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Hale’s Pikop Andropovs Rushin Imperial Stout

 
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Formerly brewed at Hale’s Ales
Style: Imperial Stout
Seattle, Washington USA
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 201   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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douglas88's rating

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
douglas88 (8337) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 5, 2011
Bomber. Pours a pure black color with a medium beige head. A great dark fruit and ash nose. Sweet, some vanilla, loads of dark fruit, some chocolate. Very good. A bit thin.


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
SHIG (4525) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - FEB 6, 2016
Bottle thanks to duchammer: The label we drank had a double decker bus on it. The name gives it some bonus appeal. Poured a dark brown with red edges and tan head. Aroma and taste is roasted malt, but falls a bit flat.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beastiefan2k (3509) - HdG (past: NYC, KS, Rain City), Maryland, USA - SEP 25, 2015
200th rater! I actually don’t know when this was brewed cause I don’t see any info on annual release. Whatevs. Black beer with ghost white lacing. Aroma is dry, ashy malt that’s acidic. Flavor is a bit flabby and light... And weak stout. I’m actually surprised this is an Impy Stout. Just a bit too acidic and weak.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
slowrunner77 (9951) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 11, 2014
"A spot purchase in Seattle that I might have avoided if I’d looked it up. I was encouraged that so many of the off reviews are years old, and at first this had a nice sweet milk chocolate roasted coffee aroma, and looks great. Lower abv so a less thick body was expected. The giant white chunks were a turnoff though, as was the lactic quality that did not belong, and only grew as the beer warmed. It’s not a milk stout and wouldn’t have been a great example if that style either. A beer that could have been quite good but it seems this one has a long history of quality control issues. Still has its good points, but way under average for the style."

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (18780) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 2, 2014
Bottle from QFC, Seattle
Black color with small beige head. Nice mild aroma, roasted malt, fire oven bread. It has smooth mouthfeel; roasted malt flavor and some coffee, but not ashy luckily, with some lactose; correct bitterness.
Not exciting, but solid.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (12431) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 27, 2014
Bottle - Roast malts and chocolate with some dark fruit. Jet black with a rich beige head. Chocolate and dried dark fruits. A long finish with a big bitterness.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
XaenDovet (1282) - British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 7, 2013
Bottle share taster. Dark brown, no cap. Aroma of lactose, chocolate, raisin, and booze. Taste is sour. Not bad.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JFParnell (62) - Washington, USA - JUL 7, 2013
UPDATED: APR 6, 2014 This Russian Imperial is the best value that there is. At $4.79 for a 22 Oz. I defy anyone to find a better deal. This is a very good imperial russian stout. The price is right, and it is overall a very good tasting stout.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
maxwelldeux (4343) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - JUN 22, 2013
Bottle. Pours a near black color with a small tan head on it. Nose is a little roasty with some nice chocolate coming through, though subtly. Taste is chocolatey and slightly sweet with just a little roasting in there. Good brew and really glad I found it.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Smurf2055 (1400) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 5, 2012
On tap at Last Drop. Pours black with two finger head. Smell ashy chocolate roast. Taste more creamy and fruity, ashy finish. Decent.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dogbrick (11339) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - APR 3, 2012
Sample at the Tap House Grill in Seattle. This beer is a dark brown-black color with a medium tan head that evaporates quickly. Small sticky patches of lacing. Espresso and malt in the nose. Medium body with a roasty coffee character and notes of malt, hops and fruit. The finish is burnt malt and moderately bitter coffee. Lighter for an Imperial Stout but decent overall.


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