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RATINGS: 110   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83/5   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed with 7 different malts, you should be ready for a full onslaught of creamy stout intensity. Broadly in the style of a Foreign Extra Stout, this is our heaviest and most intense year-round offering.

Starting Gravity: 1.080
Final Gravity: 1.025
Alcohol By Volume: 7.5%
IBUs: 60

GRAINS
Canadian Superior Pale malt
Durst Munich II
Crisp Caramel 77L
Crisp Caramel 120L
Simpsons Roast Barley
Simpsons Chocolate malt
Simpsons Brown malt
Flaked Barley

HOPS
UK Pilgrim YEAST Chico Ale

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3.8
MrTipple (6471) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 29, 2017
Intense dark chocolate, cacao, dark roast filter coffee, dark, charred malts. Hazy, very dark brown, medium, creamy, white head. Medium sweet. More dark chocolate, cacao, bitter, burnt malts, soft carbonation, full bodied. Beautiful Impy, rich and intense. Keg at GABF17, Denver.

3.8
kambei70 (1114) - - OCT 13, 2017
UPDATED: OCT 13, 2017 Dark malt and roasted coffee. Semi-sweet chocolate. Nice earthy bitterness.

4
BVery (11361) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - OCT 10, 2017
Sampled at GABF 2017 in Denver, CO. Numerical rating only - did not take detailed notes.

3.8
rosskyle (766) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 7, 2017
16oz can. Black color with an off white head. Roasted malt coffee aroma. Roasted malt chocolate flavor. Creamy medium body. Nice smooth stout. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
mcberko (18979) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 6, 2017
500mL can, pours black with a small tan head. Aroma brings out moderate roast, with a touch of cocoa and oats. Flavour is hearty, with moderate roast, oats and light cocoa. Light sweetness, with a nice heart finish. Excellent.

3.8
ZacM612 (804) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - AUG 4, 2017
Can from BelgianBeerGal. Black with an off-white head. Dark roast coffee aroma. A little sweetness up front, with a strong, slightly bitter coffee finish.

3.5
BelgianBeerGal (4158) - Panama City, Florida, USA - AUG 4, 2017
Tallboy can from the brewery enjoyed at Purgatory. I was actually proud I could tell this was a foreign stout without checking! Tasty malt, a hint a sweetness, and light bitterness. Pretty nice.

4
MartinT (10036) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 25, 2017
My Bottom Line:
Foresty, minty undercurrents scent this superbly malted Stout, offering roasted lengths and caramelized soy complexities onto grape jam and plenty of Maillard notes.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A veil of foam tops the darkness.
-This one’s just begging for grilled meats! Pork flank? Alrighty then!
-Body is well put together.
-Crystallized brown sugar notes are well positioned.

Can. Merci, Hughes!

3.8
Sbreitman (5) - Lafayette, Colorado, USA - JUN 3, 2017 does not count
Nice dark color. Aroma of coffee. Smooth mouth feel gives way to a little hop bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
KevinReddirt (220) - Midland, Texas, USA - MAY 12, 2017
Obtained on a trip to eastern New Mexico in a fortunate circumstance. The 16 oz can delivers a lights-out black liquid and hardly any head. Stouts do that sometimes in my experience. The nose is subtle, cocoa and something herbal. The first drink is fine, a malty dark chocolate, roasted pecans and a touch of caramel. Not imperial stout big taste. Something much more subdued. A slick and fullish mouth feel and an extended medium-bitter finish. Entertaining without being superb. Malpais Stout continues the La Cumbre tradition of great graphics on the can.


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