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Belching Beaver Ol’ Dirty


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RATINGS: 4   MEAN: 3.85/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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It’s Old! …and Dirty! At 10.5% alcohol by volume, our Russian Imperial Stout is our biggest beer brewed to date. With the majority of our batch going into rye bourbon barrels, this winter seasonal is already highly coveted in the tasting room … Protect ya neck.


4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
cwooldridge (17) - - FEB 9, 2014
On tap at the Vista brewery. Made sure I let this one get slightly warm before dining to get the messy flavors possible. Pours black with an of white/beige head. Smells of rye whiskey,coffee, vanilla and chocolate. The taste is where this beer shines. Like some barrel aged stouts they can be over powering in the whiskey category but this one just has a nice sweet flavor with the lingering warmth of the bourbon. It coats the mouth with that great barrel flavor and chocolate and vanilla. Overall an amazing beer

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Peacehammer (589) - California, USA - OCT 27, 2013
On tap in North Park. Excellent rye whiskey, and vanilla oak character on the nose. Thick mouthfeel, some alcohol heat, but a great barrel aged stout.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (15489) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 2, 2013
Draft @ Hamiltons, San Diego, CA. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty chocolate aroma. Roasted malty chocolate and caramel flavor. has a roasted malty chocolate finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JohnC (3000) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - JAN 19, 2013
I had this on tap at Belching Beaver Brewery in Vista, CA. (You can’t make up a name like that). This black pour was roasty, with some chocolate notes, but not as rich as other imperial stouts.


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