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RATINGS: 130   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 258   ABV: 8.6%
Whole Hog Russian Imperial Stout is Inspired by the English brews exported to the Russian Imperial Court over 200 years ago this bold and luxurious Imperial Stout is handcrafted using roasted barley, Dark Roasted, Crystal and 2-Row Pale Malts, balanced with Cluster and Cascade hops for the rich satisfying flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cking (1175) - North Canton, Ohio, USA - MAY 9, 2010
"Thanks to Blue Lou for this confusing yet enjoyable stout. Amber brown in color, filmy tan head and spots of lace. Aroma of anise, noble hops, maple syrup, and faint chocolate. Medium bodied, roasty and bitter. Black licorice, buttered toast and noble hops are there as well. Thin and on the sweet side, almost seems like a heavy bock beer, still a decent drink."

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Rustyham (1821) - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA - MAY 6, 2010
dark but translucent with small white head. Aroma is light malt and old milk. Flavor is not at all roasty but it is milky and acidic, like old skim. Thin, too carbonated, and overall pretty bad. Bottle from some Vegan restaurant in Nashville. Ew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (41314) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 26, 2010
Bottle 12fl.oz.
Clear dark red brown color with a small to average, frothy - fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, dark roasted, wood, light to moderate hoppy. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, wood, chocolate notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20100410]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Barrios (1243) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - APR 24, 2010
Pours a dark brown body with a lasting tan ring of head. Aromas and flavors of dark roasted malt, molasses, iodine, and alcohol. Hint of coffee in the flavor. Finish is thin, fading, slightly bitter and sticky.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcjay (463) - Neenah, Wisconsin, USA - APR 15, 2010
Dark amber color with a creamy but quickly dissipating tan head. Aroma of caramel with a hint of roasted coffee. Malty body with a rich chocolate flavor. An overall sweet stout with a mildly bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (37603) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 11, 2010
12 fl oz bottle, courtesy of Papsoe. Pours dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted malty, slight breadish and dark chocolate,. Bitter herbal and dark breadish malt flavoured. Dry and roasted finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
IlanMan (1015) - Appleton, Wisconsin, USA - APR 10, 2010
Bottle. Pour was fairly dark with a medium to dark tan head. Aroma was of chocolate, roast, and light coffee. Flavors were well blended with mostly chocolate and roast, but accompanied by some caramel and very light coffee. Body was medium to full with a sweeter finish. Nice blend and depth of character, but this is more like a robust porter than an imperial stout. Nice brew overall, though,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (24774) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 10, 2010
Bottle at Papsø. Clear red brown coloured with a small beige head. Fruity and light roasted aroma with notes of dark chocolate. Fruity and roasted flavour of caramel and dark chocolate. Light roasted finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
fiulijn (17458) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 10, 2010
Tasting at Papsø
Dark mahogany color; creamy head. Aroma of cardboard, paper, vegetables, bread; confused. Caramel and moderately roasted malt flavor, trying to hide a small infection, with some residual sweetness.Problematic strong Porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KimJohansen (10406) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - APR 10, 2010
Near black with a medium beige head. Sweet aroma with hard roasted malt, coffee and liquerice. Flavour had roasted malt, dark chocolate, liquerice and coffee notes. Finished sweet.

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