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RATINGS: 140   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   IBU: 66   EST. CALORIES: 252   ABV: 8.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Honoring our favorite local blacksmith, this flavorful Stout is a selected mix of ten malts and five hop varieties. Imperial Stout was a key British export in the Baltic trade that elevated art and industry in Russia and England during the 18th Century. Celebrate craftsmanship and raise a glass to broader flavor horizons.

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2.8
ehaak26 (557) - - APR 3, 2017
Bottle from a friend into a snifter. Pours a nice black with tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, hops, and licorice.

3.7
imdownthepub (14751) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 16, 2017
Bottled, 355ml aged 4yrs many thanks to Doppelganger. Black with tan head. There is a milk chocolate character to this along with a fruity, plummy note, some tarry notes some caramel. Not as deeply flavoured as many Impy Stouts but there is a reasonable palate. Overall pretty decent.

3.5
CopterScott (254) - Kansas, USA - MAR 27, 2016
Dark brown/black color with a thin tan head. Aroma is roasted malt and cocoa. Flavor is the same.

3.2
HuskerTan (2211) - Ravenna, Nebraska, USA - FEB 28, 2016
Draft/Fest. A- Weak, bland, subtle cocoa. A- Black color, dark liquid, tan head. T- Roasty, cocoa, malty. P- Full body, average texture, average carbonation, roasty finish. O- Aroma was a bit of a let down and the taste was really traditional forward but still lacking. Needs some work but could be great.

3.1
DCLawyer (2846) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - DEC 29, 2015
Backlog from the Brony Bottle Share at Travlr’s. Dark brown with small lite tan head. Oats and roasted malt. Thin, boring.

3.6
coachd (860) - Missouri, USA - OCT 3, 2015
Aroma is a little weak. Standard Imperial Stout scent, but muted and with a strange red wine vinegar characteristic. The appearance is nice - flat black color with a tiny cap of tan foam that leaves a lot of lacing. Nice creamy flavor with a welcome sweetness that opens up before giving way to hops and roasty bitterness. Booze burn in the aftertaste; I have never taken away points from a beer for that. Great palate, thick yet smooth. This beer was good, not great.

3.9
Beaver (1807) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 3, 2015
12 oz bottle. Pours dark black brown with a big creamy tan head that retains well and laces the glass.

The aroma is roasted chocolate malt, black licorice and a little fruit.

The flavor is roasted chocolate malts, black licorice and some dark fruit and an ashy bitter finish. The mouthfeel is medium to full bodied with smooth carbonation.

Overall, a nice imperial stout.

3.7
gregwilsonstl (2527) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - MAY 2, 2015
Dark black. Milky chocolate. Roasted. Heavy body. Bitter aftertaste. Good but not great.

3.8
TheEpeeist (3709) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 30, 2015
12 oz bottle. Dark brown with a sparse tan head. Nose is dusty caramel, faint coffee and raisin. Coating medium body with a tang. Taste is coffee, grass, chocolate, licorice and caramel. A little bit of everything. Solid stout.

2.7
jake65 (3942) - Meridian, Idaho, USA - APR 16, 2015
Bottle, Boise imperial stout tasting. Pours a deep brown and capped with a small beige head. Nose is roasty, heavy roast, nutty, and some sweetness. Didn’t really care for the taste so much... heavy roast and a bit of licorice. Some dark fruit. The heavy roast seemed out of place and led into the sweetness being out of place.


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