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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

169 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 169
Reviews: 59
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 11.45%
Wants: 10
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)
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Topher78

California

4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-16-2013 01:55:25 | More by Topher78
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mportnoy

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-15-2013 05:39:08 | More by mportnoy
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ChalupaBatman

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

06-12-2013 03:03:46 | More by ChalupaBatman
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Hopmodium

Washington

4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-05-2013 21:21:43 | More by Hopmodium
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

06-01-2013 23:27:52 | More by djrn2
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acurtis

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -23.7%

06-01-2013 23:27:13 | More by acurtis
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waddellc2

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%

05-31-2013 20:25:22 | More by waddellc2
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twelveinches

Washington

4/5  rDev +1.8%

05-26-2013 06:09:17 | More by twelveinches
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JoshTellez

California

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

05-25-2013 20:45:16 | More by JoshTellez
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Spaz7

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

05-24-2013 21:24:34 | More by Spaz7
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PhilDaBrewer

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

05-24-2013 04:13:03 | More by PhilDaBrewer
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twenty5

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

05-17-2013 14:52:43 | More by twenty5
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

4.09/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Yep. I'm a sucker for marketing, apparently. Any screen printed bottle with any degree of interesting design is a shoe-in for a purchase for me.

This is a thick and rich stout with mild roasted tones and a touch of chocolate and a bit more molasses. Smooth feel. Mild carbonation. A nice easy drinker. Consistent and thick. I like this. Could sip on this one for a while. I wonder what some age would do to it.

Serving type: bottle

05-16-2013 03:18:11 | More by RblWthACoz
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gtermi

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

05-10-2013 06:17:55 | More by gtermi
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mc4z

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

04-29-2013 02:26:56 | More by mc4z
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SoCalBeerIdiot

California

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

04-22-2013 21:00:59 | More by SoCalBeerIdiot
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DotBier

California

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

04-20-2013 01:27:08 | More by DotBier
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SuyoonShin

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1.8%

04-13-2013 16:00:28 | More by SuyoonShin
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DovaliHops

California

3.91/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

2013. Pours pitch black with a medium-large dark tan head that goes down slowly. Scent is packed with roasted malt and burnt cocoa aromas. Lots of dark chocolate. A bit of charcoal with some nice espresso aromas. Some earthy aromas with more burnt malt and roasted malt. Very roasty! Taste is dark chocolate at first...tons of roasted malt and a hint of citrus...just a tiny bit. There is a coffee flavor, but it is a bit stale...not very fresh. Finishes with more dark chocolate. Mouthfeel is full bodied, and nicely carbonated...maybe a bit too carbonated. Drinkability is high for an imperial stout. Overall, where this beer lacks in depth and complexity, it makes up for in drinkability. It goes down way to smoothly. A beer like this should be treated as a sipper, but it's hard when you are able to take big gulps of it (partially due to carbonation). This is a solid imperial stout, just nothing world class. Flavor is lacking a bit.

Serving type: bottle

04-11-2013 08:30:45 | More by DovaliHops
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Paul68

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

04-11-2013 00:29:18 | More by Paul68
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WizzardOfHops

California

4.75/5  rDev +20.9%

04-05-2013 11:09:23 | More by WizzardOfHops
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Mlitesonata

New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

03-25-2013 23:05:46 | More by Mlitesonata
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popery

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

03-01-2013 07:28:36 | More by popery
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barleywinefiend

Washington

3.98/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours jet black in color with a thin tan head that left a mild coating of lacing down the sides of the glass.

S: A nice little booze sting on the nose with dark chocolate, anise and coffee

T: Taste starts with some black patent malt, chocolate malt and hints of coffee. There is a substantial amount of anise throughout this beer. A nice booze sting persists, but sharpens on the end

M: Big body, well carbonated, not really creamy but more so in your face. I can see how some stouts drinkers could find this abrasive

O: A nice, tastefull Imperial with just the right amount of everything I like in a stout.

Serving type: bottle

02-21-2013 17:02:38 | More by barleywinefiend
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t0rin0

California

4/5  rDev +1.8%

02-09-2013 23:25:51 | More by t0rin0
Scarface Imperial Stout from Speakeasy Ales & Lagers
88 out of 100 based on 169 ratings.