Brewed by Milton
Style: Imperial Stout
Cambridge, England
Serve in Snifter


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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Cask; Occasional. Part of the Imperator range.
Imperial Roman Stout - an enormous, luscious and velvety stout. Bursting with dark, roasty flavour with an underlying vanilla richness.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
teorn88 (7647) - Rimini, ITALY - MAR 2, 2017
Cask at the Pembury. It pours a deep dark brown with small beige head. Aroma is roasty and slightly sweet and tangy. Taste is also medium sweet with strong licorice and some roasted wood and caramel notes. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. Overall, decent one

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Christian (13579) - Odense, DENMARK - FEB 23, 2017
Gravity cask at National Winter Ales Festival. Black with a small off-white head. Aroma of roasted malt and dried fruit, with a touch of alcohol. Sweet fruity and roasted flavour

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
john44 (3041) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2017
Cask. Pitch Black. Extremely roast/burnt malts. Dark bitter chocolate & espresso coffee. Dark fruits, berries. Deep, full-bodied, dry. Powerful roast chocolate malty dry finish. Superb, full-flavoured stout. (2008)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iznogud (3710) - CROATIA - APR 30, 2016
Cask at the Pembury Tavern, London. Pours dark brown with small tan head. Roasted malts, chocolate, licorice. Sweet with bitter finish. Expected a bit more after Nero.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrTipple (4517) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 16, 2016
Aroma: milk chocolate, toasted malts, caramel, dark, dried and sweet fruits. Appearance: dark brown, no head. Taste: light sweet. Palate: light bitters continue, coffee, chocolate again, dark berries. Overall: very decent Imperial Stout, not too overpowering, well-balanced, complex for the low ABV. Pint at Bath Pavilion Beer and Cider Festival, Bath.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tombyars (1672) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - JUL 5, 2015
Tasted this at the Glasgow Real Ale Festival at the Briggait on the 26th June 2015. For me it was best beer of the festival. Cask, gravity dispense. Dull black with a thin buff head which rapidly vanished. Cracking malty aroma with strong sweet mincemeat pie notes mixing with treacle. Smooth oily thin mouthfeel with no lacing at all. Dark complex malts give booming sweet notes of treacle toffee, liquorice, dark chocolate and syrupy dates all in the mouth. Could not detect any any hop resins in the aftertaste just a hint of roast grain. Malt comes back with a bang for a smooth malty, overall sweet finish with silky South American dark chocolate, raisins, plums and red liquorice flavours present in the palate. Now were talking - a superb mix of sweet flavours from an Imperial Stout - very little in the way of drier roast notes present! So easy to drink despite the high ABV. This is one to look out for if you enjoy dark malty beer on the sweet side!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ianwelby (1330) - SCOTLAND - JUN 25, 2015
Slightly flat black beer with a filmy head. Sweet aroma of dried fruit. Dried fruit and malt taste. The liquorice comes through in the aftertaste. Its nice but I couldnt have a lot of it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
jjsint (2924) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAY 6, 2015
Cask at the lovely Devonshire Arms. Somewhere between darkest brown and black. Opaque with pretty much no head. The aroma is mostly liquorice with a bit of smoke. The bittersweet taste is right in the money: liquorice, raw wood, chocolate, salt. Intense and beautiful.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (17316) - Pori, FINLAND - APR 11, 2015
Cask at The Pembury Tavern. Opaque black color, tiny beige head. Licorice in the nose. Medium-bodied. Sweetish in the front, the licorice all over. Good but one-dimensional.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (20826) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2015
Cask at the Pembury Tavern - London. Pours oily black with a foamy, khaki head. Lots of dark fruits in the nose, some chocolate, minimal roast. Medium sweet flavor with further dark fruits, grapes, berries, raisins, slight molasses, gooey chocolate. Medium to full bodied with fine carbonation; good condition. Nicely balanced finish with more ripe, dark and dried fruits, raisin and berry, some prune, fig, mellow cocoa and roast, slight earthy bitterness. Good stuff overall. Very drinkable.

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