Half Pints $ellout $tout

Formerly brewed at Half Pints Brewing Co.
Style: Imperial Stout
Winnipeg, Canada
Serve in Snifter


on tap


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RATINGS: 67   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 252   ABV: 8.4%
Brewed with heaps of roasted barley, crystal malts and flaked oats, and then hopped up with Willamette and Centennials. During the fermentation, Jaggery is added and when finished, the beer is aged in whisky barrels for six months. 1st Vintage - January 14th, 2010

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
markas101 (2423) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - APR 10, 2010
65 cl bottle, Fargo, ND, USA via Winnipeg (thanks Dad!). Deep black colour, darker than average foamy head that clings up the side of the glass. Mix of whisky and roasted malt aroma, nice mellowness that culminates in a whisky infused aftertaste thats sweet with just enough burn to feel it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
garthicus (2924) - Dublin, IRELAND - APR 3, 2010
Thanks to Jerc and Mabel. Appearance: Pitch black, small brown head. Aroma: Super whiskey nose, a lot of decent woody notes too with smoke and alcohol. Flavour: Lots of malt, liquorice, whiskey, alcohol and a long boozy dark chocolate finish. A nice winter warmer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beershine (5224) - VANCOUVER, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 1, 2010
Pours thick black with nice thick beige head. Potent aroma has lots of vanilla but also alcohol. Soft and creamy mouthfeel. Great fudge flavors, like vanilla/chocolate marble fudge. Long roasty finish. Delicious.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hobbersr (690) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 28, 2010
Thanks to savvy1982 for the share! A very rare treat. Pours black with a large creamy head. Aroma is weak... Faint almost. Milk chocolate, vanilla and chalk on the nose with yeast (Im almost positive 1056) and soft fruit under the roasty top notes. The flavor is big and roasty. Smoke, toasted oak, chocolate, a chewy rye flavor, under-ripe stone fruits, and vanilla. Big chewy mouth feel. Very tasty and Im looking forward to see what a year or two will do to this one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
blankboy (7637) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 23, 2010
Bottle [650ml] shared with HogTownHarry, garthicus, GregClow, jerc & mabel -- c/o j&m. Pours a very dark brown with an average size foamy tan head and nice lacing on the glass. Nice aroma is sweet and woody, with roasted malt, whiskey and chocolate. Flavour: Yum! The barrel-aging is nice, its not overdone and easy to drink. Roasted malt, chocolate, wood, leafy green hops and whiskey. Medium bodied, creamy mouthfeel. Loved it!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mabel (9222) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 16, 2010
[2771-20100219] 650mL bottle. Smoky cucumber pickle juice aroma with hints of woody cask. Black red body with a big long-lasting foamy brown head. Barrel-aged cask rich roasted malt flavour is a little boozy and hints at red wine. Full body. Very tasty.
(w/ blankboy, garthicus, GregClow, HogTownHarry, jerc)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cole (967) - , Alberta, CANADA - MAR 11, 2010
pours black as night with a tall brown head. Aroma is great big and malty with a very woody aroma and a very distinct rye smell. However the rye barrel is very prominent on the palate. This is a great stout big and malty with that strong oak flavour and distinctive rye sweetness.and a strong chocolate flavour in the finish. This is a very cool stout.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zvikar (6022) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - MAR 6, 2010
At a tasting, thanks Rick, pours black with tan head, powerful aroma of oak, whiskey, nuts, chocolate, orange and lime notes, flavor of pine, coffee, grapes and citrus, bitter towards the end. Medium to Full bodied. Great

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DSG (13956) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAR 3, 2010
Bottle at a tasting. Thanks David C. Black with a medium beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, woody notes, acidic berries and some coffee hints. Flavor is sweet upfront with roasted malt, chocolate notes and some fruitiness and continues dry with coffee, light alcohol hints and some hops. Full silky body.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tomer (3415) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - FEB 27, 2010
At a tasting, no head, black colour with some lighter brownish taints, aroma of mocha,vanila, milk chocolate and lightly roasted coffee, flavour of dark fruits, dark chocolate and coffee, medium to big body, bice long acidic aftertaste with some roastiness in the end. Excellent stout.

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