Brewed by Wellington Brewery
Style: Imperial Stout
Guelph, Canada
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 347   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
A rich, dark, coffee-flavoured beer of exceptional depth and complexity; a gold medal winner.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HopsandBolts (258) - Ontario, CANADA - JAN 18, 2015
473 ml can for the LCBO.

Appearance: Pours an imperial jet black with two fingers of dense tan head with great retention. Leaves tons of thick lacing.

Aroma: Alcohol, roasted malts, hint of licorice.

Flavours: Chocolate, coffee, burnt malts, toasted nuts, molasses, dates.

Mouthfeel: Thick and creamy.

Overall: Wonderful stuff! Thick and creamy and it kind of feels like chocolate milk at 8.0% abv. The chocolate and coffee flavours are great and I think this one is a real bargin for the price.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HKdIPA (775) - HONG KONG - DEC 22, 2014
Can from LCBO in Ottawa. Dark brown-black pour with minimal head. Aroma is toasty, mildly raisiny, chocolate and coffee. Taste isn't as big as I thought - quite drinkable though. Chocolate, some coffee, roasted malt. Bitterness is more burnt than hop, but both present. Not a bad imperial stout at all - more drinkable than most

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
bjakk (756) - Skagafjordur, ICELAND - DEC 16, 2014
From my friend Melissa. Black with brown foam. sweet mildly burned malt in the aroma with a hint of alcohol. Sweet, candy, with sweet burned aftertaste. Highly drinkable

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gregorymconway (232) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 12, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 13, 2014 473 can from the LCBO. Black/brown body that pours in an oily fashion with a deep tan head thats thin and dissipates quickly. Alcohol choclate and vanilla notes are present. Espresso as well. Oily texture, roasty overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
b3shine (8734) - Indiana, USA - SEP 20, 2014
473 mL can to snifter (shared with the Mrs.). Looks good; a mostly opaque dull black with foamy beige head. Smells solid; dark malt, chocolate, roast, and toast. Tastes like it smells with a medium-bodied mouthfeel. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
RxForHealth (180) - - SEP 1, 2014
473 mL can from the LCBO. Pours a dark black with no head. Roasted coffee and chocolate aromas. Heavily carbonated. Bitter roast on the tongue, like espresso. Long finish. An interesting stout but not one I'd order again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jksipa (876) - Newmarket, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 15, 2014
Can from the LCBO. Deep black pour with a small tight tan head that fades quickly to a sheet. Nose is roasted malts, coffee, dark fruits and faint vanilla and chocolate. Lightly sweet toffee start followed by bitter coffee and roasted nuts with a little smokiness and a warming bitter finish. Medium slick palate with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
northropfrye (3475) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUN 29, 2014
A little disappointed with this one. Dark with little head. Aroma of roasted malts. Semisweet but a touch watery. Perhaps the airport place I got it doesnt know how to keep the beers properly. Id like to try it again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sudomorph (1143) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - APR 27, 2014
473ml can. Pours black with a half finger, mocha head. Aroma has large notes of dark fruits mixed with milder roasted malts, and faint coffee. Taste is a balanced bitter with notes of dark fruits, roasty malts, and a mild, espresso bitter finish. Medium-full body with a medium carbonation. Slightly creamy texture with a dry mouth feel. Overall pretty nice. More dark fruit flavours than most other stouts Ive had. Interesting but tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (16137) - , New Jersey, USA - APR 16, 2014
Can thanks to Chad. Pours very dark brown/almost black with brown head. Nose/taste of roast chocolate, coffee, vanilla, and roasted sweet barley. Medium body.

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