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RATINGS: 254   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Pours black and is an amped-up version of a traditional dry stout. The addition of both roasted barley and dark crystal malted barley give Extra Stout undertones of chocolate, molasses and dried fruit.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
badnewsbeers (2313) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 15, 2007
deep reddish brown body with medium head...dry, bitter coffee bean aroma with hints of chocolate...flavor of a heavily roasted stout (bitter coffee and chocolate)..hints of toast and raison as well

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pailhead (4820) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - JUN 10, 2007
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Bottle: The aroma has lots of chocolate with some roasted malt and a hint of licorice. It pours a dark brown with orange hilights along the outer edges of the glass with a small beige head that fades quickly. Flavor starts with moderate chocolate. The finish has moderate black licorice flavors with some light roasted coffee and a hint of alcohol. The mouthfeel is medium bodied but a tad fizzy for an Imperial Stout.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Silphium (3167) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - JUN 8, 2007
Bottle from sliffy. Deep red-brown body, medium cream head. Translucent. Roasted malt aroma with hints of licorice. Chocolately roast body, balanced by bitter, earthy hops. Somewhat woody finish. Oily palate, medium-bodied, with a fairly strong bitter, hoppy finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gregis (1281) - Shawnee, Kansas, USA - JUN 7, 2007
Pours jet black with a creamy/frothy, tan head. The aroma is of sweet toasted malts, dark bread, molasses, chocolate, plums, faint coffee/espresso and a hint of alcohol. The mouthfeel is almost medium bodied but fairly light for the style, sticky and slightly tart at it’s quick finish. The flavor follows the nose with sweet malts, plums, chocolate, coffee and faint alcohol notes, concluding slightly tart. While not as rounded or complex as many imperials, it is a remarkably "easy drinker" for the style.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tjthresh (1865) - Greenfield, Indiana, USA - JUN 4, 2007
12 ounce bottle bottled on JAN10 2007. Dark brown with a light brown head. The aroma is pretty milky, with some chocolate. There seems to be a pretty big punch of hops as well. The flavor is of moderatly bitter chocolate, wich really amps up the hop bitterness. Pretty rich palate. Nice brew.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shigadeyo (3010) - Harrison, Ohio, USA - MAY 29, 2007
Date: 4/28/2007
Event: DarkLord Day 2007
Location: Three Floyds Brewing Co. Parking Lot
Serving: Sampled from a 12 oz bottle (Mar 08 2007).

Tasting Notes
Aroma: Not very much in the aroma expect some faint roasted qualities.
Appearance: Very dark brown color with a foamy dark beige head that leaves some lacing.
Flavor: Roasty with hints of coffee and dark chocolate. Dry in the finish. Nicely balanced.
Palate: Medium body.
Overall: A unique twist on the Imperial Stout style. A little Irish is never really a bad thing, right?!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
barleyPops (1141) - Quad-Cities, Illinois, USA - MAY 28, 2007
thanks to illini08 for picking this up. roasted malt aroma with some chocolate notes. as expected the pour is quite dark with a khaki head. flavors range from roasted malts with some chocolate, coffee, caramel and enough hops to add additional interest. alcohol is pretty well disguised. decent for the style.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
patrick767 (3571) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - MAY 5, 2007
UPDATED: APR 8, 2010 sample from bottle at DLD - Pours dark brown with a fluffy enduring head. It has a good roast malt aroma and flavor, a medium to full body, light carbonation, and a mildly bitter finish. Pretty good stout. rerate - bottle - Very dark brown, small tan head. Roast malt and coffee aroma. Flavor has dark roast malt, coffee, and some licorice notes. Well balanced and tasty.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cbrixius (136) - Newberrytown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 5, 2007
Poured a dry dark amber with brown head. No lacing. Rich chocolate aroma. Coffee and molasses flavor. Pretty light character for an imperial stout, it’s more inbetween. Overall a good selection

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nolankowal (931) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 4, 2007
Bottle. Dark brown pour with a light tan head. Aroma of light roasted malt, coffee, and light chocolate. Medium bodied, bitter and roasty with a roasty/dry finish.


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