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RATINGS: 659   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   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.

2015 vintage 10.0%


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Countbeer (6185) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - JUN 13, 2014
Bottle: Think thanks to jdb288: Served in a Duvel glass: Medium to smaller sized creamy light brown foamy head on top of a deep dark beer. Deep red ruby when held into a light source. Aromas if ginger bread, prunes, cookies, prunes pie, some white peppery tones, plums and figs. Flavours of ginger bread with some pepper, bitters, yeast, prunes and figs. Unbalanced flavours. Aftertaste is ginger bread with bitters, oat, prunes, light wood and a light peppery tone... Low carbo, creamy close to silky yet spicy mouthfeel, medium to fuller yet unbalanced body and a creamy texture. Unbalanced and don’t like the aromas and flavours. Personay think it’s a mess...

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Beerdrinker79 (2032) - Idaho, USA - MAY 25, 2014
22 oz bottle- Pours very dark brown to black with a a one finger head that reduces. Aroma is pumpkin pie spice and real baked pumpkins, so intense and creamy. The taste is similar, pumpkins and spices, it tastes like pumpkin pie, delicious, roasted malts are there but subdued by the spices and pumpkin. I absolutely love the Pumking, and this is a perfect companion.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mark_Eck (1921) - - MAY 2, 2014
Pours black. Aroma is very nice, roasted malts, spices, and some pumpkin. Taste is sweet malts with a finish full of spices.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MIBRomeo (2570) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 2, 2014
Looks like Dr pepper with a small tan head and good lacing. Lots of spices. Clove and pumpkin pie filling some nutmeg a tiny bit of roasty malts. Avg palate. Flavor is quite sweet pumpkin pie with chocolate on top. Too sweet for me but interesting to try.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
1FastSTi (3360) - Glendale, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 2, 2014
Bomber. Thanks Chuck. Pours to a black cola body with a tan head. The aroma is pie spice and pumpkin with roasty black malt. The flavor is licorice and pumpkin pie with nutmeg. The palate is velvety and charred.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
snoworsummer (4691) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - APR 26, 2014
From a bomber. Pours very dark brown with a bubbly off white head. Tastes like strong booze, sweet pumpkin, pumpkin pie spice, cinnamon sugar. Medium body and low carbonation. Smells like sweet, cinnamon, doughy, bread.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sonnycheeba (5077) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - APR 26, 2014
Bottle. Pours opaque black with creamy beige head. Aroma is fresh pumpkin, nutmeg, roasted malts, chocolate, vanilla, dark fruit esters, light cream. Flavor is roasted malts, light caramel, pumpkin, milk chocolate, faint ash, and faint earthy hops; dry, roast finish. Medium/full body and medium carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Slipstream (2464) - USA - APR 26, 2014
A dry, malty stout. Flavors of espresso, tobacco, dark bread, molasses, and maple syrup. The aroma leans toward being yeasty. I didn’t sense all the spices that some others did. Pretty good, but I was hoping for better from Southern Tier.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerdedone (3222) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 20, 2014
Bottle. Pours a deep dark brown with a frothy tan head that left spotty lacing. Aroma of pumpkin pie, chocolate, cinnamon, nutmeg and roast. Flavor was quite sweet and smooth with chocolate, nutmeg, cinnamon, pumpkin pie and vanilla. Medium body, soft carbonation, roasty dry finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BrewHaMeister (427) - Wisconsin, USA - APR 17, 2014
Thanks to Busyness, bomber bottle pours a dark reddish brown with a small tan head. Aromas of pumpkin, spice, nutmeg, and bread. Flavor is bitter sweet that lingers. Pretty good.


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