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RATINGS: 166   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mikem409 (1986) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - OCT 28, 2012
Bottle. Pours black tan head. Aroma of mollases and toffe. Taste is slight cherry sugar and some smoke

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (13610) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 12, 2012
Bottle. Poured a dark brown color with an average frothy light brown head that lasted with good lacing. Moderate roasted coffee, chocolate and alcohol aroma. Medium to heavy roasted coffee malt flavor with a medium to heavy sweet finish of moderate duration. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. This is a solid beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
agent_511 (157) - - OCT 5, 2012
Lovely imperial stout. Chocolate aroma, slightly sweet. Pours a dark brown with a thick brown head. Coffee and chocolate flavor. Mild coffee bitterness, not much hop style bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
IrishBoy (4112) - Bakersfield, California, USA - OCT 1, 2012
12 oz bottle from Lee’s Mesquite, NV. Nose is raisins covered with a light chocolate coating with the raisins standing out. Black with a medium heavy lacing, tan head. Flavor is fruity, lightly sweet chocolate with a background hint of bitterness. Decent and drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
robforbes (2188) - Bremerton, Washington, USA - SEP 28, 2012
UPDATED: SEP 30, 2012 pours a opaque with a small brown head, and excellent lacing. smell is of malt, some coffee, powered chocolate, and some nuts. taste is dry, cocoa, malt, espresso, a little vanilla, and some hops. ends dry and smooth with a slight bit of sour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
ZFCapital (5) - middleton, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 16, 2012 does not count
not a huge fan of the stout by itself but absolutely perfect for a float: one scoop vanilla ice cream and a good 8-10 oz pour on top make a great night cap.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jimhilt (2559) - Bow, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 10, 2012
UPDATED: JUN 5, 2013 Pours a one finger light tan head that fades quickly to a ring leaving some lace. Black color, no highlights. Light carbonation and medium bodied. Baked chocolate nose and flavor is baked to burnt chocolate with hints of molasses. Burnt chocolate finish. On-tap, $8.00 for a 16oz glass from Central @ Caesar’s Palace Las Vegas, NV. Flavor from bottle is more molasses and baked chocolate - 12oz bottle from Gift Specialists Oceanside, California.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VsXsV (3968) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 12, 2012
Bottle bought at random liquor store in Las Vegas. Opaque, black liquid with small mocca head. Aroma of coffee, licorice, dark chocolate, fruity yeast esters and tar. Taste is light sweet and medium bitter with notes of coffee, ash, licorice and fruity hops. Medium bodied with a bit high carbonation and velvety, smooth mouthfeel. Good for a $4 bomber.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (13426) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 11, 2012
Bottle poured a translucent dark reddish brown nearly black with a lasting brown head. Aromas of roasted malt, dark chocolate, coffee, licorice, dark fruit and light carmel. Palate was medium to full bodied and smooth. Flavors of roasted malt, bitter chocolate, light coffee, light dark fruit and a hint of licorice with a smooth lingering bitter chocolate finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
trevor211 (1631) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 10, 2012
Bottle at SIBF 2012. Smallish dark tan head on a black brew. Dark roasted malts and some cured meats on the nose. Flavor brings coffee and some brown sugar. Really not bad at all!

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