RATINGS: 925   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.09/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
Few times in the history of craft beer it has happened that a highly praised beer rises beyond mortal stardom into a higher godly league. Usually the recipe to make such heavenly drops is thick fudge-like body, pitch black color, amazingly overwhelming aromas of chocolate, coffee, dark fruits and muscovado sugar, obviously only made in limited amounts and most crucial of all – it must taste rare!

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Matts_Property (837) - Vancouver, British Columbia, - AUG 12, 2012
Bottle split with mcberko. Pours a gorgeous solid black with a caramel tan head. Aroma of chocolate, roasted malts, some burnt espresso, and caramel notes. Flavour is intensely roasted yet also sweet in the right places, with hints of vanilla and plum. An exact collision of mcberko and my favourite aspects of a good Imp. Stout...he likes them intensely roasted, I like them a little sweeter. Wow. This is viscous, rich, creamy, smooth, beautifully balanced, perfect carbonation. Yum! Poured lightly chilled - I bet it is more flavourful a tad warmer - if I can make it last long enough! Rare :P

piwneopinie_pl (104) - POLAND - JUL 25, 2017
W aromacie czuje sporo palonych slodów, przebija sie przez nie kawa oraz duzo gorzkiej czekolady. Do tego dochodzi wanilia. W smaku jest sporo palonych nut polaczonych ze szlachetnym alkoholem. Do tego mocna dawka wanilii. Po przelknieciu trunku cale gardlo wypelnia sie smakiem gorzkiej czekolady. Bardzo mile rozgrzewanie, pelne, waniliowe. Nuty gorzkiej czekolady staja sie jeszcze wyrazniejsze po drugim lyku. Waniliowy finisz nie jest juz tak intensywny, jak na poczatku. Warto tez dodac, ze wanilia jest wyrazista i nie zalatuje sztucznoscia, jak w przypadku niektórych piw. Podobnie jest z kawa, mam przed oczami ziarna palonej kawy niczym w reklamie. Palonosc, tak w duzym skrócie moge opisac to piwo.

Eastwood (350) - Oviedo, SPAIN - JUL 25, 2017
Tomada de botella con Angel77 en Cimeria. Negra con espuma beige muy oscura. Alicorada, cremosa, potente. Muy buena

FraekkeFyr87 (562) - - JUL 24, 2017
The aroma is full of chocolate, coffee, fudge, dark fruits, smoke and muscovado. The color is pitch black and the head is mocha colored. The taste is full of chocolate, coffee, fudge, dark fruits, smoke, dark cocoa beans and muscovado. A nice beer!

oobawa (1409) - Tennessee, USA - JUL 23, 2017
Yummy, yummy Jesus. Waves of milk chocolate, black cherries, anise, raisin, and hints of clove and cola, with a strong espresso bitterness on the back end. Starts strong, boozy and sweet, yet the finish never grows cloy, instead mixing a java fade with a glowing liquor warmth. Deep, thick, and complex. Pours a gorgeous black with a dark brown head and ample lace. Massive chocolate and candied cherry nose. Warm, but at 13% it should be. Lovely.

Inbreak (6068) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - JUL 23, 2017
Rerated 23.10.2015, tap @ What’s Brewing:
Nice brown creamy mediumlasting head. Aroma is slightly rich, dark malts, salty licorice, coffee, toffee, chocolate, grass, dark sugar, caramel malts, smoke. Taste is slightly sweet, dark sugar, dark malts, grass, smoke, weeds, caramel, chocolate, licorice. Medium bitterness, syrupy mouthfeel. Nice.

Hermod (7881) - Vantaa, FINLAND - JUL 21, 2017
1pint can. The beer poured pitch black with an espresso head. Roasted malt, molasses, syrup, chocolate and coffee notes. It is sweet but not the same stickyness these usually are. Balanced, round and smooth, abv nicely hidden. Some warmth of course. Oily, dark chocolate, coffee, syrupy, dark malts in flavors. Long long finish. Great sipper, but scaringly easy to drink.

Mark_Eck (1949) - - JUL 18, 2017
Bottle. Pours black. Aroma and taste are dark fruits, roasted malts, and chocolate.

langeveld12 (553) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 18, 2017
Full bodied pitch black stout. Loaded with coffee, chocolate, sweet dark fruits and brown sugar. Perfect balance between sweetness and bitterness and between malts and hops. High complexity. Brilliant!

1pintatatime (162) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 10, 2017
Wow. Pours a deep black color with a thick tan head that quickly dissipates. Nice lacing. Aroma is toasted malt, molasses, and brown sugar over booze. Taste is fantastic. An almost bitter baker’s chocolate is joined by the molasses and brown sugar for a complex flavor that goes down easy and starts a fire in the belly. That dryness of the dark chocolate makes for great mouth feel throughout. Nice long, semi-dry finish. I like everything about this beer.

Drago7 (326) - Warsaw, POLAND - JUL 7, 2017
Can. Z: nie za dużo się dzieje poza rozpuszczalnikiem i gorzka czekolada Roda z lekkiego dry stouta. S: pelny, lekki alkohol w spirytus który gdzieś pojawia się w tle, na pierwszym planie jednak gorzka czekolada z karmelowym nadzieniem. Trochę likierowy ulepek.

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