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RATINGS: 628   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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The Duck-Rabbit’s Imperial Stout is extremely big and robust. This special beer is thick, jet black and oily in texture. Complex flavors of roast malts dominate: bitter chocolate and espresso coffee especially. There is also a very big hop presence both for bittering and for aroma. At 10% alcohol by volume, this brew is made to be sipped and savored!


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fonefan (35077) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2007
Bottle @ Chris_o shindig 2007. Dark black color with a small, fizzy, fair lacing, fully diminishing, light brown head. Aroma is licorice, dark chocolate, some roasted malt. Flavor is moderate sweet with a long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft, fonish feel is light ot moderate alcoholic. Very nice. ;o))

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (31220) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 21, 2010
12 fl oz bottle. Pours pitch black with a small tan and creamy head. Aroma is dark roasted malty. Thick liqourice and hardroasted malt. Thick sweet and dark malt flavoured. Liqourice and mild fruity mixed with a distinct bitterness coming through. Fruity, mild acidic and dark roasted malt into a bitter and distinct hoppy finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29335) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 29, 2007
Bottled. A pitch black beer with a huge brown head. The aroma is sweet malty with strong notes of chocolate, and medium notes of roasted malt lending it a bit of acidity, but also hints of citrus. The flavor is sweet malty with strong notes of chocolate and hard roasted malt, and medium notes of soy sauce and alcohol.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 19, 2007
(Bottle 35,5 cl) Courtesy of sk8viking. Pours black and opaque with a huge, light brown head. Fruity, raisiny aroma. Medium body only with burned malt accents. Some fruitiness before a heavy malt astringency in the finish. 171107

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (20810) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 14, 2009
Bottle, thanks to thomas for shaing. Black coloured with a medium sized beige head. Sweet and roasted aroma of caramel and dried fruits with notes of chocolate and cocoa powder. Sweet and roasted flavouur of chocolate and cocoa powder with notes of dried fruits and berries. Roasted finsih.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20334) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 22, 2007
Bottled. Dark brown colour, mediumsized brown head. Aroma is chocolate, sourness and some roasted malts. Flavour is roasted malts along with acidic coffee, some alcohol and really dark chocolate. Sourish aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (16727) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 26, 2010
Bottle. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty chocolate and molasses aroma. Roasted malty dark chocolate flavor with some bitter hints. Has a roasted malty dark bitter chocolate finish with some weak hints of coffee in the aftertaste.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (15101) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2009
16th June 2008. Not by any means watery but not as thick as a lot of Impy Stouts. Lots of mildy toasted malt. Molasses and subtle tones of chocolate and coffee. No real bitterness. Well joined up.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fiulijn (14609) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 23, 2007
Black color; generous creamy head. Nice aroma, coffeish, creamy. Thick body, quite oily, strong chocolate and dark caramel flavor, some roasted malt too, a hint of liquorice and cinnamon; everything is very well mixed. Strong final, well bitter; if I can just dislike something, it’s a bit of sourness in the end. Powerful, excellent.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (14339) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 12, 2010
Bottle at home ... black ... medium bubbly brown tan head ... soft chocolate ... light sourness nose ... little over fizzy ... sweet ovaltine chocolate malts ... big chocolate linger ... light sour tinge in linger ...


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