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RATINGS: 150   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Russian Imperial Stout brewed with chocolate and roasted barley malts. This beer has essences of chocolate and roasted coffee and compliments many desserts. This heavy bodied beer is best enjoyed at 55°F-60°F.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dodgrblu (657) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUN 19, 2014
12 ounce bottle from Tully’s in Wells, Maine; roasty and chocolate dominate.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
andrewje41 (1047) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - MAY 1, 2014
22 oz bottle. Pours black with a decent tan head. A really funky aroma that was hard for me to get over. A lot of roasted coffee and malt. Finishes a little sweet, but short. Not my favorite.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
adnielsen (9709) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 30, 2014
Bottle @ home via rotter and trade with Ibrew2or3. Thanks. Pours a deep brown appearance with a thin dark brown head. A ton of roast in the nose. Some coffee and earthy bitterness. Moderate amount of chocolate. Low to moderate carbonation. Some bitterness in the flavor but not all that bad. Plenty of chocolate. Earth and roast. Drink pretty decent. Nothing crazy good but pretty well balanced.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DocJitsu (1153) - Florida, USA - APR 28, 2014
Pours an opaque, very dark brown with an ample, creamy. mocha head. Creamy chocolate followed by coffee in the aroma. Thick, but not viscous. Smokiness dominates in the flavor. Chocolate and coffee are also noted. Could use a little more depth.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jsquire (3663) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - APR 2, 2014
Dark beer with only hints of mahogany when held up against the light. This foamy beige head. Nose with lots of chocolate, caramel corn and alcohol. The flavor is dominated by the coffee and bitter chocolate, with some molasses and burnt sugar sweetness and some licorice. The abv is obvious and a little big as it warms. Nice big impy stout.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cousin_Larry (476) - - MAR 7, 2014
Very carbonated - fills a pint glass with a quarter bottle. Flavor is good once you let the foam settle.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (1489) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - FEB 11, 2014
Nice stout. Smooth. A tad thick but not too much. Roasty. A hint of sweetness. Very drinkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jeremytoni (3011) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - FEB 2, 2014
From a bottle poured a dark brown color with a small maount of head. Strong sweet malty flavor with a quick finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gnoff (8140) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - FEB 2, 2014
12 fl oz bottle from Total Wine & More, Clearwater, FL. Samled on January 27, 2014. Marked 9.3% ABV.
Black color, small brown head. Sweet, alcohol, roasted scent. Sweet, roasted taste. Medium to full mouthfeel, low bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (6745) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 31, 2014
Bottle - Dark chocolate and roasted malts. Jet black with a brown thick head. Dark chocolate, roast malts and a boozy finish with a bit of bitterness. OK.


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