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Big Rock Chop House Bourbon Russian Imperial Stout

Big Rock Chop House Bourbon Russian Imperial Stout
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RATINGS: 104   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mikem409 (1913) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - JUL 14, 2013
Bottle. Pours black with zero head. Boozy toffee and coco aroma. Taste is silky smooth with lots of toasted coconut and vanilla.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
5000 (6600) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - APR 28, 2013
Bottle:   This is the 2011 vintage.   First off, thanks to Pailhead for the trade.   Deep brown pour, burnt caramel hues, thin sudsy head, tannish in color, with spotty lacing.   Soft bourbon on the nose, sweeter than most, a bit candyish with vanilla and cocoa.   Some heat and dark pitted fruit as it warms.   It also has some sweet coconut as well.   Not a hoppy Imperial Stout.   Malty, sweet, with some nice bourbon notes, but not too heavy.   Its alcohol is well hidden.   Smooth, but not silky.   Fairly full bodied.   Overall this one had some interesting sweetness, and a level of bourbon that lent itself well to the Stout.   Really enjoyable!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopscotch (10265) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAR 21, 2013
Counter Pressure Filled Hand Bottle (2008 batch)... This beer rocks!… Pours murky and dark brown with a fleeting, white head. Wow, this baby still packs one hell of a punch. The bouquet is an intertwined swirl of caramel and coconut accompanied by whispers of milk chocolate and vanilla. Full-bodied with a creamy mouthfeel and tickling carbonation. The flavor is both boozy and chocolaty, offering subtleties of coconut and vanilla. A bit nutty as well. Finishes acrid, boozy and moderately sweet. Thanks goes out to FlandersNed for providing this world class bottle of beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (40504) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 3, 2012

Bottle 12fl.oz.

[ As RCH On The TilesBig Rock Chop House Double Barrel Russian Imperial Stout ].
Clear medium brown colour with a small, fizzy, virtually none lacing, fully diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is light heavy malty, caramel, licorice - laber laver, alcohol - bourbon. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, vanilla, caramel, laber laver. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120419]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
arkurzynski (1884) - Combined Locks, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 2, 2012
2009 bottle thanks to FlandersNed. Semi-thick, black pour with quickly fading tan head. Nose of heavy bourbon, caramel, moderate dark fruit and cocoa. Flavor starts sweet bourbon, vanilla, and cocoa and finishes pretty roasty with trailing dark fruit. Somewhat boozy with burning finish. Mild plastic in the finish. Average to thin body, pretty dry with little to no residual sweetness. Pretty drinkable, but boozy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (14659) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 24, 2012
Bottle (as: Double Barrel Russian Imperial Stout) at Papsø’s - Thanks. Clear dark red/brown - white head. Roasted, fruity, wooden, lakridskonfekt, vanilla, high malty,light burned malts, coconut, sweetness, dark chocolate, oakey. OK.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (24434) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 21, 2012
Bottle at Papsø. Dark brown coloured with a small beige head, Sweet and roasted aroma of caramel, dark chocolate, oak and vanilla. Sweet and roasted flavour of caramel, oak and vanilla with notes of dark chocolate and liquorice. Sweet and roasted finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pinball (11704) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 19, 2012
very dark amber, light brown head. roastd malts, wood, sweet malts, boozy bourbon notes. flavor is roasted malty, woody, bourbon boozy. tastes like it has seen a lot of wood.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (37013) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 19, 2012
33 cL bottle. Pours hazy dark brown with a small off-white head. Aroma is toasted dark malty and caramelish. Smooth dark malty and chocolate dense. Smooth and toasted malty into a chocolate malty finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (31462) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 19, 2012
Handbottled. A dark red-brown beer with a thin brown head. The aroma has notes of alcohol, roasted malt, and fruits. The flavor is sweet with notes of alcohol, wood, roasted malt, and caramel, leading to a dry alcoholic finish.

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