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RATINGS: 159   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 97   EST. CALORIES: 312   ABV: 10.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
"Since the dawn of time it has been mankind’s dream to blot out the sun." -C. Montgomery Burns 97 IBU 10.4%

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3.9
DuffMan (10549) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - APR 23, 2017
Bottle. Nearly black, with a light brown head. Char and chocolate, black bread, hoppy bitter finish. Full bodied, complex, and drinkable.

4
Atom (2525) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 7, 2017
On tap at the Nova, pours a dark brown black with a medium tan head. Big fruity citrus hop aroma of dark chocolate malt and a light roast. Smooth thick soft palate. Taste of rich chocolate shake/malt, earthy roast and lightly bitter coffee on the finish. Solid!

3.7
Yorker (2021) - Herning, DENMARK - MAR 31, 2017
65 cl bottle @ home. Pours black with a tan head that leaves some lacing. Aroma and flavour are roasted, almost burned, malt, chocolate, and liquorice - with a bitter finish.

3.5
jc1762 (1544) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 17, 2017
UPDATED: FEB 24, 2017 Thanks Huhzubendah for sharing the bottle! Poured into a taster showing taster showing pitch black with half a finger of clean white foam. The nose is earthy and hoppy. The palate is full bodied and lightly carbonated. Flavors of hoppy forwardness. Hoppy bitterness.

3.8
Ahuth (623) - Illinois, USA - JAN 5, 2017
Bottled. Pours thick black. The palate is creamy and thick. The taste is chocolate roasty coffee and a little vanilla. Drake fruits and sweet.

4
Christos (5862) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - JAN 5, 2017
(Three Floyds Blot Out the Sun) Bottle 650ml at home, thanks to rxeight! Served into a snifter, bottled on 15/1/16 Black coloured body, one finger of thick, dark beige head on top, with good retention. Aroma has light citrus, hops, resin, roasted malts. Taste has fruity notes of citrus, grapefruit, oranges, light chocolate and alcohol, roasted malts on the finish, hoppy bitterness. Medium thick body, good carbonation. Tasty, pretty close to a black IPA.

3.8
dresden (1581) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - DEC 24, 2016
Thick deep brown, roasty,smoky dark fruits. Flavour is fruity , boozy and bitter chocolate, not bad

3.6
hopscotch (11170) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 16, 2016
Bottle... Pours dark brown with a small, creamy, khaki head. Decent retention. The aromatic highlights are charcoal and resin. Full-bodied with a creamy mouthfeel with laid-back carbonation. The flavor features roastiness, singed malts and resiny bitterness. No real chocolatiness here - just roastiness. Moderate bitterness and alcohol warmth in the finish. Bottle shared by growler!

3.7
muzzlehatch (4969) - Beloit, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 9, 2016
22 ounce bottle from Badger Spirits (February 2016), served around cellar temp or perhaps a bit above in a Maudite snifter. Not-quite-opaque dark maple to black with a largish, slow-diminishing maple-cream head and a bit of fine lacing...nose is burnt chocolate, grapy-vinous, a bit of resinous hops, licorice - pleasant enough but not particularly potent or exciting...body is chocolaty-sweet, lightly acidic, some faint lactic-sour qualities, with a finish that is still fairly sweet but a touch more bitter, woody, and at least a littler drier...mouthfeel is quite soft, carbonation muted but noticeable...very smooth and easy-drinking Impy with almost no alcohol noticeable. This is reasonably solid and I’m glad that I can get it easily, given the unavailability to peons like me of Dark Lord - but at the same time, I can’t help remembering every sampling I’ve had of the latter, and good as this is, well...

4
jbruner (5002) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - SEP 27, 2016
Pours a deep brownish black from the bomber with thin ring of bubbly tan brown head. Aroma of dark chocolate, tobacco earth, smoky roast notes, and a hint of booze. Taste is more of the same, good balance of deep roasted flavors, booze is well hidden. Thick and chewy, minimal carbonation, hint of oxidation, overall nice stout, as expected from them.


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