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RATINGS: 710   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.


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4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ratman197 (10098) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - NOV 19, 2012
Bomber 2009 vintage poured a translucent dark reddish brown nearly black with a lasting brown head. Aromas of dark chocolate, roastiness, light vanilla and light carmel. Palate was full bodied and smooth, Flavors of dark chocolate, roastiness, vanilla, licorice and dark fruit with a smooth warming lingering dark chocolate finish.


4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
DocJitsu (1031) - 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 (371) - - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fin (7617) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 7, 2014
Bottle picked up from Beers of Europe (I think). consumed at home with Loz, dad & Pauline Friday 7th November 2014 Shark eye black thick oily pour with a brown head. Really meaty, oaty, strong but so thick and lucious in mouth. Liquorice, fresh green hops. Hugely warming, boozy, creamy. , really, really creamy and massively indulgent. Lovely stuff. A7 A4 T8 P5 Ov15 3.9

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
GG (2323) - NorCal, California, USA - NOV 6, 2014
22oz bottle, received via trade with heybeerman - Decadence. If I had just one word to describe this beer, that would be it. I’ve only had Hoppin’ Frog once or twice but this was phenom. Like a great stout and a top notch dessert combined into one. The aroma is just one long stream rich chocolate, coffee, light soy notes, a little salty, and light hops. Coffee, black strap molasses, dark chocolate, earthy hops, light soy with just a tiny smidge of smoke. Thick, coating, viscous and amazing.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SinH4 (162) - SWITZERLAND - NOV 4, 2014
Pitch black color with small brown head. Chocolate and roasted coffee beans in the aroma. Rich taste of bitter chocolate, espresso and bitter espresso and hoppy finish. Super-smooth mouthfeel, thick and oily texture. Very good stout, but not so easy to drink for many people I guess.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
JefVerstraete (1532) - Ghent, BELGIUM - NOV 3, 2014
Bottle from Bierhalle Deconinck, Vichte. Black, dark brown foam. Soft carbonation. Oily texture. Roasted malts, coffee, dark chocolate. Sweet. Hoppy bitter finish. Well balanced. Good stout.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drsordr (1209) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - OCT 22, 2014
Bottle pour motor oil black and about the same consistency with thick dark mocha head. Nose earthy dankness, dark fruit, butterscotch, some chocolate. Taste bitter roast up front. Some chocolate and sweetness mid palate. Long bitter finish. Great mouth feel.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
arn8897 (32) - Trenton, Ohio, USA - OCT 9, 2014
Black as night. Thick and sweet. Pours as thick as caugh syrup. Alcohol warmth. Malty. Delicious.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ken1 (1014) - DENMARK - OCT 8, 2014
Aroma: roasted chocolate with sweetness. Flavor: Very fruity bitter with nice notes of roasted chocolate and very sweet. Dry finish and an creamy mouthfeel. Color: almost pitch black with a brown head.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Lore (1177) - Budapest, HUNGARY - OCT 5, 2014
dark brown colour, 1 cm of creamy dark brown head; aroma of coffee, herbal notes, some dark chocolate and alcohol; taste of dark chocolate, roasted coffee, herbal notes, some grassy-piney hops in the background and spicy alcohol; long lasting alcoholic-roasted aftertaste; really great imperial stout


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