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RATINGS: 331   WEIGHTED AVG: 4   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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Happy birthday to us! To celebrate our first year as a brewery we brewed a serious imperial stout and aged it on cocoa nibs, vanilla beans, cinnamon sticks, and fresh habanero peppers. This is the first offering in our annual Anniversary series. Hereís to many more!


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
jimsdavis27 (6) - Alabama, USA - JUN 8, 2013 does not count
Love this beer! The spice mixed with the chocolate notes make for a perfect medley. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Blitz3989 (4) - Andrews, South Carolina, USA - FEB 18, 2014 does not count
Fantastic. Chocolate on the front with just enough spice in the back. Great color and consistency. A perfect stout in my mind.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Busick (349) - South Carolina, USA - JUN 3, 2014
What a DELICIOUS beer! I love the peppers on the front with the cocoa and vanilla finish! A treat to have and want more!!! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
miscyn57 (3) - Gulf Shores, Alabama, USA - JUN 8, 2014 does not count
Really complex flavors, and the "hit" of habanero spice is not overwhelming. Delicious! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
balancebeer (15) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUN 2, 2014
This beer was an absolute pleasure from start to finish. It is so full and rich, but also incredibly well balanced. The heat from the pepper builds slowly, until around halfway through the bottle you can feel the heat right in your sternum! This beer is equal parts fun and delicious. I wish it was an all year beer instead of a highly limited release.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
gnomungus (38) - - JUN 16, 2014
This tastes like good frosting, chocolate and peppers. Thatís actually a good thing, as strange as that may sound. Best stout Iíve ever had.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Jesterdeal (1789) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - JUN 23, 2013
Tasted this at the philybeerscene bottle share. This lived up to the hype. Aroma of chilies and chocolate with a nice roasted spice. Pours viscus and black with not much of a head and minimal lacing. Taste is fantastic. Chilies, chocolate, coffee, vanilla bean, and roasted red pepper. Very spicy beer which compliments the roasty chocolate perfectly. It gets hotter the more you go so look out. Would love this again. Easily one of my favorites.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
CorneliusBunkr (10) - Oakwood Hills, Illinois, USA - JUL 6, 2013
This mite be the Best imperial stout Iíve ever had. This is a chocolate bomb with quite a spice kick at the end. And I love it. The habanero certainly comes thru and doesnít disappoint.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Lukaduke (1992) - Portland, Maine, USA - SEP 8, 2013
This beer is absolutely delicious ! Smells like a spicy chocolate cake taste like a spicy chocolate cake and all the flavors you want to be there are there and in perfect balance. Big chocolate cake, dark bitter cocoa, chili spice, warm cinnamon, boozy vanilla...round full mouthfeel, thick chewy... fucking right this beer does it for me !

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
kyr2 (12) - Nicosia, CYPRUS - MAR 1, 2014
Very, very good beer. Chocolaty, spicy, palatable... everything. Will blow your mind.


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