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Gigantic Most Premium Russian Imperial Stout

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RATINGS: 114   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (11196) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 13, 2016
22oz bottle. Poured a black color with a tan head. Roast, vanilla, chocolate, and some smoke / tobacco.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jesperhammer (4095) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 27, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 30, 2016 13-MAY-2016, draft @CBC Yellow Session, with Ulkløbben. Black with a few but giant tan bubbles. Aroma is mostly Bourbon. Taste is Bourbon, roast, chocolate and a slight tar. Soft carbonation, full body. Very nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niko100 (2626) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 12, 2016
Dark brown/black color; Medium to heavy slightly creamy body; Aroma of toasted malt, dark chocolate, coffee, & some licorice; Flavor of roasted sweet malt, caramel, dark chocolate, coffee, and some dark fruit; Fairly dry finish; ABV is well hidden; A tad flat - but decent.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
wrlangin (133) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JAN 12, 2016
Pours black with tan head. Strong roasted malt flavor with notes of chocolate and coffee. Nothing stands out and differentiates this beer from other RISs. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pyrmir (5411) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - DEC 28, 2015
On tap at CBC15. Black with beige head. Aroma has roasted malt, caramel, dried fruit, raisins, figs, wood, chocolate and liquorice. Taste is similar, roasted malt, liquorice and chocolate dominates leading to a long finish. Nice.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ansalon (2777) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - AUG 18, 2015
CBC 2015. Pours black with a low mocha head. Aromas of molasses, chocolate, slight coffee, honey wnd roasted malts. Taste is molasses, chocolate, coffee, honey and roasted malts. Mouthfeel is velvety smooth with low carbonation, full bodied.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
wvhoran (455) - Tasmania, - AUG 9, 2015
Draught at Mikkeller Bangkok. Black with a light brown head. The aroma has notes primarily of roasted malt, with a bitter cocoa impression. The flavour has the roasted malt, cocoa, light coffee, without any kind of thick or overly sweet qualities. Balanced, nice,

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Alphadelic (2132) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 22, 2015
you’d never know the %. Dangerous. Smooth and fluffy. Milkshake like. A couple of these gave me a brutal hangover.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TaktikMTL (7034) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 20, 2015
Bouteille de 22 oz obtenue via Importations Privées Bièropholie au coût de 11,90$. Arôme: Odeur de céréales grillées avec une pointe de chocolat. Apparence: La couleur est noire opaque. Présence d’un mince col beige mousseux et d’une large dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de chocolat avec une pointe de torréfaction et de caramel. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement onctueuse. Faible effervescence en bouche. Arrière goût légèrement chocolaté. (Rating #6342)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TBone (15940) - Pori, FINLAND - MAY 18, 2015
Draught@Mikkeller, Copenhagen. Dark opaque color, no head. Cocoa, bourbon in the nose. Medium-bodied. Alcohol, bourbon, cocoa, vanilla and toasted maltyness. Quite alcoholic, but otherwise nice.


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