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RATINGS: 860   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88/5   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The Big Eddy Russian Imperial Stout was brewed at Leinenkugel’s tiny 10th street brewery in Milwaukee. This brew boasts a selection of 11 malts and grains balanced by three different and distinct hops. Dark and complex, with chocolate tones and notes of dark fruits, it is daring yet delicious. Travels well. Ages well.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
argo0 (13069) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 2, 2007
(12oz bottle, thanks kmweaver) Medium brown head with brown-black body. Aroma is medium sweet, grassy/grapefruit, some roast, light alcohol. Taste is medium sweet, roast/chocolate, easrthy/grapefruit, some alcohol burn, green apple. Medium-full body.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christian (12716) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 13, 2011
Black with a lasting tan head. Big aroma of chocolate, dried fruit, licorice and vineous alcohol. Sweet licorice, sugar and chocolate flavour with a roasted finish. Inviting aroma but too much sugary sweetness in the mouth.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (12684) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 6, 2008
(Bottle) Pours an opaque black body with a small brown head. Aroma of chocolate, raisins, caramel, maple syrup, and figs. Flavor of sweet chocolate, dark fruit, some brandy, light anise, and roasted malt with a slightly sticky mouthfeel and dry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (12422) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 13, 2016
Bottle - Sweet toffee and light chocolate. Deep black with a light brown head. Sweet bitter molasses, nice bitterness and hops. A bit flowery and pretty nice,

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (12141) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - FEB 6, 2011
shared by hbmason-12oz bottle-pours a thin light brown head that dissipates with black color. Aroma is dark malt-roasty/chocolate/banana. Taste is dark malt-smoky/roasty/chocolate, 2nd earthy hops.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerandBlues2 (12051) - Escondido, California, USA - FEB 29, 2008
12-oz bottle received via trade with tjthresh. Pours opaque with a small, fizzy, light brown head, somewhat lasting with fair lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (molasses, chocolate, coffee), average hops (perfume), average yeast (leather) with notes of alcohol, prune, smoke, tar, and licorice. Full bodied, creamy texture, soft carbonation, and a bitter finish. Long duration, moderate sweetness and bitterness, light acidity.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pinball (11920) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 13, 2009
UPDATED: NOV 11, 2013 pitch dark, small brown head. aroma is dusty, licorice, dark chocolate. dry flavor is dark chocolate, licorice, dry. sweet. brown sugar. 2009[7,3,7,4,15] pitch dark, smooth brown head, nice full dark malty aroma, sweet licorice, mild hops. not that bitter, but very tasty. flavor is roasted malts, salty licorice, palate is soft, velvety, flavor is more sweet and caramelly than bitter and hoppy, however, towards the end it goes quite malty bitter.2013[7,4,7,4,16}

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Drake (11605) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 9, 2008
Bottle... a most excellent bonus from Pailhead. Pours absolutely black with a dark brown head and decent lacing. Aromas of coffee and chocolate. Taste is very intense! Similar notes as in the aroma with a nice bitterness to balance it out. Creamy mouthfeel. This is a damned good stout.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DSG (11505) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - APR 11, 2014
Bottle shared at a tasting at Beer Market Jaffa. Black with a nice brown head, a bit creamy. Aroma of dark chocolate, mocha, some liqueur and a bit of dark fruits. Flavor of lots of chocolate with some berries/cherries, some caramel, a nutty note and a drier and slightly burnt finish. Full-bodied. Great stuff.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
madsberg (11360) - Søborg, DENMARK - SEP 13, 2009
Bottled. Pitch black coloured. Brown dense head. Sweetness, roast, coffee,ripe fruits, caramel in the aroma. Flavour of roast, sweetness, caramel, liqourice, chocolate and spice. Medium to full bodied. Ends on a sweet and roasty bitterness. Nice.


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