Imperial Stout | Epic Brewing Company

Imperial StoutImperial Stout
BA SCORE
80.3%
Liked This Beer
3.92 w/ 249 ratings
Imperial StoutImperial Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Epic Brewing Company
Utah, United States
epicbrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.10%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This massive Stout pours a mahogany black with a thick, brown head. The aroma is all chocolate roasted malt. The aroma is all chocolate and toasted malt. The first wave of flavor embraces anise and dark, bitter chocolate but opens up to include coffee, smoke and rich sweet malt.

Added by bishopgary on 12-06-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,879
Reviews:
70
Ratings:
249
Liked:
200
Avg:
3.92/5
pDev:
9.44%
Alströms:
3.88
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
43
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 249 |  Reviews: 70
Photo of bentnorton
3.59/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Poupae
3.87/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ox1574
3.89/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Photo of yoitsarch
4.35/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of pat61
4.29/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A: Brilliant ebony under a 1” tan collar that quickly dissipates to a film.
S: Roasted malt, coffee, dark malt, dark dried fruit.
T: Intense roasted malt flavors lead to dark dried fruits and finish with big coffee flavors.
F: a big creamy mouthfeel
O: A big bold stout for people who drink their coffee black

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Photo of Blarrinaga
3.35/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

1st review so take this with a grain of salt.

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Photo of acashk
4.52/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mobrado
4.02/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Goldndomer
4.1/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of leroybrown10
4.29/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a viscous, shiny black. Thick dark khaki head which leaves heavy, dark lacing behind when it dissipates.

Smells of dark chocolate, licorice and coffee. Some roasted malt and tobacco.

Dark bitter chocolate is the first taste. Dark roasted coffee, black licorice, smoke, tobacco and earthy/peaty malt.

Thick, full bodied mouth feel. Creamy feeling which lingers on the tongue. Medium carbonation. Some alcohol but not overpowering.

Excellent imperial stout. Rich flavors which blend together and complement each other.

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Photo of Tsar_Riga
4.42/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A - Straight black, opaque, with just the slightest hint of red underpinning it all. Small head, medium tan, that fades quickly. Lacing is minimal.

S - Most clearly the alcohol, big and full. Dark fruits and chocolate nibs. Hints of tobacco and wood ash.

T - Starts with the nose, but comes through with a second wave full of coffee and chocolate. Raisins and molasses. A close that is faintly acidic and lightly bitter.

M - Slick and full. Low carbonation. Mild drying in the close, but not enough to impact the experience. This is a sipper.

O - Much better than the typical stout, and outside the nose, this delivers big ABV without a harsh alcohol burn. Drink with care, because it delivers a wallop. Love how this one has two levels, first delivering dark fruits and blackened malts, then jumping to a level of silky chocolate and coffee. Impressive work.

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Photo of Sweffin
3.71/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jessealmlie
4.33/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rderedin
4.46/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of CWVegas
3.84/5  rDev -2%

Photo of nikhilshetty007
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of mctizzz
4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

Photo of a77cj7
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of treebert9
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of BColton1
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of DrBass
4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

Photo of mbeerdino21
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of Azeotrope
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of t2grogan
4/5  rDev +2%

Imperial Stout from Epic Brewing Company
Beer rating: 80.3% out of 100 with 249 ratings
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