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RATINGS: 823   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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The Big Eddy Russian Imperial Stout was brewed at Leinenkugelís 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.


4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
brucebruce81 (254) - Wyoming, USA - FEB 3, 2014
This beer was really good for being a commercial off the shelf beer it was smooth and definitely strong. I would recommend this beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
41cubs (249) - , New Jersey, USA - MAR 23, 2011
Getting a lot of big hard roast in this on the aroma and flavor. Canít really get passed the overall burnt character. Getting some black licorice also but thatís the only other distinguishing characteristic. The body is light for style and residual sugars are all but missing in this one. It would be good to try another batch of this to see if this one was overcooked. Thank You Leinenkugels. 2010 12oz.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
amishcaravan (247) - Winona, Minnesota, USA - MAY 23, 2008
supplied by ilanman. pours a very dark thickness with lasting head. scent is of strong roast and coffee. taste is kind of sweet with hints of malts and barley. I would deffinitely purchase this beer if i could find it.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
trayns (246) - Beverly Hills, Michigan, USA - FEB 17, 2009
Bottle. Pours pitch black, brownish, beige head. Smells big of coffee and bitter chocolate. Taste is big, complex and robust. Typical burnt malt notes and chocolate for an impy stout. A nice spicy molasses closing note.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Edmoe (239) - Orlando, Florida, USA - NOV 18, 2007
Black pour with little head. Aroma is alcohol, coffee, chocolate raisins, and toffee. Taste is coffee with a tangy copper present. Alcohol is apparent. Bitter after taste.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hollywoodt (239) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - FEB 20, 2008
Bottle. Poured a deep, dark brown with a decent tan head. The aroma was full of dark malt, kind of sweet, with some hints of dark fruit, as well. Flavor was really in line with the aroma. Throw in a little caramel and chocolate. The only thing I have to suggest would be a bit more carbonation. Otherwise, this was a great stout. Alcohol was not noticeable. I was very surprised to see this was by Leinenkugelís. Get in my belly!!!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gmb5127 (234) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 2, 2014
An alright imperial stout, actually pretty impressive for leinenkugel. Has a little too much sweetness to it.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
swesson (230) - Highlands Ranch, Colorado, USA - JAN 14, 2014
On tap. Syrupy-thick goodness. Espresso and brown sugar notes. A bit bitter on the finish which I find superb. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Digital_Aura (227) - Ontario, CANADA - DEC 30, 2012
12 oz. bottle. Pours a unique rust colored 3/4" head. Beer is midnight black. Soft aromas of dark chocolate. Flavour is initially of dark chocolate but then has a bright fruity finish. Soft, silky palate. Great aftertaste of dark chocolate. Really good!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
thunderhops (224) - Vermont, USA - MAR 19, 2013
Pours black with minimal tan head. Aroma is chocolate, fruit, malts. Taste is chocolate, stone fruit, sweet malts light bitterness, dry finish


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