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RATINGS: 80   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 97   EST. CALORIES: 312   ABV: 10.4%
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"Since the dawn of time it has been mankindís dream to blot out the sun." -C. Montgomery Burns 97 IBU 10.4%


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
StoutHead (804) - DENMARK - APR 17, 2015
Draught at Warpigs. Pitch black with a beige head. Aroma is of roasted malt, coffee and chocolate. Taste is like the aroma but with notes of licorice and some hops. Sweet with a bitter finish. Full body. Pretty good, although at about $30 for a small glass Iím still bleeding from the ass and Three Floyds can go fuck themselves in the future. Grossly overpriced and overhyped. Just like Dark Lord.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Borup (6989) - Albertslund, DENMARK - APR 11, 2015
From tap at Warpigs. Black with a beige head. Aroma and flavour of roasted malt, coffee, caramel, hops, bitterness and smoke.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (22451) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 11, 2015
Draught at Warpigs. Pitch black colored with a huge beige head. Roasted aroma of caramel, hops and chocolate. Roasted flavor of caramel and hops with notes of chocolate. Roasted and hoppy finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (33803) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 11, 2015
From tap. Pours hazy dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma is mild phenolic and toasted, dark roasted malty to chocolate. Sweet, toasted malty and chocolate. Bitter and roasted dry finish. Roasted and sweet. Bitter and roasted finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Habanero (3017) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - APR 9, 2015
UPDATED: APR 10, 2015 Bottled. Pours black with a small, lacing tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, citrus fruits, grassy and piney too. Sweet flavor that ends up dry and bitter with some alcohol too. Medium to full bodied, oily texture and soft to average carbonation. An excellent and hoppy Impy. 🌟🌟🌟🌟

1
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 1/20
UrbanCaveman (136) - Ohio, USA - MAR 16, 2015
5 oz taster glass, from tap. Appearance: Your typical stout - black of color, dark tan of head, with good retention. Smell: Straight hops, nothing else. This smells much like I imagine perfume that has gone rancid smells. Taste: The taste follows the aroma, nothing but a solid wall of acrid floral bite. I canít even conceive of any other descriptor than what I would guess taking a swig of some excessively flowery perfume right from the bottle could be like. Mouthfeel: I got two sips in, and couldnít even register mouthfeel, so I default this category to decent. Overall: This is a black IPA that is mislabeled as a stout. Those of you who donít share my hop sensitivity would probably find it amazing - I get a single note barrage of disgust.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drsordr (1389) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - MAR 8, 2015
Bottle pour opaque black with thick tan head. Nose initially very hoppy, almost like a black IPA. As it warms much more dark roast, bakers chocolate, currant, some plum. Taste mix of bitter and roast up front. Late palate the chocolate shows up. Very hoppy for a RIS, but I expect that from 3F. Great mouth feel.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
superspak (3143) - Michigan, USA - MAR 7, 2015
22 ounce bottle into signature teku glass; no bottle dating, but is a recent release. Pours pitch black color with a 2 finger dense tan head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass. Aromas of big grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, orange peel, pine, dark chocolate, cocoa, coffee, toast, molasses, floral, grass, light dark fruit, light char, and floral/roasted earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of citrus/pine hops and dark/roasted malt notes; with great strength. Taste of big grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, orange peel, dark chocolate, cocoa, coffee, toast, molasses, pine, floral, grass, light dark fruit, light char, and floral/roasted earthiness. Fair amount of pine/roasted bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, orange peel, dark chocolate, cocoa, coffee, toast, molasses, pine, light char, and floral/roasted earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Damn nice complexity, robustness, and balance of citrus/pine hops and dark/roasted malt flavors; with a great bitterness/sweetness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and medium-full bodied; with a very smooth, fairly creamy/sticky, and slightly chalky mouthfeel that is great. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a slight warming present after the finish. Overall this is a great hoppy imperial stout. All around great complexity, robustness, and balance of citrus/pine hops and dark/roasted malt flavors; and very smooth to drink for the big ABV. A very enjoyable offering.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
crossovert (8675) - Illinois, USA - FEB 28, 2015
Draft. Datk pour. Extremely FFF hop-forward nose, and the flavor lends this to being an "imperial black ipa" piney hops, fiar amount of hop bitterness to go with a pretty plain jane imperial stout. The price Iíve seen around is ludicrous.

4.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
cmiller54hr (47) - Manitou, Kentucky, USA - FEB 19, 2015
Pours black with minimal tan head. Very smoky taste and smell. Had been waiting to trym. Not as epic as I had hoped but very good


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