RobertDale (2846) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - APR 2, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at the brewpub. Comes almost black with a small tan head. Aroma of roast, dark fruit, and coffee. Taste is roasted malt, dark fruit, coffee, dark chocolate, and a bit of alcohol. Enjoyable.
BlytheEwe (2) - Missouri, USA - FEB 24, 2013 does not count
3.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Poured from tap a dark espresso with a khaki head. Aroma of roasted malt, slight coffee, black licorice, and slightly boozy. Very reserved in smell. Tastes of espresso, roasted malt, toffee, and umami. Fair mouth feel.
OLDMANDUSTY (70) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - FEB 24, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Poured from tap a near black with a Khaki head. Aroma of roasted malts and slight licorice. Tastes of licorice, roasted malts, some cocoa, and ends with a smoky flavor.
ogiergrove (120) - Lakewood, Colorado, USA - FEB 9, 2013
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Wow! A dangerously sessionable imperial stout. Strong coffee on the nose, rich dark brown (definitely not black) color. Pleasant toasty notes and an effervescent mouthfeel. Not over the top like many modern examples of the style.
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jcnielsen (1641) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JAN 30, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at Urban Chestnut on Jan 11th. Pours a black color with tan head. Burnt, roasted, licorice, dark fruit flavors. Pretty good.
NielsenRatings (8096) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JAN 11, 2013
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Tap @ Urban Chestnut. Pours a black appearance with a dark brown head. Anise, roasty, candy sugar, dark fruity, herbal aroma. Quite sweet, black licorice, chocolate, sugary flavor.
drewbeerme (3836) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 26, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at urban, pours black with tan head. Aroma has dark fruit, and coffee, flavors are dark fruit, coffee roast, dark chocolate. On the dark fruit side of things.
jandd1983 (2050) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - APR 8, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
It poured a black color with a tan head. The aroma was of roasted malt and some coffee. The taste was sweet roasted malt, molasses, some coffee and hints of chocolate. Very tasty Imperial Stout.
gregwilsonstl (920) - Missouri, USA - APR 6, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Smells like scotch. Dark black. My god, this has alcohol. Hint of chocolate and vanilla.
drfabulous (3565) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - MAR 24, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draught at brewery. Big vanilla nose. Brown sugar. Bourbon. Big time flavors. Excellent.