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Dark Lord Imperial Stout - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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Dark Lord Imperial StoutDark Lord Imperial Stout

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

3,165 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,165
Reviews: 1,146
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 14.95%
Wants: 2,690
Gots: 1,418 | FT: 88
Brewed by:
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  15.00% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
2004 - Red Wax
2005 - Orange Wax
2006 - Gold Wax
2007 - Silver Wax
2008 - Black Wax
2009 - White Wax
2010 - Olive Green Wax
2011 - Yellow Wax
2012 - Red Wax
2013 - Orange Wax
2014 - Blue Wax

(Beer added by: cretemixer on 12-13-2002)
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Jules11788

California

4.3/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours a pitch-black color, let's no light through; no head, barely any lacing

S: Vanilla, oak, and roasted malt

T: Wow, the flavors just explode on the tongue! Starts very sweet with notes of raisins, figs, oak, malt, and grapes; finishes with some sweet bourbon and a slightly spicy booziness. Overall it's very complex, though it's a little bit too sweet so it doesn't get a perfect 5.

M: Thick, chewy, and viscous, with a very light boozy warmth as it goes down.

O: This is a phenomenal stout that could be even better if they toned down the sweetness a bit. The one we opened was the freshest batch (2011) so it'll be interesting to see how this one holds up with age and if it gets any sweeter.

Serving type: bottle

02-29-2012 18:49:27 | More by Jules11788
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Dark Lord Imperial Stout from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 3,165 ratings.