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

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

3,155 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,155
Reviews: 1,145
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 14.95%
Wants: 2,686
Gots: 1,411 | FT: 89
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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coreyfmcdonald

Georgia

4.03/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

We did a complete vertical 2004-2011 on 9/23/11. Thanks to everyone who provided - it was quite the night. I reviewed the 2004, 2009, and 2011. I used the 2011 reviews since I preferred it to the other vintages.

2004:
A: Black. Very, very light carb. 3.5
S: Strong smoke and soy sauce. Light licorice with some dark chocolate. 2.5
T: Slight smoke, oxidized, quite mellow. Not really much flavor left. Certainly past its prime. 2
M: A bit less thick than the other DLs, but pretty good. 3.5
O: Definitely past its prime. 2.5

2009:
A: Black, thin ring of very dark head. 4
S: Strong licorice with some dark chocolate. 4
T: Strong toffee and chocolate. Light licorice flavor. 4
M: Very nice - thick, light carbonation. 4.5
O: A bit strong on the licorice for my taste, but good for the style. 3.5

2011:
A: Black with thin dark head. 4.5
S: Very nice, roast with vanilla and light hops. 4
T: Molasses, chocolate, slight hop biterness. Moderate roast flavor. 4
M: Thick with a bit more carbonation than the other vintages. 4
O: Best of all the vintages in my opinion. I think this is because I tend to like DL younger, not because this vintage is so much better. 4

Serving type: bottle

09-27-2011 23:44:08 | More by coreyfmcdonald
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Dark Lord Imperial Stout from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 3,155 ratings.