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Amager's Dark Overlord imperial stout sounds incredibly imposing, but it's just a front for its real sticky sweet nature. After letting it warm up, it smelled of roasted malts, coffee and a whole lotta alcohol.

As for the taste itself, the sweetness nearly overwhelms your senses, restrained only by the equally strong waves of bitterness pulling the other way on the flavor spectrum. It took a few swigs before I managed to pick out the notes of coffee and roasted malt, and another flavor I couldn't quite place due to the overwhelming sweetness. It's smooth, slightly oily, full bodied and has a very creamy mouthfeel from start to finish.

Fortunately, the booze maestros at Smith Street Taps served it up in a half pint glass, otherwise I would've had one heck of a time trying to finish this pint off due to the sharp contrast of the cloying sweetness dueling with the equally forceful bitterness of the stout. This was one of the few brews I found myself incapable of chugging down, aided by the fact that this is quite possibly the thickest and stickiest brew I've had so far. A better beer buff than I can probably properly appreciate the Dark Overlord, but this boy didn't quite agree with this brew.

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