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RATINGS: 576   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 258   ABV: 8.6%
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Imperial stout brewed with pumpkins Warlock is brewed to enchant your palate on its own and also to counterpoint our Imperial Ale, Pumking. Make your own black magic by carefully pouring this Imperial Stout into a goblet.

Dark and mysterious, the Blackwater Series is serious about high gravity. Reanimate your senses with Warlock’s huge roasted malt character, moderate carbonation and spicy pumpkin pie aroma.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bconch (316) - - DEC 31, 2014
Black pour dominate pumpkin with roasted malt nose. Taste follows smell with mild hop bite on end. Different take that’s pleasing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rodenbach99 (3515) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 30, 2014
Soirée Pumpkin ale au Rattle ’n’ Hum NYC. En fût. Une robe brune foncée presque noire. Un nez intense de chocolat et d’épice. Le chocolat domine. La bouche est tout aussi puissante avec une forte amertume et surtout ses saveurs de chocolat liquide. Un vrai warlock.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
edgallow (2686) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 29, 2014
22 oz bomber pours black with a tan head. Aroma of malts, chocolate, spice and pumpkin. Taste is malts, pumpkin and chocolate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
skmikeg (1279) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - DEC 27, 2014
Pours pitch black with a one finger tan head with pretty nice lacing. Aroma is of pumpkin meat, pine spices, buttered toast, light coco, light roasted malts, and sweet malts. Taste is roasted malts, pumpkin, coco, coffee, pie spices, sweet malts, and molasses. Has a medium-full body with a semi creamy mouthfeel and a mostly sweet, medium-long finish. Overall, a pretty tasty pumpkin stout that I wish I had for Thanksgiving dessert.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
tom10101 (3799) - Quebec, CANADA - DEC 18, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 20, 2014 On tap (10 oz) @ Parker Pie. Split 2-ways with czar, but to be fully honest Franky Boy chugged 2/3 of the glass.

Appearance: Amber brown with a small ring of beige foam and little lacing.

Aroma: Repulsive mix of hazelnut, booze, pumpkin, nutmeg and cola-like notes.

Taste: Surprisingly, it doesn’t taste like poison. A lot of nutmeg, hazelnut, booze and pumpkin shares the scene in a completely unbalanced way. The good thing is that it’s bad enough you probably won’t reach the point where it begin to be cloying.

Palate: Medium body. Medium carbonation. Lingering horrendous spicy finish.

Overall: Another gross creation which only Southern Tier have the secret (please don’t share it). I wouldn’t recommend drinking more than 1 oz of this beer considering Franky Boy’s farts later that day, but hey it’s not like his farts smell the roses when he only drink water... so take this advice with a grain of salt.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
czar (5573) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 17, 2014
on tap at parker pie, vt. unclear light brown, mahogany hue, little to no head. hazelnut-plenty, coca-cola, strong woodsy and almost tannic notes, awkwardly nutmeg- plenty, cherry coke, other miscellaneous red fruitiness, cheap fruitcake, other cheap spices. light carbonation, medium body - oily, boozy and harsh woodsy-spicy finish. horrid stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
mabel (7059) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 13, 2014
[6225-20140321] Bottle. Sweet pumpkin pie crust and smooth pumpkin cream aroma. Hazy, dark brown body with medium-lasting foamy light mocha head. Sweet roasted chocolate and pumpkin pie cream flavour. Full body. Delicious, quite drinkable. (8/4/9/5/16) 4.2
(c/o blankboy, w/ him, Greg Clow, HogTownHarry, jercraigs)
Overheard: "... It was the best Christmas ever." -- For a couple cases of Breakfast stout.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
raindogs (9) - Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 12, 2014 does not count
ginger, banana, vanilla, caramel, black, frothy, medium bitterness, umami, creamy, lively, long finish, full body, Amazing example, spices, pumpkin, rich with real length.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
italianjohn (2476) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 11, 2014
Black pour with dark tan head .... Same aroma as pumking with the pie crust feel and the pumpkin pie spices, but has additional dark roasted malts and some chocolate .... Taste is likewise very pumking like....Has a great pie crust flavor to it with a roasted and chocolate malt flavor and of course just the right pumpkin spices (cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice) .... Finish is dry and bitter with a bitter hop punch .... Great brew

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
alobar (3059) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 29, 2014
Pours coal black with aroma of spice, pumpkin, roasted malt, and graham cracker. Sweet flavor with vanilla, pumpkin, and graham cracker with some spice and roasted malt. Very nice beer.

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