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Scarface Imperial Stout - Speakeasy Ales & Lagers

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Scarface Imperial StoutScarface Imperial Stout

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BA SCORE
88
very good

174 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 174
Reviews: 61
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 11.48%
Wants: 11
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Speakeasy Ales & Lagers visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: MisterClean on 02-19-2010)
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4.19/5  rDev +6.9%

22oz bottle into a snifter
no bottling dates

Thanks to KevSal for sending this one over as an extra!

A: Pours an opaque black with 1/2 fingers width of mocha colored head that dissipates down at a moderate rate and leaves some patchy lacing. 4.25

S: Big roasty notes, with a huge leather and tobacco presence. Subtle cocoa, and a bit of fusel alcohol. 4

T: Roasted malt, herbaceous, some bitter black coffee, semi-sweet cocoa on the finish, subtle booze. 4

M/D: Full bodied, a bit chewy, carbonation appropriately low, ABV is noticeable but its not hot, drinkability is good. 4.25

O: Overall, a really nice IS. Kind of reminds me of an Even More Jesus light, which is a compliment. Definitely worth a try. 4.25


Overall: 4.19

zac16125, Sep 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

jose_alehouseSD, Sep 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

malfunxion, Aug 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

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4/5  rDev +2%

paulish, Aug 09, 2014
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3.79/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a dark brown colour; head is beige, thin and dense. Decent lace, but sparse. All a bit webbed out.

Smells a bit too much like petrol ever to be the beer I would marry. Spicy, roasty, but yeah distinct booze notes and not too much else.

Taste is more solid and grounded. Roasty, with some woody character and slight meaty notes, but mostly an almost monotonous char note that still holds up under the scrutiny of the anti-stout police. Not hugely complex, but spicy and pleasant.

Smooth, quite full. Slightly dry on the back. But nice.

Good stout. Not idiosyncratic, but good, solid-drinking big stout.

laituegonflable, Aug 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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Scarface Imperial Stout from Speakeasy Ales & Lagers
88 out of 100 based on 174 ratings.