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

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

3,228 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,228
Reviews: 1,148
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 14.95%
Wants: 2,714
Gots: 1,446 | FT: 93
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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Tafyob41

Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +11%

08-07-2014 05:09:14 | More by Tafyob41
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nkelley77

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +16.8%

08-07-2014 03:09:15 | More by nkelley77
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Pintwacky

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

08-06-2014 19:43:53 | More by Pintwacky
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Thepleasantimbiber

California

4.89/5  rDev +14.3%

Traded for a bottle of 2014, had tried small samples of past vintages at tasting events, but was glad to have an entire bottle to sample. Color is deep black, with a very thin mocha head. Smell is deep, sweet, indulgent chocolate/vanilla combo with slight dark fruit and a hint of alcohol. The taste is incredible, really complex, with the sweetness dominating and just a bit of bitterness. More sweet, rich chocolate and vanilla with some caramel mixed in, and a bit of bitterness from the coffee. Surprisingly, the coffee flavors are not overly apparent, and serve more to balance out the intense sweetness of the beer. The high ABV is really well hidden, hardly any noticeable alcohol. The mouthfeel is perfect, so smooth and rounded. Love love love this beer, if you don't love sweet beer this may not be for you, but I found it wonderfully complex and drinkable, each sip was fantastic. Excited to trade for another and possibly make a trip to Three Floyd's for Dark Lord Day next year.

08-06-2014 05:00:18 | More by Thepleasantimbiber
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JoeyStats707

California

4/5  rDev -6.5%

08-05-2014 21:26:08 | More by JoeyStats707
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mxracercam

Florida

3/5  rDev -29.9%

08-05-2014 15:28:32 | More by mxracercam
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Renobrew

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

08-05-2014 02:38:13 | More by Renobrew
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imyourhero21

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

08-05-2014 01:47:43 | More by imyourhero21
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a_beckman25

Michigan

4/5  rDev -6.5%

08-04-2014 02:06:14 | More by a_beckman25
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pagesofphotographs

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

08-03-2014 15:23:36 | More by pagesofphotographs
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Big_Dave

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +11%

08-02-2014 08:20:10 | More by Big_Dave
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JayEatsAirplane

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

08-01-2014 18:13:50 | More by JayEatsAirplane
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PhilDaBrewer

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

08-01-2014 02:03:32 | More by PhilDaBrewer
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cofeeguru

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +16.8%

07-30-2014 17:56:06 | More by cofeeguru
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ox1574

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

07-30-2014 14:59:20 | More by ox1574
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memphischas

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

07-29-2014 23:15:44 | More by memphischas
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Cmcr33

Indiana

5/5  rDev +16.8%

07-29-2014 21:31:02 | More by Cmcr33
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DJCHIBEATZ

Illinois

4.24/5  rDev -0.9%

Got a few bottles this year..2014
First bottle was opened day of and it was Good Very sweet and full of flavor.
I opened another at 1 month and 3 months and as it ages the sweetness drops
and the flavors open up..
Color: is a where it should be for a Imperial Stout.
Aroma: no surprise gets better with age.. coffee. vanilla.
taste: First bottle sweet sweet coffee vanilla some alc heat..
@3 months deep coffee with nice vanilla hints and just enough sweetness
Mouth feel : again thickoil like a Imperial stout should be.

07-29-2014 19:42:32 | More by DJCHIBEATZ
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DerekDudley

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.5%

07-29-2014 16:19:50 | More by DerekDudley
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AmericaGWShark

Georgia

3/5  rDev -29.9%

07-29-2014 15:05:40 | More by AmericaGWShark
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TWStandley

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

07-29-2014 14:35:21 | More by TWStandley
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loverofthecraft

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -6.5%

07-29-2014 06:49:53 | More by loverofthecraft
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ScaryHairy44

California

4.75/5  rDev +11%

07-29-2014 00:56:44 | More by ScaryHairy44
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atpca

California

2.5/5  rDev -41.6%

07-29-2014 00:55:20 | More by atpca
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the-gobbler

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

07-28-2014 16:38:45 | More by the-gobbler
Dark Lord Imperial Stout from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 3,228 ratings.