overall
98
82
style
Brewed by Milton
Style: Imperial Stout
Cambridge, England
Serve in Snifter

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

Regional Distribution

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RATINGS: 56   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sm89walt (1986) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - DEC 17, 2011
Cask - The White Lion, Norwich. Poured with a fine and tight bubbly tan head that disappeared to leave a ring of foam around a deep and dark ruddy opaque brown body. Sweet, perfumy fruits on the nose, juicy with a drop of palma violet and some roast. Sweet and fruity again on the tongue, some perfume, liquorice, warmth and a light bitterness. Soft, medium body and a lingering sweetness with a delicate chocolate note beforehand.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (35103) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - FEB 12, 2011
Cask. A pitch black beer with no head. The aroma has notes of malt and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, and alcohol.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dynamiteninja (1837) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - NOV 30, 2010
Cask. The Criterion, Leicester. Medium tan head, black body. Curly wurly toffee, caramel, alcohol, tia maria, chocolate, sugar, aniseed. Sweet with some alcohol. Bitter bite. Long complex sweet finish, Some oiliness, viscous, warming.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (45196) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 2, 2010

Cask (gravity) @ NWAF 10, National Winter Ales Festival, The Venue, Sheridan Suite, Manchester, England.

Clear dark brown color with a small to average, frothy to creamy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, light beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, chocolate, vanilla, dark - hard roasted, dried fruit. Flavor is light heavy sweet and light bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20100120]

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 22, 2010
Cask. Black and opaque with a small beige head. Intense aroma of dried fruit and hard roasted malt. Quite full-bodied, flat, hard roasted malt, dried fruit, vanilla and wood. Sweetish finish with basically no bitterness. Pleasant. 200110

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chriso (7513) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2010
Cask at the Pembury Tavern, November 2006. Almost black in colour. Lots of roast malt and creamy chocolate in the aroma. More of the same on the palate, with a developing burnt and hoppy bitterness. Some fruity notes too and a hint of flowery violets. Also sweetish coffee, although the overall impression is not sweet at all due to the balance produced by the bitterness. Full mouthfeel although drinks more easily than 7.5% ABV would suggest (actually I noted this down as 7.6% but no matter). An all round excellent brew.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nomad (18) - Manchester, Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - JAN 21, 2010
Cask at Manchester Winterfest. Rich, black stout with mocha malt, iodine, fruit, liquorice and a hint of rum. This is fine but Im not as blown away as I expected to be and on the night, the St Petersburg nicked it on points.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2009
UPDATED: JAN 28, 2010 1. Cask Handpump at the Maltings, York 09/05/2009 Fruity aroma. Black strong in alcohol and fruity with some dryness and bitterness in a crisp warming slight roast finish. 2. Cask Stillage at NWAF The Venue, Miles Platting 20/01/2010 Fruity aroma. Dark coloured strong in alcohol and spicy with a little dryness in a crisp and bitter malt finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2009
Cask handpump at 3rd Wellington Beer Festival 09, Wellington Arms, Bedford. Black with a small brown head. Buttery paint aroma with leather, some natural gas and some blackcurrant. . Some fruitiness also in the taste, which is like an apple and blackberry crumble with custard. Slight bitterness. Superb beer.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
tbw2008 (14) - Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2009
Cask @ Pembury Tavern Big bold imperial stout. Black as night and full of rich roasted flavours, hints of vanilla and expesso coffee. Gorgeous


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