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100
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RATINGS: 1827   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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4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Naka (719) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 2, 2013
2008. Pours black, oh so black. A small tan head that disappeared quickly. Aroma of smoked peat, alcohol soaked prunes, currants, molasses, and sweet, sweet, alcohol. My eyes welled when I tasted it because I had to chew it. Chocolate fudge with heavy cream. It coats my glass like oil. It really tastes like smoky melted chocolate ice cream with bourbon poured over it. Finishes rich and bittersweet.


4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Mesjasz (1233) - 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.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rami_pl (2454) - Warszawa, POLAND - JAN 7, 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

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Kapsel (158) - 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 (377) - 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 (2158) - 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 (559) - 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.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
RuNpali (73) - FINLAND - DEC 10, 2016
Wow, what a beer! Thanks Brunnsbe for the bottle! Beautiful orange head that could last a bit longer. Deep and complex aroma, mostly chocolate. Taste is filled with roasted and chocolate notes. Mouthfeel is like yoghurt, so thick! Kind a weird... I love it!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ineedbeer (1983) - Oakland, California, USA - DEC 7, 2016
Poured from a 2014, 22 oz bottle. Aroma is rich and chocolate forward with a balanced, moderately strong roast note. Some light anise notes with a bit of dark fruit. Light leather and ash notes with a bit of what could be described as a meaty aroma. Pours black with a medium sized, thick, dark mocha head that recedes to a thin film that recedes to the edges with a bit in the center. Faint lacing and moderately long legs. Flavor is fairly sweet with a lot of chocolate notes with a bit of caramel and toffee. Medium roast notes with some light ash and leather. Light dark fruit notes with some raisin and prunes. Hints of that meaty character. Mouthfeel is fairly full bodied, silky and creamy with medium low carbonation. Low astringency and medium low alcohol warmth. Overall, a better beer than I remember, but that could have been a worse vintage. Its a too sweet for my tastes and the meaty note is off, but definitely faint compared to my memory of it.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stoned99 (1419) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 18, 2016
Bottle shared with Luc, Pat and Chantal. Aroma: Strong molasses, candied fruits, licorice, soya sauce. App: dark burgundy, minimal brown ale, no lacing. Taste and palate: full body, medium high sweetness, light acidity finish. Overall: doesnt deserve this hype. Another overhyped beer from Three Floyds. Its good but really far vein amazing or even great. This is so sweet. Too many strong flavors. Ok.


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