john44 (3048) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 27, 2017
Keg Half Pint at Craft Beer Co, Clerkenwell, London in Dec 2011 - Very Dark Brown (almost Black) in colour. Very very sweet and rich stout. Very aromatic; incredibly it does smell and taste like crème brulee. Very Malty; roasty malts, lots and lots of vanilla, toffee, toasted/burnt sugar, chocolate, lactose. Hoppy; spicy floral hops. Unique taste. Stunning dessert beer! Really this is an Imperial Milk Stout or an Imperial Sweet Stout if there was such a style. Lovely Impy Stout! (2011-12-01)
tapefuzz (470) - Massachusetts, USA - JAN 20, 2017
12oz bottle. Pours dark brown with a moderate tan head. Aroma is largely vanilla with some toffee, caramel, and sugar. Taste is vanilla, toffee, caramel, and cream. Lightly bitter roast finish with some lingering caramel sweetness. Medium body. Barely any carbonation. Mouthfeel is a little light for an imperial stout but it is pleasantly coating; smooth and sticky. polo_marco (332) - milton, Vermont, USA - JAN 20, 2017
Smells like sweet sticky caramel and cream. Nice dead of night black color with one finger head thick lacing on the glass. Taste is awesome with butter toffee sugar cookies sweet cream caramels molasses slightly burnt bitter ending. Full thick creamy body with flattish carbonation with smooth tacky finish. Awesome stout but definitely more desert then every day drinkers stout but still tasty none the less. Nice job on that brew. mikeymike (75) - Kansas, USA - JAN 17, 2017
UPDATED: JAN 30, 2017 12 oz bottle. Pours very dark brown/black with a 1/2 finger mocha head which dissipates rapidly. Aroma is a a vanilla sugar bomb with a hint of chocolate. Taste is vanilla sweetness and milk chocolate, but very one note. Medium body with decent mouthfeel. Overall, this vanilla bomb was a bit too much for me. I prefer my big stouts with a little more complexity. LagerDoctor30 (1) - - JAN 13, 2017 does not count
Never thought of a dessert beer but one never knows enough. Pours dark as night. Sweet, strong vanilla flavor. Creamy and full bodied. A nice after dinner beer for the winter by the fireplace.
kevinator (2176) - The Colony, Texas, USA - DEC 30, 2016
Something else and dessert-like. Aromas and flavors of cream, roasted malt, caramelized sugar with a mild sweetness. Really dark and smooth. hackobock (4007) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 29, 2016
December 28, 2016. Bottle, courtesy of tkrjukoff, thanks! wchesser (2071) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 4, 2016
Dark brown, almost black with a medium sized frothy tan head. Aroma is intense sweet and sugary with vanillin, caramel, milk chocolate and some licorice notes. Taste is sweet. Medium to full bodied bodied, soft carbonation. Finish is sweet with dark sugar, caramel, vanilla and milk chocolate.
The creme brulée is there but it’s too sweet and the vanilla is over the top.
Bottle a few years old now. This has held up much better than I’d thought. Deep black with light brown edges. Nose is massive vanilla, lightly toasted caramel. Taste is quite sweet, cloying. Flavor of creme brûlée. As you’d expect they nail the nose and flavor on this but ultimately, just to rich for more than a couple of ounces. Vestergaard (2089) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - SEP 1, 2016
From bottle. Pours an almost pitch black with a small tan head. Aroma has baileys, dooley’s, dumle, vanilla, candy, cream caramel, toffee, cacao milk, light roast. Taste is sweet, candy... All candy! And then a pretty roasty finish. Average carbonation and a medium full body. v8powered (157) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUL 28, 2016
Pours dark black with light white head. Aroma of burnt Carmel and vanilla. Taste is a touch bitter, mostly from a really burnt carmel flavor. Very malty with strong vanilla carmel flavors. Aftertaste has a lot of burnt carmel to it. Don't like the bitterness. If the bitterness was gone, it would be smoother and better allowing more flavor to come through.
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