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SKA Nefarious Ten Pin Imperial Porter

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44
style
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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common

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RATINGS: 544   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
King of the alley — this Imperial Porter reigns supreme with a mighty 8% Alcohol by Volume and 60 IBUs.Creamy, chocolaty sweet, with hints of coffee and Bing cherry, the Nefarious is wickedly outrageous.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (15319) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2015
Bottle from GBBF 2015 and drunk at home. Black beer with thick lasting tan head. Dark chocolate, some dark fruits. smoothish in the mouth, some tar, touch of liquorice. Finish has more of the same. It’s ok, but doesn’t completely wow me. Hides ABV well. Some warmth on the finish. Malty. Brown bread. Some dark cherry. It’s fine.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (11755) - Randers, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2015
Bottle. Creamy lightbrown good mostly lasting head. Black colour. Heavy malty and moderate hoppy aroma. Heavy bitter flavor. Chocolate notes. Average heavy bitter finish. Creamy palate. not so roasted.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
jhp40219 (387) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUN 13, 2015
22 oz bottle. Pours black with a decent one-finger tan head that leaves plenty of lacing. Aroma of alcohol, milk chocolate, molasses, and coffee with a decent bit of citrus hop coming through as well. Upon tasting, a big boozy alcohol hits initially followed by somewhat bitter milk chocolate, cocoa, coffee, black licorice, dates, and citrus hops cutting through all that to make their presence known. Big lingering finish of milk chocolate, licorice and those hops. Full bodied, creamy texture, soft to average carbonation. Just an excellent imperial porter! Ska proves once again that they are one of the premier breweries in the US! Excellent job!

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TEJA (1742) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 23, 2015
Bottle from systembolagert, Sweden. Smooth chocolate aroma with a small tuch of coffey. Chrystgal malt sweetness blended with chocolate. A bit thinn b

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SlackerMads (2222) - DENMARK - MAY 2, 2015
Bottle. Dark brown close to black with a medium sized light brown head. Nose is syrupy with some roasted malt. The flavour is surprisingly hoppy; herbal, honey with the malt more in the background giving notes of molasses, grain, dark dried fruit, toffee. Also some earth and wood in there. Medium/full body, oily texture, ok carbonation, medium sweet and bitter. Feels a bit syrupy and unrefined.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
FestDecBeet (412) - - APR 14, 2015
Look: pours dark black. Slightly thin. Brown head. Smell: slightly hoppy for a porter. Sweet candy sugar. Chocolate. Soy sauce. Taste: chocolate. Slight coffee on the back. Sweet. Not really any coffee bitterness. Feel: thin mouthfeel but just like a porter should be. Medium low carbonation. Overall: very nice beer. Not overly malty. First drank: home 4/13/15 Vintage:

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Imaena (2086) - Maputo, MOZAMBIQUE - APR 8, 2015
Draught. This is a nice big burly porter with a whole lot of hop wallop. Very nice.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
jesperhammer (3545) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 8, 2015
03-APR-2015, bottle @home, from Kihoskh, brought by Morten. Black with lasting tan head. Roast, chocolate, malty fruit. Creamy, full body, bitter from hops and roast. Very tastefull.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Habanero (3307) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - APR 2, 2015
Bottled. Pours deep brown with a small tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate and coffee. Sweet flavor that ends up dry and slightly bitter. Medium bodied, oily texture and soft carbonation. A nice Porter indeed.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
UncleKorm (1084) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - MAR 28, 2015
On tap poured a clear brown hue w/ medium tan head fully dimmed and sticky lacing. Moderate roasty malt and sweet chocolate aromas. Initial flavor is moderate sweet w/ a light bitter finish. Tastes are brown sugar, fig, chocolate, light roast coffee and graham cracker. Full bodied. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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