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Black Metal Imperial Stout - Jester King Brewery

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Black Metal Imperial StoutBlack Metal Imperial Stout

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

526 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 526
Reviews: 245
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 12.05%
Wants: 156
Gots: 286 | FT: 11
Brewed by:
Jester King Brewery visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.40% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

This version of Black Metal has been permanently supplanted by the farmhouse version -
 http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profi ... 4018/75396 

(Beer added by: redraider2323 on 12-21-2010)
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Fenris244

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4.35/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this at the jester king grand opening

Color was great, black with a cool orangish brown head that dropped to a sticky ring around the snifter.

Coffee, chocolate, caramel, and roasty aromas abound a little hint of vanilla as well as some licorice notes

The taste is wonderful, bitter coffee flavors up front with the roasted malts in there as well, the sweetness becomes more pronounced after a litte while and the chocolate and licorice flavors come through

Mouth feel isnt heavy but not watery either, it's a full bodied beer but not overbearing on the palate.

Very drinkable, when this comes out in bottles I'll be buying it by the case, the alcohol is nicel hidden by the flavors in the beer and it's not heavy enough to stop with just one bottle. It's every thing I want in a stout

I can't wait to age one!

Serving type: on-tap

01-30-2011 01:04:34 | More by Fenris244
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Black Metal Imperial Stout from Jester King Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 526 ratings.