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Tampa Bay Iron Rat Imperial Stout
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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
An imperial stout brewed with seven types of grains, some flaked barley, 80 IBUs of Northern Brewer Hops. This aggressive beer is dispensed through a nitrogen tap for a creamy head and silky texture.


3.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Maltajo (329) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - DEC 11, 2010
On tap. Tampa Bay Brewery. Nice dark pour with a fluffy tan head. Deep chocolate flavor. Raisin cinnamon thick and delicious. Yummy

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drseusszb200 (688) - Florida, USA - OCT 5, 2010
Poured jet black with tan head smelled of roasted malts and choc tasted about the same good beer

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Braudog (5832) - Glenville, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 27, 2010
Draft at the brewpub. Midnight black with a little lacing. The aroma is of licorice. This drinks with a strong anise bite, and a tart bitter finish. (#3933, 6/27/2010).

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PorterPounder (5593) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAR 28, 2010
On tap at the brewpub in Ybor City. Coal black viscous pour with a thick, creamy off-white head that leaves several rings of thick lacing. Aroma has some faint wisps of vanilla if a bit subdued. Flavor is full bodied with some hints of vanilla, brandy and a back end of marshmallows. Very tasty. Mouthfeel is thick and creamy. Very enjoyable.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmEricanbrew (5863) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - DEC 10, 2009
Black color/ tan head. Rich, roasty black malt aromas. medium body. Smooth tobacco, bitter chocolate, dark roasted malt flavors with sweet pit fruits. good stout.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JAF737300 (1291) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 3, 2009
Deep black with notes of heavy malt roast and cocoa nibs. Deep malt flavors show the cocoa and espresso flavors and mute the alch somewhat.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sebletitje (6800) - Enghien, BELGIUM - AUG 30, 2009
Tap @ TBBC Pour black with mocha head. Aroma of roasted dark malts, faint hints of hops, some lingering chocolate and coffee. Flavor, malty, grainy, some hints of lactic sweetness, toasted notes with some coffee, chocolate, roasted malts, warming abv with some hops and chocolate bitterness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gkost (1710) - Tampa, Florida, USA - AUG 28, 2009
Pours black. Nose is roasted malt, black malts, earthy hops, coffee, cocoa, mild anise. Flavor is rich malt, burnt coffee, mild dark chocolate, booze and sweet sugar. Real nice Imperial stout.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SrSilliGose (3260) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - AUG 3, 2009
Tap. Best beer so far from tampa bay brewing. Pours black with a tan head, some nice lace on the glass. Aroma is chocolate and coffee- great . Roasted malts, sweet malts. Very well balanced. Really diggin this beer. Sticky creamy smooth mouthfeel. Some nice hop bitterness. As well. This beer was pretty tight

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
allfreej (552) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUL 15, 2009
On tap at TBBC. Lack pour, dense light brown head. Roasty coffee nose. Flavor is coffee, bittersweet chocolate, and a hint of alcohol in the finish. A very good batch.


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