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RATINGS: 154   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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Alaska’s Most Wanted Series.

First brewed as part of our 2011 World Tour series, MOSCOW Rye Russian Imperial Stout is a hefty, opaque black liquid that pours slowly and soulfully into your snifter. A high percentage of spicy rye and roasted dark malts create a dense, chewy yet elegant winter wonderland of flavors. And from AK we say: Let it Snow…in Moscow.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
tectactoe (2938) - Michigan, USA - APR 18, 2015
Bottle: Thanks, Kevin. Oily black pour, soft tan foam that settles quickly. Aroma with light roasted malt, ash, licorice, burnt brown sugar, & a hint of papery oxidation. Charcoal on the palate with some ashy, burnt malts & light smoke. Anise, licorice, a touch of very bitter chocolate, modest oxidation lingering in the finish.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrChopin (3575) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 30, 2015
[ bottle ][ 1oz ][ @DC tasting ][ ? ][ mini tumbler ][ 02.15.15 ]
heavy sepia, thin beige ring. Plum and cola sweetness in nose, light oxidation. Sweet front palate, heavy marshmallow, light roast and anise mid before sticky end, softly bitter finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mstrcrwly (538) - New York, USA - MAR 22, 2015
Bomber poured into a snifter..black as black can get with a nice tan head..aroma of spices,coffee,chocolate,dark fruits..spicyness of the rye really comes through but also notes of coffee,dark fruits and a little booze..really good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beertholomeus (1065) - California, USA - MAR 15, 2015
Pours black with a tan head. Chocolate, roasted malt, coffee, rye, caramel and alcohol aroma. Chocolate, coffee, roasted malt, caramel, rye, hop and alcohol flavors. Full body and moderate carbonation. Chocolate, roasted malt and alcohol finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jjgmd (1622) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - MAR 10, 2015
With Zach, pours a pitch black pour with a nice Java head. Nose is rich chocolate malt, and licorice. Taste is sweet rich chocolate, and burnt coffee. Finish is smooth and velvety, and ends on the same delicious tasting notes, with a moderately long finish. Quaff Score 8 / 10

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
zgaier (1549) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - MAR 10, 2015
Bomber. Pours black with a dark brown head and strong aroma of roasted malt, rye, and chocolate. Taste is of rye, roasted malt, and alcohol with chocolate, dark fruit, and liquorice notes into the long finish.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopdog (9537) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 6, 2015
22oz bottle. Poured like motor oil with an averaged sized brown head. Roasty, chocolate, vanilla, a bit smoky and I’m getting the spicy rye/rye bread in the aromas. Alcohol content hidden.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
solidfunk (4867) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - FEB 18, 2015
Very smoky with a lot of roast. Black pour with ok head and lacing. Light bittersweet finish. Thick cinsistency. Some dark chocolate. Pretty good. Bottle shared at tasting.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
luttonm (2906) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 17, 2015
Bottle at Brony Tasting, DC. Thick black, sweet milky heavy stout. Solid, quite tasty. Stringy alc and malts. Chalky chocolate malt through finish. Big tasty beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GranvilleTim (1759) - Granville, Illinois, USA - FEB 17, 2015
Thanks PeteinSD! Black pour with a thick mocha brown head. Aroma is roasted malt, rye. Taste is spicy rye, roasted malt, very dry, char, black patent malt. Nice lacing shown on each sip. The beer clung to the side of the glass.


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