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Our abrasive bear wants to go on record stating that G.F.Y. does NOT stand for Good for You. He’s back with a more intense version than the original, and he’s not backing down. This Imperial Stout will continue to attack your palate and assault your taste buds, but now with a bigger punch. If you still don’t know what G.F.Y. means than you can really... G.F.Y

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Sammy (9198) - Toronto, Ontario, - JUN 29, 2013
Bold stout, well hopped. Great stuff. Nuf said. Black, above average mouthfeel. Addictive drinkability.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
djd07 (4921) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 11, 2015
Bottle. Pours a dark brown with medium beige head that lasts leaving spotty lacing. The aroma is roasted malt and chocolate. Medium mouth with similar flavor to nose, nice sweet malt, raisin and light smoke finish, very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GRM (3178) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 8, 2015
Glass, 12 ounces, draught, nitro version, drunk at Binny’s, savoured on September 28 2014; eye: black, opaque, nice creamy beige head, good lacing; nose: coffee, roasted barley, vanilla, slight caramel; mouth: coffee, roasted barley, vanilla, slight caramel, alcohol, alcohol warmth, hops, final in coffee with presence of vanilla, full body, average carbonation, mildly bitter, lightly sweet, silky texture; overall: quite fine FRANÇAIS Verre, 12 onces, en fût, version nitro, bue chez Binny’s, voyage à Chicago, savourée le 28 septembre 2014; œil : noire, opaque, belle mousse beige crémeuse, bonne dentelle; nez : café, orge torréfiée, vanille, très léger caramel; bouche : café, orge torréfiée, vanille, très léger caramel, alcool, chaleur d’alcool, houblon, finale en café avec présence de vanille, corsée, carbonatation moyenne, moyennement amère, légèrement sucrée, texture soyeuse; en résumé : bien bon

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
andyhwcinc (1579) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 22, 2014
Purchased at West Lakeview Liquors in Chicago, IL; enjoyed at home on a rare open Saturday night. Appearance is thick pitch black with a nice moderate tan head. Aroma is rather complex, nice notes of coffee, rich chocolate, licorice, hazelnut, lactose, smoke, really nice. Taste is very good, like a boozy chocolate brownie, huge chocolate and lactose flavor with smokey notes, light licorice, just really well done. One of my new favorite Chicago breweries.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ibrubeer (159) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - NOV 15, 2014
Bomber from Archer Liquors, Chicago. Aroma is a little sweet, bit of molasses and licorice. Jet black color, with dark tan head and very little lacing. Little sweetness, and medium bitterness. Full bodied. Overall, a very good imperial stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AWISLguy (1566) - Wisconsin, USA - NOV 1, 2014
Bomber from Puerto Rico Food & Wine, batch 139. Pours black with a brown head leaving some spotty lacing. Aroma has roast and chocolate and caramel. Some lactose and light molasses show through later in the glass. Taste is of sweet caramel, simple sugar, bakers chocolate, some espresso, a touch of nut and a touch of lactose. Medium to full bodied, with some alcohol. Finishes quite balanced with a lot of bitterness and a lot of sweetness. This might be a bit raw yet - and some age may mellow out the cane sugar presence that kicks in on occasion. Overall, pretty solid and tasty. 14.4

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
anthony850 (328) - Andover, New Jersey, USA - JUL 21, 2014
Great full flavor with just the right amount of alc. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nickls (1916) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 29, 2014
Bottle. Jet black with a khaki head. Citrus hops and burlap, smoke and chocolate roasty aromas. Flavor is similar but brings in some figs, smokey, toast and chocolate, medium to heavier velvety body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Damico (2766) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 1, 2014
Pours thick dark murky brownish black with some yeast sediment for sure. Aroma is delicious bringing smoky coffee, rich dark roasted liqueur-like malts, and dark chocolate brownie. Flavor is rich as well, but not as clean as the aroma, bringing roasted chocolate malts big on the palate settling with some sweet malts of the same flavor.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jjgmd (1607) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - MAR 24, 2014
Bomber via Archer Liquors , Chicago Illinois, pours a dark black pour with a nice java head. Nose is malt, chocolate, black licorice and some , mild alcohol. Taste is bitter sweet chocolate, coffee, espresso and malty. Finish is dry and sweet with a mild lingering. Another winner from Spiteful, gotta love Mister Bear ( on the bottle ), would love to put the bottle in front of a few faces. Take that . Quaff Score 8 / 10

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
zgaier (1537) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - MAR 24, 2014
Love the bottle. Pours black with a brown head and strong aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, and liquorice. Taste is burnt, nice deep chocolate, roasted malt, liquorice, and alcohol with a warming, burnt finish. Delicious stout

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