overall
96
62
style
Brewed by Howe Sound Brewing
Style: Imperial Stout
Squamish, Canada
Serve in Snifter

bottled
available

on tap
unknown

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RATINGS: 144   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A dark rich black stout utilizing humongous amounts of roasted barley, black malt, flatted barley and Warrior, Green Bullet and Willamette hops. Thick enough to fill potholes!

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3.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Beerenberger (1605) - Fischer, Texas, USA - JAN 22, 2013
Big molasses aroma with malty nots. Pours an opaque black with a nice mostly diminishing foamy tan head. The taste is malt forward. A strong molasses flavor up front, with dark roasted malts and a bitter finish. Medium-full body with medium carbonate. Overall, good but not as smooth as Piropeller Imperial Stout.


3.7
douglas88 (9789) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 16, 2017
UPDATED: DEC 16, 2017 Bottle. Pours a pitch black color with a small beige head. A big coffee and roast nose. A nice smooth flavor, coffee, vanilla, ash, soft earthy base.

3.5
Sledutah (7976) - Utah, USA - DEC 15, 2017
Bottle at Doug's Christmas party, thanks stevoj
Black with a small beige head, light lacing. Dark malts, chocolate and caramel. Roasted malts, chocolate, coffee and mild ashy
Ok

3.6
BuckeyeBoy (8860) - Boise, Idaho, USA - DEC 15, 2017
Flip top bottle thanks to Steveoj. Pours out dark brown almost black topped with a tan head. Nose is ash roast malts some smoke. Taste is more of the ash notes roast malts and some dark chocolate.

3.9
stevoj (5868) - Boise, Idaho, USA - DEC 15, 2017
Bottle from Tres Bonne Cuisine. Dark,inky black, small beige head. Dark roast aroma,ashy. taste is big roastiness, gets, dry and chalky, also sticky.. Chocolate, burnt toast.

3.6
Jrwhitney6 (515) - - NOV 23, 2017
Had at Thanksgiving about 2017. Pours from a jug-like bottle a dark, dark brown. Nose is roasted malt, earthy. It has some of the roasted malts on the taste, along with a syrupy sweetness (I guess the molasses) and some bitterness. Has a chewy mouthfeel. Enjoyable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
GregMooreNH (258) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 27, 2017
Pours intensely dark with rich thick two finger head delivering strong lacing. Aroma is caramel, chocolate and resin. Sweet aroma surprising leads to bitter chocolate taste with thick texture. Aftertaste is also deep, bitter chocolate.

4.1
DocJitsu (2060) - Pensacola, Florida, USA - AUG 26, 2017
Very dark brown pour with a rich, sticky reddish-caramel color head. Sorghum, dark roasted malt, and a bit of cherry on the nose. Very thick mouth feel. Dark roasted malt, sorghum, and some cherry fruitiness in the flavors.

3.6
Beerdedone (3480) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 26, 2017
Bottle. Pours opaque black with a medium sized light brown head. Aroma of chocolate, coffee and molasses. Flavor of roasted malts, dark chocolate, coffee, vanilla, molasses and had a nice dry roasty finish.

4.6
somewhereman (1) - - APR 10, 2017 does not count
OH BOY! thick with coffee and chocolate undertones and a hint of black liqorice. Smooth after effect on the palate (ie not syrupy), just a nice residual flavor. I remember my first time, it was to mark a passage of time, and i could not remember if the beer was that good, or if it just fit the mood. Well the second time confirmed it, it is that good. Both experiences were form the 1L bottle with ceramic stopper. Do yourself a favor, pour a pint and sit in your favorite armchair and simply relax.

3.7
katrinaez (2355) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 10, 2017
Thick root molasses and tobacco scent. Deep blackish brown color. Taste is tobacco, anise, earthy, and molasses. Heavy malts. Mouth is not overly thick for style, but very filling in general. Bottle.


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