RateBeer
overall
97
71
style
Serve in Snifter

bottled
available

on tap
unknown

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 742   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 306   ABV: 10.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
f.k.a. Left Hand Oak Aged Imperial Stout

GOOD MORNING. YOUíVE WOKEN UP DEAD. YOUíRE IN RUINS. On the brink of catastrophe. But donít be discouraged. You are ripe for a revolution! Just like the Bolsheviks of the early 1900ís, our barrel-aged Russian Imperial Stout doesnít happen overnight. Patience is required. Wake Up Dead hibernates in our cellars for over 12 months before being blended to woody perfection. Hints of raisins, cherry, licorice and toffee, followed by earthy, herbal hop notes that rise up, joining in your fight for a better life. Donít be afraid of the dark. All power to the stouts!


SAUER70's rating

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
SAUER70 (15) - Illinois, USA - AUG 27, 2012
I am not a huge stout fan but this one was very good to drink during a Fantasy Football draft party. Got raisens and chocolate. Very lively CO2 and disapates slowly. Better when slightly cooler then room temperature.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Giochaurand (267) - FINLAND - DEC 25, 2015
Bottle. Pours dark ruby with low off-white head. Aroma is liquorice, burnt malts/wood and earthy. Full palate. Taste is wood, roasted coffee, liquorice and hops.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kavu (3473) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 25, 2015
0,65l bottle from Susanís Fine Wine and Spirits, shared at Christmas. Pours very dark brown with a low head. Aroma is sweet roasted malts with some alcohol. Flavor is roasted malts, oak, ask, alcohol and hops. Good stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fritz123 (1533) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - DEC 20, 2015
Draft at the Lizardville. Small snifter pour is jet black with a small mocha head. Aroma is big roasted malts, burnt toast, so dark chocolate, and Nestle Quick. Taste is again big roasted, toasted malts. Almost burnt . Dark chocolate, some bitter coffee grounds, some woodniess, some booze, and caramel. Medium body, medium carb. Almost burnt finish. Mediocre.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tysongillmore (361) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - NOV 21, 2015
A little heavy on the char flavor. Bitter but not watery. ---Rated via BeerBuddy for iPhone. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rikstar (1759) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 23, 2015
0,66l fles gedeeld met pokeravond zwart als de nacht met een bruine kraag. Koffie likeur en caramel mooie compositie met een volle afdronk.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
boxofrane (2553) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 4, 2015
Draft at world of beer in Denver. Pours pitch black with a small white head. The aroma has very little to speak of. I asked my wife to smell to make sure Iím not off. The taste has a lot of oak, vanilla, roasted malt, chocolate, a bit sweet. Not a bad brew by any means but not exceptional either.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kevinator (1730) - The Colony, Texas, USA - JUN 21, 2015
Malty aroma with hints of oak and chocolate. Breautiful dark color with a tan foamy head. Heavy weight with a smoothness. Flavors of roasted malt, chocolate, wood and a slight bitter finish. Good stuff.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Imaena (2144) - Maputo, MOZAMBIQUE - JUN 14, 2015
Draught. This is a heavy duty viscous stout with some serious sweetness and roasting.

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
ethanTHEtrill (57) - - MAY 4, 2015
Bomber from HEB Pin Oak in Katy, TX. Poured into a teku glass. Appearance is dark black with thin white slightly tan head. Aroma of heavy booze and smoked malt. Taste dominated by booze of the first note then dissapates into a intertwined oak and smoked malt notes finishes boozy. I would imagine this would age gracefully.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrSilverworm (9445) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 1, 2015
750ml bottle, taste. This is a 750ml bottle labeled 2007 brandy cask aged Imperial Stout. Brown color. Thin bubbly off-white head. Good chocolate, cookie dough, spicy, caramel. Medium to bigger body. Light carbonation, mild slick. Some wamrth. Moderate-plus sweet taste. Lighter bitter, some warmth. Solid, but showing age.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 » 75


Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50