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RATINGS: 1245   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.09   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 291   ABV: 9.7%
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Creamy and full-bodied, with a complex character from generous amounts of roasted, toasted, and caramel malts. For those who demand flavor, this is the perfect libation. Bronze Medal winner 2003 GABF, Gold Medal winner 2005 GABF.


4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Emeister84 (918) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - MAR 12, 2014
Roasty, earthy, charred aromas, some cocoa, dark roast coffee, and a hint of dried dark fruit. Black with a lasting minimal, light tan head. Dry, roasty, bitter, and with notes of black soil. Full bodied, hearty, and robust, leaving behind lingering roasty bitterness.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
Jasond612 (275) - Phila, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 9, 2014
3/8/14 $4.59 bottle bought at CBO drank at home after dinner at the kitchen bar. Really really good stout. Great taste of coffee and a roasted dark chocolate. Wish is was a little thicker on the mouthfeel but still awesome ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Salmoniform (540) - Sweet Home, Oregon, USA - MAR 8, 2014
Poured from bottle to glass. Aroma is roasted malt, vanilla, chocolate, coffee, wood. Mouthfeel is nice with a full body and good carbonation. Taste is sweet initially with an astringent finish. Overall this is an absolutely fantastic brew!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ThreeCats (560) - ISRAEL - MAR 6, 2014
Black, with a nice mocha head. Aroma of roast and caramel, chocolate, cream, and coffee. Taste rich and chocolaty, with a strong shot of espresso. Full body, with some chalk and ash. Nice roasty finish with a warming sensation in stomach. Very nice Imperial Stout.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
iStout (11) - - MAR 4, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 5, 2014 Best Stout ever !!!...Excellent well balanced Imperial Stout, that I enjoy drinking more often than other great Imperial Stouts like Stone Russian, Founders, Bells Expedition, Ale Smith Speedway,...Siberian Night has slightly more hops than the rest of them, and tastes closest to Stone’s flavor than the others...it’s also the best price, at only $9.99 per 4 pk or $8.99 on sale....but it’s still the best tasting, which is really cool !....had it for the first time at their Thirsty Dog Brewery, where you can walk right into the brewery operation, right past the giant brew kettles, and sit at a bar in the middle of the factory...with about 15 beers on tap and a bar tender....you can drink and watch them working away brewing beer ...funny, the first time I walked in, the owner was sitting at the bar conducting business with clients, they all had their briefcases and laptops out, and all drinking beer...I sat next to them, and thought, what a cool way to make a good living....great Stout too....Uummm , life is good !

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jbfd2 (10) - - FEB 23, 2014
Pours black with a thick creamy head. Toasty malt on the noise with a hint of sweetness. Creamy mouth feel with a dry finish. Coffee and molasses flavors and a high ABV make this a imperial stout a keeper! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MPA (789) - Amager (form. Nørrebro&Aalborg), DENMARK - FEB 22, 2014
Bottle. Black with brown head. Cocoa, vanilla and a little licorice. Sweet flavour with lots of cocoa, chocolate, roasted malts and a burnt bitter finish. Nice, but not so impressive as I had hoped.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Itzjerm (1217) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - FEB 17, 2014
Aroma is chocolate and alchol. Nice head that fades. Nice dark flavors, dark chocolate dark coffee/toffee. Not to bitter on the tongue. Not bad overall.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
scotchzombie (325) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - FEB 9, 2014
Pours black with a fine expresso tan head that fades in a few minutes to a rim. Fine lacing. Aroma is toasted malts, roasted coffee and some jammy sweetness. Taste is a variety of coordinated malt flavors - toasted grains, roasted sweet chocolate and some coffee. There is a backing burnt bitterness and an undercurrent of booze as well. Rich and creamy mouthfeel. Very well-balanced. Improves greatly with a bit of warming. Top notch Imperial Stout. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BlowOffTube (450) - Michigan, USA - FEB 8, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 9, 2014 Black pour tan head. Coffee and cream and chocolate aroma. Same type taste with vanilla and the perfect body to compliment. Good stuff.


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