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Space Ghost Imperial Stout - Central Waters Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

212 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 212
Reviews: 37
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 9.31%
Wants: 44
Gots: 41 | FT: 8
Brewed by:
Central Waters Brewing Co. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Gus34 on 11-20-2013)
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

eawolff99, May 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2%

fenlop54, May 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

salthemonster, May 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2%

BMart, Apr 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

enelson, Apr 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

duceswild, Apr 24, 2014
Photo of PsilohsaiBiN
4.11/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours like a dark Imperial Stout with little head that quickly collars.

Smell: Dark chocolate, dark fruit and roasted malt. There is a definite pepper presence underneath it all that tingles the nostrils.

Taste: Semi-bitter roast over dark chocolate, followed by the chili heat on the middle of the tongue. As the drink washes over the palate, the peppers creep to the back of the throat and offer an assertive burn there, followed by some coffee and dark chocolate; both of which fade out to end the experience.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied for the style, but still full enough to be enjoyably drinkable and not annoyingly watery.

Overall: Nothing wrong with this beer at all, although I wish they would do a version with some vanilla. After recently having had Mexican Cake and enjoying it, these peppers (from what I've read, there are Anaheim chiles and Ghost peppers) are more robust, offering some good taste and not just burn at the back of the throat. Would definitely drink this again.

PsilohsaiBiN, Apr 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

weonfire, Apr 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

BeerBuddy2122, Apr 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

arlingtonjoe, Apr 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

OutKast, Mar 31, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

Jeffrey2310, Mar 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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4/5  rDev -2%

beernads, Mar 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

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4/5  rDev -2%

Gobzilla, Mar 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2%

HarryHood, Mar 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

cornpone, Mar 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

josephwa, Mar 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

brianmandell, Mar 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

oso, Mar 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

A: Poured into a CW snifter from the bottle, the beer produced a dense mocha colored head made of tiny bubbles so tightly nit you could stand a quarter on the top. The foam had good retention, leaving behind a thin layer of lacing that looks like hot cocoa. The beer is pitch black and opaque.

S: Dark chocolate, milk chocolate, sweet caramel malt aroma all fairly mellow, nothing super pungent. Notes of vegetal or green leaf, maybe the peppers? The aroma reminds me of a mellow version of 16 without the barrel.

T: Robust chocolate flavor with dark chocolate, bakers chocolate and cocoa. Toffee and caramel with toast and bread crust malt flavors. Bitterness is moderate, but the balance is on the malt side and slightly sweet. Also getting a nutty flavor. The peppers blend nicely with the chocolate but it's more of a mouthfeel then a taste.

M: A large chewy body in this beer. Moderate carbonation and big dose of heat from the peppers. The heat feels like it mixes with the alcohol warming in the chest, also getting some on the tongue and lips. Doesn't linger just keeps you from drinking it too quickly. Very creamy also. Nice and complex!

O: No date on the bottle, which I can give a pass to because it's a big stout however I would still like to see it. Tasty beer with amazing mouthfeel,The aroma was lacking a bit in my opinion, but you can't win 'em all.

guityler83, Mar 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2%

imperialking, Mar 15, 2014
Space Ghost Imperial Stout from Central Waters Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 212 ratings.