1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Scarface Imperial Stout - Speakeasy Ales & Lagers

Not Rated.
Scarface Imperial StoutScarface Imperial Stout

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
88
very good

169 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 169
Reviews: 59
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 11.45%
Wants: 11
Gots: 15 | 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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Latest | High | Low | Top Raters
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 169 | Reviews: 59 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by DrDemento456:
Photo of DrDemento456
DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

3.86/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Snagged a bottle for 8 bucks from halftime beverage.com. Considering my local place charges 15 I believe I got one hell of a deal. Into a regular pint glass.

A -Deep dense blackness that poured very thick (the way I like it) and a 1/2 inch of deep mocha head atop of this beast is an excellent look for a stout.
S - Cold coffee, sweet and chocolate goodness with a sweet chocolate malt edge, some anise and tobacco and a faint bit of hops are what I am smelling.
T - Wow is this roasty and chock full of dark cocoa. Like 70% strong dark cocoa which is nice I do like the bittering sting of chocolate somewhat. Finish is rather hoppy with sweet citrus hops and there seems to be some coffee notes coming out with some vanilla tones. Kind of acidic somewhat.
M - Not as thick as I wanted more medium bodied and somewhat watery. Not bad just not great.

Overall I guess its just the name and the style that allures me try this. I have had far worse imperial stout but again I have also had more balanced, more bodied stouts. This one is just slightly above average. Final thought at least this beer isn't loaded with anise I hate that crap

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2013 02:08:56 | More by DrDemento456
More User Reviews:
Photo of zestar
zestar

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

07-20-2014 08:56:30 | More by zestar
Photo of ItsYourBoyBlue
ItsYourBoyBlue

California

4/5  rDev +1.8%

07-12-2014 05:40:43 | More by ItsYourBoyBlue
Photo of GClarkage
GClarkage

California

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

07-08-2014 04:51:02 | More by GClarkage
Photo of sammyg832
sammyg832

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

06-27-2014 20:43:31 | More by sammyg832
Photo of Btip1969
Btip1969

California

4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-03-2014 05:21:35 | More by Btip1969
Photo of cdog707yo
cdog707yo

California

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

06-03-2014 03:17:21 | More by cdog707yo
Photo of Latarnik
Latarnik

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

05-23-2014 21:03:10 | More by Latarnik
Photo of BAsbill
BAsbill

California

4/5  rDev +1.8%

04-22-2014 04:48:20 | More by BAsbill
Photo of illeagle05
illeagle05

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

04-17-2014 00:14:47 | More by illeagle05
Photo of vma
vma

California

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

04-04-2014 18:51:08 | More by vma
Photo of jmccraney
jmccraney

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

03-27-2014 18:22:04 | More by jmccraney
Photo of R_J_FearNoBeer
R_J_FearNoBeer

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

03-26-2014 00:32:22 | More by R_J_FearNoBeer
Photo of jmdrpi
jmdrpi

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%

03-23-2014 04:09:29 | More by jmdrpi
Photo of pkalix
pkalix

California

4/5  rDev +1.8%

02-24-2014 00:46:35 | More by pkalix
Photo of Texasfan549
Texasfan549

Texas

4/5  rDev +1.8%

02-17-2014 04:27:13 | More by Texasfan549
Photo of JMBSH
JMBSH

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

02-09-2014 00:06:10 | More by JMBSH
Photo of Twal
Twal

Colorado

4/5  rDev +1.8%

02-08-2014 20:33:50 | More by Twal
Photo of ricecracker420
ricecracker420

California

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

02-07-2014 08:03:41 | More by ricecracker420
Photo of Booner818
Booner818

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

01-26-2014 05:54:36 | More by Booner818
Photo of aquazr1
aquazr1

California

4/5  rDev +1.8%

01-25-2014 23:47:21 | More by aquazr1
Photo of ArmedsouthernEr
ArmedsouthernEr

Mississippi

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

01-05-2014 02:53:01 | More by ArmedsouthernEr
Photo of humulusphile
humulusphile

California

4/5  rDev +1.8%

12-12-2013 09:43:44 | More by humulusphile
Photo of DantheMan75
DantheMan75

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +1.8%

11-25-2013 16:31:49 | More by DantheMan75
Photo of Gotti311
Gotti311

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +1.8%

11-25-2013 13:37:22 | More by Gotti311
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Scarface Imperial Stout from Speakeasy Ales & Lagers
88 out of 100 based on 169 ratings.