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Imperial End Of Days - Pipeworks Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

112 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 112
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 9.95%
Wants: 7
Gots: 18 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Pipeworks Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
So maybe their calendar wasn't the best judge of when the world was going to end but damn, those Mayans made a mean hot chocolate. With that as our inspiration we imperialized our old friend End of Days. That means more malt, more cacao nibs, more vanilla, more cinnamon, more ancho & guajilllo peppers and more virgin sacrifices (kidding, totally kidding). The resulting brew has a big rich body, notes of dark chocolate, vanilla, cinnamon and a slight spicy kick on the finish. It is delicious right now or you could stash it away in your temperature controlled resting place until the next time the world ends.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 11-22-2013)
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Ozzylizard

Pennsylvania

4.2/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Batch 253-254 undated bottle at 50 degrees into imperial pint
Aroma of chocolate and chili peppers
Head average (4 cm) frothy, light brown, fully diminishing to a 2 mm ring
No lacing
Body dark brown, hazy (Bottle conditioned)
Flavor begins with chocolate, chili, and just a hint of cinnamon. There is a light burning at my cardiac sphincter which lasts a minute or two after finishing a drink. No alcohol, no diacetyl, no vanilla (which was added).
Palate is medium, creamy texture, soft carbonation.

Overall, an easy drinking beer. The chilies add flavor and just a little heat, and balance the chocolate well. The rapidly diminishing head and lack of lacing detract from the appearance, but the flavor is very good. In the end, the flavor is what matters.

Serving type: bottle

02-04-2014 12:42:32 | More by Ozzylizard
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3.21/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

22 oz bottle.

Pours a thin, dark cola brown with a tan head. Sweet nose, lactic, milk duds, light roast, cinnamon and vanilla. Medium thick body, well carbonated, sweet through out, but not overly so as initially roast malt cuts the vanilla and cocoa before finishing with a late emerging chili pepper heat. Not particularly balanced and flavors are pinballing off each other,

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07-06-2014 20:25:07 | More by yourefragile
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4/5  rDev +2%

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emyers

Illinois

3.81/5  rDev -2.8%
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Appearance: Pours black with a 1/2 finger light brown head.

Smell: Roasted barley, sweet caramel, chili pepper, hint of milk chocolate.

Taste: Roasted malt, cocoa, chili pepper. The chili is very subtle, providing just a touch of lingering heat on the finish. Lactose gives it a sweet finish. The heat and a touch of bittering hops helps to balance it out, but it still finishes a bit too sweet for my taste. No alcohol presence.

Mouthfeel: Full-bodied, medium to low carbonation. Nice lingering heat from the peppers.

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Imperial End Of Days from Pipeworks Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 112 ratings.