Filed under: Imperial Stout (snifter), Nogne O | Tags: bitter, caramel, chocolate, Cinnamon, coffee, complex, dark, delicious, espresso, favorite, grapefruit, hoppy, intricate, inviting, nice, resin, tan, Toffee, unmatched
Purchased at: Canal Liquors, Lawrenceville, NJ
Size: 16 fl oz
Estimated Calories: 300C
RateBeer Rating: 99
Aroma 10 out of 10
Malt Flavor: Caramel Toffee Chocolate Coffee
Hops Flavor:Cinnamon resin grapefruit
Notes: Aroma is delicious and inviting.
Appearance 5 out of 5
Head Retention: Good
Notes: inpenetrable darkness with a nice tan head. Lacing is intricate.
Flavor 10 out of 10
Malt Flavor: Roasted Caramel Toffee Chocolate Coffee
Hops Flavor: Spice Resin Citrus
Other: Chalk, dirt
Notes:An amazing complexity – good dark chocolate and espresso overtones. Depth and character unmatched by many other chocolate stouts.
Palate 5 out of 5
Sensation: Creamy Slick Warming
Notes: electrifying, all over mouth, dark, hoppy, sharp, dry
General Impression: 20 out of 20
Personal Taste: Loved
Notes: Easily the best darkest stout I’ve ever enjoyed. Well done, Nogne O.
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