ROGUE (2145) - Newark, Delaware, USA - DEC 23, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
12oz bottle. Pours a pitch black color with a thick light espresso head and light lacing. Smell of cocoa, espresso, some dark fruitiness, and alcohol. Taste of cocoa and coffee lead the way with more dark fruit than burnt molasses, making this not as sweet as other Imperial Stouts. Finish is a lasting char, smoke, roast and hops. Very smooth and creamy, medium body, lighter carbonation.
badgerben (4598) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - DEC 22, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pitch black color with a small head. Aroma of dark chocolate, light spearmint, and roasted barley. Wood, vanilla and roast flavors dominate. Solid coffee. Very thick.
Nische (1158) - Saltsjö-Boo, SWEDEN - DEC 22, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours thick and black with a full two fingers of beautiful creamy tan head. Rich malty toffee aroma. Malt sweetness with lots of roasted coffee character and just a touch of smokiness. Thick, rich mouthfeel with a warming alcohol finish.
Melker (240) - Varberg, SWEDEN - DEC 21, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Very dark brown. Small brown head. Dark fruit aroma, roasted malt, light caramel, chocolate and wood. Thin and oily texture, bitter.
Berard (447) - Salem, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 20, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Draft. Pours black with a creme head that lingers. A boozy aroma with little carbonation. Chocolate and coffee flavors but a bit boozy. Heavy.
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Cunningham (5490) - Halden, NORWAY - DEC 20, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Appearance: Pitch black color with a big beige head. Nice lacing.
Aroma: Chocolate and coffee.
Palate: Medium to full body. Tad sweet, and an ok bitterness. Average to soft carbonation. Oily texture.
Taste: Chocolate, roasted malt and coffee.
Overall impression: Well balanced and lovely imperial stout.
Personal stats: Bottle Fortytwo brought with him.
ekstedt (5916) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 19, 2013
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle (355 ml) from Systembolaget. Blach with creamy beige head. Roasted coffee and chocolate aroma, some nutty notes. Full bodied, medium carbonation. Dry with medium bitterness. A subtle and well executed impstout.
coldbrewky (1493) - Hippetown East, New York, USA - DEC 19, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Buddy: "Hi Mr. Narwhal!" Mr. Narwhal:"Good luck finding your Dad!" Buddy: "Thanks Mr. Narwhal." and that about sums it up on why I bought the four pack at beer world yesterday. To the rating! "SANTA! I KNOW HIM!" Baby....it’s cold outside.....time for some tasty impy stout done right.
junon (429) - Honolulu, Hawaii, USA - DEC 19, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
BIIIIIIG, BLACK, and delicious. This is how the female bartender described it to me. I’ll have to agree.
thomat (2430) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 19, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from SB. Pitch black with a huge brown head. Malty and roasted tones. Malt, chocolate,coffee and citrus. Full body with a long, bitter sweet after taste.