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RATINGS: 807   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Chocolate truffles, cocoa, espresso coffee, burnt currants, the sweetness of a sherry - all come to mind when enjoying an Imperial Stout. A rich porter of English origin brewed to withstand the long voyage from London to Czarist Russia. The classic "Winter Warmer". Big, Strong, Malty Stout.

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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
blutt59 (6516) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 24, 2010
bottle, black pour with some tan foam around the edge, malty chocolate aroma, flavor is hershey dark chocolate, malty oats, bitter finish


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
katrinaez (1520) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 4, 2016
Light but boozy aroma with a hint of sweetness. Pours jet black with light brown foam. Medium mouth feel with thick malts upfront and bitter coffee and chocolate at the end. Well done. Tap.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tide (3103) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 13, 2016
Bottle from online shop. Black color, beige head. Bitter taste with roasted malts, nuts, hops, espresso, a bit of chocolate and licorice. Bitter finish with roasted malts, hops, nuts, espresso, chocolate and a bit of licorice. Excellent imperial stout.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
PotjeBier (2815) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 30, 2016
Tap @ Beer Temple, sample size. Black color. Dense beige head with reasonable retention. Aromas: sweetish, vanilla, chocolate, toffee cake. Retronasal theres sweet fruit, sticky toffee cake, chocolate. Flavor is roasty moderate bitter, moderate sweet. Body is under medium, a bit thin for a 10%er. Finishes with hard roast, rather bitter.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
msbernac (2104) - Krakow, POLAND - JUL 27, 2016
Draught Aroma-chocolate, coffee, caramel, Appearance-black, hazy, brown foam, Taste-medium sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, Palate-full body, thick feel, average carbonation, long finish, Overall-perfect

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Douberd (5031) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - JUL 7, 2016
(Moylans Ryan Sullivans Imperial Stout) From a 650ml bottle at MOUt bierfestival, Nijmegen. 150 ml glass. Black coloured body, tall and thick brown head on top, with good retention. Aroma of chocolate, roasted malts, liquorice. Nice taste with roasted malts, coffee, liquorice, ash, mild bitterness and only a touch of alcohol. Medium thick body, soft carbonation, smooth on the palate. Great!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Franksv6 (855) - Tiel, NETHERLANDS - JUL 3, 2016
@ Malt beer festival Nijmegen. Unclear black colored beer with a small beige cup, low carbonation. Tastes fruity, malty, caramel, little smoke, chocolate and coffee.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fkoolen (1050) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - JUL 1, 2016
UPDATED: JUL 1, 2016 Taster @ Mout Bierfestival, Nijmegen. Pitch black, beige foamy head. Roasted malty chocolate and coffee, leather, smoke, light red fruits, vanilla and lightly sweet, bitter finish. Well balanced. Good body, low carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Idiosynkrasie (6714) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - MAY 4, 2016
650ml bottle. Jet black colour with average to huge, thick, creamy, fairly lasting, moderately lacing, ochre-ish tan head. Sweet-ish dark malty aroma, notes of latte macchiato, white coffee, nut-flavoured cream, treacle, a touch of molasses and liquorice, minimally waxy and leafy overtones. Taste is moderately sweet dark malty, hints of treacle, sweet liquorice (Sholz), latte macchiato, interludes of cola, very well hidden alcohol.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
madmitch76 (22708) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2016
23rd April 2016
Opaque dark brown beer, good tan head. Palate is light, semi dry and has reasonable fine carbonation. Odd dark malts, rich and with a trace of cream but also carrying a distinctly tea like tang. Light floralness and a touch of dark fruits. Finishes dry and spicy. Mmm. Okay.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrTipple (3814) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2016
Aroma: intense filter coffee, chocolate, toasted malts. Appearance: black small, creamy, beige head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: lightly acidic, citrus, dark, toasted malts, bittersweet chocolate. Overall: decent Imperial Stout, well-rounded. Pint at Bottle Shop, Bermondsey.


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