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RATINGS: 173   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 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
budznsudz (582) - Audubon, New Jersey, USA - JUL 3, 2014
Thick black with a dark brown head. Aroma of toasted grain, dark malts, and light cocoa. Taste follows with a nice hearty mouthfeel. This is a very traditional robust imperial stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zvikar (4449) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - JUN 23, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks DSG. Pours opaque black with a brown head, aroma of fruits, malt and some chocolate, flavor of fruits, malt, chocolate, bitterness, medium bodied.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Enjoyit (3757) - Vadum, DENMARK - JUN 21, 2014
Black of color with a brown head. An aroma of liqurice, sweets and spice. A flavor of liqurice, coffee, roasted malt, bitter and a nice oily texture!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DSG (12189) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUN 8, 2014
Bottle shared at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Black with a huge brown head. Heavily roasty aroma with some coffee, a cocoa note and some hops. Dry-ish flavor, roasty, with light sweetness, smoke, coffee (with a light acidic hint), and a bitterish finish, more roasty, with a hoppy note. Full-bodied. Very nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mbgrayson (726) - Anaconda, Montana, USA - MAY 30, 2014
Pours inky black, with a rich tan head. Somewhat weak aroma of malts and rye. Taste is a little bitter and fairly strong. Notes of coffee and licorice. Long lasting palate. Maybe I’m getting spoiled, but I didn’t like this one as well as several others. Not complex enough, I guess. Still, a clear thumbs up.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
suprchunk (2964) - Crestview, Florida, USA - MAY 25, 2014
Black viscous pour small forced tan head. No lacing. Malty aroma with chocolate cherries and pepper. Taste is the same. Though slightly thin.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
StefanSD (2386) - Ouray, Colorado, USA - MAY 11, 2014
650 ml bottle. Pours black with a medium brown head that has good retention. The aroma features cocoa, dark chocolates and chocolate liqueur. The taste, like the aroma, has multi-layered chocolates, mocha, charcoal, roasted chestnuts and bitter walnuts. The palate is full and smooth with soft carbonation. Finishes long and bitter. Overall: Very roasty and bitter RIS, not much sweetness. This works.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SlovakSniper (5191) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 7, 2014
Dans mon verre il y a un liquide bien foncé sur lequel flotte une mousse qui offre une acceptable prestation. Dans mon nez se chamaillent du chocolat noir, du seigle épicé, des grains brûlés et du cuir bien tendu. Sur ma langue s’installent des saveurs sèches de torréfaction et de malts rôtis avec ce petit goût particulier qui appartient au seigle. En bouche se présente un corps de moyenne densité avec un pétillement au ralenti et une texture huileuse. En arrière-goût se dessine un mélange de notes de réglisse et de mélasse brûlée.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rodenbach99 (4258) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 7, 2014
Bomber partagée par Patrick. Bière brune noire avec une mousse brune. Un nez fort en alcool avec des notes de cerises, de café fruité. L’alcool domine. Une bouche piquante avec de l’alcool, la texture fait défaut elle manque de corps probablement le seigle. Ordinaire.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
maxwelldeux (4351) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - APR 29, 2014
Bottle. I’ve poured motor oil thinner than this beer. Pours a very thick and creamy near black color with a moderate brown head on it. Nose is roasty with some chocolate to it and just a hint of some spicy grains. Taste is thick and roasty, with some subtle chocolate and just a hint of smoke. Feels slightly bubbly, which makes it interesting. Hides the 11% well, I think.

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