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RATINGS: 615   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 258   ABV: 8.6%
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.

xShanex's rating

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
xShanex (60) - Wyalusing, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 18, 2013
Bomber. Pours transparent black with a slight desert tan head. Aroma is primarily of pie spices backed with a roasted quality. At first taste my palate is swept away by a large spice character followed closely by the taste of a slightly overdone pie crust. The roasted quality of the malt intertwines magnificently with the spices to form a unique flavor reminiscent of a fine pastry. The body is absolutely perfect. Pumpking is outdone by the complexity of Warlock. Have another? Its impossible to say no when I’m subdued by liquid black magic.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
IndianaRed (3058) - Boise, Idaho, USA - OCT 11, 2015
On Tap Black modest light tan head/lacing. Heavy pumpkin pie spice but lots of malty chocolate sweetness as well. very nice, bold desert beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
johnnnniee (3091) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 11, 2015
Bottle at America on Tap Deep brown color, Caramel and Brown sugar with hints of chocolate and roast plenty of pie spices to cut through the maltiness. Seems too spicy.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
N3lson1 (601) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - OCT 10, 2015
Drank at the Big Brew Fest NJ. Pours a dark, dark brown smells and tastes like gingerbread...eh an okay imperial stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
deyholla (8605) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - OCT 9, 2015
Sampled from the bottle. Pours a clear deep amber brown with a tan head that dissipates slowly to the edges. Aroma has a combination of earthy pumpkin, dark grains and light roast with a bit of spice supporting. Flavor has an odd musty dark grain and earthy pumpkin combination with light roast and vanilla supporting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GIJOE (981) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - OCT 9, 2015
Pours black with a thin tan head that lingers a while. Nose is pumpkin and spice; some cinnamon and nutmeg notes there. Taste is rich yet balanced. Sweet malty undercurrent with heavy pumpkin and spice notes. Hoppy bitterness follows. Finish has some coffee notes. Hint of chocolate. Medium body. Mild carbonation. Nice brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gription79 (2691) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - OCT 3, 2015
Poured from a 22 ounce bomber, thanks to Rob. Big nutmeg aroma, in fact that is all is get in the aroma. Big nutmeg flavor. One dimensional.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DavoleBomb (1614) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 3, 2015
Poured into a snifter. 3.25 A: Black color. Just about one finger of frothy beige head that falls pretty quickly and leaves no lacing. 4.5 S: Nose got it right. Perfect mix of actual pumpkin, pumpkin spices, and dark, chocolate notes. Cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, but I can’t pick up much clove. Chocolate and caramel richness, roasted malts, and molasses. Really nice. 3.75 T: Taste is good, but falls short of the nose. There isn’t as much maltiness or sweetness as I would have expected. It might even fall on the side of bitter with the roastiness still showing viability. There’s some chocolate, caramel, and molasses, but not enough. Again, the real pumpkin flavor is always welcome and tastes great along with the spices mentioned in the nose. 3.5 M: Heavier medium body. Good moderate carbonation. Could use a bit more creaminess, but good enough here. 4.0 D: I love pumpkin beers, but there are so few really tasty ones out there. Fortunately, this is one of them. Wish I had some Pumking to chase this with. ★ 1,021 characters DavoleBomb, Nov 02, 2013

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HourGlass13 (360) - North Carolina, USA - OCT 3, 2015
Pours a dark brown, nearly black color, with a slight redish tint. It has a nice tan head, with strings of lace. Aroma is pumpkin and mild spice mixed with a little chocolate. Taste is malty with pumpkin, and roasty with chocolate. The spice is not over done, finish leaves light cocoa and slight bitter pumpkin. Very good beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rejtable (1860) - Ontario, CANADA - OCT 2, 2015
Bottle from LCBO, maybe 7-8 months old. Pours black with some cola hints on the edges. minimal lacing and no head. Nose is spice cake. Flavours of spice cake, gingerbread, some dark fruit. Flavours are medium sweet and light/medium bitter. Medium oily body with medium carbonation and a lasting spiciness to the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
EvanFriend (442) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 29, 2015
Taste is milk chocolate, nuts, toasted coconut, maybe a little brown sugar. Pretty good.

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