Hegemony Imperial Stout | St. Boniface Craft Brewing Company

Hegemony Imperial StoutHegemony Imperial Stout
BA SCORE
80.5%
Liked This Beer
3.92 w/ 77 ratings
Hegemony Imperial StoutHegemony Imperial Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
St. Boniface Craft Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
stbonifacebrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by woodychandler on 02-17-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#9,541
Reviews:
7
Ratings:
77
Liked:
62
Avg:
3.92/5
pDev:
8.67%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
8
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 77 |  Reviews: 7
Reviews by SeamusDoyle:
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4.32/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a thick, dark mahogany, almost black. You can’t see through it. Large tan head that didn’t hang around too long but left lots of lace. Nose of coffee, chocolate, and malt. Thick, almost chewy mouthfeel. Taste at first almost like a chocolate milkshake but then the hops kick in to balance it out.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of therealJAYZ
4.03/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tuowl74a
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PretzelsNBeer
3/5  rDev -23.5%

Photo of ryser2k
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

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

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

Photo of citizencane
3.97/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours somewhere between reddish-brown and black. Decent head that lingers for a while. Smell is actually a touch weak for the style; what I get is a roast note akin to a particularly smoky scotch ale. Taste is of roasted malt, some hop bitterness, chocolate, and coffee. Feel is slightly thin and carbonated, but this is made up for with a touch of creaminess in the feel as well. Seems to be a slightly different approach to the style- a very drinkable and balanced imperial IPA.

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Photo of Bdel34
3.77/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kegatron
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of cdman56
4.28/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of beerthulhu
3.77/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

-Snifter. Draft. 08.22.15

A: Black coloring with a thin, dark khaki head that dissipated rather quickly. No visible effervesce, with only a small amounts of lacing left behind. Pretty good.

S: Nose was fresh and roasty, finely grounded coffee beans, smooth, aided by some sweet dark chocolate and milk. The bitterness was light minded, mostly consumed by the sweet chocolateley roast scents that gave this a pleasant and sweet smell. While not powerful or overwhelming, this did provide a nice gentle fresh, roasty nature perfect for the august summer time temperatures when you don't want to be bogged down by big heavy beers.

T: The flavor was very smooth, chocolateley roast, freshly grounded coffee beans, some light milky-vanilla hints that was rich and clean in nature. The chocolate and coffee roast was nicely bittering, fresh and again, perfect for that august heat when this was consumed.

M: Mouthful was light and oily, lightly stick in texture with a smooth exit from the tongue.

O: A really cleanly brewed roasty beer to get a nice cold coffee fix, with rich dark coffee beans and chocolate to aid in a rich flavor. Again this beer went down crazy quick for me, very drinkable. The alcohol of 8.00% was undetectable and very balanced.

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Photo of akorsak
3.58/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A growler at Imminent Liquidation.

A: The stout pours with a steady black darkness. There wasn't much of a head.

S: The nose is roasted, sweet with chocolate. The body isn't as strong as many double stouts; it does, though, have a nice ring to it.

T: The ale strikes me as more of a schwarzbier, roasted and dark but not to the nth degree. Surprisingly, I like the more restrained body of the stout. Chocolate lingers, loiters even, but it never rises to the 'too strong' level. The ale retains a light body throughout, sweetly roasted without a strong hop presence.

M: The mouthfeel is roasted sweet, a chocolatey blend. Hops and thick malts are nowhere to be found, instead I enjoyed to relaxed body.

D: I can't imagine that this stout is too strong. It strikes me as a schwarzbier, rather than a stout or a double stout.

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Photo of philbe311
3.81/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of buzzy
4.21/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of dsshuck
3.77/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jjd315
3.83/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DLSheidy
3.92/5  rDev 0%

Photo of ShanePB
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of wethorseblanket
3.9/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Yellolab2010
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of GaPeach
3.11/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jimpyle48
3.94/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sampled from draft

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Photo of grimey68
3.27/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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Hegemony Imperial Stout from St. Boniface Craft Brewing Company
Beer rating: 80.5% out of 100 with 77 ratings
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