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RATINGS: 159   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89/5   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
zgaier (1751) - 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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopdog (10255) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
solidfunk (5953) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
luttonm (3416) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GranvilleTim (1778) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GenDV138 (4100) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - FEB 17, 2015
Bottle I brought to the DC Tasting. Black with tan head. Aromas of chocolate, roast. Tastes of chocolate, dark fruit, caramel. Medium body with a dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jackl (6101) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 15, 2015
Bottle @ Travlr’s. deep brown pour with a small head. Nose is pretty mild. Some cocoa and general umami. Taste is salty. Loads of brown bread. Mild roast. Meh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kraddel (4952) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - FEB 15, 2015
Pours pretty dark, nearly black . Small grey head . Smell is oaty, sweet, intense . Taste is bit bitter , chocolate aspects, slightly bitter . Oats . Roasted malts . Nice

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tderoeck (6906) - Gent, BELGIUM - JAN 26, 2015
23/XII/14 - 1Pt. 6Fl. Oz. bottle from Healthy Spirits (CA, USA) @ home - BB: n/a, bottled: n/a (2014-1530) Thanks to Dieter A. for sharing the bottle!

Pitch black beer, creamy beige to brown head, little stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: caramel, mocha, sweet, sugary, some vanilla, dried fruits, some chocolate. MF: ok carbon, medium to full body. Taste: pretty roasted, sweet touch, caramel, chocolate, dried fruits, mainly figs, mocha, cocoa powder. Aftertaste: coffee, mocha, dark chocolate, bit sugary, bitter hops.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
bytemesis (5175) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JAN 21, 2015
Bottle. Pours inky black, medium creamy dark brown head, dissipates slowly, nice lacing. Aroma is roasty, dark roasted malts, chocolate, some anise, a bit of tobacco, molasses. Flavor is light sweet, medium bitter, roasty, dark chocolates and anise, woody tobacco notes. Perhaps some hints of rye, but not a strong component here. Lingering bitterness, but pleasant, not overpowering. Not very hot at all. Fullish body, creamy mouthfeel. One of the better non BA impy’s, IMO.

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