Calavera Mexican Imperial Stout

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Brewed by Cervecería Calavera
Style: Imperial Stout
Tlalnepantla, Estado de Mexico, Mexico
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Esta es una fuerte cerveza negra de alta fermentación que con su alto contenido de maltas tostadas tiene un paladar a chocolate y café muy reconocible y un aroma a caramelo, pasas y frutas secas. Abundantes cantidades de lúpulo Británico confieren a la cerveza un elegante contrapeso al fuerte carácter acaramelado y afrutado de esta cerveza. Como un toque personal le hemos añadido chiles selectos que por su característico sabor y fuerza le dan a esta cerveza aún más intensidad. Esta cerveza fué creada especialmente para acompañar platillos con mole, un manjar digno de la corte de cualquier imperio en el pasado, presente o futuro.

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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mrnoluv (349) - long beach, California, USA - MAY 5, 2017
Vanilla, cocoa, cinnamon, spiced smell, the look is dark. The taste is like it smell, more sweet than bitter, but it is missing something. Good beer.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DenverLogan (1205) - LA, California, USA - APR 13, 2017
From a 12 oz bottle. Near black with small head. Aroma of chocolate and dark malts. Modest carbonation and significant mouthfeel. Flavor of dark malts, dark chocolate, malted milk balls, molasses, minerals. Overall not the biggest Impy Stout at 9%, but nonetheless full bodied, flavorful,& nicely sweet without significant oxidation in this bottle. So, all-in-all, quite tasty as it warms up.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiery_1 (887) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 7, 2016
355ml bottle @ La Internacional, Cozumel. Pours quite black with very little head. Nose of dark chocolate and raisins. Flavour is cocoa with a somewhat pepper sweetness to the finish. Pretty good.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wombat23 (1301) - Texas, USA - OCT 11, 2016
Shared 12 oz. bottle. Pours almost black with virtually no head. Aroma of roasted malts and chocolate. Taste is roasted malts, chocolate, lactose, dark berries, and coffee notes. Didn’t detect any chili pepper heat. Okay.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
darbeer75 (871) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - OCT 11, 2016
Aroma: very roasty and a little boozy; good; Appearance: pitch black with thin off white head that disappears almost immediately; Taste: follows nose with a little additional bitterness; Palate: heavy body with long, sweet finish; Overall: not bad. Not the first stout I’d choose, but decent.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ttoadee (1434) - Austin, Texas, USA - AUG 4, 2016
Dark amber pour, no head. Nose is coffee, chocolate, cherries, alcohol. Bittersweet. Middle is fudge brownies (that’s what I taste!) with some cinnamon. Finish is earthy malt with a nice hop bite. Stay with this one, it is delicious.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jhamp9 (1822) - Corinth, Texas, USA - JUL 21, 2016
Near black with a thin khaki head that faded quickly. Strong berry, licorice, dark chocolate aroma. Taste was strong bitter dark chocolate, bitter black coffee, sweet dark fruits, and licorice. Tannic dry finish with an oily texture.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (7906) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - JUL 18, 2016
Bottle at the July DC tasting. Poured a dark, almost black color with a small tan head. Aroma was roasted notes. Dark chocolate character. Interesting.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GenDV138 (7066) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUL 15, 2016
Rating #5600! Bottle at the Local DC Tasting. Black with light tan head. Aromas of roasty notes, dark chocolate. Tastes of dark chocolate, bitter floral notes. Medium body with a dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
solidfunk (8645) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUL 10, 2016
.Some roast and chocolate. Black pour with good head and lacing. Bittersweet finish. Good beer but Ramuris are more complex.


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