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RATINGS: 785   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
New recipe, new label, new year.

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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tricksta_p (4213) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - JUN 10, 2016
Bottle at home. Aroma is dark malt, cocoa, chocolate, fruity hops, roast, coffee, touch of liquorice. Flavour is moderate sweet with a nicely bitter finish. Body is medium to full. Surprisingly hoppy, Stout flavours seem a bit restrained at first, until you realize just how well-balanced and drinkable this beer is.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
maley1 (1233) - Calgary, CANADA - JUN 10, 2016
Dark brown viscous pour with a small tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate, slight coffee and faint hops. Taste of roasted malts, unsweetened chocolate, slight coffee, soya sauce, faint licorice and faint bitter hop finish. Full bodied, medium carbonation, creamy thick mouthfeel, nicely balanced. Nothing spectacular here just a nice solid imperial stout.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pictoman (1046) - British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 10, 2016
Poured from 12 fl oz bottle. Dark blackish brown with tan head. Aroma of soy sauce, mild chocolate and roast malt. Taste is heavy malty, light leather, mild roast and chocolate, mild hops on the finish. Good balance.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
mkel07 (5676) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUN 9, 2016
090616. The makeup of this beer is almost as heavy and deep as the name of the beer, certainly one of the more unusual beer names going around at the moment. Not that this should surprise anyone. When I had this beer that I bought from Beer Cartel it wasnt Christmas Eve, I wasnt in New York and I wasnt in a hotel room - not that any of that stopped me from enjoying this beer immensely. This is a beer that is big in every sense of the word, big deep black colour that reflects the light back at you, big dark chocolate and coffee aromas that fill your nose, big flavours of coffee beans, cocoa and vanilla and a big hit of alcohol - like I said - big. The thickness of this beer leaves a coating along the roof of your mouth and the flavour secrets itself into every pore of your mouth. A deep dense black colour with a thin line of tan foam this beer sits there and almost dares you to drink it. Enjoyable from the first sip to the last.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jaghana (5875) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - JUN 3, 2016
Bottle 33cl, a dark beer with medium copper head, nose is very nice on dark chocolate and creamy notes. As ever with Evil Twin, his imperial stout are properly done, each time tasty, clear dark chocolate notes, creamy mouse feel, licorice, roasted finish. In the "More Jesus" direction, excellent stuff, just nice and robust.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mariuspoenari (2197) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 2, 2016
33cl bottle. Pitch black pour with a medium height tan head with modest retention. Notes of dark chocolate, roasted malts, some dark cherries, molasses and licorice. The alcohol could be a bit more hidden, but otherwise this is a solid beer, smooth mouthfeel, full bodied and with a chocolate bitter-sweet taste.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hammy78 (968) - Dundas, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 28, 2016
Bottle. Pours a complete opaque colour, thin dark khaki head, lace clings to the glass walls.Nose is sweet roasted malt, cinnamon, gingerbread cookies. Tastes a little smokey, deep roasted malts, sweet caramel, molasses, gingerbread cookies, cinnamon, bitter. Thin mouth feel, a little ABV heat.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Werckmeister (2679) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - MAY 26, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 28, 2016 0,33l bottle at home. black color, small dark coffee colored head. No obvious BB date. smells of cocoa, vanilla, dried fruits, raisins, spices, milk chocolate, nice smell. full body, soft carbonation, slick mouthfeel. tastes peppery, spices, some dried fruits, raisins, alcohol, some cocoa, vanilla, earthy, bit glueish, light roast. finishes lightly roasted with notes of spices, pepper and some earthy notes. good one, quite smooth, some vanilla and rather spicy, overall very enjoyable.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
andriesradu (702) - ROMANIA - MAY 21, 2016
Pours pitch black with a moderate brown head. Nice chocolate, light roasted malt, sweet. Flavor is heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, notes of chocolate, alchool,light roasted. Sticky, creamy mouthfeel.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fletchfighters (1490) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 14, 2016
355 ML bottle Pours dark cola color and settles black, with some hints of ruby. Dark brown colored head, spotty lacing and some ABV legs. Falls to a good collar. Nose is dark fruits, slight smoke, vanilla, chocolate and roasted grain. Little element of smoke or cigar smoke that makes this a bit odd. Good dark fruit components. Taste is juicy dark fruits, roasted grain, watery coffee, and tobacco. Kind of in a way a smoked pork. Chewy as in a lot going on up front but overall body wise it is a little watery and kind of Meh. Medium bodied, light carbonation. A lot fo smoke and tobacco in the finish. If this was beefed up a bit more, say to 12% this could be interesting. Wants to work but does not.


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