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RATINGS: 1449   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.


4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JBPortland (1150) - Portland, Maine, USA - JUN 28, 2015
22oz bottle pours viscous oily black brown with small finger of dark tan head. Nose has rich brownie and fudge, some licorice dark fruit and roast. Mouthfeel is big and thick, tons of dark bitter roasty fudge, light anise and vanilla, peanut, dark fruits. Finishes with sticky big bitter chocolate, roast, some sweetness. Big and bold, tasty stout.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
hman43 (572) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - JUN 26, 2015
Pours black. There is little head and the first pour, but it develops after the pour with lacing. Aromas of chocolate, coffee, and cocoa. It has a smooth, rich texture with flavors of coffee, chocolate, cocoa, and oats. The lively carbonation produces a tingling sensation with a bitter finish.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
zimbo (753) - SCOTLAND - JUN 25, 2015
UPDATED: JUN 26, 2015 Deep strong and complex but still with real suppleness andinerality. Dense chocolate cake, smooth coffee and dark chocolate syrup with leather, some moist earth and a hint of oatmealy silkiness. Delicious and superbly built.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SeniorZozo (193) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUN 22, 2015
Superior beer. Big roast and some dark chocolate. Bitter finish. Pours black with OK head and lacing. A little syrupy. Bottle.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
gripweed57 (949) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - JUN 20, 2015
Opaque black color with no noticeable head to speak of. Aroma is sweet cocoa, reminiscent of baked brownies with cinnamon, raisins and Cuban coffee. Wonderful chocolate and coffee dark malt flavor upfront. Obvious warming alcohol feel. Complex yet smooth. Like drinking cold Mexican Hot Chocolate with a big boozy jolt. The smoothness comes from the oats. The complexity comes from the magic of the ingredients and craft of the Hoppin’ Frog Brewers. Well done.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tapthis (167) - Baytown, Texas, USA - JUN 13, 2015
poors a dark black with a foamy dark tan head. Smells and tastes of oatmeal and coffee. one of my favorite stouts

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jflopsu (816) - New Jersey, USA - JUN 11, 2015
Pours a dark black with thick foamy dark brown head. Has a faint roasted malt and coffee aroma. Taste is powerful with chcolate, coffee, vanilla, roasted malts, and dark alcohol. Lingering dark malt flavors that linger.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sturmthis (875) - Ohio, USA - MAY 16, 2015
Sample, infused with vanilla. Black with almost no head. Coffee and vanilla bean aroma. Coffee, vanilla, dark fruit in the taste. Very nice and smooth.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrHangover (3140) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAY 8, 2015
Draft @ Beer Temple. Pours a pitch black beer with a big tanned head on top. Aroma has a big roasted note, coffee, caramel and something earthy. Flavor is sweet and dense, very thick and malty with a slight boozy note. Loads of sweetness and sticky mouthfeel. Good stuff for sure.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
tricksta_p (1877) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - MAY 6, 2015
2011 aged version in may 2015. Aroma of roasted malts, lots of chocolate, oatmeal, coffee, toffee, hint of dark fruits. Flavour is moderate sweet with a smooth creamy finish. Very enjoyable, massive oatmeal and chocolate aroma.


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