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RATINGS: 1510   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.08/5   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 282   ABV: 9.4%
BORIS stands for Bodacious Oatmeal Russian Imperial Stout and it will crush you like no other stout! Named for its intensely deep roasted and full bodied flavor and extreme weight of barley used to make it,BORIS The Crusher will crush your taste buds under its intense flavor and full body.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
thewolf (12078) - Kolding, DENMARK - NOV 25, 2007
Bottle @ tasting at my place.
[thank you, drmatt]
This ended up being the ’star of the show’. Pours pitch-black with a thick, creamy brown head. Wonderful lacing on my glass. Aroma is sweet but complex. Very malty, chocolate dominating, but there is so much more. Extremely creamy and full mouthfeel. Flavour has toffee, chocolate, lightly vinious, some coffee. Wonderful balance between a stunning amount of maltiness and a great bitterness from hops at the end. Wonderful, wonderful beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
footbalm (1219) - Western Minneapolis Suburbs, Minnesota, USA - NOV 24, 2007
Have had a couple of these in trades with the Ohio crew. Pours just like a Expedition. Thick and flat. It is very dark and has a bitter chocolate nose. Yeah, there is some espresso and hops, but the chocolate is pretty much at the front. Drinking this is like eating some kind of chewy choclate candy bar.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
elektronikfagtekniker (891) - kbh, DENMARK - NOV 19, 2007
bottle. is pours a pitch black color with little to no head at all:) the texture is very soft and creamy. there is some burbon taste in it. very nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
BrotherBenny (9) - Alabama, USA - NOV 16, 2007 does not count
What a nice Imperial Stout. Pours thick and syrupy, with a blackness that could suck the light out of the sun. The head is minimal but a lace ring clung to the glass ’til the end. The aroma of roasted chocolate and coffee greets your nose as you bring the glass to your face. It tastes of bitterness and sweetness in one, a good balance that seems to improve as the beer sits in open air. The carbonation is mild at best, and the mouth feel and body are seductively silky. A great bottle to pick up if you love this style.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Theis (15149) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 13, 2007
Bottle (Bager) at ØLklubben. Black - brown head. Bourbon, vanilla, wood, smoothness, raisins, coffee, chokolate, high burned, roasted, nice sweetness, caramel. This is fantastic I would love to drink this again !!!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
fonefan (43888) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 12, 2007
Bottle. [ Courtesy of drewbeerme ] Clear dark black color with a average to large, creamy / frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, light brown head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, dark coffee, burnt, light to moderate alcohol. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration. Body is medium to full, texture is creamy / oily, carbonation is flat / soft. ;o)) (271007)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
cheap (5305) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 8, 2007
UPDATED: NOV 10, 2013 Had this again, but it smelled beter....old rating - Sampled at the Bocktown in a frog greenglass from a bottle. BORIS; Bodacious, Oatmeal, Russian, Imperial, Stout...and it is. Black and relatively viscous, somewhat like used shovelhead oil. Has a pretty good aroma, smells more like a sweet stout. Roasty and attractive to the olfactory. First taste however erases any inkling that this is sweet. It is bitter and intimidating with barely any carbonation. Rude and crude. Perfect example of this dreaded style. Leaves a bitter lingering finish that is hard to forget.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mette (224) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 5, 2007
Et af højdepunkterne, tak til Bager.Sort med et lækkert creamet mørkt kaffe skum.Kaffe,bitter choko, godt ristet. Sødlig i smagen men også masser af bitter choko og kaffe. Føles blød og rigtig fyldig, olieret. God afslutning og en smag som ikke forsvinder med det samme. Guf guf!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sunevdj (3947) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - NOV 4, 2007
Thanks bager! Pours plack with a brownish head. Quite sweet with a light bitterness. Heavy aromas of caramel and toasted malts. Full bodied with a creamy mouthfeel. Fizzy carbonation. Average bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
pet3rman (375) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 3, 2007
UPDATED: MAR 11, 2015 Plours black with a thin oily brown head. Aroma of cofee and roasted malt. Flavor is chocolate, vanilla, dates and malt. Full bodied with lasting subtle bitterness. Alcohol is veiled. Great Stout!

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