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RATINGS: 239   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84/5   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Boutip (6097) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 26, 2015
Bottle: Poured a pitch-black color stout with a large brown foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of strong dry bitter coffee notes with some roasted malt is dominant. Taste is also dominated by strong dry coffee notes that also veered into astringency territory. Some black chocolate notes are also perceptible. Body is about average with nice level of carbonation and no apparent alcohol. Not bad but coffee notes are almost too powerful for the overall balance of this beer.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rejtable (2394) - Ontario, CANADA - OCT 18, 2015
Bottleshare. Pours black with limited head and no lacing. Nose/Flavour espresso, vanilla, dark chocolate. Taste is big bitter big sweet. Mouth medium body with lively carbonation. Nice beer!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
cards04 (2720) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - OCT 17, 2015
Thanks Justin for this gift from Chicago. Pours a smooth black with dark head. Aromas are predominately dark roast coffee with notes of bitter chocolate. Flavours follow suit. Lots of coffee, some lactose and chocolate. Not getting a lot of vanilla with this though. Very nice imperial stout.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lubiere (13193) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 16, 2015
A deep dark imperial stout with a thin mocha head. In aroma, loads of coffee grind, light vanilla, light chili powder, bitter chocolate, interesting. In mouth, an intense bitter chocolate with coffee grind, Oyster pulp, alcohol warmth, very nice. Bottle from Binnys in Chicago.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yourilevesque (1610) - Montral, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 30, 2015
Dguste chez Janick. Merci Roger, Marc-Andr et Stphane. Bire bien noire, dguste dans le noir. Il fait bien noir. Pas de mousse, sinon un mince anneau beige en surface. Beaucoup darmes de caf, de caramel et de malts rtis. a sent trs bon mais rien de lger. Texture sirupeuse et huileuse, saveurs douces, je dtecte des notes dalcool, de caf aussi bien sr, de la torrfaction et galement de la mlasse sur une importante base malte. Trs bonne et facile boire!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
weark (699) - Morges, SWITZERLAND - JUN 2, 2015
Bouteille achete chez Erzbierschof - De couleur noir avec une fine mousse beige qui dure bien et laisse une petite dentelle sur le verre - Au nez des armes de malt rti, de caf, de sauce soja de houblons terreux - En bouche des arome de caf, de vanille, alcool, une pointe de fume - Corp ample, bonne amertume, bonne carbonation, final sur le caf - trs bonne imprial stout, trs complexe j?adore

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bacterial (2931) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - MAY 14, 2015
Dark black pour with no head. Slight smokey nose with a hint of coffee. Sweet malty beer. Just a hint of coffee in the finish. Ok.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
tectactoe (3125) - Michigan, USA - MAR 26, 2015
Bottle: Deep brown, nearly black color with a toasted beige head, slightly frothy, creamy, & quick to recede. Aroma of French pressed, French roast coffee. Very rich, deep, dark, & semi-bitter. A touch of dark malt sweetness balances the huge roasted aromas, but also adds another element of char in the periphery. Body on this one is super creamy, velvety, chewy, & silky... Wow, excellent mouth feel. Huge coffee flavor up front. Good mix of "bitter-roast" & "creamy-sweet". A touch of booze, licorice, dark cacao bean, & plum hangs around the outside, but roasted coffee beans are certainly the star of the show. Really nice coffee beer.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ebone1988 (1543) - Dearborn, Michigan, USA - MAR 7, 2015
Bottle shared with koleminer20. Aroma is roasty, coffee, some booze, bready. Appearance is black, brown head, poured light. Taste is roasty, some chocolate, lots of coffee, some booze. Mouthfeel is great, oily, creamy, lots of coffee aftertaste, malty, nice. Overall, a real nice coffee stout.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
koleminer20 (2934) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - MAR 7, 2015
22 oz bomber. The pour is a dark dark brown with a thin tan collar of head and no lace. The area is pretty big on coffee. There is a great licorice on the nose backed up by a little booziness. The malts balance out well, and this is just a good smelling offering. The flavor is decent. There is a lot of chocolate malts up front, rolling through a good licorice and into a great coffee induced aftertaste. This is smooth and rich. The mouth feel is a little light, but the soft carbonation helps it come across a really creamy. I like how the booze is well hidden and you don't get the same level as in the nose. Well done, but could be a little thicker ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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