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RATINGS: 1434   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.09   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 282   ABV: 9.4%
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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.


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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
williamstome (1172) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 23, 2012
Very dark brown pour. That oatmeal smoothness. Chocolaty roasty, alcohol aroma. Quite strong and flavorful! Big chocolate.


4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
demannu (86) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 23, 2015
This is awesome. Huge heavy full mouthfeel. Love it. Deep rich roasted sweet flavor which is balance nicely with a mild bitterness. Just flat out good.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Fritz123 (1228) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - MAR 22, 2015
Draft at the tasting room. Pours a jet black with a mocha head. Aroma is rich roasted malts, caramel, dark chocolate, vanilla beans, and doughnut. The taste is solid with dark chocolate, vanilla, roasted malts, slight caramel, and lactose. Almost like a malt milkshake with vanilla. Serious body, light carb. Chewy and good. One of the best oatmeal stouts out there.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Weevo (64) - Indiana, USA - MAR 21, 2015
Bottle, pours black with tan head. All the good things I expect from an oatmeal stout plus an unusual smoothness for a 60ibu beer. Chocolate, vanilla, oak and a nice roasted taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dr_Fellini (703) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - MAR 19, 2015
Bottle to glass. Pours a deep brown to black color with a medium brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, burnt coffee, touch of cocoa. Flavor has a big burnt roasted malts bitterness. Huge mouthfeel, lingering roasted malts with some chocolate sweetness. Very tasty.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Patrik (335) - - MAR 10, 2015
Pĺ fat 3 stora rum. Fin ren torr Imperial IPA. Ja va faan ska man säga Torra kaffe smaker lite mörk choklad ĺ liiite vanilj. Bra

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cunningham (5154) - Halden, NORWAY - FEB 2, 2015
Black as the night with a thich beige head. Nice lacing. Powerful aroma. Espresso, chocolate and licorice. Full body. Balanced sweetness vs bitterness. Soft carbonation. A bit oily. Heavu stuff this one. Espresso, toffee, licorice, roasted and chocolate. Power beer. Nothing I can drink a lot of. Nice evening sipper.
[Bottle from Systembolaget web order, Sweden]

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Turboninja (148) - Tampere, FINLAND - JAN 24, 2015
Strong/medium aroma with licorice, vanilla and some malts. Pitch black with medium beige head. Strong taste with licorice, vanilla and cocoa, which is the distinctive part of this beer. Some malts can be tasted also. Very smooth and balanced. Wide taste spectrum and long aftertaste with licorice, malts and some hops. Full body wit soft carbonation. Overall one of my favorite Imperial Stouts: top-notch performer with the twist.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ogreface (1387) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JAN 21, 2015
Ez a béka sem szarral gurigázik, az biztos! Nagyon mély, keserű csokis, likőrös, fakormos, kissé fanyar, és igen erős íze van, testes, mint egy sumo birkózó. Szerintem zab nélkül szinte bántóan száraz és reszelős lenne, így pont jó!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sarlacc83 (1116) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 16, 2015
Bottle. A: Pitch black with a ring of mocha head. Lacing. N: Coffee, cocoa, vanilla, char, licorice, star anise, smoke and earth. Oatmeal and some peppercorn. T: Big bitterness and sweetness. M: Medium, oily body, some alcohol, soft carbonation. O: A dry bittersweet imperial oatmeal stout. Some really nice qualities for a day to day RIS.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tmrmwel (1138) - Bergen, NORWAY - JAN 12, 2015
Bottle. Pours black, with a small mocha head. Aroma is roasted malts, with tobacco, vanilla and cocoa sweetness. Full body, with soft carbonation. Flavour is burned malts, with tobacco, leather and cocoa.


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