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RATINGS: 1224   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Formerly Weyerbacher Imperial Stout.
Rich, velvety and deliciously complex, Weyerbacher Imperial Stout is a truly distinctive winter warmer. We use seven types of malt and two varieties of hops to bring forth this big brew. Quite robust and roasty on the palate, Weyerbacher Imperial Stout has a wonderfully fruity nose and a moderately dry finish. The taste is highly complex- perhaps you’ll even discern notes of expresso or chocolate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vestergaard (838) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - SEP 11, 2014
33cl bottle. Pours pitch black with a lasting, brown head. Look good, that’s for sure. Aroma has roasted malts, salmiak licorice, coffee, chocolate, watery toasted malts and a bit of dried plums and other dried fruits. Taste has a bitter roast up front, followed by pretty sweet, chocolate and caramel notes. Lots of dried, dark fruits here as well. A little bit of soya or watery saltiness in the aftertaste. Probably from the aging. Pretty flavorfull for 8% ABV. Full body and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ThreeCats (635) - ISRAEL - AUG 28, 2014
Black, with a creamy coffee colored head. Aroma sweet, coffee, semi-bitter chocolate, heavy cream. Taste oddly light. Roast, some chocolate, but feels watery. Kind of impressive that an 8% beer can taste watery but there you have it. Palate definitely bares out the 8% though.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GIJOE (807) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - JUL 28, 2014
Pours black like my sin-lovin’ heart with a thin, tan head, that dissipates into a seriously misleading halo within a minute or so. Moderate lacing. Nose is not remotely hellish, but on the contrary quite divine. Notes of chocolate malt, vanilla, and a hint of anise. Taste is wickedly well-balanced: a devilishly nice hop bite with a huge malty base. This is a full-bodied little imp, mild carbonation, long alluring finish. Very tasty brew! Love it! I’m on the highway to hell...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
mike67 (893) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 11, 2014
12 oz bottle. Pours black with tall, long lasting, creamy, beige head and nice lacing. Aroma is of roasted malt, toast, cinnamon – apple pie, dark fruit, chocolate and alcohol. Body is full, creamy and smooth. Taste is of roasted malt, chocolate, brown sugar, plums, black current, chocolate, charcoal and herbal hops. Finish is long and dry. Complex, delicious RIS.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
miquelcrush (1703) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUL 8, 2014
Bona cervesa, és bastant equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza, es bastante equilibrada y sabrosa.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
zacgillbanks (2981) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JUL 7, 2014
Bottle from Great Grog, Edinburgh. This inky black beer has no head. It has very rich chocolate and liquorice flavours, leather notes and a roasted coffee, chocolate, red and vanilla on the finish. Excellent!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ndfreak77 (126) - USA - JUL 2, 2014
Excellent stout. Dark brown almost black. Sweet taste of chocolate with a slight hop finish. Slightly oily on th palate. Taste both the chocolate and expresso notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
italarican (1520) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - JUN 27, 2014
Bottle during a blind stout/porter tasting I had with Jenny. Dark dark pour. Notes of licorice, nice roasted malt, but something is in there I don’t quite like. Maybe a slight rice wine vinegar sort of taste. It’s pretty mild in any event. Nice complexity and sweetness. I ranked this #3 of 4, while Jenny ranked it #1.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wisdomsolo (466) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - JUN 13, 2014
Not bad. Not great either. Has a decent flavor but not much aroma. It's just kinda meh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SlovakSniper (3710) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 8, 2014
(Tasting session #2 with Frank)  19 févier 2014 est inscrit sur la bouteille.  Une énorme mousse se fige dans nos deux verres noirs.  Du caramel, du chocolat et une montagne de réglisse façonnent ce nez qui n’est pas nouveau mais qui est délicieux.  En bouche, ce sont les malts chocolatés et la réglisse qui dictent le pas.  Rien de nouveau sous ce splendide ciel de campagne.  En bouche, le liquide me montre un corps de moyenne densité avec un pétillement normal pour le style et une texture crémeuse à souhait. La finale est plutôt axée sur la douceur des céréales avec cette réglisse qui me semble bien être le fil conducteur de cette trame narrative ténébreuse.

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