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RATINGS: 1659   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.29   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 450   ABV: 15%
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A Demonic Imperial Russian stout brewed with INTELLIGENTSIA coffee,vanilla, and molasses.

DarkLord is only available once a year at DarkLord Day at the Three Floyds Brewpub.

Vintage guide:

Red wax = 2004
Orange wax = 2005
Gold wax = 2006
Silver wax = 2007
Black wax = 2008
White wax = 2009
Green wax = 2010 - 15% ABV
Yellow wax = 2011 - 15% ABV
Red wax = 2012 - 15% ABV
Orange wax = 2013 - New Label


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
markextrae (920) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 24, 2014
2009 white wax bottle. shared with 2 other friend. poured viscous dark black with a never lasting caramel head. long alcohol lacing on the side of the glass. dark roasted malts, caramel, pot, cherries, some dark chocolate, dark fruits, big long lasting sugar palate. soy sauce, big alcohol notice. thick mouthfeel, I donít get at these high ratings, way to over hyped. itís a beer you need to try once you get into craft beer. and when you try it itís a big let down!

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
teemoney (47) - Wisconsin, USA - JUN 22, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 28, 2014 2014 bottle. Poured from bomber into pint glass. Black in color, little brown head. Not overwhelming aroma. Super sweet. Almost syrupy mouth feel. A little booze flavor, as well as malt and coffee. Really thick and heavy, a whole bomber is a lot to drink. Pretty tasty. Side note: awesome label.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Tantore (13) - Alabama, USA - JUN 17, 2014
Recently got into beer so I had to trade some wine for this as I am a long time wine collector. I had high expectations but wow. The nose has some marzipan, sweet malt and even a hint of smoke. The palate is just shy of perfectly mouth coating. Heavy in weight with amazing sweetness and little carbonation. Almost a fig note to it. Delicious beer.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
FestDecBeet (132) - - JUN 14, 2014
Look: pours a dark black oily color. Thick dark brown head. Dark black. Smell: chocolate. Malty. Taste: sweet malty. Chocolate. Soy sauce. Very sweet. Feel: thick heavy low carbonation Overall: extremely good. Very sweet. No bitterness at all. First drank: 6/14/14 Jenna's graduation

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TXBadger (1334) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 11, 2014
Pours a dark black color with little tan head. Roasted malt, vanilla, coffee, molasses, and some caramel on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with a roasted malt note and a little sweetness.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Errl (1559) - Plano, Texas, USA - JUN 7, 2014
Bottle..Pour is dark black with a thin tan head..Nose is roast, some sweetness, chocolate, sweetness...Taste is sweet tea, spice, chocolate, roast, hidden alcohol..

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
cards04 (1707) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUN 1, 2014
Wow. Finally. What a treat from kathouse. Great guy... Great trader. Pours a thick sludgy black. Big tan head. Aromas are big molasses, chocolate, grapes, coffee, soy sauce. Mouth feel is thick and syrupy. This is a sugar bomb. One of the sweetest beers Iíve ever had. Flavors are cough syrup, dark fruit, sherry, molasses, grape kool-aid. This is cloyingly sweet.. I was prepared to give this a higher rating but itís just too sweet. However still crazy complex and really well made.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
WanderinCelt87 (168) - Hamburg, New Jersey, USA - MAY 24, 2014
Its a 2010 shared with my brother, dad and a friend. Pour from a bottle is pitch black with little head. Aroma is straight dates figs and raisins. The taste is a nice malty sweetness with hints of chocolate. Goes down smooth.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
cwsample (162) - Texas, USA - MAY 21, 2014
Bottle thanks to Cavie. Wow. Incredible. Amazing. Awesome. Can't say enough about this beer. Tastes like heaven.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
wchesser (1143) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 19, 2014
B-day tasting í14. From a trade with jrallen-thanks, man! 2011. Deep black with brown rim, no lace. Not as thick as I expected but full bodied plush mouthfeel...velvety. Nose is some molasses, rich roasted malts, light vanilla. Coffee pretty much faded, maybe a light bitterness. Sweet, but not cloying or out of balance. Complex, fairly long. Preferred this a bit over Baller side by side.


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