Brewed by Wellington County Brewery
Style: Imperial Stout
Guelph, Canada
Serve in Snifter


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RATINGS: 311   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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A rich, dark, coffee-flavoured beer of exceptional depth and complexity; a gold medal winner.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (3011) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 16, 2013
Draft - Bitter chocolate and coffee. Jet black with a thick brown head. Coffee, dark fruit and a nice bitterness that lingers. Medium body, a nice stout. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
thorongil2 (1157) - , Ontario, CANADA - APR 30, 2013
(can) clear very dark colour with a medium tall brown head; faint aromas of roast, metal, stewed fruit; watery palate; mostly sweet simple flavour with a long light bitter finish, disappointing for an imperial stout

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
cturnbu (2) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 22, 2013 does not count
Aroma is slightly fruity with a fairly robust chocolate smell. Flavour is well balanced and one of my favorite stouts. Aroma, alcohol taste, malts, etc. Is just right and not overdone. Well done!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gethinbeer (2119) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - MAR 20, 2013
Black pour with a thin lace. Roasted malt with coffee aroma. Strong alcohol feel . Hints of syrup and treacle.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cfrancis (2259) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 13, 2013
Pours silky black with a quickly disappearing brown fizz. Aroma is bitter dark chocolate and roasted malts. Taste is astringent booze, roasted malts and bitter chocolate. Pretty run of the mill solid beer but nothing that sets it apart.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Strangebrewer (835) - Chatham, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 27, 2013
can. Poured near black with a thin ring of mocha head. Aroma is rich and roasty. Full mouthfeel, oily texture with tight carbonation. Roasted malty coffeeish flavour, with a bit sourish finish. Definetly a sipper.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcberko (6017) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 23, 2013
500mL can, sent from wilco (thanks Mike), pours pitch black with a medium tan head with long retention. Aroma of light roasted malt, cocoa powder, a bit of chalk, and a touch of espresso. Flavour of medium roasted malt upfront, bitter cocoa powder, and light espresso. Full-bodied, well-balanced between the cocoa powder bitterness and coffee. Solid impie stout - nothing out of the ordinary, but executed extremely well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
andrewthfcmuir (32) - Kitchener, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 5, 2013
Jet black with tan head. Coffee, dark chocolate and toasted malt aromas dominate this. Medium coffee bitterness and light chocolate/malt sweetness balance out well in here. A very nice, bold flavor. Really enjoyable and easily worth trying again

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Viper666 (2763) - Quebec, CANADA - JAN 29, 2013
Canette 473ml. De couleur noire et opaque. Nez de malt rôti aux notes brûlées, moyen de café et de chocolat noir, léger de houblon herbeux avewc des notes de pain grillé. Moyenne-mince en bouche avec un pétillement moyen ainsi qu’une texture moyennement crémeuse et aux petites notes sirupeuses. Goût de grains de malt rôtis et très légèrement brûlés avec de faibles traces de chocolat au lait (très faibles traces lactiques) lors de l’entrée en bouche auquel se rajoute un goût de chocolat noir avec des notes pain grillé et des traces de mélasse sucrée puis en finale l’on retrouve un moyen goût de café avec une légère amertume de houblon herbeux. Post-goût moyen et aux notes sèches, légèrement amer de rôti (notes brûlées) avec un léger goût de café ainsi que des notes de houblon herbeux et de chocolat noir.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sseb69 (1478) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 6, 2013
Cannette 473 ml. 8%. Couleur noire opaque, mousse beige-brune. Arôme de chocolat et un peu de café noir, vanille légère...En bouche, douce, chocolat, vanille, café au lait...un peu de houblon. Pour une RIS, un peu aqueuse mais en général, très bonne beer, pas beaucoup d’amertume et de houblon, alcool bien cachée. impériale Russian Stout assez simple...

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