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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.94   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 336   ABV: 11.2%
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Tovarish is a bold Russian imperial stout brewed with a base of British Maris Otter barley and heaping amounts of roasted barley and specialty malts. It’s finished with a touch of blackstrap molasses along with espresso brewed with the finest Arabian Mocha-Java coffee from our friends at Peet’s. Tovarish is remarkably rich and complex. Savor the layers of roast and dark fruits with every sip.


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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Theis (13755) - Frederiksberg, - JUL 6, 2013
Bottle (Batch 1/029) at Yespr’s - Thanks. Pitch black - brown head. Fresh coffee, nice burned malts, nice malty, licorice, light to medium sweetness, high coffee aroma, chocolate notes, roasted. Nice.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
alliance100 (775) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - NOV 9, 2014
750ml bottle - pours black with thin tan head . Dark roast coffee aroma . Taste is lots of espresso and some faint dark fruit notes . Tasty . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
devman171 (1015) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - NOV 9, 2014
Dark black with dark tan head. Aroma is rich roast and espresso. Taste is strong oily espresso, almost a peppered coffee taste. Really nice stout

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BoBoChamp (5648) - Gent, BELGIUM - OCT 25, 2014
65cl, Batch 2, new exclusive American brew Anno 2011, with coffee, thx alot to Koen for sharing!, very complex Stout, heavily roasted/bitter/sweet and slightly fruity/spicy, yet balanced, cloudy, small head, very good Winter brew

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gnoff (7954) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - OCT 19, 2014
Bottled 1 pt 6 fl oz, at rlgk + Aniela tasting, USA comes to Göteborg 2014, on October 18, 2014. Batch no 2.
Thanks to _angst_!
Clear black color with hints of dark brown, small light brown head. Coffee, kaffesump, green bell peppers scent, also sugary sweet. Sweet, coffee, roasted taste. Sweet, sugary, coffee aftertaste. Warming alcohol. Medium mouthfeel, high bitterness. A lot of coffee indeed, takes away from the beer.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cunningham (4775) - Halden, NORWAY - OCT 18, 2014
Black color with a beige head. Powerful grassy and cocoa aroma. Full body. Balance between sweetness and bitterness. Heavy flavor. Espresso de lux, grassy and a bit dry. Tasty little devil. Dangerously well hidden alcohol.
[Bottle at rlgk plaza]

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Marsiblursi (3021)
- Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 18, 2014
(Bottle) Pours black with a brown head. The aroma holds brutal coffee up front with notes of roast, gravel, parsley, green bell pepper and chocolate with undertones of caramel, brown sugar, molasses and vanilla. The flavour is near medium sweet, medium to heavily bitter and light acidic with coffee, brown sugar/molasses and resinous hops. The mouthfeel is oily and fairly soft with a light to medium carbonation. Near full bodied.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (11344) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 18, 2014
Bottle at USA comes to Göteborg 2014. Opaque black beer with a nice brownish head. Roasted coffee aroma, espresso, sourish, dark chocolate, cocoa, soot notes. Roasted coffee flavor, soot, dark chocolate, cocoa powder, salty licorice, espresso, some dark fruits. Heavy impy, slightly unbalanced but still good.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
_angst_ (2918) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 18, 2014
Bottle received in trade. Thank you GT2! Pours dark blackish brown with a frothy mocha head that leaves some sparse trace on the glass while dissipating. Smell is sweet, malty and tiny fruity with roasted malts, dark roast coffee, raisins, prunes, coffee cherries, bitter chocolate, green bell peppers and moist soil. Taste is slightly sweet, bitter, malty and tiny fruity with roasted malts, burnt caramel, burnt wood, dark roast coffee, bitter chocolate, moist soil, burnt raisins, hay, burnt cookies and hint of alcohol and green bell peppers. Mouthfeel is soft, round, tiny roasted astringent and near full bodied. Finish is tiny sweet, bitter and malty with roasted malts, burnt caramel, dark roast coffee, bitter chocolate, burnt raisins, moist soil and hay. Really nice coffee impy…

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Yoachim (46) - SWEDEN - OCT 18, 2014
Flaska på provningen USA comes to Göteborg 2014. Luktar kaffe, alkohol, choklad, fudge, karamell, vanilj Fin svart färg. Smakar kaffe, vanilj, fudge, socker, surt, beskt. Bra arom och fyllig.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tkrjukoff (4100) - SWEDEN - OCT 18, 2014
Bomber @rlgk. Pours jet black with a small tanned head. Aroma is roasted malty ashy dry chocolate. Flavor is as aroma acidy metallic well bitter.


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