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RATINGS: 1377   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.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
fonefan (34282) - 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)

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (30747) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2007
22 fl oz. bottle. Pours black with a chocolate brown head. Slight chemical nose and dry malty. Slight creamy mouthfeel. Burbon/alcohol heavy and dry flavour. Very dry finish with a lot of roasted malt.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ungstrup (29134) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 17, 2007
Bottled. A pitch black beer with a fast disappearing brown head. The aroma is very powerful with notes of bitter chocolate, alcohol, and caramel, as well as lighter notes of smoke and wood. The flavor is sweet malty with strong notes of hard roasted malt that gives the beer both an acidity and a dryness, the hops also leave a slight touch of grapefruit, before a dry and bitter end sets in, the bitterness both coming from the hops and the hard roasted malt.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25089) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 17, 2007
(Bottle 65 cl) Courtesy of sk8viking. Pours thick and tar-like, black and opaque with a dense, light brown head. Sweetish aroma with some vanilla and a tart edge. Good and solid body with lots of roasted malt, vanilla and coffee notes with a vague, burned edge. The burned notes hold all through the finish where the alcohol shows. Not a bad beer in any way, but there’s just so many better Imperial Stouts out there that for some reason never made the Top 50. 160607

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
joergen (20569) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 19, 2007
Bottle. Black coloured with a beige ehad. Roasted aroma of oat, coffee and liquorice. Sweet and roasted flavour of coffee and liquorice with notes of cocoa.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
oh6gdx (20239) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 15, 2008
Bottled. Black colour, small brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, some wooden notes as well as coffee, vanilla, some toffee and chocolate. Flavour is the same in a rather powerful, but smooth way. Very balanced and nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
omhper (19218) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUL 16, 2008
Bottled at Petalax Beer Festival. Perfectly black with dark brown head. Oily and tarry from nose to finish. Sweet and thick, but never cloying or inky. Huge, but never assaulting. Soft, but powerful. Whipped cream with chocolate and licorice. No finesse or finer details, but a damn solid, edgeless stout. A gentle giant - like having the biggest guy in highschool as your best friend.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
anders37 (16410) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 9, 2007
Bottle. Thanks to bu11zeye for this one. Pours a black color with a tan head. Roasted malty oatmeal aroma with hints of chocolate and coffee. Dry roasted bitter chocolate and coffee flavor. Roasted warming malty finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (14454) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 15, 2009
4th July 2008. Smooth and silky. Biscuity and very mild cappucino. No bitterness, a hint of fig and a definite note of bubblegum. Unusual.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (14340) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 2, 2009
Corked bottle at Plan B, Copenhagen
Black color; the head, brown, disappears quickly. Mixed aroma of caramel, roasted malt, light phenol and paper too. Good body, not too thick, with a strong flavor, in the order, chocolate, roasted malt, caramel, liquorice. Correct bitterness. The alcohol can be perceived. Good but nothing surprising.


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