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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Rye imperial porter rocking a chewy, chocolatey, spicy malt character that coats the mouth and warms the cockles. It starts off rich and full-bodied, with a velveteen texture and creamy dark chocolate flavor, and finishes with a lingering rye spiciness and pleasing earthiness.

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4.3
PugUglyBrewer (889) - - JAN 25, 2018
Opaque inky black color with a short-lived head of tan colored foam. Rich dark coffee with spicy rye and caramel malt base. Some rich cocoa and some vanilla rounding it all out. Dry roasted coffe bean finish.

4
mariuspoenari (3202) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 11, 2018
Very dark brown pour with a tall, fine-grained tan head that gives way to a thin, velvety lacing. Notes of roasted coffee, cocoa, chocolate, mocha, lighty spicy rye, a bit of smoke and a bit of licorice, chicory. Soft texture, medium body and carbonation and a roasty bitter-sweet finish, leaning more towards bitter.

4.2
Fatehunter (2650) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - DEC 29, 2017
Amazing all around. Coffee, chocolate, darkness hits the nose. Taste is dark but not too bitter.

4
Westchesterco (2274) - mclean, Virginia, USA - DEC 17, 2017
From a 22 oz. bottle it is a deep dark Amber color with a tan head. The Aroma is of black licorice and the taste is smoky and bitter roast with dark chocolate and rye. Very nice.

3.9
Iphonephan (7512) - Jackson Hole/McLean, Virginia, USA - DEC 17, 2017
From a 22 oz. bottle. Pours a clear deep cola brown with a tan head. Aromas of licorice and leather. Flavors are slightly smoky and bitter roast with dark chocolate and rye. Very nice.

3.6
Maverick34 (3410) - New York, USA - DEC 11, 2017
Bottled. Deep rown pour. Chocolate, not too sweet. Some rye grainy dirt and such.

4.1
SebBrews (217) - Bucharest, ROMANIA - DEC 4, 2017
Pitch black with foamy, medium espresso head. Nose is coffee, bready yeast, licorice, some spices. Medium bitter taste with notes of coffee, licorice, cereals, biscuits. Delicately bitter and boozey finish. Very creamy, full bodied, medium carbonation. Crisp, well balanced flavours. Very good.

3.5
Tide (4628) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 3, 2017
UPDATED: DEC 3, 2017 Draught at the taproom. Black color, beige head. Bitter taste with roasted malts, nuts, licorice, chocolate, coffee and dark fruits. Bitter finish with roasted malts, nuts, chocolate, licorice, wood and a bit of dark fruits. Excellent imperial stout.

3.7
GlasgowTAD (2008) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - NOV 24, 2017
Bottle. Pours near full opacity with medium creamy head which soon recedes to a small layer. Aroma is caramel, coffee, vanilla, slight cinnamon. Taste is cocoa, vanilla, chocolate.

3.7
Stuu666 (15526) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 24, 2017
Bottle at Craigs. Pours deep ruby brown, nose is coffee, liquorice, toffee, chocolate, taste is sweet toffee, peppery, coffee, roasted, little thin.


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