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RATINGS: 246   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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In a collaboration with FanÝ Brewery on Fano Island in Denmark, we created an Imperial Stout recipe to satisfy our own deepest desires. Brewing it on this picturesque summertime vacation island is how Natasha started, and of course we couldnít wait to brew it at Hoppiní Frog! The result is Natasha Rocks America - a rich, hoppy Imperial Stout with the deep-roasted, smooth flavor of Chocolate Rye malt. And, Natasha is generously dry-hopped with the perfect mix of select American hops, adding a great hop character to this super-tasty Imperial Stout collaboration brew.


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3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
umich03jm (1767) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - NOV 17, 2012
22 oz bottle into snifter. Pours a dark black color with a thin beige head that quickly fades. Good lacing on the glass. Aroma is an unusual mix of chocolate, rye bread, light fruit, grassy hops, and coffee. Taste is fruit and rye bread at first but quickly turns to chocolate and roasted coffee. The fruit flavor is different than Iím used to, I think it might be plums or something. Moderately bitter. Very dry finish and slightly tart, leaves a lingering cocoa taste. A bit thin in the mouthfeel but silky smooth. Very odd beer and not sure how to rate it. The flavor is good and very unique but I donít like the dry, tart finish. Overall, I think itís good but not great.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopdog (8773) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 10, 2014
22oz bottle. Poured a black color with a small sized off white head. Oily body. chocolate, roast, licorice, and some coffee. Bready as well.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (10692) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 9, 2014
Bottle shared by Marcus. Pours dark brown with a tan head. Strong rye spice aroma with some chocolate. Med body. Flavor is very rye, and chocolate and dark malt. Seems to have some op. Lots of flavor. Good IS.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
marcus (6303) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUL 9, 2014
Bottle from Supermarket Liquors, Fort Collins. Pours near black with a massive tan head and a chocolate and rye aroma. There is a hearty chocolate malt flavor with a dry bitter finish. A very nice stout with a hoppy element.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SirLimpsalot (2058) - SWEDEN - JUL 9, 2014
@basunen: ganska lek och mjŲlkig sig med tydlig choklad och lite rom. God men inte spektaklet ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (11925) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 19, 2014
(22oz bottle, 2 of 3) Pours an opaque black body with a small tan head. Aroma of chocolate, vinous, grass, and roasted malt. Flavor of chocolate, vinous, citrus, and grass with a bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beleggor (50) - Wrocław, POLAND - JUN 18, 2014
Bottle @ Chmielarnia, Warsaw. Pours with medium high beige head, itís rather dark brown than black. In arome there is some coffee, little bit of hops (pine and herbs notes) but there isnít a lot of chocolate, and I was really expecting that. In taste itís rather sweet, but aftertaste is dominated by ashy and earthy notes. What is more, for me this got too light body as for imperial stout. Not bad, but nothing special.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tcane7 (1651) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 15, 2014
Bomber from brewpub. Pours black with thin mocha head. Aroma of chocolate, pine, rye, roast. Fairly creamy, strong hop bitterness and flavor. Bitter chocolate, caramel, roast. Pretty tasty, bordering on American stout

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DocLock (7682) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 12, 2014
Bomber from the brewery via PUBíR. Hazy, thick dark brown pour with minimal tan head. Nose was dark and rye malt, cacao, molasses, hops. Tasted thick and rich, with huge rye malt flavors, big hops, cacao, and a complex finish. This one was excellent, and a once in a lifetime experience for the Good Doctor.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jjgmd (1359) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - JUN 10, 2014
Pours a deep dark black pour with a magnificent java coffee colored head. Nose is mocha , sweet chocolate and rye with a hint of alcohol. Taste is bittersweet chocolate, mocha and deep malt. Finishes on the sweet malty flavored notes with a moderately long ending. Well Done ! Quaff Score 8 / 10

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
zgaier (1316) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - JUN 10, 2014
Bomber. Pours black with a brown head and nice aroma of sweet chocolate, rye, and coffee. Taste is sweet as well, tons of chocolate and rye with coffee and vanilla notes leading to a sweet, roasty finish. Delicious brew


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