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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 324   ABV: 10.8%
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Thick and black as oil, this rich imperial stout is complex yet smooth. Rounded roastiness with flavor notes of coffee, chocolate and dark fruit dominate a intense explosion of flavor.


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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BlackForestCO (976) - Aurora, Colorado, USA - FEB 8, 2011
Bottle from miketd, thanks man. Poured a deep brown-black color with a moderate, tight tan head that faded to a thin layer and left some spotty lacing. Aroma of dark chocolate, nougat, espresso, a light roasted maltiness, a moderate dark fruitiness including light plum and fig, and even a touch of smoke. Smooth, sweet entry with some light hints of dark fruit (plum and dark cherry) that leads into a chocolate maltiness before giving way to a moderate roastiness that lingers lightly into the finish with more undertones of dark fruit that are paired with a soft smokiness that imparts a light dryness. Low carbonation and smooth, slick mouth feel that are offset somewhat by a light dryness on the finish. Overall, a really nicely crafted imperial stout where one aspect doesn’t really dominate the flavor, but a number of good characteristics combine to create an exceptionally smooth, well balanced beer.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (34282) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 10, 2014

Bottle 22fl.oz. @ [ Fastelavn Smagning - Carnival Tasting, Ulfborg ].

[ As TBK Production Works Tunguska Imperial Stout ].
[ Courtesy of my Secret Summer Santa ]. Clear dark brown color with a average to large, frothy - creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, beige head. Aroma is light heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, dark chocolate. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, chocolate, dark roasted. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20140301]

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (7938) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAR 15, 2014
Bottle at Fastelavn Smagning 2014 @ J&C’s beer palace, Jutland Saturday Session 2 - 01/03/14. Dark mahogony brown with moderate tan spotting. Nose is a big roast blast, earthy cocoa, molasses, chocolate cake. Taste comprises dark chcocolate, dark malts, moderate roast, dark toffee fudge, chocolate brownies. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, light boozey streak in the close. Decent impy.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yngwie (13194) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 1, 2014
Bottle, 22oz. An almost black one, clear looking and with a small, dense, beige head. Lots of molasses in the aroma, with dark chocolate, coffee and roasted hints. Alcohol notes. Lightly warming and full-bodied on the palate, with a nice carbonation level. Lots of molasses in the flavor, along with some chocolate and coffee and a touch of dark sugar sweetness and alcohol. Lasting sweet and molasses-ish finish. Sure a nice one, although probably a tad sweet. 140301

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Meilby (7275) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 1, 2014
Bottle 650ml @ fonefan
Pours black with a tan head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, chocolate, alcohol, brown sugar, caramel and floral. Taste is medium to heavy sweet and light to medium bitter with a long roasted and chocolate finish. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
back (1296) - Holstebro, DENMARK - MAR 1, 2014
Sort skum brun lidt Råsukker malt citrus riste tømme Bitter modrat sød modrat Cremet

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rasmus40 (10595) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 1, 2014
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Black with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt, coffee, chocolate and a little alcohol. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish with warming alcohol. 010314

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (30747) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 1, 2014
22 fl oz bottle. Pours hazy brown with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted malty and liqourice. Thick malty, dark roasted and hard roasted. Liqourice and chocolate. Bitter and dry herbal finish. Bone dry.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
saxo (13812) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 1, 2014
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are rich roast malt, chocolate, smooth vanilla, coffee, caramel and hops. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
shigadeyo (2976) - Harrison, Ohio, USA - AUG 1, 2013

7/08/2010: TBK Tungusk Imperial Stout... Aroma: Strong citrus and notes of dark chocolate hops and berries. Appearance: Deep brown color, opaque. Flavor: Sweet and syrupy, heavily caramelized malts; citrusy ribbon of hoppiness; balanced, even moderate bitterness; roasted maltiness with a hint of anise gives way to dry cocoa; nice alcohol through the nose. Palate: Medium-bodied; creamy, mellow, and smooth. Overall: Very drinkable; not heavy at all.

1 pt. fl. oz. bottle (10.8% Alc./Vol.; 60 IBUs) from Dilly Deli in Cincinnati, Ohio. Rating #82 for this beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DedicatedToFun (2297) - Santa Monica, California, USA - JUL 20, 2013
On tap at World Beer Fest in Cleveland, very strong imperial stout, holy cow, lots of chocolate and coffee poured into this one. Loved it.


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