john44 (3331) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 12, 2017
Bottle. BBE Jan 2016; Drank Dec 2015 - Opaque Black in colour. Large brown foamy head. Very Malty; roasty malts, dark chocolate, coffee, brown sugar, liquorice, vanilla notes. Fruity; dark fruits, raisins. Spicy; peppery notes. Viscous. Rich and Smooth. Warming alcohol. Sweet roast chocolate malty throughout. Liquorice becomes increasingly noticeable in the dryish bitter finish. The sugar and liquorice are interesting additions. Terrific tasty original Impy Stout! (2016-01-03)
zvikar (6349) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - OCT 29, 2016
Brown, beige-brown head, chocolate aroma, coffee, caramel, toffee, smoked, fish, chocolate flavor, coffee, caramel, toffee, smoked, fish, wood, fun, medium+ bodied. Gramoit (493) - Surrey, ENGLAND - JUL 16, 2016
Beautiful chocolate and lovely sweetness is what this beer is about. the hints of bitterness. At first I was worried the liquorice would be a bit to much to handle, but it absolutely was not, just a hint of it was in the background. Certainly a Complex beer Melnis (527) - LATVIA - JUN 14, 2016
UPDATED: JUN 14, 2016 Aroma: Salda grauzdejuma cirtiens, fonaa viige, aronija un ari taa lakrica, bet tik minimali ka lakricas nemiletajam patiktu. Garsaa: Grauzdeeta Muscovado muffins, lakrica praktiski nav. Videja biezuma gaaze, diez daudz, tadelj neliekaas eljljains.Puta tumsi bruna un atri pazuud. Alko noslepts sameriigi. anders37 (26878) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 14, 2016
Cask gravity @ Craft 100. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty dark fruit caramel and chocolate aroma. Roasted malty thick chocolate dark fruit and licorice flavor. Has a roasted malty thick chocolate and licorice finish.
Iznogud (4066) - CROATIA - MAR 14, 2016
Bottle, 330 ml from Luvians bottle shop. Pours black with light brownish head. Roasted malts, chocolate, licorice. Sweet, syrupy, oily. Full bodied, complex. Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 22, 2016
Bottle at Kyle’s Place. Pitch black - white head. Coconut. High malty. Acid. Burned. Dark chocolate. Salmiak. Licorice. Ok bitterness. Soya. Smokey. Lovely. planky84 (3379) - Lee, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2015
Bottle from Pigs Ear Beer Festival, 2015. Jet black pour with a tan head. Keeps it’s head well. Aromas of cinnamon, dark chocolate, coffee roast, licorice toffee, vanilla and cocoa. Big boozy flavours of licorice, bags of dark roast coffee, dark chocolate and roasted sweet spice. Lengthy dryness on the gullet. Full bodied brew, huge alcohol warmth. Long, sweet coffee infused finish. Excellent. thelynchfella (199) - Dublin, IRELAND - NOV 21, 2015
Poured jet black with tan head. Sweet chocolate aroma, coffee, liqorice. Tastes off coffee, dark chocolate, molasses, liqorice. Bitter dry finish. Beautiful beer hohops (1065) - Kent, ENGLAND - NOV 20, 2015
Appearance is opaque jet black, with a large foamy brown head which slowly diminishes. Aroma- chocolate, fudge, leather, vanilla, molasses, toffee, espresso, roast malt. Bitter hops are also detectable. Taste- chocolate and toffee, chocolate biscuit, fudge cake, roasty coffee, brown sugary sweetness, vanilla, coconut, rich fruitcake. Full and thick mouthfeel, like a boozy milkshake. Excellent.