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Black Metal Farmhouse Imperial Stout - Jester King Brewery

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BA SCORE
89
very good

621 Ratings
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Ratings: 621
Reviews: 89
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 12.06%
Wants: 125
Gots: 164 | FT: 11
Brewed by:
Jester King Brewery visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  9.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
English Imperial Stout meets the Franco-Belgian Farmhouse tradition in this dry, drinkable beer; Pitch black in color with notes of chocolate, roasted and black malts coupled with earthy, peppery and floral farmhouse esters.

(Beer added by: Mora2000 on 11-17-2011)
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Reviews by C20Percent:
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4.14/5  rDev +4%

Black inky brew with a big dark tan head of foam. This beer has a unique appearance in that when it settles the bubbles form four cool circles in the tulip glass. Really neat. Pretty aromatics, but kind of one note in this aspect. Just some roast. Not getting any floral aromas from the Belgian yeast. The taste is very balanced, but the dark chocolate flavors really shine. Very tasty brew. I think the Belgian yeast is slightly affecting either the feel or the finish. Not preferred, but it doesn't totally distract from the good aspects of this beer. Highly recommended.

C20Percent, Jul 24, 2013
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On tap at the Whip In in Austin.

The beer pours a very dark brown to black color with a small tan head. The aroma is full of chocolate and roasted malt, with a little bit of leather and a few assorted spices mixed in.

The flavor is similar. The chocolate and roasted malt notes are very strong and dominate the initial flavor. As the beer warms up a bit, I start to get a little bit of Belgian yeast and a little bit of brett mixed in to the flavor. There is also a little bit of anise and pepper mixed in.

Thick mouthfeel and low carbonation.

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Thanks for opening this with me, Nathan!

Black throughout with a moderately sized dark brown head that eventually leaves the glass oily and spotted with lace.

Lots of roast and chocolate elements in the aroma, along with a hint of smoke. I don't pick up any particularly "farmhouse-like" elements.

The flavor too is bold and flavorful: roast, dark and bittersweet chocolate, and a bit of smoke.

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A: Pours Blacker then the blackest black times infinity. A dryed blood color finger of head.

S: smells of BLACK Coffee and Rotting Farmhouse yeast! and some boozyness...

T: hell fire roasted Cocoa, slight festering malts and yeast and vanilla bean tears ov dying angels

M: thick as blood with a generous amount ov carbonation

This brew was defiantly spawned from the darkest pits ov hell to pay homage to Black Metal and SATAN! \m/

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Black Metal Farmhouse Imperial Stout from Jester King Brewery
89 out of 100 based on 621 ratings.