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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

3,145 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,145
Reviews: 1,145
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 14.95%
Wants: 2,688
Gots: 1,406 | 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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ajsdad06

Ohio

4.33/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

2004 bottle courtesy of Tmoney99...Thanks.

Poured black as the dark lord himself with the smallest of caramel colored heads. This vintage was noticeably more viscous than any others I've had.

The aroma set the stage for what would become an incredible glass of beer. Chocolate, and dark roast coffee, roasted malts.

You could almost pour this into a bowl and eat it like pudding. Creamy chocolate, mocha latte coffee, and dark fruit in every bite...I mean sip. It is the mouthfeel that takes this to an entirely different level than other beers. I can’t imagine a more recent vintage being this decadent.

Recent vintages have not lived up to the 04 or 07 bottles with the 09 being my least favorite year to date. I like the smoke that was added to the 2010 batch.

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2011 03:22:00 | More by ajsdad06
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Dark Lord Imperial Stout from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 3,145 ratings.