overall
100
99
style
Serve in Snifter

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

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RATINGS: 179   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.15/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Imperial stout with coffee, cacao nibs, and vanilla beans

Editor’s Note: Non barrel aged. In 2014, this was tap only. A 22oz bottle was released in May 2015, along with some draft.

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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
markextrae (4155) - Alingsås, SWEDEN - AUG 18, 2016
Sample from shared bottle. Poured deep black in colour with a mocha coloured head. Nose of sweet roasted malts, dark chocolate, mocha, nuts, sweet charred espresso, light vanilla Cream, taste is charred coffe, molasses, Tiny bit of cooked vegetables. Impressive non barrel aged coffee stout

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
dmac (5828) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - AUG 11, 2016
Bottle. Poured a great looking deep pitch black with an average sized dark beige head. Aroma of coffee with a hint of green peppers, sour milk, dark toast. Flavor is better than the aroma, notes of chocolate, coffee, sweet vanilla cake, coffee. Big full body with a lasting aftdrtaste.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SpringsLicker (3502) - Tennessee, USA - AUG 9, 2016
Pours out as a dense, oily, opaque black with a thick tan head. Rich aroma with coffee, chocolate, roast malts. Complex. The flavor is sweet and rich with chocolate,espresso, roast malts all in a creamy full body. Very tasty.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kayres (843) - , Georgia, USA - AUG 6, 2016
Black with a thick dark tan head. Sweet vanilla aroma, a bit of oak. Very smooth full bodied, thick. Sweet boozy molasses and soy ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mark_Eck (1921) - - AUG 3, 2016
Bottle. Pours black. Aroma and taste are tons of dark chocolate, coffee, roasted malts, and some vanilla.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Stoned99 (1413) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 3, 2016
650ml from trade with Jason shared with SlovakSniper. Aroma: great vanilla, coffee beans, licorice. App: pitch black, minimal brown head, no lacing. Taste and palate: full body, liquoreux but still creamy, thick, moderate carbonation, alcohol finish. Overall: awesome. Really love this one. This is strong but also so easy to drink at the same time. It feels thick but still easy to drink mReally great. The kind of beer that makes you happy. Really glad I got the chance to taste this one and hopefully can taste the BA one day.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SlovakSniper (5311) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 3, 2016
Impénétrable liquide versé par Stoned99. Merci! Au nez, des papilles surexcitées par cette grosse structure maltée. Chocolat, café au caramel, dulche de lèche, pâte d’amande sucrée ou autres noix. Vanille mise en évidence après quelques minutes avec une présence feutrée d’alcool. Au goût, les fèves de cacao craquent sous ma langue tandis que la vanille rôtie est amère et coupe intelligemment la montée des sucres. En bouche, le corps est copieux, pétillant, huileux. En finale, chaleureuse et intense accolade de notes rôties et chocolatées. En plein mon style de bière de soif.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cybercat (5342) - Georgia, USA - JUL 21, 2016
Pours coffee sable just a flea’s eyebrow above black with a thick and persistent chocolate-brown head. Aroma delivers mouth-watering cocoa, roast malt, quality coffee, molasses, vanilla and semi-sweet chocolate notes. Rich flavor presents chocolate, roast malt, quality coffee, vanilla and molasses tones, almost like drinking a chocolate bar with coffee. There seems to be a hint of pepper, but it is subtle; overall, flavor is rather sweet but not cloying. Mouthfeel has thick, viscous body if not a lot of fizz. Make mine an Americano!

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rejtable (2394) - Ontario, CANADA - JUL 20, 2016
Bottle, thanks Stephen! Pours espresso, lots of foamy head and lacing. Nose is vanilla, bourbon. Flavours of espresso, vanilla, bourbon, dark chocolate, spice. Taste is huge sweet, big bitter. Big creamy mouth with medium carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lubiere (13183) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 19, 2016
A deep dark stout with a thin brown head. In aroma, sweet fruity chocolate malt with loads of pungent resinous floral hops, citrus pulp coffee grind, musty character, light vanilla extract, alcohol warmth, very nice. In mouth, a nice sweet fruity chocolate malt with light vanilla, light peated notes, coffee grind, espresso resin, light Oyster notes, alcohol warmth, very nice. Bottle at the Big Deck tasting 2016.


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