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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.


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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jeremyh70 (652) - Missouri, USA - FEB 19, 2013
Pours an opaque black with a big brown sugar colored head with decent lacing. Aroma that is not very complex with chocolate and fruit. Also with a hint of tartness. Taste is of light chocolate at first followed by a surprising tart fruit skin flavor. Mid palate is dark roast, some coffee and a charred or smoke flavor, finishing with a bit of bitterness. Full mouthfeel with medium body and medium carbonation. Interesting imperial stout that is hindered by its tartness. Might be better if aged. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
miquelcrush (1073) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUL 8, 2014
Bona cervesa, és bastant equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza, es bastante equilibrada y sabrosa.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
zacgillbanks (2088) - 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!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ndfreak77 (87) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
italarican (1470) - 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.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wisdomsolo (388) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SlovakSniper (3013) - Candiac/Frelighsburg, 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.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrinkinWell (225) - - MAY 29, 2014
Pours a dark black with frothy mocha head that dissipates quickly. Dark fruit (plums, cherries) on the nose as well as coffee notes. Tastes of roasted coffee beans, figs, dark chocolate. Medium to high carbonation. Pinch of bitterness at the back of the tongue. A really rich imperial stout.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JefVerstraete (1142) - BELGIUM - MAY 21, 2014
Bottle from De Hopduvel. Dark brown/black colour. Medium carbonation. Medium body. Aroma of roasted malts and coffee. Notes of caramel and dark fruit. Medium sweet and bitter. Good.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Holmen2 (624) - NORWAY - MAY 10, 2014
Black with brown head. Aroma of coffee, dark chocolate and dark toffee. Similar taste. Fairly round mouthfeel, but with a slight hint of waterishness. Well in harmony and easily drinkable.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Holmen1 (2272) - Stavanger, NORWAY - MAY 10, 2014
En winter warmer på en kald dag i mai, akkurat det vi trengte for å avslutte en vellykket bryggedag: fint skum som desverre raskt blir til en tynn film med llitt kniplinger. Forførersik duft av sjokolade, kvalitetskaffe og litt fruktig humle. Slank kropp gjør det lett å gripe til glasset igjen. Ikke for tørr, ikke for søt. Nam, nam, dette er lekkert!


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