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RATINGS: 268   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Mt. Marcy, Skylight, Algonquin...Majestic Adirondack High Peaks - They are the inspiration for our "High Peaks" series, a line of beers that are bigger, more complex and flavorful; beers that are meant to be sipped and savored. The second in our series, Saranac Imperial Stout, is brewed with eleven malts to balance a delicious chocolate and coffee roasted flavor with the spicy herbal character of the generous kettle and dry hops. At 50 IBU’s this beer captures the essence of the Adirondacks. Enjoy!

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2.7
bu11zeye (13029) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 2, 2012
(12oz bottle, courtesy of blutt59) Pours an opaque black body with a spare tan head. Aroma of roasted grain, chocolate, plum, coffee, and raisins. Flavor of raisins, tobacco, roasted/burnt malt, coffee, and ash.

3.8
jkwalking05 (4743) - Arlington, Texas, USA - FEB 1, 2012
Black in color with a small tan head. Aroma is of coffee, roasted malts, chocolate. Taste is of malt, booze, molasses, and coffee.

3.6
travita (5006) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 1, 2012
Reddish brown color, tannish head, and dark. The smell is toasty, malts, roasty, chocolate, and coffee. The taste is dark fruits, chocolate, sweet, cocoa, and roasted malts.

3.7
BrewIPA (93) - Rochester, New York, USA - JAN 21, 2012
12 oz bottle, pours black with a creamy head. Tastes of roasted malt and mocha. Very good stout, worth the purchase.

3.4
Scopey (15290) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 2, 2012
Bottle, thanks to Leighton. It pours near black, with a thick tan head. The nose is caramel, spice (particularly cinnamon), varnish, brown sugar and milk chocolate. The taste is roasted malt, chocolate, tobacco, caramel, toast, charred wood, tar, burnt malt and salted caramel, with a dry finish. Medium to full body and moderate carbonation. Not bad.

3.5
Bragesnak (5394) - Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 29, 2011
From Voldby, DK. Bottled, 211211. Black with beige head. Aroma of coffee. Flavor with roasted malt, chocolate and caramel.

3.7
Leighton (21880) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 18, 2011
UPDATED: DEC 19, 2011 Bottle at home in London. Pours black-red with a light, beige head. Sharp, milk chocolate aroma, medium roast. Medium sweet flavor, moderate roast, notable alcohol, some peat, earthy bitterness. Full bodied with fine, massaging carbonation. Warm finish, bits of booze, dark chocolate, scorched earth, plenty of peat, some dark fruits. Not bad.

3.7
daniele (9463) - ITALY - DEC 11, 2011
scura schiuma media discreta persitenza naso piuttosto intenso caffe liquirizia quasi liquoroso in bocca buon corpo tostaure decise e buona luppolatura finale piuttosro secco

3.2
reggiedunlop (3725) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 5, 2011
Pours deep brown/black with a medium mocha head. Aroma of dark fruits, molasses, and caramel. Flavor has some heavy roast, dark chocolate, and winey dark fruitt. Mouthfeel is medium and slightly creamy with a roasty, dry finish.

3.3
VTHopHead (1511) - Seymour, Tennessee, USA - NOV 12, 2011
Bottle/12oz - Pours a very dark black/brown in color with a small creamy tan head that produced some really nice lacing on the glass. Aroma is heavy with dark roasted malts along with a bit of both chocolate and coffee. Flavor is also quite strong with the dark malts... a bit too much of the black patent IMO... and the coffee is stronger than the aroma. Lingering bitterness that, I’m sure, is a combo of the hops and the astringency of the darkly roasted malts. Good, but not great Impy...


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