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RATINGS: 1479   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.09/5   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.

KajII's rating

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
KajII (800) - Macon, North Carolina, USA - APR 22, 2011
UPDATED: DEC 30, 2011 Bottle. Poured a thick dark rich black with a very small (less than 1 finger) dark medium brown creamy head that was fully diminishing and had fair lacing. The aroma hits you right off the bat with a strong tawny port alcohol scent followed by dark roasted cereal malts and a leathery yeast odor with hints of roasted coffee, dark chocolate, some dark fruitiness, oats and a touch of toffee. It tasted mildly sweet with a note of toffee and dried fruit in the beginning then progressed into a nice bitter-sweet flavor with strong coffee and dark chocolate notes at the finish with the flavor lasting an average duration on the palate. Mouthfeel was extremely full in body and a little syrupy yet rather creamy in texture with a nice soft carbonation. Overall an awesome tasting Imperial Stout which has the flavors blending so well that the heavy alcohol odor barely shows itself in the taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Braastad (452) - FINLAND - FEB 4, 2016
Blacky and oily with small head. Smoky and roasted aroma. Flavor is sweet, malty and roasted.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
karpik (307) - Sosnowiec, POLAND - FEB 1, 2016
Chocolate, coffee, roasted malts, bit of alcohol in aroma. Pours pitch black with small tan head, oily texture. Taste is similar to aroma. Great mouthfeel, smooth finish. Overall very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gr_pa (193) - siemianowice, POLAND - JAN 30, 2016
Black, very small tan head. Aroma: malty, caramel, roasty, bit alcoholic. Heavy body, medium to heavy sweetness. Flavour: chocolade, malt, bit cocoa. Some alcohol on finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
47574xeCD (801) - God’s Country, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 22, 2016
Bottle at home bought from beer gonzo. Poured jet black with a deep brown head. Nose is roasted malts red wine chocolate. Taste is roasted malts coffee liquorice chocolate cocoa red wine. Bloody hellfire impy stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HopfenWeisse (1377) - - JAN 16, 2016
Really black color with nice brown head. Aroma is hops, roasted, bit alcohol. Flavor is roasted, bitter, some hops.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
blueshockey24 (181) - Colorado, USA - JAN 4, 2016
Bomber. Pours Black with tan head. Aroma is Chocolate and Malt. Taste is sweet rich chocolate with an alcohol chocolate sweet finish. Very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
bursprak (1712) - Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 28, 2015
Tap @ Mikkeller bar Aarhus. Pitch black pour with a light tan head. Notes of licorice, caramel, chocolate, bitter coffee, heavy roast and sweet dark malts.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mariuspoenari (413) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 26, 2015
Review from memory - I had this beer at an evening tasting with friends, and was the star of the evening, together with DORIS. Chocolate, roasted malts, a bit of caramel, thick mouthfeel but goes down easy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ebone1988 (772) - Taylor, Michigan, USA - DEC 15, 2015
UPDATED: DEC 16, 2015 Aroma is really good. Dark fruits, licorice, coffee, milk chocolate, oatmeal, roasted malt, really nice. Appearance is black, brown head, poured very very thick. Taste is sweet chocolate, roasted malt, coffee, a bit of licorice, oatmeal, dark fruit, a really roasty finish. Mouthfeel is thick, heavy body, soft carbonation, a lingering aftertaste that morphs from sweet to coffee bitter, dry finish, just really really good. Overall, yowza. This is very impressive.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
llkc (959) - århus, DENMARK - DEC 9, 2015
duft. rustet malt. chokolade. dyb kakao duft: smag: sød ristet. kaffe. chokolade. lidt rosin sødme. lidt bitter eftersmag

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