Serve in Snifter


on tap

Local Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 207   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.22/5   EST. CALORIES: 384   ABV: 12.8%
After endless hours of scorching in heat, brewing in turmoil, fermenting in angst, the Assassin’s journey has just begun. In the shadow of the temple, he lies in wait, maturing his plot to perfection. He emerges merciless, dominated by darkness, his bite laced with the charred remnants of his victims. No man dares to cross his path. They will forever sleep with one eye open, in fear of the Assassin’s hot kiss of death.

2012 - Red wax. 1st release
2012 - Gold wax 2nd release
2013 - Yellow wax
2014 - Metallic Gold wax

A tick is a star rating
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

haukur (1991) - Kópavogur, ICELAND - AUG 28, 2017
Purple wax bomber. Appearance is thick with a very small brown head. Aroma has some slight dark fruits, wet oak, slight liqour notes. Mouthfeel is somewhat soft but dence. Vineous-like character. Oily. Awesome stuff. Worth the hype

douglas88 (9570) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 15, 2017
Thank you to the only Ohio man I care about. Actually, I have some roots in Eastern Ohio and some family there. But anyway, thanks sweater vest. Pours a pitch black hue. A small brown head. Huge nose; leather, dark fruit, char, roast. The essence of dark fruit here is massive, almost plum and blackberry, huge dark roast, wonderful slick palate. This is amazing. Ashy, deep dark roast. Just lovely. I need a keg of this.

ClarkVV (6839) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 27, 2017
2016 Purple wax bomber, drunk 6/10/17.
Dark, inky, ebony of undetermined clarity, seemingly opaque. Dark tan head atop is initially large and shows moderate retention.
Nose is thick with rich fudge peppered by dark fruits and a liqueur-like character reminiscent of rum-vanilla-chocolate. There’s a good bit of ash and/or char-like "dryness" on the end to blunt some of this "sweet" fudge character and thankfully no sharp alcohol ever hits on the finish; probably a product of its year in the bottle. Nicely aromatic, as one would expect, and though I wouldn’t go nearly as far as to call this a "British-style Imperial Stout" as many apparently do, it does have a good helping of dark fruits that the newer American versions are sorely lacking. Liqueur-like vanilla, German chocolate cake and rich char linger long on the finish.
Rich and quite sweet in the mouth, unsurprisingly. It’s "thick" though thankfully not syrupy or cloying. Still, there’s a ton of base malt here, mixing with the dark malt to provide quite a bit of fudge character. Good amount of dark fruit, adding prunes, raisins, plums, etc...that help add complexity and gentle acidity in concert with the moderate roast and char character. Carbonation is low but engaging while alcohol is held to just a bourbon-rum-vanilla-like character that is quite enjoyable. Strong ash and light vinousness do indeed dry out the finish somewhat, though the beer is still very much on the sweet side. As is usually the case with these "iconic" monster American Imperials, I’d prefer it be considerably more dry, but it’s still pretty well-done/not messy for its size.

Kapsel (418) - Warsaw, POLAND - JUL 23, 2017
Kacper W. is drinking an Assassin (2016) by Toppling Goliath Brewing Co. Jest sos sojowy, owocowosc, figi, melasa, slodkie, troche beczki, geste, oblepiajace, piekne piwo.

rami_pl (4202) - Warszawa, POLAND - JUL 16, 2017
Rami Rami is drinking an Assassin (2016) by Toppling Goliath Brewing Co. at Saska Kępa No jest zajebisty, zlozony, fajnie ulozony, mega cialo, ciemne owoce, melasa, slodki ale bez przegiec, ukryte alko... no ryli dobre piwerko
Rami Rami: Jedyna wada (w cudzyslowie) - kwaskowatosc lekka, chyba od palonosci?

CMUBEERMAN (457) - - JUN 19, 2017
Gold wax split 3 ways. Good but not exceptional for style. Wish it had a bit more heft.

kaser (6366) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 27, 2017
Had this at a bottle share - about 6oz, 2016 bottle. Thick black pour. Coffee and dry. Cocoa and strong. It was a bit of a let down, but still a great beer

Christpuncher (3191) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 26, 2017
aroms is strange, some cherry and some smoke. flavor is really sweet, cherry, and bourbon. pours a deep reddish brown ith a reddish rtan head. thick mouthfeel. had at brians as part of a bottle share. great beer

DSG (15119) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - FEB 21, 2017
[1/28/17] Bottle/Draught at RateBeer Best festival in Santa Rosa. Black with a tan head. Huge aroma of chocolate, roast, bourbon, vanilla, fudge, cake. Sweet chewy flavor. Full-bodied, rounded, silky. Amazing.

VsXsV (4528) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 18, 2017
Bottle. Opaque black liquid with small to medium tan head. Aroma of coffee, raw sugar, chocolate, raisins, bourbon, vanilla, wood, toffee and caramel. Taste is medium sweet and light to medium bitter with notes of coffee, raw sugar, chocolate, bourbon, wood and vanilla. Full bodied with low to medium carbonation. Velvety mouthfeel. Great stuff. Smooth, complex, delicious.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page    1  2 3 4 » 21
A tick is a star rating
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5