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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 4.03/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 74   EST. CALORIES: 321   ABV: 10.7%
A thick, rich stout perfect for cold nights or with dessert! 10.7% ABV 74 IBU

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmEricanbrew (6878) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - AUG 21, 2012
Black color with tan head. Dark fruit, dark chocolate, deep roast aromas. Full bodied chewey mouthfeel. Sweet dark fruits, dark chocolate, coffee flavors--good

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
djd07 (13692) - Houston, Texas, USA - DEC 28, 2016
On tap at Hunah Day. Pours black with medium beige head that lasts. The aroma is strong roasted malt, dark chocolate, vanilla. Thick body, chewy, roast, dark chocolate, boozy finish, very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
decaturstevo (6131) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - NOV 27, 2015
Black pour with off white head. Aroma is huge dark fruitiness and a touch of chocolate. Flavor is super sweet raisins and dates. A sidebar of chocoffee. A very nice malty semi sweet bitter finish. Full bodied and smooth with light carbonation. very nice beer

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Fritz123 (1535) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - NOV 22, 2014
Draft at the Cajun Cafe. This is about as close as it gets to a perfect beer for me. Pours a very dark, cloudy elixir with a mocha head. Aroma is serious dark chocolate, cocoa nibs, slight cinnamon and anise, vanilla wafer, toffee. The taste is very smooth and complex with vanilla wafer, dark chocolate, caramel, toffee, roasted malts, and marshmellow. Full body, smooth velvet mouth.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rbrazell (1698) - Florida, USA - FEB 13, 2014
Draft at Blue Coop. Pitch black pour with a thick creamy tan head. Rich cocoa nibs, Herseys chocolate syrup, roasted malts, anise seed and vanilla beans in the aroma. Thick full bodied mouthfeel with the flavor following closely to the aroma. Damn good Imperial Stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Westmeister (2129) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUN 16, 2013
Draft. Had both batch (?) # 3 and #4 side by side at the anniversary. While the fresh batch won out (3.8 vs. 3.7), both were very nice. The newer batch was actually smoother, with more cocoa and almost a lactose feel to it. Bother showed depths of dark fruit, chocolate, super rich and roasted malts and some known booziness. A fine brew.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
chuckreece (1) - , Georgia, USA - MAY 2, 2013 does not count
On tap at the source. Admittedly, Im a huge fan of the Russian imperial stout style. But still, this is, without doubt, the best beer Ive ever had in my life. Period.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
yespr (43335) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 6, 2013
From tap at the brewpub. Pours pitch black with a small tan head. Aroma is dense dark malty, liqorice and bourbon. Thick malty, dark roasted, chocolate and thick and rich malty into the finish. Smooth and lingering dark chocolate, light vanilla and liqourice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Travlr (23620) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - FEB 8, 2013
Draft at the source. Black color, massive thick brown head with great retention and solid lacing, gorgeous. Aroma of chocolate, vanilla, coffee. Taste is over brewed but not quite burnt espresso, bitter cocoa powder, vanilla beans. Very tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cybercat (5565) - Georgia, USA - JAN 12, 2013
Comes out of the tap a rich, oily sable with a buttery-tan head. I didnt get much, but that is doubtless because of the pour, and it does leave plenty of lacing. Aroma has roast malt, coffee and molasses notes plus a hint of caramel. Flavor has a roast malt core and notes of caramel, molasses, toffee and coffee - and a noticeable alcohol nip. Firm, smooth texture has a good tingle to it, and leaves a smoky, oily, slightly sweet, slightly alcohol-biting finish. Cant you hear them Siberian wolves a-howling?

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
unclemike (3084) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - JAN 11, 2013
my favorite beer of the night by far Pours a deep, dark brown with a small light tan head. Nose is a bit of chocolate, some light coffee or cafe con leche, bits of caramel, a little booze, and hops. Pronounced grapefruit and slight pine hops. Flavor is like hoppy chocolate with some coffee. Pronounced grapefruit and some pine hops as well. Great balance and no sense of the 10.7% abv. Medium in body, and very good overall

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