Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout

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RATINGS: 1830   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.28/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 450   ABV: 15%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A Demonic Imperial Russian stout brewed with Dark Matter Coffee coffee,vanilla, and molasses.

DarkLord is only available once a year at DarkLord Day at the Three Floyds Brewpub.

Vintage guide:

Red wax = 2004
Orange wax = 2005
Gold wax = 2006
Silver wax = 2007
Black wax = 2008
White wax = 2009
Green wax = 2010 - 15% ABV
Yellow wax = 2011 - 15% ABV
Red wax = 2012 - 15% ABV
Orange wax = 2013 - New Label 15% ABV
Blue wax = 2014 - 15% ABV
Burgundy wax = 2015

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiery_1 (584) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 16, 2017
Backlog Beer Ratiing 2017.01.29
650ml bottle @ Alexs. 2016 Vintage
Pours an opaque black with a small tan head. Nose presents dark fruits, leather, and molasses. Flavour is quite sweet, again with dark fruits, leather, and molasses. Full bodied with a semi viscous oily feel.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kathryne (16) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 29, 2017
I enjoy pretty much everything coming out of 3 Floyds and the Dark Lord is no exception. Strong sweet flavours mask the 15% kicker

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
beerplace (1244) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 29, 2017
650ml bottle (thx, Louis-Philippe B.!) at Alexs. Vintage 2016. Pours an almost black with a dark beige head. Aroma is oily, leather, dark fruits. Taste is veeery sweet, dark fruits, very oily. Crazy stuff.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Mesjasz (1288) - Lodz, POLAND - JAN 9, 2017
UPDATED: JAN 16, 2017 Butelka z 2016 w Chmielarni. W aromacie pumpernikiel, owoce, czekolada. Smak mocno słodki, kakao, wino, melasa, lukrecja, marmalada. Piwo jest potężne, wykleja i jest super głębokie. Jak na imp stouta zaskakuje potężną owocowością, niczym marmalada z czekoladą. Wybitne.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
rami_pl (2629) - Warszawa, POLAND - JAN 7, 2017
UPDATED: FEB 23, 2017 Panel #15
Rami Rami is drinking a Dark Lord (2016) by 3 Floyds Brewing Company at Chmielarnia Marszałkowska W aromacie pumpernikiel, sos sojowy, reszta oczekiwana. W uscie czad, fajowo pralinowe, owocowosuszone, przyprawowe, rodzynkowo-figowe, slodkie, inne niz w aromacie bo jak przyprawowy ris, super geste, wow
Na pudle panelu

skrypt się na nim wywalil :) wiec recznie uzgadniam ocenke zgodnie ze skryptem ;)

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Kapsel (180) - Warsaw, POLAND - JAN 7, 2017
Rocznik 2016 - To co dzieje się w tym piwie to po prostu poezja - w aromacie czekolada, pumpernikiel, spieczona skrka od ciemnego chleba, dżem figowy, daktyle. W smaku mega słodkie, zalepiające usta, akcenty chleba, fig, czekolady. POEZJA!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
vandc01 (380) - North Branch, USA - DEC 31, 2016
22oz bottle from 2014 vintage bottle from my buddy Brian. Nice aroma with good flavor but overly sweet flavor. Maybe because is been ages for a couple of years. Not complain because its dark lord

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fackbesokare (100) - - DEC 26, 2016
Bottle shared at mikkeller bar in copenhagen. one of the biggest experiences i had in stouts. nice, rich and enormous.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Arayaga2 (2170) - portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 19, 2016
Very dark brown/black with brown head. Aroma and taste are like maple bacon, minus the bacon. Its surprisingly even-toned, with a little smoke. A nice RIS, but nothing Id stand in a very long line to buy.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Scotty001 (563) - Portlethen, SCOTLAND - DEC 17, 2016
Vertical tasting of 2006-2008.Average rating above. Poured deep dark brown with no head. Aroma is increasingly vinous with age, dark, alcohol soaked fruit, fudge, dark chocolate some coffee. Full body, flavour as the aroma, generally smooth, 07 drier. Dry, sweet end.


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