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Peak XV Imperial Porter - Black Diamond Brewing Co.

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Peak XV Imperial PorterPeak XV Imperial Porter

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BA SCORE
75
okay

100 Ratings
THE BROS
64
poor

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Ratings: 100
Reviews: 51
rAvg: 3.2
pDev: 27.5%
Wants: 0
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Black Diamond Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: 1759Girl on 08-01-2010)
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3.96/5  rDev +23.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

From a 22 ounce bottle. Pours almost black with a decent tan head. Aroma of malt, chocolate, and vanilla. Taste is roasted malt, chocolate, vanilla, caramel, and some coffee. Hides the 8% very well. Nice

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4.25/5  rDev +32.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +32.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +40.6%

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1.5/5  rDev -53.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +9.4%

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1/5  rDev -68.8%

Poured into a tulip on 05.30.14.

A: 3 1/2 finger tan head. Midnight black with a lot of red at the bottom.

S: Vanilla bean, but not sweet. It has some funk too.

T: Pickles, vinegar, and funk dominate. Chemical vanilla, cough syrup, and battery acid are more subtle.

O: This was undrinkable on the first sip. It was very sour. Maybe it was infected? Drain pour.

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3.5/5  rDev +9.4%

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3.8/5  rDev +18.8%

Strong coffee tastes in this. Very flavorful and has a nice burnt, smoky smell to it. It's a bit heavy going down, but pleasing. I enjoyed it.

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3.5/5  rDev +9.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +9.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +9.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +17.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +17.2%

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3/5  rDev -6.3%

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4/5  rDev +25%

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3.5/5  rDev +9.4%

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3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

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1/5  rDev -68.8%

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3.5/5  rDev +9.4%

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3.86/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

The aroma was light coffee and chocolate with a hint of vanilla. Appearance was dark with very little head that was tan in color. The beers mouth feel was smooth with low carbonation. The flavor was chocolate with a slight almost plum flavor on the first few sips. That gave way to a dominant chocolate flavor with a sweet coffee finish. There was a definite alcohol flavor that was noticeable but not un-pleasant.

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4.25/5  rDev +32.8%

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3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

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Peak XV Imperial Porter from Black Diamond Brewing Co.
75 out of 100 based on 100 ratings.