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RATINGS: 1219   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   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.


jjgmd's rating

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jjgmd (1623) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - APR 4, 2012
Pours a pitch black color with a beautiful tight big mocha head, Nose is mocha coffee and sweet and delicious. Taste is full of chocolate malt with enough sweetness that is balanced perfectly. Finish is dry and short and quite satisfying. A great imperial stout for all you heathens. Very enjoyable. Quaff score ( drinkability with heart enjoyment ) 9 / 10


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mep3222 (736) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - APR 25, 2015
Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, slightly sweet. Taste is a very full flavored, chocolate maltiness. Perfect balance between sweet and bitter. Slight sweet up front and slight bitter finish. Really a great stout. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
geologyguy (895) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - APR 24, 2015
Slightly licorice smell...good...taste is sour and flavorful very good ..goes down smooth...very low hops ..mmm

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maxbier (591) - Maryland, USA - APR 24, 2015
Dark black pour with brown head. Boozy fermentation with roast coffee aroma. Thinner than expected for an imperial stout. some roasted malt in the finish. Flavors of cocoa bitterness and some earthy hop, nice. Taste is more like a foreign stout than an imperial.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerInHeaven (223) - Brillion, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 19, 2015
pours pitch black with a small brown head. Aroma is a sweetish chocolate malt. Some coffee notes. Taste is full rich malt. Some burnt toast. Some coffee. A mild bitter fades in and lingers through a fairly quick finish. A well balanced, quite enjoyable stout. Good beer!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
demannu (121) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Strong roasted malt presence. Subtle cola & caramel also there. Slight bitterness in the finish. Smooth feel in the mouth. A bit thin and slick. Not as complex as the top tier imperial stouts but a solid brew none the less.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (5599) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 11, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours black, nose is chocolate, coffee, roasted, taste is similar, light caramel, bitter.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Lele (214) - Padova, ITALY - MAR 3, 2015
Buonissima Imperial Stout. Aspetto come solito. All’aroma e al gusto si percepiscono soprattutto tre sapori: caffè, cacao amaro (ma non troppo) e di qualche spezia "rinfrescante" (come liquirizia o eucalipto). Se lasciata riscaldare si avvertono anche leggerissime note liquorose. Corpo decisamente strutturato, buona "scivolosità" sulla lingua. Birra soddisfacente, ma -devo dire- che è proprio ad un punto dall’esplodere.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
rondphoto (2615) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - FEB 10, 2015
bottle @ Jungle Jim’s / Eastgate OH --- Opaque brown/black color, heavy rocky brown head, thick curtain of lace. Almost too viscous. Taste is toasted malt with hints of chocolate and coffee that moves with incredible smoothness through the palate to a mildly bittered finish, which is quite enough to balance. A brew with big flavor that has the ability to deliver the goods without becoming overpowering. Highly recommended.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
c1raider (58) - New York, USA - FEB 7, 2015
Nothing special about this one. Malt, vanilla, light body, moderate carbonation. Would not buy again

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ordybill (483) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - JAN 31, 2015
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. Aroma- Has a strong malt aroma with a chocolate backdrop. Appearance- A black colored beer with a tan head Taste- Has a strong malt flavor that I found mildly satisfying. Palate- This is a full bodied beer with moderate carbonation. Overall- Not a favorite of mine, but not a horrible beer


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