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Mornington Peninsula Russian Imperial Stout

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Brewed by Mornington Peninsula Brewery
Style: Imperial Stout
Mornington, VIC, Australia
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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 4.02/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Muggus69 (1270) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - OCT 17, 2014
330mL bottle Properly thick sump oil looking stuff. Holds a creamy brown head - you it means business! Aroma is quite diabolical; indescribably burnt coffee, unfathomably dark chocolate with notes of currants, liquorice, charred wood, and earthy hops. Just to complete the illusion, not only does it look like sump oil, but feels like it - not that I’ve had that much experience drinking sump oil... But yeah, oily, thick, really thick, subdued carbonation, seems bigger than even 9.5% yet alcohol is not overly prominent. This beer doesn’t let you off easy - it’s intense from the word go and just holds on for dear life with lots of deep roast coffee, bitter cocoa, charred meaty notes, earthy hops, dark dried fruits, roast nuts, and a big warming bitter finish that just lingers, and lingers... Seriously good, ridiculously underrated, a contender for best Stout in Australia, no doubt!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ngejo (378) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - AUG 29, 2014
Tap. Black, frothy, brown foam, very bitter, light sweetness, medium body, slick feel, average carbonation, & long finish.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mattyhennessy (342) - Highton, AUSTRALIA - MAY 23, 2014
2012/2013 editions tasted.Pours a solid opaque black with a tan head. 2012 has better lacing. Looks magnificent. Strong malty, chocolate and cocoa flavours that finish with some coffee and some warming alcohol. The 2013 has more of a liquor taste. 2012 more of a caramel flavour. Both among the best beers I’ve had

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Niksko (375) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - APR 20, 2014
Dark, opaque black with a tan head. Slightly hot nose, coffee, cough syrup. Flavor is coffee, dark chocolate, port, caramel. Heavy and viscous. Delicious.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sevenlee (1393) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - MAR 19, 2014
Pours totally black with a brown head. Aroma is malt, coffee, chocolate, roasted. Taste is high sweet leading to a boozy and awesome finish. Very impressed!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
jonno (2345) - JAPAN - JAN 30, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 20, 2014 Excellent, excellent beer. Hand pump. Smooth but viscous, rich and decadent but never oppressive and boozy. Big in all the right areas, like a Brazilian model. Could drink this all day until the alcohol knocks you in to next week. World class.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
bmeup (523) - Ormeau, AUSTRALIA - JAN 19, 2014
WEmp. One of the most inviting looking beers iv’e seen. Sweet, chocolate, mild coffee, hint of oak, just sensational. Beaut well made IS and a credit to the brewer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Brenhophead (593) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - SEP 23, 2013
1L squealer. Pours think glugy black with a nice dense mocha crown atop. Wonderful nutty/chocolate aroma with very faint coffee hints. Amazingly complex flavour within which the sweet dark chocolate dominate with some citrus hops? and also a bitter espresso coffee. Truly and excellent Imp stout.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jade (413) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 3, 2013
Cola colour with a brown head that dissipates into a ringlet. Roasted coffee and nuts to the aroma. Strong and bitter, really cloying - quite nice though.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
gnoff (7975) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - AUG 24, 2013
UPDATED: AUG 25, 2013 First rating
Draught from the handpump as a pot size at The Scratch, Brisbane. On July 21, 2013.
Black color, brown head. Sweet, malty, roasted, coffee taste. Smooth rich mouthfeel, medium bitterness. Sweet, roasted aftertaste. Sweeat, roasted scent.
7/4/8/5/15=3.9

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Draught, handpump from cask, at The Local Taphouse, Melbourne. On July 26, 2013.
As "Mornington Imperial Stout - F**K Yeah".
Black color, brown head. Sweet, caramel, roasted, alcohol taste. Warming alcohol. Smooth rich mouthfeel, medium bitterness. A bit of chili bite to it. Roasted aftertaste. Roasted aftertaste. Sweet, malty, roasted scent.
8/5/8/5/17=4.3


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