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RATINGS: 1191   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.


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4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nathan30533 (580) - Dahlonega, Georgia, USA - NOV 2, 2012
Great stout. Taste of chocolate and little hints of expresso and possibly caramel. Good smoothness. Little lacing and no forming head. Good brew.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
mike67 (768) - , 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.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
miquelcrush (1090) - 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 (2091) - 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 (88) - 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 (390) - 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 (635) - 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.


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