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RATINGS: 1225   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.05/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The history of the bible and religion is indeed the struggle of good vs. evil. Our Serpent’s Stout recognizes the evil of the dark side that we all struggle with. This is a massively thick and opaque beer that begs the saints to join the sinners in their path to a black existence.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RagallachMC (631) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - SEP 3, 2008
750ml bottle. Aroma: Chocolate cupcakes, raisins, coffee, roasted malt. Some light alcohol as it warms. Appearance: Deep black in color with no highlights. Dark tan head was full and creamy with good retention. Good lacing. Flavor: Roasted malt with notes of cocoa, smoke, and espresso. Raisins, bananas, and yeast. Finishes fairly dry. Palate: Medium-full bodied. Medium carbonation. Light alcohol warmth in back of mouth. Overall: Well balanced, flavorful, and a good drinker. Another solid beer from LA.


3.7
DroolYeast (1764) - Odder, DENMARK - DEC 21, 2017
Bottle. Aroma of roasted malt, black malt, dark chocolate. Black with tan head. Taste is moderate malt bitter, light sweet, bitter chocolate. Full body, oily feel and roasted malt, chocolate finish.,

3.7
dropi6 (707) - POLAND - DEC 12, 2017
Vintage 2017. Pours dark, big head. Coffee, cacao, chocolate, fruits, some sourness, caramel, vanilla, cookies. Plenty of body, ratfer fizzy, nicely balanced alcohol. Very decent non-barrel imperial stout.

3.7
GSE (95) - POLAND - NOV 26, 2017
[24.6.17 backlog z notatek] btl. 75cl. Trwała brązowa piana. W aromacie mleczna czekolada. Duże wysycenie. Ostry, intensywny smak. Czekolada z dużą ilością kakao. Alkohol piecze w przełyku.

3.4
erikaraeb (325) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 23, 2017
Pretty typical stout spectrum flavors - coffee, chocolate, dried fruits, though a little more bitter than usual. Thick bod, but could be creamier - the bitterness cuts whatever smoothness is present.

3.5
ironcontra (494) - ATL, Georgia, USA - NOV 9, 2017
Grape, soy sauce, dry chocolate, nuts, slightly bitter finish, it's a good stout but to me didn't seem that memorable, nothing particularly unique to it, but alco is very well hidden tho, and with a nice creamy head

4.3
Bill Becker (2003) - Casper, Wyoming, USA - NOV 8, 2017
From Apr 2008 I got this from South Bay D&L. Thanks Joey! This one pours from 750ml caged and corked bottle just a notch up from pitch black and a big 3 finger billowy head of tannish foam...err..I hope it doesn't overflow. Nope. My mouth prevented that from happening. lol Very nice tasting foam. The smell is lighter than I expected but I'm getting some dark fruit, milk chocolate, and some coffee. The real first sip and the dark fruit is pretty darned amazing; plum & raisin are there and aren't shy at all. Next comes the chocolate and the coffee and they work very well with the fruit indeed. The alcohol is so well hidden it's scary. Just some warming long after the swallow. Even so, I'm definitely going to stretch this session out to the max. 1 because of the abv, 2 because it's so damn delicious! Awesome head retention here and some nice sticky tan lacing all over my glass. It borders on a really full mouthfeel and the carbonation is light but right.The finish has a slight bitterness that I feel is both from notes of dark chocolate and a touch of citrus hops. Wow. This is a really smooth drinking, packed with flavour Imperial Stout and I'm so glad I sought it out. One of the very best that I've tried, for sure.

4
szymonskc (1065) - Skórcz, POLAND - OCT 23, 2017
Zapach intensywny, paloność, kawa, gorzka czekolada, kakao, karmel, wanilia. Kolor czarny, nieprzejrzyste. Piana beżowa, obfita, drobna, trwała, zdobi szkło. W smaku lekka słodycz, średnia pełnia, paloność, czekolada, kakao, lukrecja, kawa, karmel, suszone owoce, alkohol. Goryczka wysoka, wysycenie niskie.

4.2
Daboch (245) - Gdansk, POLAND - OCT 14, 2017
Imperialny stout ładną beżową. drobnopecherzykową pianą. Piwo praktycznie czarne nieprzezroczyste. Aromat klasyczny, dużo palonych słodow, kawy i gorzkiej czekolady. W smaku podobnie plus orzechy, chleb. Dobry, ciekawy stout

4.2
Mr_Pink_152 (5752) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - OCT 11, 2017
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines. Deep Mahogany colour with a tan head. Deep roasted malty and liquorice aroma. Taste sweet and bitter finish. Full rich body.

4
beerplace (2287) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 7, 2017
750ml bottle (thx, Chris S.!) shared with George at Ilya's. Vintage 2014. Pours an almost black with a dark beige head. Aroma is roasted malt, some chocolate, molasses. Rich roasted malt aftertaste. Good stuff.


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