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RATINGS: 896   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The beer is a dry Imperial Stout - creamy and rich with color as black as night. It has aromas of roasted coffee and dark chocolate, hints of molasses, toffee and caramel in the taste. Clipper City will produce only a small batch, so availability is extremely limited. IBUS: 30 Malts: Crisp English Pale, Crisp Crystal, Chocolate and Roasted Barley Hops: Styrian Goldings, Fuggles Magnum and Amarillo

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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
habadin (15) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - NOV 11, 2012
Bottle. Aroma was nice and malty. Definitely got the dark chocolate notes. Crisp tasty, hops came through the vast amount of malt. Overall, decent beer!


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (8039) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 1, 2016
Bottle from Total Wines, Sterling VA. Jet black in colour, with a thin, beige, head. Coffee and dark chocolate notes, some caramel and dark berry sweetness, before a rich, toasty finish. Good.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
bagalagalaga (160) - Indiana, USA - NOV 28, 2016
Smells like coffee and a little fruit or red wine, but man you take one sip and you are hit with a very unexpected and fairly unpleasant, medicinal taste. It was so weird it made me check the best by date, still 5 months out. Like a bad citrus fruit taste, or merlot cut with coffee? Other Heavy Seas are much better.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
chucklemation (1468) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - NOV 3, 2016
Pours a dark brown with a thin off-white head. Aroma is chocolate, roast, molasses, fruit, and something off. Flavor is a bit better, with chocolate and molasses dominant, but also roast, toffee, and some dark fruits. Highly carbonated. Just okay.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Johnstledger8 (915) - Dublin, IRELAND - SEP 30, 2016
Bottle. Pitch black with a fading bubbly brown head. Aroma is of roasted coffee, nuts, dark fruits, salty. Taste is of coffee, dark fruits, blackcurrant, nuts, caramel. Watery to oily mouthfeel, medium carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tfontana (804) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 4, 2016
Bottle pour into nonic pint glass from One Stop Market. Appearance is dark brown-red (virtually opaque black) with quickly-fading light brown head and no lacing. Aroma is strong roasted malts, chocolate and dark fruit, caramel/toffee and hint of coffee. Taste is initial dark fruit, molasses and toffee--interrupted by slightly tangy, almost metallic flavor--then ends roasted mix of sweet and bitter. Palate is full bodied with smooth, thick texture, average-to-lively carbonation with dry, roasted finish. Overall, slightly off in the taste and a little too carbonated for the style.

3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
sloshgator (718) - Orlando, Florida, USA - JUL 20, 2016
Heavy Seas Peg Leg has a lot of competition which makes rating it tough. Definitely dark pour with a moderate tan head. Taste is malty as expected but nothing special. Peg Leg is just average in a sea of great Imperial stouts. Consider it decent, but not a standout.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TXBadger (2596) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 12, 2016
Pours an opaque dark brown with khaki colored head. Roasted malt, cocoa, and just a hint of coffee on the nose; follows onto the palate. Full bodied. Finishes with a lot of roasted character and some molasses.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
ilovedarkbeer (2716) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - MAR 21, 2016
On. Tap pours a black brown color with a foamy brown head. Notes of fudge, booze, smoke, and burnt cookie crust. Thin for an impy.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jsporrer (800) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 9, 2016
Poured from a bottle. Pours a pitch black with a thin tan head and plenty of lacing. Aroma of roasted malts and a semi sweet dark chocolate and caramel. Nice body thats not too thick. Fairly smooth with very light carbonation. Tastes of dark molasses, licorice, and roasted malts. Flavors are not very prominent and dont linger long enough. Smooth finish with a slight bitter aftertaste. OK, but I was expecting much more from a stout.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
altonbrownd (5898) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - FEB 26, 2016
Bottle from Perfect Pour. Dark brown body with thin head. Nose is burnt caramel. Taste is similar of burnt, roasted malts, caramel and sweet finish. I think its too roasty in my opinion. Pirate style.


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