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RATINGS: 854   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88/5   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
nathan30533 (915) - Clifton, Ohio, USA - NOV 24, 2012
Good smokey brew. Not really my style. Taste of chocolate and oats and smoke. Good dark thick color and lasting head. Good beer not great.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AskForJenny (1051) - Ontario, New York, USA - OCT 10, 2015
12 oz - Gift bottle from Chris. Boozy, roasted nose, cocoa colored wisp of a head. Good depth of notes on palate. Good but not elite.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gerbeer (2567) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 3, 2015
Pours black with moderate tan head Aromas of dark liquored chocolate, vanilla and a bit of burnt wood. Flavors of black coffee, vanilla, coconut extract and bitter chocolate. A bit of alcohol. 7/4/8/3/16

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ericular (867) - Minnesota, USA - AUG 31, 2015
Sampled at Northgate Andover beer tasting. Hollow and bitter for a Russian Imperial, but still pretty decent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
LinusStick (3052) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 29, 2015
Delicious beer. Funny how you can write a brewer off as average, but then they release a one off and you see they really do have talent. The Big Eddy beers have been really good in my opinion. Aroma was big, thick and full. Bitter baking chocolate with a dose of roasted malt. Very nice. Pour was a deep dark brown with a thin off white film for a head. Taste was good. Not as full as the aroma, but still nice. Very bitter. Dark chocolate with just a hint toffee and not much else. Very one dimensional, but a good dimension it is. Mild carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tcon25 (335) - Duvall, Washington, USA - MAY 24, 2015
Bottle pour at home.( from the other night) almost black pour, sweet coffee and chocolate. Really enjoyed this one, picked this up without knowing what it was and was happily surprised.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerInHeaven (292) - Brillion, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 23, 2015
pours black with a slowly developing medium brown head. Aroma is earthy, toasted malt, slight black coffee. Very creamy mouth feel. Excellent rich taste. Toasted malt, some bitterness on the finish with a pleasant linger. 9.5 ABV is well disguised. Great stout!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
miyauchi38 (978) - chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 13, 2015
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (1561) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - MAY 8, 2015
Completely solid stout. Burns a wee bit hot. But, nice flavor -- lots of coffee notes. A bit of roastiness. Recommended.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
djd07 (6612) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 7, 2015
Bottle. Pours a dark brown with medium tan head that lasts. The aroma is chocolate, roast, smoke. Thin mouth, chocolate, light roast, good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TXBadger (2076) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 7, 2015
Pours a very dark brown almost black like oil, thick, with khaki colored head. Roasted malt and cocoa on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with a little sweetness rounded out with a raw cocoa like bitterness.

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