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RATINGS: 1514   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.

ClassyBeagle's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ClassyBeagle (376) - New Jersey, USA - NOV 24, 2013
FROM NOTES: August 27, ’12. From a 22 ounce bomber into a snifter. A: Lots of roasted malts up front. Hints of coffee, sweet molasses, and a touch of milk chocolate. A slight hoppiness finishes it off. A: Pours a thick motor oil black with a thin, deep brown chocolate head that quickly fades into minimal lacing. T: Coffee at first, followed by chocolate and subdued oatmeal notes. A slight alcohol burn shows up in the finish. P: Full-bodied mouthfeel, thick and rich. O: A fine R.I.S. but the flavors don’t stand out as particularly interesting or special, though they are pleasant in their own regard. The alcohol stands out a bit too much.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Werckmeister (2285) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - OCT 22, 2016
0,66l bottle at a party from trade with lordrakos. Did not find a BB date. black colour, small coffee colored head. smells of licorice, light sherry, spices, earthy notes. nice smell. full body, soft carbonation, oily mouthfeel. tastes of licorice, sherry, spices, earthy notes, some caramel, marzipan, nutty. finishes lightly dry with notes of licorice, marzipan and some sherry notes. good but expected a bit more, has some oxidation notes, so possibly could have been a bit fresher. overall still quite good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
piwnepodroze (406) - POLAND - OCT 12, 2016
Dla mnie to doskonały imperialny stout. Browar z Ohio proponuje BORIS’a, co jest skrótem od Bodacious Oatmeal Russian Imperial Stout. Nie dość że owsiany, to jeszcze wspaniały. Piwo sprawia wrażenie niesamowicie gęstego i oleistego, a pierwsze łyki szybko pokazują, że to nie tylko wrażenie (25,3° Plato). W aromacie walczą ze sobą gorzka czekolada, lukrecja, kakao i suszone owoce. W smaku pojawia się bardzo wydatna paloność, intensywna suszona śliwka, a cały czas nie opuszczała mnie gęsta czekolada. Piwo jest pełne, nisko wysycone i mocno goryczkowe. Jest jednocześnie bardzo złożone, ciekawe, a wraz ze swoją gładkością niesamowicie pijalne.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yourilevesque (1424) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 10, 2016
Dégustée en compagnie de Randy. Le liquide est bien noir et coule plutôt légèrement dans mon verre. En s’y déposant, il y forme une mousse brune bien agréable à regarder avant qu’elle ne s’effondre en quelques secondes. Un stout qui en effet est bien léger, tant au nez qu’en bouche. Présence d’alcool indéniable, de café fort, dr malts chauffés et de chocolat noir. Ces mots peuvent sembler lourds et durs mais l’ensemble est très léger et bien dosé. Délicate amertume en mi-palais alors que le liquide tapisse ma bohche d’une pellicule soyeuse. Plutôt courte sans être sèche, un stout sans prétention qui se boit aisément.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Klimaet (1980) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - SEP 26, 2016
Tap. Pours pitch black with a thick dark brown head. Aromas of heavy roasted coffee, chocolate, dates, licorice, ash. Taste is roasted, burned wood, coffee, dark bitter chocolate, raisins and dates.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
martjoobolut (3188) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 23, 2016
Rating 3K. Bottle (from beergium). Pours black with brownish head. Aroma is malt, roast, oates, chocolate, booze. Flavor is sweet and bitter, roast, dark chocolate, malt, some acidity from the roast, some berries. Finish is dark chocolate bitter with acidic notes. Alcohol is rather covered. Overall: well made stout.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
rami_pl (2061) - Warszawa, POLAND - SEP 23, 2016
Rami Rami is drinking a B.O.R.I.S. The Crusher Oatmeal Imperial Stout by Hoppin’ Frog Brewery at BierCab Mega kawa, sporo czekolady i ciemnych owocow. Mocno palone. Alko grzeje. Mega wyklejajaco gladkie pelne w uscie, mrau. Slodkawe. Nie mega zlozone, aleSups

powtorzone kilkukrotnie, sosu sojowego o ktorym czytam nizej brak w tym kegu na 100%

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
graham_murphy (616) - - SEP 4, 2016
Wow I can see why it’s won awards. Apart from the dry, chocolatey malt in a sweet heavy viscous body that you’d expect what sets this apart for me is the strength of the hops - bitter and fresh, somewhat as in a black IPA.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
heman (657) - Tychy, POLAND - SEP 2, 2016
Barwa czarna, piana mało intensywna, szybko redukująca się do obrączki. Aromat zdominowany jest sosem sojowym i nutami palonymi. W tle chmiele. W smaku piwo jest wytrawne, z bardzo wysoką palonością i gorzką kawą. Goryczka wysoka. Alkohol wyczuwalny.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mgajdaczewa (1725) - Katowice, POLAND - AUG 28, 2016
UPDATED: AUG 30, 2016 W aromacie sos sojowy i suszone pomidory, jest jednym słowem słabo i wadliwie! W smaku podobnie, sos sojowy męczy, dodatkowo wysoka goryczka, nieco tępa. Jest słabiuteńko!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
humpah (143) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - AUG 27, 2016
Pours black colour with some head. Aroma of roasted malts, coffee, chocolate, toffee, sweetness, oats, bitterness. Bitter taste with chocolaty aftertaste, bit heavy body. Well balanced.

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