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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 243   ABV: 8.1%
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Russian Imperial Stout brewed with American Amarillo hops.

Brassée en Angleterre à partir du 18ème siècle, cette variante plus forte du Stout traditionnel était destinée à la cour de l’impératrice Catherine II de Russie. La Postiche est une héritière moderne de ce style, où les saveurs torréfiées des malts s’équilibrent aux arômes citronnés des houblons américains (Amarillo).

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mmahut (1363) - CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 31, 2013
Pours in black body with creamy tan to brown head, long lasting. Aroma is roasty, little bit smoky, hints of coffee. Taste is roasty quite heavily, low sweetness with higher bitterness. Body is flat , medium with low watery body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mora2000 (5893) - McKinney, Texas, USA - DEC 1, 2013
Black pour with a tan head. The aroma is full of licorice, chocolate and roasted malt. The flavor has some ash notes as well as some chocolate and roasted malt. Thick mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Minderbinder (2318) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 21, 2013
Bottle 750ml. Pours black with medium light brown head. Aroma is of spices, chocolate, coffee, fruits. Taste is of old cold coffee, ashes, alcohol, sugar, weird bitterness. Palate: Full bodied. Overall: "ok". Not really complex. Slight freezer aroma.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
czar (5206) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 20, 2013
pours clear dark brown with a very nice light beige head, good retention and lacing. brandy and cognac-soaked fruits - berries and coffee berries, very spicy - peppers, vegetal too, stale coffee and hops, perfumy, artificial berry aroma, roasted malts, belgian fruitiness and spiciness, very ashy too. moderate carbonation, medium body - oily, dry bitter coffee and long resinous awkward finish. expires this december - not a good idea for this hoppy ris - if i had known..

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Abio (1683) - Waasland, BELGIUM - SEP 7, 2013
Black in the glass. Nice holding head. Decent brew but a slight sourness that ruines it a bit. Also the texture a bit to watery for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JPDurden24 (1626) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - AUG 19, 2013
Dark black pour, tan head. Roasty and malty with some ash flavors. Some chocolate flavors, but not my favorite.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TaktikMTL (6290) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 13, 2013
Bouteille verte de 750 ml obtenue via Importations Privées Bièropholie. Arôme: Légère odeur de céréale grillée avec une pointe de chocolat. Apparence: La couleur est noire opaque avec une faible densité de bulle. Présence d’un mince col beige mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de chocolat avec une pointe d’houblon et de céréale grillée. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement onctueuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Arrière goût légèrement chocolaté. (Rating #5004)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
BierFiend (248) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 1, 2013
Pours dark brown/black with thick tan head. Smells of caramel, roasted malts, and alcohol. Tastes of coffee, roasted malts, alcohol, and bitter. Has a thick body with medium carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (12100) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUL 15, 2013
(750ml bottle) Pours an opaque black body with a small tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, fennel, anise, caramel, herbs, and grass. Flavor of roasted malt, coffee, herbs, cocoa, burnt grains, earth, and pine leading to a mildly bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ibrew2or3 (7312) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - JUL 1, 2013
750mL courtesy of sebletitje. It pours with a deep darkness as well as with a tan head of foam. The aroma offers up sweet dark fruity esters, chocolate and some dark roasted malts rimmed thinly by burnt malts. In the background I get an light earthy tobacco sort of note. The taste is nice with a pleasing depth coming from dark roasted malts to a mild level of burnt malts and thin diving into chocolate malts. Into the finish the burnt malts grow to close out the experience.

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