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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

3,138 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,138
Reviews: 1,145
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 14.95%
Wants: 2,687
Gots: 1,407 | FT: 90
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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chumba526

Oregon

4.53/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to Raylove for this bottle.

2011 vintage.

After scraping the wax off with a fork I poured the beer in a stone vertical glass.

It appears all but black with a small espresso colored head that dissipates quickly.

It smells of caramelized sugar, roasted malts, mild coffee and mild chocolate. I also get a bit of a sweet dry dark fruit smell.

It tastes of rich sweet milk chocolate. I get a mild sweet coffee flavor and a rich dry fruit flavor. I get a bit of a prune flavor. Overall the beer is on the sweet side but there are plenty of flavors interacting with each other. It is very rich yet very smooth.

This is one thick crude oil textured stout. It is thick. There is a low carbonation as well.

Overall though this beer might have a bit too much hype and might be a bit overpriced it is a great beer. It is thick, strong, yet smooth and drinkable.

Looking forward to ageing my last bottle of this.

Serving type: bottle

05-28-2011 22:01:36 | More by chumba526
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Dark Lord Imperial Stout from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 3,138 ratings.