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RATINGS: 692   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 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Goodgrief (1784) - Middletown, Delaware, USA - JAN 5, 2013
On tap at Pinocchio’s. Whoooooweee! Pours, dark, dark frothy head. Boozy chocolate aroma. Overload of chocolate, coffee and oatmeal. Sweet, balanced by coffee bitterness. Fantastic....really.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
gendv138 (1232) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
llkc (381) - 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

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ICEatALAMO (928) - 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

3.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vomitusdk (3) - næstved, DENMARK - AUG 21, 2014 does not count
Tyk satan. 1000 år for længe på fad. Meget baj smukt. Alt over 10 cl er frås . Utroligt meget fad

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bigda83 (177) - Jamestown, New York, USA - AUG 12, 2014
Pours a dark black with a small tan head. Aroma of semi sweet chocolate, roast nuts, coffee, caramel, earth, and vanilla. Taste follows the nose with a bit of vanilla and maybe pine in there. I didn’t really taste the alcohol much. It was a pretty full bodied beer and filling. I enjoyed this one.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
hockeybeerguy (1999) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - JUL 30, 2014
Reviewed from notes. This was poured into a snifter and a pint glass. The head lasts longer and concaves a bit in the snifter. The rest of the appearance had a dark brown close to black color with a one finger of off white foaminess coating the sides of the glass. Light lacing graced the glass nicely. The smell had mainly a roasty coffee to chocolate and added a nice sweetness between the coffee and chocolate. The taste was sweet and roasty adding in a slight oatmeal. On the palate, this one sat about a medium on the body with more of a sipping quality about it. This somewhat chewy beer ends up having a light pervasive harshness but still allows a decent creaminess to settle over my tongue. Overall, this was an absolutely amazing opportunity for me to try this. If I could get it again, I would.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
kraddel (3054) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - JUL 13, 2014
@ beertemple pours black good grey head Smell is lots of oat Taste is intenense , bitter , oaty . . Very nice .

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Salmoniform (575) - Sweet Home, Oregon, USA - JUL 3, 2014
Poured from bottle to glass. Dark hue with creamy brown head. Aroma is coffee, barley, grassy, chocolate, caramel, ethanol. Mouthfeel is nice with full body and soft zesty carbonation. Taste is sweet initially with a nice astringent finish that extends through the finish with an ethanol essence. Overall this is a really nice brew.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
50belair (2219) - Florida, USA - JUN 27, 2014
Bottle. Dark brown/black pour with a fleeting kaki head. Chocolate and caramel bouquet. Big dark roasted malts and bitter chocolate notes. A tangy almost coffee like finish. Average mouthfeel with a good body.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
alexsdad06 (5370) - Ohio, USA - JUN 24, 2014
22 oz bottle at home from notes. Pours a dark brown to black color with a small beige head. The aroma and flavor have dark chocolate, big roast, hints of black coffee, molasses, earthy, resiny, wood, there is big bitterness beyond what Boris offers. Alcohol is warming, but finishes strong. I would love to cellar one to see if it smooths out some, but I drink them when they are around.


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