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RATINGS: 198   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
douglas88 (5787) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (14290) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (2889) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrFecesious (903) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JFParnell (45) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
maxwelldeux (3450) - Everett, 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Smurf2055 (1394) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dogbrick (7575) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
anderson01 (201) - Idaho, USA - MAR 17, 2012
Black in color. with a tan frothy head. Constallation lacing. Nuts and chocolate are noticeable in the aroma. It has a creamy texture that has a black coffee aftertaste. Smooth beer that finishes very good. Great beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brenn79 (1467) - Idaho, USA - MAR 17, 2012
22 oz. bottle- Pours bitch ass black with a nice creamy tan head. Aroma is dark roasted malts, chocolate really comes through, yum. The taste is the same, chocolatey, it tastes like dark chocolate with a mild hoppy bite, very mellow and drinkable, one of the more sessionable IRS beers I have had. Body is medium to almost full, carbonation is medium to almost light. Overall It is a damn easy drinking IRS with lots of flavor, really liked it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hayduke (3317) - Eureka, California, USA - JAN 4, 2012
Shared with Stykzone vai Facebook Chat. Pored a /black color with a big bubbled tan head. Nose of roasted malts with chocolate dominating. Rich bold body and smooth creamy mouthfeel Flavor shows some bitterness on top of the rich malts, and there is some bitterness in the finish. Good drinking.

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