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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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Marstonlad (485) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 26, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 27, 2014 Bottle at Kaisla, Helsinki. A pitch black color with a little brownish foam forming on the sides. The aroma features a rich combination of malty and hoppy elements: salted licorice, vanilla, plum and a touch of coffee. Taste is light sweet initially, later dry and medium to heavy bitter. Solid dark maltiness forms a perfect balance with strong hoppiness. The palate is full bodied and smooth; the carbonation low. A great, rich American IS.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
CpyNPrnT (430) - Indiana, USA - SEP 17, 2014
Aroma of oatmeal, hops, roasted coffee beans, taste is roasted coffee, vanilla, piney hops, bitter, alcohol is well hidden, dark tan head, straight black in pour. Phenomenal!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lukasmh (255) - Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 12, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 14, 2014 Tap. Pours pitch black, thick creamy dark brown mocca head. Aroma is loads of coffee, dark chocolate and roasted malt. Molasses and light vanilla. Taste is sweet and all same as aroma, chocolate, roasty malt, coffee with medium bitter and roasty finish. Small hint of booze. Well balanced and drinkable with surprisingly light body, despite the big flavors.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Lisowczyk (60) - POLAND - SEP 11, 2014
Butelka Oleista czerń. Piana obfita, brunatna. Zapach gorzka czekolada, wanilia, lekkie ciemne owoce, chmiel w postaci kwiatów i cytrusów. Smak: ciasteczka w gorzkiej czekoladzie, lekka paloność, wanilia, ciemne owoce, gorzka kawa, rodzynki, kwiaty i leciutkie cytrusy. Goryczka średnio intensywna, piwo gorzko słodkie.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
FestDecBeet (289) - - SEP 6, 2014
Look: pours a dark black. With a dark brown head. Not clear at all. Smell: chocolate. Vanilla. Slight oak. Taste: chocolate. Slight coffee taste. Bourbon. Hot alcohol. Feel: thinner than expected. Slight slick oiliness.creamy. Overall: great beer. Easy drinking for a strong beer. Nice melding of flavors. First drank: home 9/6/14

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (14214) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2014
Bottle at Craft Clerkenwell with Harry. Thanks to Simon and Jackie. Black beer tan head. Coffee and chocolate sponge cake. Really good. Love the malts. Good chocolate cake. Good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kappldav123 (5246) - GERMANY - SEP 2, 2014
Tap at CBC 2014. Deep black in the glass, small brownish head. Malty aroma with coffee notes. Starts not as intense malty as exspected, gets stronger and stronger, earthy-malty, some woody notes. Bitter background. Nice!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
GenDV138 (1993) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - SEP 2, 2014
From notes, consumed on 7/6/2013. 22 oz bottle into a Belgian snifter. Jet black with half a finger of tan head that fades fairly quickly. Aromas of caramel, dark chocolate, vanilla. Tastes of dark chocolate, hoppy and piney notes, caramel, roast. Full body with a dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
llkc (504) - århus, DENMARK - SEP 1, 2014
fra fad duft: ristet malt. mørk malt. ristet brød. smag: super meget smag. en vin agtig start. som går over i ristet smag med kaffe vanilje.en meget lang efter smag også. den er meget tyk og fyldig

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ICEatALAMO (1034) - Troy, Michigan, USA - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle. The pour is dark with a thick dark head. The aroma is a malt bomb. The taste is big, but smooth. Dark chocolate notes. One of the better imperial stouts out there. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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