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Cigar City Marshal Zhukovís Imperial Stout - Double Barrel-aged 2010

Formerly brewed at Cigar City Brewing
Style: Imperial Stout
Tampa, Florida USA
Serve in Snifter


on tap


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RATINGS: 148   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.01/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
Double barrel aged version of Marshal Zhukovís Imperial Stout for 2010. A blend of bourbon and brandy barrel aged Marshal Zhukovís Imperial Stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (39079) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 29, 2011
75 cL bottle. Pours dark brown with a small tan to no head. Aroma is dark malty, liqourice and roasted. Solid roasted, dark malty and bourbon alcohol. Thick malty and liqourice. Ends dry and solid malty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (33387) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 22, 2011
Bottled. A pitch black beer with no head. The aroma has notes of straw, roasted malt, licquorice, and tobacco. The flavor is sweet malty with notes of roasted malt, alcohol, and tobacco, leading to a dry and alcoholic finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
joergen (25286) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 30, 2011
Bottle at PapsÝ. Pitch black coloured with a small beige head. Sweet and roasted aroma of dark chocolate, oak and liquorice with notes of dried fruits. Sweet and roasted flavour of dark chocolate, liquorice, dried fruits, oak and hops. Roasted finish of oak.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 29, 2011
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of Sean9689. Pours pitch black with no head - pours like motor oil. Heavy dark roast, licorice and tobacco. Solid body, completely flat, massive roast and tobacco, some liquor accents but not that distinctive. Some heavy roast in the finish. Nice - but flat indeed. 290311

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
anders37 (21880) - MalmŲ, SWEDEN - MAY 17, 2011
Bottle @ PapsÝ. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a thick woody chocolate and licorice aroma with hints from the barrel. Thick roasted malty chocolate and licorice flavor with hints of bourbon. Has a thick roasted malty chocolate, licorice and bourbon finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
madmitch76 (20984) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2012
29th April 2011
Opaque black beer, few tan bubbles for a head. Chocolate and wood nose. Smooth palate, no carbonation. Semi dry. Unsweet dark chocolate and dark malt. No roast. Subtle vanilla wood, not sweet or creamy. Trace of dark fruits. Fair bit of booze which provides warmth in the finish and a warming afterglow! The booze is mostly bourbon but there is a little brandy. Very good beer but not a patch on the Bourbon BA Zhukov. The blending has distracted from both base beers I think.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
rlgk (16886) - GŲteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 7, 2012
Bottle at CCB Day, Sštila 2012-07-07. Pitch black beer, brown quickly disappearing brown head. Vanilla aroma, whisky, milky, tar, licorice, woody, raisins, figs, grass, oak, soot, ash notes. Woody vanilla flavor, oily, raisins, vanilla, creamy, oak, dry, bitter, figs, dades. Very nice balance, alcohol is well hidden and the body is all you can ask for. Chocolate finish, vanilla, woody, whisky notes with figs and raisins. Wonderful!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brokensail (15257) - San Leandro, California, USA - APR 12, 2012
Essentially black in color with minimal tan head forming. The bourbon seems to be a bit more prominent than the brandy, which is sort of unfortunate. Quite a bit of wood and roasted malt with a bit of dark chocolate. The flavor has a more pronounced liquor character with vanilla and wood being well represented, as well as the bourbon and brandy. Lots of roast with some sweet dark chocolate and fruits. Much better than the regular Zhukovís.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Theis (14942) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 8, 2011
Bottle at PapsÝís - Thanks. Pitch black - no head. Oiley, bourbon, chocolate, burned, wooden, oakey, licorice, high sweetness, cocoa, vineous, fruity, light alcoholic, coffee, roasted, tobacco, soy. Too much - not that balanced - but nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (13609) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 17, 2012
Capped 750 shared by IrishBoy. Pours very black with a few bubbles. Aromas of grape/berry and bourbon. Full bodied. Lots of bourbon and chocolate. Touch of treacle. Quite tasty.

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