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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.47/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Black Imperial Pilsner.

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3.8
StevieT (1997) - - APR 25, 2014
From a growler at Warners on the Bay. Apparently it’s a dark pilsner, pours almost black with a tan head, the hops flavour kicks in after the rich roasted malt. I liked it.


3.7
johndoughty (5398) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 5, 2017
Bottle. Black and pored slightly lively.Malty medium body but nothing really distinctive about it. Bit of an underachiever.

3.3
AshtonMcCobb (6498) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 11, 2017
Bottle courtesy of cgarvieuk dregs run. Appearance - dark brown to black. Close to opaque. Nose - molasses and sweet malts. Taste - light smoke and more sweet malts and molasses. Burnt bread on the finish. Palate - close to medium bodied with a dry middle and end. Overall - has some doppelbock characteristics.

2.9
nihtila (3596) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 10, 2017
Bottle at Craigs. Dark brown. Nose is dark malts, blackcurrants. Taste is similar, thin and not much taste, very fizzy.

3.3
Stuu666 (13019) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 10, 2017
Bottle at Craigs. Pours deep brown, nose is little smoky, roasted, toffee, taste is similar, little fruit, sweet.

2.9
cgarvieuk (24166) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 10, 2017
bottle at home ... copper ... massive tan head ... soft sweet toffee malt nose ... dry fruit .. soft woddy toffee malt .. soft toffee .. ligth grain

3.5
SarkyNorthener (4562) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2016
Bottle shared thanks to richthevillan, cheers Rich. Black beer with small head. Aroma of light roasted malts, some dark malt. Taste is dark malts, chocolate, some dark fruit and mild hop bitterness. Good.

3.4
RichTheVillan (7752) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2016
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; dark chestnut brown pour with a big tidy beige head, aroma has sweet bready malts and some dark fruits, taste has dark fruits, some malts, toffee.

4
zacgillbanks (5123) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAY 7, 2016
Bottle from Coppers, Newcastle. Inky black with a large tan head. It has a warmimng citrus, pine and chocolate flavour with more citrus and roasted notes with grassy hints on the smooth finish. Very Good.

3.8
allmyvinyl (10486) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 23, 2016
Bottle from Cork & Cask. Pours dark brown with a thick beige head. Aromas of chocolate, light coffee, light citrus tang. Taste is more of the same. Interesting take on the style. Nice bitter finish.

3.8
M_Sack (714) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAR 15, 2016
Bottle. Very dark brown/black, with latte coloured frothy head and strong lacing. Strong chocolate aroma, coffee, lick of citrus. Chocolate and coffee are the predominant flavours, but a great citrus lightness and slight bitterness. Slightly over carbonated. Great style that you don't see too much around the Aussie beer scene. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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