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RATINGS: 70   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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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Theis (14083) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopdog (9525) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 4, 2015
22oz bottle at the Beachwood BBQ Brew Pub. Batch #2. Poured a black color with a tan head. Coffee, roast, chocolate, and some dark fruits. Alcohol content well hidden.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
burg326 (4298) - Florida, USA - FEB 15, 2015
Poured a dark black from the bottles with aromas of earth, chocolate, coffee and espresso. Flavors attach the aromas with some earth, roast, chocolate and espresso. Solid beer and enjoyable. It did not disappoint, thanks Jose!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kathouse (1188) - Nevada, USA - JAN 20, 2015
At Aces and Ales Winter Beer Fest. Pours black with a brown, thick foam. This is espresso from nose to finish. I like the fact that there was no astringent bitterness. Just strong coffee and a dry finish. One of the better coffee stouts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerguy00 (186) - Fountain Valley, California, USA - DEC 31, 2014
Dark pour. Tastes of burnt coffee and a bit of toasted malts. Wasn’t a fan but it was ok.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
alliance100 (905) - 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

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
devman171 (1148) - 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

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BoBoChamp (5758) - 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

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gnoff (8139) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cunningham (5227) - 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]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Marsiblursi (3045)
- 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.

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