Proclamation Ale Company

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Proclamation Ale Company
Rhode Island, United States
American Imperial Stout
Ranked #1,700
Ranked #16,924
3.89 | pDev: 13.11%
Mar 13, 2022
Mar 15, 2019
Very Good
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Rated: 3.75 by atlbravsrno1 from New Hampshire

Mar 13, 2022
Rated: 3.63 by jaxon53 from Connecticut

Dec 28, 2021
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Reviewed by jlindros from Massachusetts

3.01/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3
Canned 9/04/20
Pours a tan but small frothy head with med retention, a bit of lacing, nice legs, very dark basically black color

Nose brings plenty of coconut, bright coconut almost like the coconut life-saver, a bit of toasted malt, sweet lactose and milk chocolate notes, light perfumey alcohol, touch of vanilla, but I don't get any beer...

Taste again brings loads of coconut, toasted and candy like, sweetened candied shredded coconut, a bit of cocoa and lactose milk chocolate like, plenty of vanilla with the coconut, mild fusel alcohol character, but NO BEER!!!

Mouth is med to fuller bod, med foamy carb, a bit of warming slight tingly acohol

Overall again wtf! Why am I buying a BEER to have it taste like a candy bar with no actual beer in it?! If I wanted that I would just melt down a candy bar and drink that. I wanted a stout but instead I got slapped in the mouth with a sack of candy bars.
Oct 19, 2020
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Reviewed by Greatheil from Rhode Island

2.79/5  rDev -28.3%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5
Perhaps it would mellow considerably with age (I suspect so in fact). However I found it to be far too boozy and unbalanced to be enjoyable, and struggled to finish it. The aroma was inviting and the coconut flavor was very well integrated, however it just was too strong from the alcohol, I’ve had plenty of high abv stouts and this just wasn’t worth the money for me.
Oct 18, 2020
Rated: 4.32 by JamieDuncan from Maryland

Sep 23, 2020
Rated: 4.23 by bubseymour from Maryland

Sep 19, 2020
Rated: 4.75 by Kurzman from Rhode Island

Sep 21, 2019
Rated: 4.25 by Zekenyce from New Jersey

Sep 05, 2019
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Reviewed by jrc1093 from Connecticut

3.51/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
Canned on 7/26/19

Pours an inky deep black body capped with the slightest head of bubbly, dark beige foam which retracts almost instantly, leaving no traces of lacing, cap, or collar.

Aromas open with moderately assertive toasted coconut dominating, soon integrating a minor vanilla lactic presence along with some cocoa; presents mainly as earthy and semi-sweet.

Taste is a fine mixture of coconut, chocolate, and vanilla, with hints of dark cherry confection building as a result; the swallow shows dusted cocoa and heavily toasted coconut lingering.

Mouthfeel has a creamy, silky smooth medium body and restrained carbonation; slightly sticky, slightly toasty along the mid-palate, and a well-tempered residual sweetness through the finish.

A sweet stout that nearly crosses into pastry territory, until it doesn’t; not quite cloying, and nicely drying combination of flavor, even if they didn’t come together perfectly.
Aug 17, 2019
Rated: 3.75 by dafla67 from Pennsylvania

Aug 11, 2019
Rated: 4.12 by liquorpig from Massachusetts

Apr 20, 2019
Rated: 4.13 by JoeB51982 from Rhode Island

Apr 02, 2019
Rated: 4.13 by TheElectricOne from Rhode Island

Mar 18, 2019
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Reviewed by Jwale73 from Rhode Island

4.13/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Imperial stout with coconut, vanilla and lactose. Served a little cold - Pours one shade shy of black with a dense 1/8th inch mocha-color head. Nose expresses the merest hints of cocoa and lactose. Taste is fairly bold - cocoa, vanilla and perhaps a hint of cinnamon with lactose at the back. Mouthfeel is light-medium in body (closer to medium), with an even carbonation and a pleasant mouthfeel. Overall, a nice coconut presence without coming off as artificial. Alcohol is well-hidden. My second favorite IS from these guys behind BA zzzlumber. Would love to see this in a bourbon barrel!
Mar 15, 2019
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