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Murray’s Wild Thing Imperial Stout

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Brewed by Murrays Craft Brewing Co.
Style: Imperial Stout
Bob’s Farm, NSW, Australia
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 122   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
""""Inspired by the great stouts favoured by Russian Imperial Court, Murray’s “Wild Thing” Imperial Stout is a beer fit for a Czar. A massive, intense drinking experience. The colour is black. Totally black. The heart of darkness. Impossible to see through even when held up to the light – nothing insipid about this beer. Aromas of strong dark chocolate, a little fruitiness from the hops and yeast and some rumminess from the alcohol. The flavour is an intense hit of mocha – bitter dark chocolate bordering on coffee. Some malt sweetness but an aggressive hop bitterness and roast grain bite to balance. And then there’s the mouthfeel… Full bodied is an understatement. Massive mouthfillling malt that almost overwhelms, before the freight train of the bitterness from the hops and the roast acidity kicks in to clean up the palate. A tiny batch of a huge beer – only 1100 bottles brewed. A beer to savour if you dare!""""


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
danlo (2017) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2015
330ml bottle from Beer Cartel, Sydney. Pours black with a brown foam head leaving lacing and aroma of roast malt, coffee, earthy, powdered chocolate, fruity, raisins. Flavour is smokey roast malt, dark fruits, chocolate & coffee, raisins, with yeast, booze & grassy bitterness. Smooth mouthfeel, full bodied, soft carbonation, dry roast bitter finish. Nicely sippable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
teddybeer (3100) - Kaunas, LITHUANIA - SEP 10, 2015
Black color with a beige head with short duration. Aroma has notes of roasted malts with chocolate and liquor plumbcake. Flavor is slightly sweet, coffee beans with licorice notes, dark fruits and roasty mouthfeel. Light bitterness on palate with coffee beans notes.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Wim (3392) - Weelde, BELGIUM - AUG 9, 2015
on holiday, black colored body with an off white head and a roasted chocolate malt liquor aroma a roasted malt chocolat sweet fruity hop alcholic bitter taste with a alcholic bitter finish

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (8700) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUL 20, 2015
Bottle at Blipp’s going away tasting. Pours a deep black with a thick tan head. Big roast on the nose, chocolate and cocoa. Medium bodied, roast, chocolate and cocoa. Slow cocoa. Roast, plum and prune, warming alcohol.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mikem409 (1950) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - JUN 7, 2015
Bottle. Deep black tan head. Aroma of roasted malt and some smoke. Taste is chewy smoked fudge

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
allic (1) - - MAY 4, 2015 does not count
The tasting notes are spot on. Aromas of strong dark chocolate, a little fruitiness from the hops and yeast and some rumminess from the alcohol. The flavour is an intense hit of mocha – bitter dark chocolate bordering on coffee. Some malt sweetness but an aggressive hop bitterness and roast grain bite to balance. And then there’s the mouthfeel

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
stdc (1) - - MAY 4, 2015 does not count
Complex beer whilst being balanced. Hides the alcohol content well. Matches well with bbq red or smoked meats or chocolate

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
stevoj (3307) - Boise, Idaho, USA - APR 11, 2015
330ml bottle from Bitter Phew, 2012 vintage. Beautiful from the start. Aroma wafts up and provides signs of great things to come. Black slippery body with oil skin beige head. Taste is equal parts roast grain and woody flavors. High ABV is masked by all of the other sumptuous characters.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
anstei (645) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - MAR 5, 2015
330ml bottle from Warners at the Bay. Pours black with little head. Coffee and chocolate aroma, caramel. Taste of dark chocolate, roasty, bitter.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ANZUShophunter (206) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAR 1, 2015
From bottle (like the cat woman on the label). Pours black velvet. Rich taste with strong chocolate and some coffee notes. Well balanced and enjoyable.


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