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Brewed by Kereru Brewing Company
Style: Imperial Stout
Upper Hutt, New Zealand
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 9   MEAN: 3.86/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 333   ABV: 11.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Made for GABS 2016. The black malts give complex layers of dark chocolate, coffee and raspberries.

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4.2
bcurious (11) - - JUL 28, 2017
UPDATED: JUL 28, 2017 Like chocolate mousse with a raspberry compote. A big beer but well balanced.

4
gam (4037) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUL 23, 2017
Thick pouring imperial small head black pour low medium carbonation aromas coffee cocoa caramel raspberry dried fruits dark fruit and rich chocolate flavours are coffee rich chocolate fudge like cocoa raspberry brown sugar raisins currants dates figs prunes love the fruit mix superb raspberry becoming popular this is great on the palate well done to the Brewers

3.5
vanvenlo (1910) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - JUN 29, 2017
East of Everything ontap(30-Jun-17) Big coffee chocolate aroma. Black, brown head and sticky sheet lacing. Sweet malt and coffee flavour. Bitter coffee finish and berry coffee aftertaste.

3.7
Andrus86 (686) - Busselton, WA, AUSTRALIA - JUN 28, 2017
BOTTLE. Pours an oily black, minimal off white head yet a ruby tinge.. Medicinal raspberry aroma, some choc.. Big dark body, roast coffee, dark choc with a thick creamy mouthfeel.. Sourced cape cellars

4.2
typedjjb (1) - AUSTRALIA - APR 25, 2017 does not count
Dense carbonation. There is a high volume of small bubbles. Cherry, chocolate, coffee and a hint of rum and rasin on the nose. There is a strong Cherry Ripe flavour with additional rasberry, rum and coffee flavours. An interesting, nicely balanced high alcohol beer that is good to share with friends.

3
Davros (3258) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - FEB 9, 2017
Pours black with a small head. Nose shows stale coffee, raspberry, toasted malt and toasty notes. Flavours include toast notes, coffee grounds, slight raspberry and an over bitterness and heavy booze.

4
explosivedog (1506) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - DEC 25, 2016
UPDATED: JAN 5, 2017 500ml bottle. Pours dark and thick with a strong brown head. Aroma is coffee, chocolate and a little dusty toast character. Flavour has the same bitter coffee up front, a hint of tart raspberry and then a long sweet chocolate finish. There’s a little alcohol heat that builds up too. For me, that raspberry hint could be a little stronger, but it’s still pretty irresistible. The body lacks the silky smoothness of Kereru’s Imperial Nibs, as there’s a little too much carbonation for the style.

4.2
Skarecrow (872) - North Shore, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - DEC 1, 2016
500ml bottle. Oil black color with minimal tan head. Aroma is all roasted coffee and port cask. Mild bitterness is followed by bitter chocolate/roasted coffee, a slight raspberry tartness and a smooth alcoholic finish. Mmmmm.....

4.4
Samtzu (546) - Palmerston North, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 14, 2016
UPDATED: APR 13, 2017 Beervana 2016. Pours a deep black with small amounts of brown head. Very dark with a full malt body and a hint of the cacao nibs. Slightly sweetness hidden away.

4.1
StevieT (2016) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 4, 2016
On tap at GABS 2016. This was my favourite beer of the festival, rich dark and smooth with a hint of raspberry, loved it.


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