Kuhnhenn American Imperial Stout | Kuhnhenn Brewing Company

Kuhnhenn American Imperial StoutKuhnhenn American Imperial Stout
BA SCORE
92.5%
Liked This Beer
4.3 w/ 120 Ratings
Kuhnhenn American Imperial StoutKuhnhenn American Imperial Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
kbrewery.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by walleye on 11-26-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,418
Reviews:
44
Ratings:
120
Liked:
111
Avg:
4.3/5
pDev:
8.14%
Alströms:
-
 
 
Wants:
264
Gots:
24
Trade:
6
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 120 |  Reviews: 44
Photo of sweemzander
3.84/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of buschbeer
4.34/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

12 Fluid Ounce bottle
Served in a Kuhnhenn snifter
2012

This beer pours black and doesn't really have much head. There is a small cap of mocha head the disappears fairly quickly. It looks like motor oil when poured. It appears quite viscous.

The aroma is fantastic with smells of dark and milk chocolate along with hints of anise.

The tastes starts out sweet with milk chocolate. Then some anise and chocolate malt flavors come into play. It develops a light bitter chocolate and black coffee flavor in the finish and aftertaste.

The body is thick and viscous with a full, chewy mouthfeel.

It is sometimes risky to hold onto stouts this long. This cellaring paid off. It is a delicious stout with great flavor and aroma and a perfect mouthfeel. It was well worth the four year wait to try.

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Photo of dmorgan310
4.57/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ductape28
4.42/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of newbeeraday
3.75/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SaisonRichBiere
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of msumike89
3.52/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Kurmaraja
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ZombieHead
5/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of PrestigeWorldwide
4.34/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of GrizXTKEX519
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Resuin
4.54/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a snifter. This came out in 2012.

A: Pours jet black and leaves a finger + of medium brown head. The head lingers for a while. A good looking beer.

S: Roasty coffee, smoked malts, char, bitter dark chocolate, hint of dark fruits.

T: Big toasted malts, roasty coffee, a bit of marshmallow, toasted oak, char/coals, dark chocolate fudge. On the bitter side but with huge flavors.

M: Thick, full, creamy body with a low to medium carb. Really nice feel for the style.

O: Tons of big flavors: char and roasted malts are big in the flavor and finishes a little bitter. This is a nice stout.

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Photo of onespartan
4.53/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rden4654
4/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of wellsnb
4.35/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mltobin
4.22/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Cynic-ale
4.19/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of OneEye78
4.35/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kamikazeokami
4.05/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of schmidtmattsays
4.43/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of PHBoiler
3.96/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Really nice richness and deep flavors. Pitch black stout. There's a hint of the hops as well as charred roast. The fruitiness throws the flavor a bit out of balance. Very interesting big stout.

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Photo of dvmin98
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of adamant1912
4.33/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of glazeman
4.61/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

One of the best imperial stouts out there. Here's to hoping they continue to release this often. So thick and flavorful.

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Photo of dar482
4.7/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

The beer offers smokey flavors with lots of meaty flavors. However, it is generally surrounded by bourbon, lots of vanilla, coffee, and 100% cacao dark chocolate. The mouthfeel is medium plus to full.

A beautifully complex barrel aged stout deserving of much praise. Another world class Midwest barrel aged stout.

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Kuhnhenn American Imperial Stout from Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
Beer rating: 92.5% out of 100 with 120 ratings
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