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RATINGS: 1788   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.28/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 450   ABV: 15%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A Demonic Imperial Russian stout brewed with Dark Matter Coffee 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 15% ABV
Blue wax = 2014 - 15% ABV
Burgundy wax = 2015


JLAudio's rating

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
JLAudio (282) - Crestwood, Illinois, USA - NOV 21, 2008
2008 bottle. Poured a dark black color. The head was a solid 1 finger and produced little lacing. The motor oil smelled delicious, complex as always. The roasted malt, coffee, vanilla, raisins, molasses, and dark unsweetened chocolate flavors melded and melted in my mouth with the perfect mouthfeel. This is one of the best balanced beers I’ve encountered. Always an A+


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hugetaste42 (18) - - MAY 27, 2016
Just tons of molasses, coffee, malt, brown sugar and a bit of dark chocolate plus vanilla blended together in a bottle. Very sweet. Great mouthfeel. A fresh bottle is boozy and messy. It definitely improves after a couple years of aging. Anyway, awesome stout.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mariuspoenari (1103) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 20, 2016
On tap at CBC 2016 - day 2. Pitch black with a thin tan head. Thick and rich flavor, with notes of caramel, cocoa, chocolate and vanilla. Very well balanced, though leaning a bit towards the sweet side. Definitely a world class stout.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Guruhso (332) - Grindsted, DENMARK - MAY 18, 2016
Tap at Mikkeller Bar. Malty; Aroma of roasted malt, coffee, liquorice, dried fruits, melasse. The flavours starts heavy sweet but finish light bitter. Light alcoholic with roasted notes. The body is full and the texture is oily. Soft carbonation. Heavy and complex. Great

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jookos (5032) - FINLAND - MAY 18, 2016
@Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2016, RED

black. Malty coffee beansdark chocolate. Intense flavour. Semi sweet, soft sweet soy. Malty porridge. Soft smooth. Really nice. Intense, sort of drinkable still.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
llkc (1281) - århus, DENMARK - MAY 15, 2016
duft: sød dadler rosin mørk sukker. smag: sød lidt rosin tung og fyldig. chokolade kakao vanilje sødme meget sød og varm eftersmag

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beerhunter111 (14772) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAY 15, 2016
CBC2016. Schwarze Farbe, mittelgroße bräunliche Schaumkrone. Süß röstmalzig, Lakritze, Sirup. Geschmack sehr süß, Vanille, bourbon, Lakritze.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
ej (1193) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - MAY 14, 2016
Tap @ CBC -16. jet black with a dense dark tanned head. rich roasty aroma with burnt sugars and molasses. leather and liqorice. taste is very sweet, chocolate, roasted malts and just abit of well hidden alcohol. Full body with a thick mouthfee. soft co2.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hermod (5873) - Vantaa, FINLAND - MAY 14, 2016
Tap@ CBC 2016 day 2. Pours black with a thick brown head. Dark chocolate, cocoa powder, plummy notes. Flavor has sweetness, roastedness, licorice, spicy notes, syrup. Overly sweet. Balanced.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
alkolord (348) - - MAY 12, 2016
2016, from tap, Tiefschwarz, fast Sirup, leichter brauner Schaum, schokoladige röstaromen in der Nase, mild im antrunk, relativ spritzig, cremig, sehr schokoladiger Geschmack, süß, massig, lecker, Alkohol gut verpackt, nur leichte bittere im Abgang

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gerbeer (2930) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 11, 2016
On tap At Mikkeller Bar. Pours black with short tan head. Aromas of dark chocolate, creamy coffee, vanilla, and sugary roasted malts. Flavors of sweetened dark chocolate, sugary coffee, and sweet molasses. Sweet and sticky. A bit messy but still very nice.


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