Dark Lord Imperial Stout | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Indiana, United States
3floyds.com

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 15.00%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
A demonic Russian-Style Imperial Stout brewed with coffee, Mexican vanilla, and Indian sugar, this beer defies description. Available one day a year, in April at the brewery: Dark Lord Day.

Vintage guide:
Red wax = 2004
Orange wax = 2005
Gold wax = 2006
Silver wax = 2007
Black wax = 2008
White wax = 2009
Green wax = 2010 - 15% ABV
Yellow wax = 2011 - 15% ABV
Red wax = 2012 - 15% ABV
Orange wax = 2013 - New Label 15% ABV
Blue wax = 2014 - 15% ABV
Maroon wax = 2015 15% ABV
Black with glitter flecks wax = 2016
Green with silver glitter = 2017 - New Label

Added by cretemixer on 12-13-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
4,264
Reviews:
1,284
Avg:
4.28
pDev:
14.49%
 
 
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2011 Vintage (Yellow Wax)

Appearance: Very dark brown bordering on black with a small beige head. Good looking beer.

Smell: Brown sugar, cherries, chocolate and a coffee/roasted malt aroma. Nice nose on this one.

Taste: Brown sugar, cherries, chocolate and mild coffee/roasted malt notes. The finish is fairly sweet, even after 2 years of aging.

Mouth-feel: Full-bodied with a moderate level of carbonation appropriate tor the style. Great mouth-feel for the style.

Overall: No doubt it's sweet as many have said but there is enough going on in the taste profile to make it a good beer.

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Dark Lord Imperial Stout from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
4.28 out of 5 based on 4,264 ratings.
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