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RATINGS: 521   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.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
metalhead0043 (144) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - MAY 2, 2014
22 oz for 6 bucks. Pours black with a small light brown head. Aroma is chocolate, coffee, roasty and a little fruit. Taste is slightly chocolate and oat up front, slight licorice leading to a coffee flavor on the back end that fades relatively quickly but lets you know it’s there. Body is pretty thin - thinner than I like in a Imperial Porter. Slightly creamy mouthfeel keeps it from being below average in that department. Overall this is quite a solid Imperial Porter. Not too many of these kinds of beers exist (at least in my market) so it’s definitely one of the better ones. Recommended.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ed5388 (2148) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - APR 11, 2014
22oz blue wax capped bomber from peterhazelton. Pours a clear dark brown/almost black color with a small foamy tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, sweet caramel, marzipan, liqorice, and nuts. Taste of burnt caramel, nuts, charred bread, roasted malts, and bitter old chocolate.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
ConnyPetersson (75) - SWEDEN - APR 6, 2014
Flaska från 2012. Svart som natten. Lätt oljig. Krämig, lätta chokladtoner och mjuk rökighet. Skön lätt vitpeppar i eftersmak

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beachmaster (145) - Oklahoma, USA - MAR 24, 2014
Poured from a bomber into a pint glass. Pours jet black, with a moderate light brown head that fades quickly and leaves good lacing. Nose is chocolate and dark roast malt. Taste is chocolate, malt, and a hint of coffee. Clean finish. Very tasty, well-balanced.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thomat (2085) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 23, 2014
Very dark brown with a small tan head. ma and fruity tones. Malt, fruit, chocolate and hops. Medium to full body with a nice bitter sweet after taste.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tsekouratos (287) - Nea Filadelfeia, Athens, GREECE - FEB 7, 2014
650 ml bottle shared at The Local Pub, Athens! Pitchblack color with a thin brown head. Aromas of chocolate and coffee with some alcohol. Taste of chocolate, some oak, dark fruits, cherries and maybe plums. And alcohol. Bitter aftertaste, long lasting. Medium to full body with a low carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerman6686 (4425) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 6, 2014
This one poured a darker brown with a beige head. aroma was of light smoke, dark fruits and some roast and chocolate. Flavor was milk chocolate, caramel, dark fruits, and mild smoke. Solid impy porter, but lacking some umph.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
calm_dreamer (158) - GREECE - FEB 5, 2014
Black body and nice brown head. Αroma of chocolate, coffee, roasted malt, some alcohol. The mouth feels some oak, alcohol and chocolate. Also a note of dark cherry, like black forest. Medium to full body, low carbonation and long-lasting coffee and choco aftertaste.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Idiosynkrasie (3924) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - JAN 22, 2014
650ml bottle. Darkest brown colour with small, frothy, rapidly diminishing and completely fading, tan head. Dark malty aroma has hints of chocolate and black cherries, bitter hoppy overtones. Taste is dry hoppy, an unpleasant bitterness of "burnt something" has a medicamentous character, repressed dark malty background with a touch of chocolate and black cherries; somehow thin and light-bodied. Don’t like it.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niko100 (2015) - Illinois, USA - JAN 12, 2014
Dark brown/black color; Medium slightly creamy body; Aroma of toasted malt, dark chocolate, some coffee, & subtle dark fruit; Flavor of roasted sweet malt, caramel, dark fruit, and dark chocolate; Decent.


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