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RATINGS: 57   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Brewed in the Russian Imperial Stout style, this offering boasts plenty of malt character and an aggressive amount of hops. A rich, flavorful ale with a finish you wonít believe.


Narnad's rating

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Narnad (1495) - Wonder Lake, Illinois, USA - MAR 19, 2012
Pours a deep brown black color with a tall, very creamy, tan head that has a lot of staying power. Aroma has a very full, fresh malt nose with lot of toasted malt presence, light chocolate and some burnt acidity at the tail end. Flavor matches the nose perfectly. A complex malty flavor overall with strong toasted malt notes early, a light chocolate flavor in the middle, coffee presence shows up later in the flavor and finishes with a light earthy hops presence. Body is modest in density with a very creamy feeling. Overall a very enjoyable beer. I love that this RIS stuck with the more toasted malt aspect as opposed to the more common dark fruity aspect the RIS style can incorporate. Canít wait to get my hands on another one of these bottles.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BrewBoxer (2400) - New York, New York, USA - MAY 18, 2015
Draft at the saint louis brew house. Deep black color with a nice malty flavorful taste. Very good imperial stout

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BOSSbrewer (2521) - Arkansas, USA - APR 15, 2015
Bottle shared at porch nite with Raith, Brisben, Breck. Pours dark brown with one finger of tan head. Aroma is roast barley and pine. Flavor is fairly bitter and roasty. No caramel, dark fruits. Just roast and fairly bitter. Too much so. Drinkable. Lighter bodied as well. Finishes dry and bitter.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
csaso (1611) - Missouri, USA - JAN 7, 2015
Bottle - very big tan foamy head, pitch black color, very toasty malt aroma and flavor, some kind of weird off hop flavor (maybe an old bottle?), takes away from the overall beer though ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
boozedude (2172) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - DEC 18, 2014
Bpomber shared with josh at club w, black pour with thick brown head, this aroma is crazy weird, but good, taste is cinnamon, wood light smoke, this shits all oover the place

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
robbienate (113) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 12, 2014
Pours black with almost 3 fingers of dark tan head. Aroma is strongly milk chocolate with a little bit of caramel and some sprucy hops. Taste is medium bitter. Lots of dark coffee with chocolate and spruce. Medium bodied with a somewhat oily yet thick texture. Lively carbonation and a very long, very bitter finish. Overall, Iím really digging this beer. Probably the best beer offered from Cathedral Square.

1.1
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
dfearnley (1164) - Alberta, CANADA - OCT 11, 2014
Bottle to goblet Loads of milk, rancid milk, diacetal. I canít imagine that this is supposed to be like this. Black...tan head. Disgusting curdled milk, some coffee/chocolate.

1.1
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
YEG_Willy (1) - - OCT 10, 2014 does not count
Bottle to goblet Loads of milk, rancid milk, diacetal. I canít imagine that this is supposed to be like this. Black...tan head. Disgusting curdled milk, some coffee/chocolate.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
gschrade (805) - Collinsville, USA - SEP 23, 2014
I had this at Global Brew. Pours black with a tan head. Taste roasted malt, dark chocolate, vanilla. I thought this was good. I would drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crossovert (8853) - Illinois, USA - AUG 2, 2014
I think this is the one Chris form beer temple was dissing in his episode. I think it is really nice, not too spicy, richly integrated stout flavors. Donít hate on this cause its not abraxas.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BBB63 (6396) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - JUL 10, 2014
Bottle and served in snifter: Pours a deep brown with an initial nice frothy tan head and spotty lace. Solid roast, char, cocoa, coffee, moderate pine, slight fig and tobacco along with a touch of Diacetyl (but not troublesome at least for me). Shorter finish than expected and not overly complicated. Ashy prickly mouth feel. Still it is more than drinkable... A Kia in an Aston Martin world.


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