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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.45/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Onyx colored with deep beige foam, this Imperial Black Saison is loaded with Farmhouse superfunk and rich chocolatey malt character. Full bodied and warming.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (11251) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 23, 2016
Very dark beer. Almost char. Americo’s bottle. Decent drinkability. Must share. Not so farmhouse.smooth and some lace.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Johnsense (1368) - - MAY 23, 2016
Pitch black pour, foamy head. Mainly charcoal in the aroma. Char up front, little farmhouse character, roasted malt. Medium body. As farmhouse as a Yonge and King condo.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rodenbach99 (4261) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 2, 2016
Style et résumé: Saison noire quid donne la grippe.
Comment: EBF 2016.
Portrait: Je ne suis pas un fan des saisons noires. Ceci étant dit, cette bière ne fait rien pour me réconcilier avec le style. Des saveurs de malt chocolat terreux. Ordinaire.
Note: 6/10

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Minderbinder (3297) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 21, 2016
EBF 2016. Pours very dark mahogany/brown with low beige head, some lacing. Aroma is of roasted malt, fruits. Taste is of roasted malt, fruits, bitterness, some acidity. Palate: Medium-full bodied, soft carbonation. Overall: OK. Roasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mathieuc (3410) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 21, 2016
EBF 2016. Pours a reddish brown with a small beige head that leaves good lacing. Nose is of chocolate, coffee... Does not register to me as a saison at all. Taste is more chocolate, roasted malt and moderately sweet. Not a saison at all; even if you call it "imperial" it should at least feel like one. Body and carbonation were average. Light acrid roasted malt. Sticky. Not a saison.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
czar (7892) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 16, 2016
tap at EBF 2016. unclear dark brown , burnt orange, with a nice reviving dark beige cap, good lacing. very fruity berries, lots of booze, roastiness stout-ish character, milk chocolate, molasses sweetness. bright carbonation, medium body - feels really heavy; kind of harsh grassy-spicy finish. muddled concoction. blah.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SlovakSniper (5197) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 14, 2016
Saison noire, café froid ou vieux avec caractère suret, saison, épices, malts rôtis, cendre naissante, je ne trouve pas que les saveurs des malts et des levures marchent dans la même direction. Difficile à boire pour moi. Malts chocolatés terreux. Bof et rebof.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
zimbo (907) - SCOTLAND - OCT 17, 2015
Super easy massive light tan head. Saison roasty black nose. Pretty full bodied smooth complex almost buttery texture. Slick. Assertive almost steel wool end.Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (21902) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 17, 2015
Bottle at home.. Thanks paul... Dark brown black.. Massive massive tan foam head.... Dark chocolate roast malts nose .. Dark roast.. Dark roast malts.. Heavy malts earthy roast... Big bitter earthy linger

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (10880) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 17, 2015
Bottle at craig’s. Pours black, nose chocolate, roasted, fruity, taste is dry, roasted, bitter, chocolate, yeasty.

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