RATINGS: 235   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.02/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
Imperial Stout with Coffee Added On a pilgrimmage for immortal craft beer we tripped on these heavenly coffee beans -- threw them in and created damn good aromas, a thick fudge-like body, pitch black color and obviously only made it in limited amounts. And the taste.... furthermore Jesus!

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fidelis83 (2270) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - OCT 6, 2013
Thick black pour, mocha head with a nice, glass coating appearance and some decent lacing. Aroma of smoke, coffee, burnt caramel, coffee and chocolate. Flavor has a slightly more oily, charred presence along with more coffee, booziness and a good helping of dark fruit and piney hops. Thick syrupy,creamy feel on entry, slightly drier, syrupy feel after that with a lightly chalky finish and light to medium strength slightly sharp carbonation. Good stuff, complex and flavorful, has a nice boozy warmth without tasting too boozy in the taste or smell and tons of roast, coffee and just the right amount of smoke and hops to keep it interesting. Tasty for sure, but at $9/12oz., not a repeat buy, cut that by 1/2 or 2/3 and I might think about it. Too many better beers for less.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mikeymike (41) - Kansas, USA - JAN 14, 2017
11.2 oz bottle. Pours jet black with a 1/2 finger mocha colored head which dissipates rapidly. Aroma is coffee, raisins & dark fruits, and chocolate. Smells hot. Taste is roasted malts up front, chocolate in the middle, with a strong coffee back end as the alcohol warms on the way down. There is a slight bitterness with the front end malts as well. Alcohol taste is well hidden, but there is a warming sensation. Mouthfeel is medium and creamy. Overall a very good coffee stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ffaoe (580) - Moorestown, New Jersey, USA - JAN 11, 2017
roasted barley and coffee aromas. pitch black and viscous with no head. full body with strong heavily roasted barley and coffee flavors.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
beer_queue (84) - California, USA - DEC 30, 2016
Pours a deep brown, pitch black in the glass; thin brown head and looking exactly like a French press coffee. Aromas are what you’d expect: a bunch of coffee & roasted malts, but there’s actually a bit of hops right behind it as well. Taste is coffee-driven, comparable to Sumatra + Ethiopian blends; you get smoky earthiness, chocolate, and a bit of citrus sweetness. Finishes with extra dark chocolate with still some lingering espresso notes. Getting a lot of hops after warming up but not sure if that earthy bitterness is from the coffee. The booze is mostly hidden & noticeable only at the very end. Thick & chewy texture, low carb, finishes dry as hell. Recommended for black coffee drinkers!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ordybill (1519) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - DEC 17, 2016
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. The appearance is pitch black in color with a very small brown head. The aroma is coffee and chocolate. The taste is malt and coffee. An outstanding beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wombat23 (971) - Texas, USA - DEC 12, 2016
Shared 11.2 oz. bottle. Pours black with a tan head. Aroma of dark malts and coffee. Taste is roasted malt, coffee, dark chocolate and alcohol. Nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
darbeer75 (703) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - DEC 6, 2016
Aroma: lots of rich coffee with dry notes; Appearance: pitch black with tan head that dissipates slowly; Taste: follows nose with booziness and dry character normally associated with regular stouts; Palate: very heavy body with long, sweet finish; Overall: rich and tasty; would get again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
DandyWolfFloyd (1200) - Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 1, 2016
Aroma - astringent coffee roast, caramelized sugar, dry powdered chocolate. Appearance - the body is black, the head brown. The head is around 1" and slowly fades into a nice level of foam. Some crowned lacing and alcohol cloying wash of suds. Taste - is rich with some pleasantly astringent coffee. There is some dark chocolate similar to the taste of a Snow Cap nonpareil, marshmallow, there is also some alcohol. There is a small spice - not much though, hardly noticeable. This is a showcase of few ingredients, but the best of those ingredients. Superb! Palate - full body, thick almost chewy texture, carbonation is average, and finish is semi-sweet and slightly astringent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (13581) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 29, 2016
12oz bottle. Small brown head atop black body with brown edge. Aroma is moderately sweet, coffee, some chocolate icing/milk chocolate, light alcohol warming/vinous. Taste is sweet, coffee, some alcohol, milk chocolate, light ash/smoke. Low carbonation, full body, some stickiness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dnstone (2808) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - NOV 28, 2016
Dark black-brown with ring of tan head. Sweet cream a light coffee-roast. Smooth roast, with a sweet milk chocolate sweetness and lingering roast finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
dwyerpg (5829) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - NOV 25, 2016
This is quite stellar. The coffee really isn’t that over aggressive. The stout flavor is delicious. Good stuff.

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