Serve in Snifter


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RATINGS: 254   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
This deep, dark, viscous brew stands up to other imperial stouts, delivering big flavors in a smooth, balanced and easy-drinking package. Robust and chocolaty with a hint of hop freshness, it’s the perfect beer to warm up with as winter cold sets in.

Malt Profile: 2-row, ESB, Aromatic, Chocolate, Roasted Barley, c-120, Brown, Black
Hop Profile: Nugget, Centennial
Yeast Profile: Cal Ale

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hapjydeuce (1002) - Carlsbad, California, USA - DEC 5, 2012
Bottled. Pours silky black with a fine ring of beige head that dissipated over the course of drinking. Interesting aroma of roasted malts with a touch of pine sap/ resin, citrus and anise. Maybe the amarillo showing through? Flavor is straightforward dark cacao, espresso and a bitter, dry finish. One of the hoppier IS’s ive tried. Overall very tasty but lacking balance, perhaps a touch of conflict of the peppery hops they were going for with the saucy roasted malt base.

Iznogud (4366) - CROATIA - JUL 2, 2017
Bottle, 650 ml, courtesy of Max, shared with him and rest of the crew. Pours black, brownish head. Chocolate, roasted malts, licorice, sweet, bitter finish. Medium bodied.

LLaurin (536) - Motala, SWEDEN - MAY 26, 2017
Really nice nose and appearance is almost black. Taste is sweet and almost melass with some hops at the finosh. Palate is long and very malty.

OminouSC2 (902) - Mora, SWEDEN - APR 10, 2017
Black color, small brown head. Aromas of chocolate, cacao, roasted malt, nuts, coconut and slight hop. Slight bitter taste of chocolate, nuts, coffee, roasted malt, earthy hints, cacao, hop and vanilla. Bitter finish. A bit thin body.

edgallow (4479) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 7, 2017
22 oz bomber pours black with a brown head. Aroma of chocolate, coffee, grains and caramel. Taste is chocolate and coffee.

Habanero (4848) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK, DENMARK - MAR 5, 2017
Bottled. Pours black with a small, lacing tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate and woodish notes. Sweet flavor that ends up being more dry and slightly bitter. Medium bodied, oily texture and soft carbonation. A very nice Impy indeed. 🌟🌟🌟🌟

BeerBaboon (2127) - FINLAND - FEB 24, 2017
Pours black with beige head. Aroma is roasted. dark chocolate and coffee. Flavour is roasted. coffee, medium bitter and medium to heavy sweet.

rodenbach99 (4678) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 14, 2017
Style et résumé: Imperial stout trop poussiéreux.
Comment: Bomber de 650ml acheté à Boston.
Portrait: Une vraie bière noire, très foncée. Un superbe nez intense de chocolat, de réglisse, de mélasse avec une touche d’iode. Une bouche malheureusement trop cendrée avec de la poussière. La texture est bien ronde. Les saveurs de réglisses s’entremêlent avec le chocolat et les raisins secs. Très bonne.
Note: 7+/10

JuanCC (149) - Valencia, SPAIN - FEB 5, 2017
Sorprendentemente suave para este estilo. En nariz, notas de regaliz, de ciruela negra pasa y licor de café. En boca, la regaliz va evolucionando hacia café, y el amargor aparece dando un perfecto equilibrio dulce-amargo. Genial y absolutamente recomendable.

freekyp (2416) - Thomasville, North Carolina, USA - JAN 23, 2017
This killer stout from Coronado does the Imperial thing right. It’s 9% is well hidden beneath layers of chocolaty goodness. Lots of girth. A very interesting anisette note is a persistent component in the flavor. Nice light creamed coffee, mocha and minty hop nose. Pours deep dark brown with a big creamy tan head that leaves plenty of foamy lace.

Korcz (3390) - Warsaw, POLAND - JAN 14, 2017
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer. Don’t be stupid, drink something else.

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