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:
4,281
Reviews:
1,287
Avg:
4.28
pDev:
14.49%
 
 
Wants:
3,214
Gots:
2,099
For Trade:
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3.63/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance and nose are fine, but the taste is just a sweet mess. A lot of sweet stouts are great but Dark Lord takes it to an unnecessary and unpleasant level.

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

2014 blue wax. Tanks to Chadwick for sharing! Pours pitch black with a tiny mocha head that recedes quickly. Not much lacing. Smells sweet, notes of dark fruit and coffee. Sweet on the front of the palate, chocolate covered cherries comes to mind. Slightly soy sauce on the finish, but not unpleasant. Very full bodied with no carbonation. Very viscous and creamy. Overall a very pleasing Russian Imperial Stout, better than I expected.

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Dark Lord Imperial Stout from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
4.28 out of 5 based on 4,281 ratings.
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