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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   IBU: 82   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
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Darker than a starless night deep in the rocky mountain wilderness, dryer than the barren tundra, this stout is to be feared and respected. Do so and you shall be rewarded.

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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beaver (1802) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 15, 2013
22 oz bottle. Pours inky black with a medium creamy tan head that retains well and laces the glass.

The aroma is sweet grainy chocolate malts, dark fruit, and some bourbony alcohol.

The flavor is sweet roasted chocolate malts, tart dark fruits, some black licorice and a roasted bitter finish with some bourbony alcohol. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with creamy carbonation.

Overall, a decent imperial stout. All the roast kind of clashed with the sweet, slightly tart, fruit.


3.9
BuckeyeBoy (7684) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 6, 2017
650ml bottle pours out dark brown with a tan head. Nose is roast malts some brownies molasses chocolate and ash. Taste is more of the nice roast malts some light sweetness and a coffee touch.

3.7
Sammy (12210) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 19, 2016
A solid base beer. Chocolate with a tinge of sweetness, and licorice. Very foamy thick lace beer. Smooth drinker.

4.1
MrChopin (4304) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUN 11, 2016
[ bottle ][ 1.5oz ][ @Tasting ][ $? ][ schnapps snifter ][ 03.05.15 ]
black with tan head, dense down to ring. Rich, dense dessert nose, fudgey dark chocolate alongside plum sweetness. Front palate has light booze and dark chocolate, expedition-esque roast and chocolate married bitterly mid-palate, full bodied and creamy accenting the roast, light anise esters adding depth. Very well rounded and balanced, very similar to expedition without the richness or depth.

3.6
radagast83 (8074) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - MAR 10, 2016
Bottle at the March DC Tasting. Poured a dark brown color with a tan head. Aroma was roasted malts, chocolate. Flavor was semi-sweet chocolate, roasted malts, light burnt notes, vanilla woody notes. Light Belgian funk notes. Pretty good.

3.3
GenDV138 (7285) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAR 6, 2016
Bottle at the DC March Tasting. Dark brownish black with tan head. Aromas of roast, chocolate, vanilla. Tastes of chocolate, roast, light toast. Medium body with a dry finish.

3.5
solidfunk (8964) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAR 5, 2016
Some roast and some licorice. Black pour with great head and lacing. Caramel. Bittersweet finish. Bottle.

4
Travlr (24909) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAR 5, 2016
Bottle. Dark clear maroon brown color, fluffy beige head. Nice aroma of brownies with burnt edges, licorice. Taste is spiced anise, dark chocolate. Very tasty.

3.8
dfinney23 (3278) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 27, 2015
Deep brown with a finger of mocha head. Caramel and chocolate aroma. Taste is more of the same with more cocoa plus a bit of smoke. Dry, slightly chalky finish.

3
lukemcg (8) - Kansas, USA - JAN 31, 2015 does not count
Somewhat dry, with nice carbonation, dark black appearance and coffee notes.

3.8
cards04 (2809) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JAN 20, 2015
Pours black with whisky mocha head. Aromas of toasted malts, anise, and molasses. Definitely some smoky flavors going on with this one. A touch of sour and sweet too. Nice mouth feel. Solid stout.


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