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RATINGS: 524   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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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.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (8273) - Hasborn, GERMANY - AUG 16, 2014
Sehr dunkel rötlichbraunes Bier mit bräunlichem Schaum, der aber sehe schnell komplett verschwindet. Geruch röstmalzig, Kaffee, Holz, reife Früchte. Geschmack röstmalzig, Vanille, Kaffee, leicht holzig, alkoholisch, dunkle Früchte.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beese (2555) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 5, 2014
Bottled from GBBF 2013, sampled at Fergus’ tasting on 26 July. Poured a thick, dense black, with a thin beige head. Aroma of molasses, liquorice and meaty notes. Dark malt flavours, with some coffee and dried fruit. Full mouth feel. Finish was espresso, liquorice and slight Oxo.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mR_fr0g (3965) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 28, 2014
Bottle at the Watford tasting 26/07/14. Aroma is tart fruit , some ashy roast, dried fruits. Nice rich ruby red coloured pour with a lasting thin cream coloured head. Flavour is dried fruits, woods, oak, vanilla.. Warming alcohol. Palate is slightly chalky and tangy on the tongue. Some rough round the edges. Nice brew.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
minutemat (1878) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUN 25, 2014
75cl bottle @ the Sixth Shrewsbury Bottle Share, June 14, courtesy of Paulo. Big choccy aroma with a sweet toffee porter character. Some roasted malts and dark fruits coming through before a bitter finish. Nice.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chinchill (2128) - South Carolina, USA - JUN 24, 2014
Wax sealed 650ml bottle allowed to warm for about 15 minutes. Pours deep, clear dark brown with a decent light brown head. Aroma: Dark roasted malts with hints of dark fruits, char and sweetness. Flavor: Dark roasted malts with a touch of dates and other dark fruits. Slight smoky char. Sweet up front but mildly bitter overall. Coffee and bitter chocolate in the aftertaste.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TXBadger (1512) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 23, 2014
Pours black like oil with tan head. Coffee, cherries, cocoa, and roasted malt on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with more coffee.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Camons (6306) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JUN 11, 2014
Bottle @ Christers. Pours dark amber with a tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, caramel, cocoa, light oxidation, dark chocolate. Flavor is malt, dark chocolate, cocoa, caramel, some dark fruits. Medium to full body, average to high carbonation. 110614

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (14158) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 11, 2014
Bottle. Medium head with medium duration. Color is dark brown. Aroma and taste are roast malt, chocolate, licorice, hops and has a sweet and bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
chrisv10 (11372) - DENMARK - JUN 11, 2014
Bottle, 8%. Very dark brown with small beige head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, caramel, berries and vanilla. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, medium sweet, wood, little oxydized, little vanilla, little liquorice, notes of berries, little sticky and a little bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (11891) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 11, 2014
Bottle @ Aarhus tasting. Clear very dark brown with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, roasted malt and dark chocolate. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 110614


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