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RATINGS: 1480   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.

Riotbeard's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Riotbeard (107) - Birmingham, USA - AUG 19, 2010
Cellar aged for a year at hoppin frog then about six more months on my part. This one of my absolute favorite Impys. Aroma is chocolate and raisin. Appearance is black with a thin tan head. Taste is chocolate, oatmeal, and raisin. Palate is thick and smooth.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ogniskowicz (562) - POLAND - FEB 8, 2016
Niesamowity aromat palonych słodów, kawy i bardzo gorzkiej czekolady, połączony z akcentami, których bym się w ogóle nieleżakowanym piwie nie spodziewał: lekkiego muśnięcia drewnem, wanilią i whisky. Jest zdecydowanie agresywnie, alkoholowo (wręcz nachalnie), ale cały urok polega na tym, że ... to po prostu urzeka. W smaku potężnie, body ogromne, piwo wygrzewa przełyk, pojawiają się nuty burbonowe, likierowe, do tego spora dawka drewna (coś jak stara szafa :)) i .. . słonych przekąsek. Goryczka średnia, bebechy rozgrzewane są z każdym łykiem. Po przedrostku oatmeal spodziewałem się jakiejś gładkiej czekoladki, a dostałem nachalnego, szorstkiego, ale fascynującego potwora. Pyszne !

   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 (198) - 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 (804) - 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 (189) - 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 (1711) - 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 (428) - 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 (774) - 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.

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