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RATINGS: 593   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   EST. CALORIES: 354   ABV: 11.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This velvety concoction excites your senses with bottomless roasted, earthy and vinous notes.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VTHopHead (1511) - Barre, Vermont, USA - NOV 5, 2011
Bottle/750ml - Pours a dark, oily black in color with a dark brown head that faded to a thin rim around the top of the beer. Carbonation is low, as you might expect with a beer of this ABV. Aroma is strong of dark roasted malts and chocolate... very little hops... some of the alcohol present. Flavor is slightly alcoholic and a bit of harshness. Sweetness comes through. Lots of roasted malts and plenty of chocolate. There are some hops present and they make a valiant try to balance this beer, but to no avail... the malts and sweetness win. Good, but not great Impy.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwood04 (5262) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 17, 2011
750ml bottle in a snifter. Pours black with a lacy, tan head. Aroma of strong of roasted malts, a little chocolate, some spiciness from the yeast, and a little bit of hops. The malt character of this beer blends with the light spiciness well. Thicker texture. A really good beer.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dagimp (944) - Philly, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 16, 2011
Poured from a corked n caged 7fidy. Couldnít find the date on this one but itís the first time Weyerbacher bottled this. Good deal too. I paid $9.99 at one of the more expensive places to purchase it. Pours with a real dark chocolate, oily appearance. Some brown head which dissipates immediately. Aroma of alcohol, chocolate, rum, raisin and plums. Mouthfeel is slightly dryer and lighter than Iíd expect from a 12%er but still oily. Taste... after itís sat out for a few hours, is really, really hot. This beer sports every one of its 12 percent abv. and Iím drinking it with a good 6+ months on it. Tasteís of alcohol, raisins, Belgian goodness, chocolate, toffee, caramel. Itís reasonably complex but buried by the burn. Iíll likely buy another to age for a few years... maybe thatíll cut down on the burn. Itís OK at best right now and the only real reasons Iím buying it again is because itís local and itís a good bargain. Otherwise, average at best.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
matthewjk (1061) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 11, 2011
Poured from 25.4 FL. OZ bottle - Black as night and still as night--not exactly appealing. Made from 100% fermented soy sauce. Flat. Insipid. Dull. Iím out of here, I canít deal with this shit right now. Peace my bitches.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
drinkrealbeer (47) - Virginia, USA - OCT 10, 2011
A - Nice and Dark with decent head that lasts roughly 10 minutes after the power. Lots of bubbles upon pour that explains the high carbonation feel. S - Not a whole lot going on. Im getting very little Carmel and chocolate notes. Smell / Aroma is almost not existent for me. T - Immediately taste the carbonation and the action it tends to make on my tongue. Some nice dark and roasty notes. The Belgian backbone is apparent but seems to get shifted to the back burner on account of the carbonation and high abv. At 12 % this one should age fairly well so Id guess it would age nicely. M - Its almost a bit too aggressive. I like the mouth feel in terms of viscosity but its a lot going on an account of the carbonation. Kinda annoying and leaves me with dry pallet.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
llcooldave (1188) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - SEP 25, 2011
Pours black with a caramel colored head. Slight dark cocoa and alcohol aroma. Coffee and dark cocoa flavors with a touch of alcohol showing itís 11.8% abv muscle. Overall, its nice to drink but drink one full bottle and Iím hammered!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Boliv (1150) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 24, 2011
750mL corked and caged bottle. Bottled 03.18.11 and best before 03.18.16. Pours deep brown, black in the glass, with a 2-finger dark brown head. The aromas are roasted cocoa, bitter espresso, dark plum, and alcohol, especially as it warms. The flavor is Belgian yeast initially, with plum and bitter cocoa, alcohol, and toast. A lingering alcohol finish, with bitter chocolate and plummy fruit. Medium to high carbonation and body, and pretty boozy. Good stuff, but could definitely use some age. [806]

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Reynolds314 (3302) - Connecticut, USA - SEP 24, 2011
Tiny is a bit sweet for me. I get some licorice and mollasses flavors that dominate over some of the more traditional coffee, chocolate, roasted malt, type flavors I like in my stouts. Huge beer that hides the abv well and has nice flavors.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ernesto987 (5567) - Arizona, USA - SEP 23, 2011
For the price tiny fuckin rocks. A little tO sweet and light to get thrown into the baller stout rotation. But if I were a stupid nubcake Iím be all over this. Good jerb brotha

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
msante79 (2224) - Mount Prospect, Illinois, USA - SEP 23, 2011
Cork and caged 750ml bottle from Belmont. Pours near black with dark tan head. Nice looking brew. Aromas of sweet chocolate, molasses, booze, dark fruits, and a bit of bread. Flavors of dark fruit, dark bready malts, lots of booze, and chocolate. Finishes sweet and boozy with a little bitterness. This one is a big beer and still packs a pretty solid punch. Even after sitting in the cellar for close to 18 months.


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