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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

3,136 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,136
Reviews: 1,145
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 14.95%
Wants: 2,687
Gots: 1,405 | FT: 91
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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SFLpunk

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4.72/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Thanks to cmrillo/hodgin for this bottle! Great traders! 22oz brown glass pry-top with green wax. 2010 Vintage. Served at

Appearance: Pours a thick oily black with 1.5 fingers of frothy dark tan head that leaves some lacing.

Nose: Wow, could smell it instantly after cracking the cap. Big roasted grains, cocoa, fruit cake, miso, braised beef, molasses, demerara sugar, raisins and figs, maybe prunes really. Big and complex. Lots of bold aromas going on here.

Palate: This beer walks with a big stick, for sure. Big and dense and chewy. Sweet doesn't quite cover it, it's really viscous. Lots of molasses, darkly toasted oak, prunes, dates, dark roasted malts, leather, black coffee that's over sweetened. Long, drying finish. Carbonation is low but creamy.

Notes: I know a lot of BAs who say this beer is a mess. Well, it is - but I love it! It's huge and extracted, but the one thing that keeps my attention is that it's not boozey, or sickeningly sweet or slick like some high ABV IRS's (think Mephistopheles). Badass beer! Love it.

Serving type: bottle

12-15-2010 03:21:04 | More by SFLpunk
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Dark Lord Imperial Stout from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 3,136 ratings.