweetness, Belgian yeast, smooth coffee and date/fig style dark fruits. It has a smooth thick body with some subdued soft carbonation. The flavor begins with dark toffee, oak, vanilla, coffee, sweet Belgian notes and dark fruit. The finish has heavy dark fruits and more coffee. Well done.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DocLock (9984) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 4, 2013
Large unique bottle from Caponeís, the volume of which I am uncertain. Poured hazy dark brown toward black with a complex nose of roasty malkt, cacao, figgy fruit, and yeasty spice. Tasted as it smelled, complex, with the malt and yeasty cobwebby esters taking the forefront.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bb (8539) - Alamo, California, USA - JAN 4, 2013
Bottle. Dark mahogony beer with a big light brown head. Big dark fruit aroma with malt and light yeast. Fruit and yeast flavor with caramel and light cocoa. Medium-plus bodied. yeast and light coffee linger with light cocoa and dark fruit.

2.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
DuffManOhYeah (133) - USA - JAN 1, 2013
Not bad, but certainly not as good as Rogue Imperial Stout. Still, looks and smells good. Cool bottle.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
sodakotakid (230) - Belle Fourche, South Dakota, USA - DEC 31, 2012
pours a nice dark brown with a big dark tan head. This beer tastes like sour dark fruits, earthy dark chocolate and finishes with a bitter sour taste.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
MaestroGeek (1) - South Elgin, Illinois, USA - DEC 31, 2012 does not count
Complex beer, as are all the barrel rooms Iíve tried. Not much at the beginning. Middle has hints of fruit and oak. Bitter finish with a spice aftertaste that lingers. Overall decent but not memorable. A solid stout in general, but had better. Definitely not the best of the barrel room line.


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