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RATINGS: 728   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.06   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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Beware! Beware! The Double Oatmeal Russian Imperial Stout will destroy your taste buds like no other. More hops and more malt than BORIS create a super deep roasted and full bodied flavor, making this the great, great grand daddy of all stout styles.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
charlotte (4374) - rødovre, DENMARK - JAN 4, 2015
Draught.pitch black colour with small beige head.Aroma of roasted and strong vinious with oily rubust mouth feels and taste of licorice and espresso coffee and good strong alc,nice warming and smooth finish.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
italarican (1494) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - JAN 2, 2015
Bottle I enjoyed on the couch after finally getting my dad’s cd collection on the shelves. Oily as hell thick black pour, viscous, moderate tan head, gentile lacing leaving that milky way spiraling. Aroma is ashy, earthy, roasted coffee. Slight oak and prunes in the finish of the nose. Massive nose all around. Flavor has more of the Russian dark fruit, loads of ash, dark chocolate liqueur, bitter coffee grounds. Classic RIS flavors to the max. Luscious, massive, delicious.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nilsas (1807) - Bryne, NORWAY - DEC 31, 2014
Lukt: Duft av kaffe, lakris, sjokolade
Utseende: Sort farge.
Skum/kullsyre: Dekkende tynt skum.
Smak: Smak av kaffe, lakris, sjokolade, citrus og karamell samt en smak av alkohol.
Hvor: Kjøpt@Melkebaren, Sandnes, Nydt@Bar tasting runde med Bryne
Medium: Flaske@500ml, ABV@10,5%, Når@30.12.2014

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rejtable (1457) - Ontario, CANADA - DEC 14, 2014
Pours black with some lacing and some tan head. Nose is ashtray, some molasses. Flavours of molasses, espresso, lots of hoppy bitterness. Taste is big bitter, big sweet. Mouth was creamy, some oil and limited carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rouhlas (424) - GREECE - DEC 14, 2014
From tap at the Hoppy Pub, Thessaloniki. Pitch black color with dark brown head! Roasted malty aroma, dark chocolate, cocoa, coffee, dark fruits, light hoppy. Sweet and bitter taste like the aroma. Full almost creamy body with soft carbonation and long bitter chocolate aftertaste.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DuffMan (7147) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 14, 2014
Bottle, shared with friends. Viscous near black, dense medium brown head. Sweet dark malty aroma, woody and boozy undertones. Rich chocolate, hearty roast, coffee, vanilla, light kreosote, light vegetal note. Rich and velvety, very tasty.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
drankpenguin (7) - BELGIUM - DEC 9, 2014 does not count
Taped at the hoppy pub thessaloniki. Great imperial stout. No words to describe. You have to taste it ! One of the best beers at this style.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (4549) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - NOV 27, 2014
Very big, toasty and nice. Pours black with good mocha head and lacing. Big bitter finish. Lots of roast and chocolate, with some coffee. Thick pour. Bottle.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
DocJitsu (1073) - Florida, USA - NOV 22, 2014
Pours an opaque very dark brown with a rich, dark brown head. Rich chocolate, oatmeal, and vanilla nose. Viscous and smooth mouthfeel. Flavors are remarkably more complex than what’s detected in the nose. Smokiness, oatmeal, vanilla, chocolate, date, and olive. Yummy.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cousin_Larry (415) - - NOV 22, 2014
Better than its brother Boris, Doris is an excellent imperial. Almost no alcoholic bite, this one has big flavors of oatmeal, chocolate and molasses.


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