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Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout (Port Barrel Aged)

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Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout (Port Barrel Aged)
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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86   EST. CALORIES: 450   ABV: 15%
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Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout aged in Port barrels.

Available at Dark Lord Day 2013


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Godofthecellar (667) - NYC, New York, USA - JUL 28, 2013
Bottle, thanks mike Poured a deep brown with very little head. Viscous, thick on palate. Big sweetness of port/ rum. Not boozy at all.very rich almost could be paired with desert

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
burg326 (3667) - Florida, USA - JUL 12, 2013
22 ounce bottle poured dark black light carbonation. Dark Lord aromas with some wet wood and light fruit. Flavors are sweet chocolate, wood and light fruit, sugary aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
biggsbowler (269) - Port St. Lucie, Florida, USA - JUL 6, 2013
Bottle - Pours dark brown/black with brownish head, little carbonation. I got a little grape, caramel, and some dark fruits in the nose. The taste was weird, some chocolate, lots of sweetness but mostly a mess. Nothing worth talking here.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
50belair (2219) - Florida, USA - JUL 2, 2013
UPDATED: AUG 1, 2013 Bottle. Let me begin by saying that this year’s base beer is an uber sweet mess. It’s sad to see Dark Lord continue it’s downward spiral from the great heights it achieved in the ’04 to ’08 years. So this car wreck just adds another layer of sweetness from the port. Also noted is the fact that the head is now almost a mocha color....

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tderoeck (4598) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 2, 2013
20/VI/13 - 75cl bottle @ De Hopduvel - 2013 vintage - bottle # 631/726 (2013-570)Thanks to Bobochamp for sharing the bottle!

Clear purple brown beer, no head. Aroma: spicy, alcohol, wood, port notes are clearly present, lots of sweetness and caramel. MF: little carbon, full body, bit syrupy texture. Taste: sweet start, sugary, port, some forest fruit candy, chocolate, caramel, alcohol is noticeable. Aftertaste: sugary, caramel, mead / honey, sourish touch, alcohol burning in the throat, bit woody, tannins, little bitter, dark chocolate, pretty darn complex beer!

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JefVerstraete (1285) - BELGIUM - JUN 25, 2013
Very complex beer. Flat, no carbonation. Dark brown, nose of port, very sweet. Fruity with notes of dark fruit and raisins.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
PriorL (1759) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUN 21, 2013
Vintage 2013. 75cl bottle. Big thx BoBoChamp! APPEARANCE: pitch black beer, no foam. NOSE: port, red wine, fruits, wood, light chocolate note, molasses. TASTE: Very dens and smooth drinking! The sweetness from the regular Dark Lord is almost gone! Though, this bottle has been standing open for several days, maybe it had an effect on it, but a good one! This beer blows away the regular version for me completely, very smooth, alcoholic finish, very vinous taste. Wood and fruit. Amazing beer!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leepe_steven (158) - Lede, BELGIUM - JUN 18, 2013
Pours opaque black and viscous. Aroma is sweetness, vinous, some port notes. Taste is sweet, vinous, a bit woody, raisins, full body, low carbonation. Aftertaste is sweet. Thx to BoBoChamp for sharing

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kraddel (3057) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - JUN 17, 2013
rating no 7 , on a BA dark lord? as a belgian boy who just turned 21 last month ? aauwtch, that has GOT to hgurt, america! :p payback time for all the beers like spuyten , we’ll never be able to see ? :p made very possible by the one and only bobochamp/ ignace from hopduvel ghent ! thnx dude ! pours dark brown, close to black. no foam, smell is somewhat boozy, sweet. taste is pretty weird. is this the right time to commit i’ve never drank port? lol very sweet, sugary, but not as pure overkill-sugary as the regular dark lord. bit boozy, slightly apple-ish notes. 1 of the better DL variants

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BoBoChamp (5427) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUN 15, 2013
75cl, Vintage 2013 (Orange wax), Bottle 631/726 (no mention of ABV), as ’Dark Lord Port Barrel Aged ’, new exclusive American brew, thx to Secret Santa!, very complex sweet Stout, sweet/roasted and slightly vinous/fruity, yet not too heavy, very balanced, hazy, small head, top class!, yet very expensive!, WOW!


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