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RATINGS: 431   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.94   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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A big olí black beer with oatmeal silkiness. Full bodied with soothingly rich coffee flavors. Devilishly delicious. Classified as an Imperial Oatmeal Coffee Porter


nsquishee's rating

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nsquishee (594) - Richfield, Minnesota, USA - DEC 8, 2012
Dark, rich palate of HDD and SSDs. I donít want anyone to pass out, but they do. What say you!


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmoreau (2325) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - JUL 15, 2014
Approx. 2 year cellared 12 oz. bottle, shared and poured to snifters, showing a black/brown hue, with some ruby highlighting, a modest layer of tan head foam, and spots & strands of lacing. The nose started with a bit of salty soy, then roasted notes, cocoa, a little syrupy sweetness, molasses, coffee, and a hint of earthy peat on the back. Medium bodied, the texture was a little watery, with soft carbonation, a conglomeration of the aroma notes with no one standing out, and a slightly tart edge to the finish. Not bad, but didnít hold up to the cellaring as I would have liked, and lost most of the oatmeal influence.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Huhzubendah (2431) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 2, 2014
Bottle from Discount Liquors in Milwaukee. Served alongside the barrel-aged version. Dark brown body with a small beige head. Lovely aroma, consisting of rich coffee, freshly ground coffee beans, bready malts, roast, chocolate - everything youíd expect from reading the label. Nice flavor. Oats and coffee play so well together. Super smooth while maintaining a bold and assertive coffee presence throughout. A fine example of a coffee porter / stout.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TXBadger (1261) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 26, 2014
Pours a dark black color with tan head. Coffee, roasted malt, and some cocoa on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with more coffee.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
sjohnny (361) - - JUN 21, 2014
Coffee, toast, roast malt, earth. Dark almost black with a thick quickly fading light tan head. Medium bodied. Deep roasted coffee flavor. Smooth with a mildly sharp finish. Dry mouthfeel. Nice.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Damico (2512) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 19, 2014
Pours thick dark rich coffee with a darker beige head. Aroma is amazing, big coffee with some sweet mocha and vanilla. Flavor brings coffee and roasted bitter malts on a smooth creamy body.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RobertDale (3345) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - MAY 9, 2014
12 ounce bottle. Pours almost black with a decent tan head. Aroma of malt, coffee, and chocolate. Taste is roasted malt, coffee, dark chocolate, and some alcohol. Oats give it a somewhat creamy body. Nice.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tgncc (2753) - Bellmore, New York, USA - MAY 9, 2014
Via trade with Crajun Beautiful aroma of coffee, bitter chocolate. The appearance is jet black, light tan head. The flavor is coffee, cream, dark chocolate. The finish is roasty, bitter chocolate. Medium to medium/thick in body. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BoBoChamp (5358) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAY 5, 2014
36cl, as Tyranena Brewers Gone Wild! íThe Devil Made Me Do It!í, exclusive American brew, with coffee, thx alot to Koen for bringing this over!, complex Porter, malty/roasted and slightly sweet/smoked, balanced, cloudy, nearly no head, good brew

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mnmike (1021) - Minnesota, USA - APR 23, 2014
Decent coffee beer, but not among the elite class for this category. A bit watery, but still a good beer

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
normalbeerguy (3) - Minnesota, USA - APR 17, 2014 does not count
Pours inky black out of the bottle with a 1/4" of frothy foam on top. Smells of coffee and roasted malt. tastes primarily of coffee (go figure) with hints of chocolate, with some hop flavor. As flavor fades the mouth is overtaken by coffee bitterness. overall a good beer- a bit thin for my liking but then it probably would have been a stout.


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