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RATINGS: 1122   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Everything but the kitchen sinkGreat Western Premium Two Row, Wheat, Carvienne, Caramunich, 95-115, 135-165L Crystal Malts, Chocolate, Roasted and Black Barley and Pale Chocolate. We also add some Brown Sugar and some Dark Belgian Candi Sugar to boost the Original Gravity. The beer is hopped with East Kent Goldings, Mt. Hood, Liberty, and Challenger. It is unfiltered with an OG of 1.094 and 10.0% ABV. Proprietary Ale Yeast.

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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (13801) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 1, 2012
Bottle at Brewdog Aberdeen. It pours jet black, with a thin tan head. The nose is varnish, salted caramel, tar, ash, treacle and liquorice. The taste is burnt malt, charcoal, smoke, soy sauce, toffee, tar, ash, touch of spice, salted caramel, treacle and liquorice, with a tarry finish. Full body and fine carbonation. Good stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HenrikSoegaard (13744) - Randers, DENMARK - JAN 21, 2011
Bottle. Frothy lightbrown fair mostly deminish ng head. Heavy malty and moderate hoppy aroma. Vanilla notes. Moderate bitter wonderfull flavor. Average moderate bitter long finish. Creamy palate. Fantasic beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
djd07 (13521) - Houston, Texas, USA - FEB 4, 2015
2010 bottle thanks to Eric. Pours a dark brown with medium tan head. Aroma is roasted malt, chocolate, and brown sugar. Thin mouth with strong booze, dark chocolate, candy sugar, bitter roast finish. Very good.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Christian (13285) - Odense, DENMARK - APR 3, 2009
UPDATED: DEC 15, 2015 Black with a small light brown head. Aroma has sweet licorice and a touch smoke, weak citrus hops and some alcohol. Very sweet with dark and roasted flavours, licorice, charcoal and smoke. The alcohol is noticed and gets cloying

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Drake (13260) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 17, 2014
Bomber. Pours inky black with a large foamy brown head. Good head retention. Aroma of chocolate, roasted malts and a bit of umami and green hops. The taste is roasted malts, dark chocolate, coffee, green coffee, mild hints of vanilla and caramel. Medium bodied, low carbonation, slight alcohol warmth. Straightforward, solid imperial stout.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bierkoning (12999) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - FEB 18, 2008
UPDATED: MAR 16, 2009 Bottle shared @ jbruss place. Pure chocolate and cacao powder in the aroma. Pure chocolate, coffee and oily hops in the flavor, the latter lingering on in the aftertaste. Delicious and well balanced. Re-rate 2008 bottle. Pitch black and opague. Coffee and milk chocolate in the aroma. Creamy roasty bitter flavor with coffee, anis and dark chocolate. Roastbitter finish with some berries. Laurel. Huge beer, but the alcohol is fairly well hidden.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (12767) - Escondido, California, USA - DEC 29, 2007
22 oz bottle received via trade with bmartin08. Pours opaque with a small, frothy, dark brown head, mostly diminishing with spare lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (molasses, chocolate, coffee), average hops (perfume), average yeast (leather) with notes of alcohol, prunes, and tar. Full bodied, creamy texture, average carbonation, and a bitter finish. Long duration, moderate sweetness, acidity, and bitterness.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Dogbrick (12501) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 17, 2008
Sample at the Most Honorable SuperHappyFun Stout Tasting. Bottle from Park Lane Liquor in Lancaster, CA. This beer pours pitch black with a medium and foamy light brown head that diminishes slowly. Rings of lacing on the glass. Chocolate, coffee and vanilla in the nose. Full-bodied with flavors of coffee, cocoa and roasted malt, plus some vanilla and raisins. The finish is rich and flavorful with a nice vanilla mocha aftertaste. Good all around.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bov (12483) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - SEP 11, 2009
from crackedkettle.com - black coloured and with a little elusive beige foam; fair aroma of roasted malts with strong notes of black chocolate, some licorice, prune and hop presence too; quite thick, solid malt backbone and a robust sweetness; some balance comes from the hops; bitter/sweet finish with strong notes of chocolate, licorice and a touch of vanilla

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kermis (12400) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUN 14, 2011
Bottle from De Molen. Pours black with Creamy beige head. Aroma is roasted coffee, malt, chocolate and dark fruits. Flavour has same aspects With a medium sweetness and a touch of wood. Medium to dull bodied beer with a very light carbonation. Really good.


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