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Thumbsucker - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

82 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 82
Reviews: 74
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 12.14%


Brewed by:
Magic Hat Brewing Company visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  7.80% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: UnionMade on 03-14-2003)
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MasterSki

Illinois

3.78/5  rDev -10%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle purchased at Max's and shared with Thorpe429. A bourbon barrel-aged RIS from Magic Hat, - intriguing. Bartender said this was from 2004.

A - Pretty nice looking beer, and still adequately carbonated after over seven years in the cellar. A finger of tan foam settles to a collar, some wisps, and a few specks of lace. Solid, opaque black body that might be brownish in better lighting conditions.

S - Plenty of roasted malts, vanilla, oak, fudge, and chocolate. I didn't confirm this was barrel-aged until I looked up additional info on the beer, but I surmised as much from the heavy oak presence. Not much overt bourbon or alcohol at this stage, and a hint of vinous port-like oxidation. Still - pretty enjoyable stuff.

T - The taste isn't quite as good, as it's more faded and understated, with perhaps a hint of minerality and astringent oak in the finish. Still, plenty of vanilla, oak, roasted, and chocolate flavors even after extended aging. Probably more of a 3.75 at this stage.

M - Medium body, with more the sufficient heft for the listed 7.8%. Dry, roasty, oak, and tannic, pleasant lower carbonation, and a sticky persistent finish. A hint of warming alcohol actually shows up to remind you this was bourbon barrel-aged.

D - Considering the lower ABV and age this is still a pretty good beer. However, it's probably approaching novelty status, and I'd be wary of pre-2004 vintages and bottles of uncertain provenance. Still, we managed to put down most of the bottle between the two of us.

Serving type: bottle

04-06-2012 00:54:13 | More by MasterSki
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Thorpe429

Illinois

3.7/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle from Max's in Baltimore. Shared with Masterski.

Pours near-black with a thin head of tan-ish bubbles that doesn't hang around for too long. Perhaps a thin collar for at least a bit.

The nose is really nice, bringing some oak and vanilla along with some roasted malt. Some chocolate in the background as well. Really nice and integrated, though no real bourbon character; instead, just the oak.

The flavor adds in a good bit of booze. There's roast and chocolate there as well. The oak and vanilla aren't as prevalent as in the nose. The heat certainly takes it down a notch from where the nose was, which is surprising given the age and the fact that this is fairly-low in alcohol.

Body is medium with light carbonation and a bit of booze through the finish.

Overall, pretty good and I'm very glad I finally got to try this one.

Serving type: bottle

04-03-2012 03:00:33 | More by Thorpe429
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Phyl21ca

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle courtesy of Lubiere: Poured a pitch-black color stout with a small dark brown foamy head with good retention and some light lacing. Aroma of fruit cake with light port notes. Taste has probably lost some of the characteristics related to an imperial stout due to aging which have been replaced with nice notes of port and fruit cake with light dry roasted malt notes still perceptible. Description mentions bourbon aging though I can’t say that I could taste any notes of bourbon. Body is about average with good carbonation and no apparent alcohol. Still good after all those years but I have to wonder what I fresh version would taste like.

Serving type: bottle

10-31-2011 18:58:50 | More by Phyl21ca
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woosterbill

Connecticut

3.83/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

04 bottle into a Weyerbacher tulip. Big thanks to Tony for sharing this antique oddity.

A: Black body with a quarter inch of frothy short-lived tan head. Ok.

S: Weird, musty, organic basement. Vegetal funk, yeasty spice. Lichen. What?

T: Opens with bizarrely spicy, musty vegetal funk, and then closes with clean chocolatey booze. Strangely clean finish. I actually kind of like this. Is this wrong of me? Do I need help?

M: Slick medium body with light carbonation. Not bad.

D: Unceasingly interesting, and very clean despite its weirdness.

Notes: I've certainly never had anything quite like this, and it was fascinating. Bizarre is the surely the best word to describe it, but that doesn't even begin to convey the sheer wackiness of the flavors contained in this one.

Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

03-08-2011 01:33:44 | More by woosterbill
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srandycarter

California

3.68/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - No pop out of the bottle. Dark flat beer. No head, no lacing, no nada.

S - Wonderful rich boozy malt.

T - Boozed malt starts, finished by sour off 'corked' flavor.

M - Sux. Flat.

D - Sux. Flat.

It's really hard to appreciate a beer when it is meant to be carbonated and it is flat as a pancake.

Bummer.

Serving type: bottle

03-22-2009 04:14:02 | More by srandycarter
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akorsak

Pennsylvania

3.9/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a 2002-03 bottle, complete with the tag that says 'good by end of summer 2003'. Jdiddy traded this to me and I shared it with untold BAs at the General Lafayette Stone Soup II.

A: The stout took an effort and a half to open, that damned cork was wicked buried in it. When we finally found a quality corkscrew (thanks mac300), the stout was still moderately carbonated with a thick oily look.

S: The aroma was imperial, thick with lots of toasted grains, chocolate and porter flavors. From the nose, the beer seems to have withstood the test of time.

T: This may be repetitive, but the stout has held up far better than I expected. The moderate abv was a risk, but the flavor remains strong. Dark bread and burnt toast flavors define the mouth, touched with a bit of lactic sweetness that may be a result of the age. There are little hops to get in the way of the dark malt. Overall the flavors are restrained, showing some signs of age but still holding their own. The mild chocolate flavor at the end of the sip is pleasing.

M: The mouthfeel is that of a stout that has taken some age under its belt. The flavors have mellowed out without completely losing the stout element.

D: The abv is low and the aging has done wonders. I'd gladly enjoy another bottle of this beer.

Serving type: bottle

01-26-2008 23:46:04 | More by akorsak
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Stimack

New York

4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I have had a bottle of this for a number of years and we had a gathering of friends so I though that this would be the perfect time to give it a try. I have had this brew saved for the past thee years so was hopeful that it would have aged well. Well my feeling is that this brew aged very well and was simply excellent. The brew poured to a jet black color with a nice dark tan/brown head that had some retention and did leave a little lacing at the top of the glass. The aromas from this brew where good, chocolate comes out quote clear along with a strong alcohol scent. Also present is a slightly burnt/charcoal and coffee aroma that is nice. The taste is quite intense, with a lot of flavors coming out. Flavors of dark chocolate, licorice, burnt grain, exotic fruit with a charcoal feel are mixed well. Overall this is an excellent brew, will want to see if I can track another one of these down. I feel that it has aged very well and was well worth the wait.

Serving type: bottle

12-09-2007 18:15:55 | More by Stimack
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genog

Ohio

3.98/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

2006 bottle shared with franksnbeans.

Pours a brown black color with very limited off white, almost light brown color bubbling head. Smell is of chocolate, heavy boozy smell, maple syrup, coffee. Taste is similar to the aroma with a muted feeling. Lightly carbonated and almost a flat mouth feel.

Serving type: bottle

11-27-2007 21:44:27 | More by genog
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ppoitras

Massachusetts

3.85/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

25ozer bought a few years ago, been hanging around in the "Cellar" ever since. Corked & caged, with black foil, green bottle.

Poured into a heavy glass chalice, formed an uneven dark brown froth over the opaque dark brown/black brew. Lacing is minimal but lasting, partially due long legs. Dark roasty at the start, with whiskey dominating the rest. Taste is sweet dark malts, with a barrelly alcohol character, almost has a bug spray tinge to it. Mouthfeel is creamy, and drinkability is pretty good. Think this one was a bit adversely affected by the aging, but what can you do.

Serving type: bottle

10-26-2007 23:21:17 | More by ppoitras
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franksnbeans

Ohio

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

Pours out like engine oil with a chocolate milk head. Smells of molassas, chocolate, maple syrup and caramel. Taste is mild and sweet. The flavors are the same as the nose with a very minimal bitter finish. Medium in the mouth and smooth as silk. A sipper but could sip this all night.

Serving type: bottle

09-24-2007 04:02:57 | More by franksnbeans
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RixBeer

Massachusetts

4.7/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

WOW! this is one of the damn best beears I’ve ever had! DEEP DEEP AND DARK. Bourban whiskey, oak...yeah lots of oak and bourbon, slightly sweet awesome aftertaste! Sweet and chocolate. very earthy. Lots of flavor. Slightly bitter finish.

Awesome 9% ABV beer. I highly recommend purchasing this beer. I drove to South Burlington and visited the brewery! Good [slightly crazy] people make this brew! And it's very very good and slightly crazy.

Serving type: bottle

07-16-2007 15:50:56 | More by RixBeer
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dherling

New Jersey

4.33/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Picked this up in 2004. Poured out a dark black color, tan head, with moderate lacing. Smells malty, dark chocolate with raisins and plums.Alcohol is fairly evident. The taste is malty with dark burnt wood and bitter chocolate notes with some dark fruit finish. These are plums, grapes, and sour cherries finishing with a tiny bourbon note. Mouthfeel is slightly salty, slick and quenching.

Serving type: bottle

11-12-2006 07:02:18 | More by dherling
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lou91

California

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to cmaruschak for this rare treat. Beautiful packaging and despite the warning about contents under pressure there was not even a fizz. It did pour very alive, thick and dark with the shape of the bottle giving it a glug , glug glug sound as it poured out. Wow, what an amazing nose of bourbon, alcohol and oak. Oh baby what a taste. Great taste to match the nose including hints of coffee grounds, milk chocolate and raisins. I think this needs to be retested because it did not taste like 7.8% alcohol. It tasted like 10.8% and in this case that is a good thing. Please brew this one again and send it out to CA. I'm putting this one back on my want list.

Serving type: bottle

02-18-2006 04:52:02 | More by lou91
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Rastacouere

Quebec (Canada)

3.88/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Deep coke brown, little head. Highly bourbony nose bears plenty of vanilla and dark malts on top of herbal hops. Superb flavor, I almost gave it a 9. The malts are deliciously roasty and even toasty. A gentle smokiness emerge and seems to overtake the roasty aspects, letting the mint shine through in a spectacular way. Rooty alcohol warmth rapidly becomes obvious through a beautiful woodiness. Small bubbles through the light-medium body, growing alcohol burn on the tongue. Excellent!

Serving type: bottle

09-12-2005 01:15:29 | More by Rastacouere
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egajdzis

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Poured pitch black with a large tan head which quickly diminished. Aroma of vanilla, chocolate, whiskey, and alcohol. Roasted malt, chocolate, some raisin, coffee, and whiskey taste. Not bad, but, as with all MH brews, it was very thin... especially for an Imperial Stout.

Serving type: bottle

08-08-2005 23:37:28 | More by egajdzis
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Higravity

Michigan

4.43/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I served this beer at cellar temp and split with Choakbarrel.

It is black as hell with a brown tint at the edges. It pours out of the nice 750 a gives a real stellar head in the snifters we used, the head is a light chunky brown not as dark as some RIS. The aroma is right away of coffee and roasted malt and sweetness of long boiling malt. After getting through the ample head the taste of this beer is quite spot on for what I like about these beefed up stouts. By that I mean crisp bitterness from the black roasted malts but backed up by a slight sweetness of caramelization and lingering in it all is added flavor of dense hops that add a citrus burst and liven up all the darkness. The body on this was a little thin to my liking not enough substance, but the alcoholo is hidden nicely and overall I would have this beer anytime.

Serving type: bottle

07-28-2005 15:39:39 | More by Higravity
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AlexJ

North Carolina

4.8/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

I've been saving this bottle for a looong time, since Christmas 2003 (a gift from my fiancee). I decided to open it to celibrate her 27th birthday on July 15th.

The 750 opens with a pop as a puff of vapors escapes from the bottle. It pours perfectly, absolute pitch black, impermiable to light. A dense and creamy head the color of melted milk chocolate fluffs up and retains like Cool Whip. Lacing is as thick and crusty as it gets. It just looks perfect in my Delirium goblet.

The aromas grab me from five feet away. Succulant dark chocolate, toasted coconut, caramel, molasses, red ripe fruit, vanilla, oak, BOURBON, cinnamon, coffee, marshmellows, and licorice. One of the most intense and complex noses I've ever encountered. Powerful and seductive.

There is no let down in the tasting department. It's like an explosion of flavors in my mouth:dark silky chocolate dipped toasted coconut clusters, creamy vanilla laced bourbon, oak, plum, red currants, campfire toasted marshmellows, bittersweet coffee, molasses, cinnamon dusted creme brule', and hints of maple syrup. It's on the sweet side, but well within the realm of what is acceptable. This has aged beautifully, and would have no doubt done well for several more years.

The body on this beauty is huge. Mouthfeel is creamy, viscous, and bordering on syrupy. Tiny pinpoint carbonation rolls the complex flavors across your palate, coating your entire mouth.

Drinkability is the only area that didn't get a 5 IMO. It's delicious and insanely complex, but hard for me to finish the 750. Toward the end, it just gets too sweet and thick tasting. One or two glasses is pure bliss, but a whole bottle is just too much of a good thing. The best beer from Magic Hat EVER!

Serving type: bottle

07-18-2005 17:27:18 | More by AlexJ
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necoadam

Connecticut

4.35/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2004 verison

Poured out a pitch black color with a nice tan head which lasted the entire way. Smell consisted of a heavy dose of chocolates, with a toffee/coffee underlying aroma. Taste was very good. Very chocolately in taste with a light flavor on some dark fruit which mixes in the middle. As the beer warms up, the wild turkey barrels really kicks in. Mouthfeel was medium-full body, with a little carbonation lacking, but didn't affect the scores. I let this age another year in the closet and paid off quite nicely. Best magic hat beer I've had yet. Great job on this one.

Serving type: bottle

05-17-2005 15:48:49 | More by necoadam
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GCBrewingCo

North Carolina

3.95/5  rDev -6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

The beer poured into the Duvel glass (don't know why, but it seemed appropriate) inky black with a froth dark brown head that was everlasting and made the glass scream for mercy as it coated it with lacing and foam.

The aroma was deep and intense with roasty aroma and a strong fruit alcohol presence. The aroma had a maple syrup sweetness and a bourbon character. The dark fruit aromas of raisins and prunes were strong and lasting.

The flavor was strong bourbon and alcohol with dark chocolate and coffee roasty presence. The dark fruit flavors of raisins and prunes was also present.

The finish was surprisingly even with lasting alcohol, dark chocolate and coffee. The body was sadly watery. It was medium full at best and not very well done, really detracted from the mouthfeel.

750 ml bailed and corked black screened bottle. Many thanks to poundboy for the trade, but he was right, I should have drank it sooner rather than later. It was still and interesting beer, but not what I expected.

Serving type: bottle

04-15-2005 23:32:00 | More by GCBrewingCo
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BuckeyeNation

Iowa

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

Blacker than Satan's heart. Not one photon of light, not even a wee glimmer, penetrates the liquid. The molasses colored crown started life at a cascading four fingers and is now descending at a snail's pace. It's thick, rich and rugged, like a milkshake made with coffee ice cream. Even though there's very little lace, this is still an impressive looking beer.

The nose is a concentrated, vinous mixture of bittersweet chocolate, ground coffee beans and heavily charred barley, with a whiff of sweet smoke. I wish it was a little bit more aggressive, but it smells much too good to penalize it for that.

Thumbsucker is beautiful beer. An intense burst of flavor slams into the taste buds with each sip, and consists of a barrage of dark chocolate, blackstrap molasses, sweet black licorice and oak-aged bourbon. And it's still impressively smoky. This is a wee heavy or rauchbier lover's Imperial stout.

I started the beer at 50 degrees. As it warms to the recommended 55 degrees, the depth and breadth of the flavor profile expand to impossible dimensions. What the hell has Magic Hat put into this bottle? I swear there's a hint of Scotch whisky in there as well. Did these guys have some peat smoked malt shipped across the Atlantic? I have a lot of questions, but the only answer that matters is... delicious.

My first impression of the body/mouthfeel was that it was a shade too light for the style. However, with repose it has thickened into a smooth (not quite silky), chewy, luscious treat. Flavor intensity lingers on the finish--again, like fine whisky--and puts me in a philosophical frame of mind. Then again, maybe that's the alcohol talking.

This is one beer in which I'm glad the alcohol hasn't been buried beyond all recognition. It seems such an integral part of the experience that its absence would be sorely missed. At 7.8%, it's on the low end for the style, but definitely adds up over the course of an entire 750. Let's just say that I'm feeling pleasantly fuzzy right about now.

Magic Hat Thumbsucker is improperly named. Rather than the thumb, it should be named for another part of the anatomy, because it's the beer equivalent of mother's milk. Now pardon me while I savor the remainder of this (most impressive) bottle. A shout out to RocketWidget for an outstanding experience.

Serving type: bottle

03-21-2005 21:33:52 | More by BuckeyeNation
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counselor

Connecticut

4.33/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

pours a pitch black with a full tan hued head that dissipates quickly. The aromas are of coffee, licorice, anise, and coffee. Tastes like darkroast , french roast, espresso coffee wit a strong aalcohol background, like anisette in espresso. Wow, the mouthfeel is slick and smooth, full bodied, yet not at all cloying or thick. Yes, there is significant alcohol notes, but not overpowering. I polished off a 750 during a cold winter evening. This is akin to storm king,though not quite. I wish this were a regular seasonal offering.

Serving type: bottle

02-28-2005 01:02:17 | More by counselor
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mattcrill

Ohio

3.65/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3

Thanks to cmaruschak for scoring this one for us. I had the opportunity to sample this one at our blind stout tasting the other night.

Appearance: Beautiful looking fluffy head and motor oil-like in appearance. Slick looking lacings get left down the glass. Pretty impressive looking.

Smell: licorice, anise, and alcohol all dominate in equal proportions. This smells like a big ass brew.

Taste: Alcohol first, dark rum soaked fruit follow up, and a nice cocoa aftertaste. I must admit, the alcohol is a bit overpowering and starts to detract from the taste after a bit.

Mouthfeel: full bodied and slick. No carbonation probably due to the alcohol.

Drinkability: Suffers a lot in my book just because the alcohol is so dominate. I had a 6 oz. sample. I can't imagine throwing down a whole bottle of this stuff. I'd be wrecked for the night!

Notes: Good but damn! It's not as unbalanced as the Czar but it's more towards that end. A well done and complex brew but the alcohol makes it a bit much for me. I rated this as one of the lower ones of the 6 that we sampled so maybe it's reputation keeps it up there but I think there are better stouts to be had out there.

Serving type: bottle

02-08-2005 20:55:04 | More by mattcrill
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LuckySevens82

Florida

5/5  rDev +19%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

750ml wicked looking bottle courtesy of PPoitras...thanks Pete!

Pours an obsidian black, no light...nothing...
Wonderful head, dense, creamed-coffee color. Nice lacing as well.
Smell is dark chocolate, coffee, very roasty. Perfect for an IS.
Taste is absolutely wonderful. Dark chocolate, dark roast coffee, a little bit of burnt sugar. Perhaps some molases? And through all of that, just a little bit of hop bitterness comes through. You can barely taste the alcohol in this one...but at only 7.8% abv, it's kind of on the mild end for an imperial stout.
Mouthfeel is just great, not too slick, not too smooth.
Overall, this is one of the better, if not the best, Imperial stout I've had. It's exactly what I would look for in an IS. This is the first beer that I've given straight 5's to, some folks may not be keen on this particular beer, but like I said, this is EXACTLY what I want out of an Imperial Stout...I would go broke buying up all of this if I could.

Serving type: bottle

02-05-2005 03:36:33 | More by LuckySevens82
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Beersignal

Quebec (Canada)

4.03/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Shared this beer with a few friends... just being a good BA!

Poured almost coal black with no highlights to speak of due to the darkness of the liquid. A dark brown thick foam head formed and lasted nicely.

Smells were sweet and herbal, noting a predominance for... dill of all things. But it was not unpleasant. In the back you could find traces of blackberries and currants which added to the complexity. The dill aromas were really strange though, but nice.

This was a full bodied beer, very consistent and firm. You percieved thickness with every sip as if you were drinking carbonated espresso (not as powerful however). The flavours were well balanced between the malt and roasted bitterness and a subtle fruitiness complimented the notes of chocolate that surfaced throughout the experience. Really tasty.

This was a great desert beer where one bottle goes a long way with friends. Will hopefully be able to acquire more this year.

Serving type: bottle

01-16-2005 22:48:26 | More by Beersignal
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WanderingFool

Massachusetts

4.05/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

In my area, this is one tough beer to find. It pours an ink black color with a dark tan creamy head that dissolves slowly to a thick ring around the beer. A few spots and clumps of lace stay on the glass.

The aroma is filled with roasted malt. There are strong notes of raisins, cherry's, nuts, molasses and rum mixed in. Each sip of this full bodied beer is very smooth on the palate with just a hint of a gentle fizz on the tongue. The flavor begins with some cherry notes. Molasses and roasted malt with a hint of chocolate move in at the middle and it finishes with a slight nutty (hop?) bitterness. There's a smoky roasted malt flavor in the background holding it all together.

This is a full flavored beer that's best sipped slowly. I thought the flavor was great, but for the price and difficulty I had in finding a bottle I can get a similar taste from other Imperial Stouts.

Serving type: bottle

01-16-2005 19:15:29 | More by WanderingFool
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Thumbsucker from Magic Hat Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 82 ratings.