Brewed by Propeller Brewery
Style: Imperial Stout
Halifax, Canada
Serve in Snifter


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RATINGS: 136   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
This beer was born for greatness. Sent by English brewers via the Baltic Sea to the court of the Czars, Russian Imperial Stout was brewed to very high gravities and allowed to ferment on the long voyage. The result? A dark, strong and bracing brew, imbibed by Peter, adored by Catherine and now reclaimed by you, the People. Za Vas!

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cyrenaica (1095) - Milton, Ontario, - DEC 22, 2012
500ml bottle
8.0% ABV
Milton LCBO Outlet #1 (Milton, Ontario, Canada)
December 22, 2012
The beer pours a very dark brown with black edges and a thin brown head. Aroma is roasted malt, cocoa, coffee, and spices (ginger-ish). Mouthfeel is medium to full bodied with medium carbonation. Flavour is cocoa, molasses, some more gingery spice, and roast. Not a world beater, but pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
guil0000 (323) - New Brunswick, CANADA - DEC 20, 2014
Pours a pitch black color with a beige medium head. Mocha coffee, roasted malts and some dark chocolate. Medium sweet flavour but it quickly switches to some hoppy bitterness. Moufhfeel is creamy. Really like it

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DomD (198) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - DEC 12, 2014
Poured from bottle. Strong aroma of coffee and chocolate. Pours black with some tan head. Medium to strong bitter taste. Medium to full bodied, thick texture, with a bitter finish. Strong and bitter, a very nice Imperial Stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmagnus87 (2912) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - NOV 30, 2014
Bottle. From notes. Coffee, dark chocolate and other Roasty notes. Decent amount of fermented dark fruits. Good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rederic (3228) - montrťal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 1, 2014
500ml bottle, deep dark black color, with a thick bubbly tan-colored head, with a mild mocha, dark bitter chocolate, coffee, mint leaf nose, with a chocolate cake, chocolate milk, molasses, brownie note, with a mild sweet roasted, chocolate, black, toasted malty, chocolate praline, vanilla, ice coffee, tootsie roll candyish, toffee accent in the aroma follows through on a full-bodied palate with a warmth smooth mocha, dark bitter chocolate, burnt dark dried fruit, molasses, sweet roasted, chocolate, black, toasted, wheat malty character, with some mint leaf, brownie, burnt toast, chocolate fudge, coffee, burnt fruitcake, chocolate pie flavours, within a brown sugar undertone, leading towards a warming, chocolate cake dough, mint chocolate, coffeeish, burnt dark dried fruitiness, molasses, sweet barley sugar, caramel, chocolate, black, wheat, toasted maltiness, lingering roasty bitterness finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
AgentAle (1236) - Alberta, CANADA - SEP 25, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 30, 2014 Aroma is caramel, chocolate, mocha and espresso. Taste is roasty malts, chocolate and mocha. Finishes with rich malt flavors and slight hop bitterness. Appearance is black with a medium beige head that retains fairly well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
worldbeertaste (1778) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2014
2 year old bottle. Deep dark brown with beastly a tint on the side with a thin tan head. Smells of slight herbal hops, coffee and chocolate roast, dark malt and mocha. Still a bit bubbly after two years but smooth. Starts sweet and finishes dry and bitter without any hint of the 8%. Lots of chocolate and mocha with fudge - by the way, I paired this with chocolate fudge cheese. Great after two years and totally worth the wait.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
johnnnniee (3161) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 15, 2014
Bottle from the Liquor Store on PEI Pours a solid black color with a huge frothy tan head that persists forever. Vinous chocolate fudge and caramel maltiness dominate the aroma. Light earthy floral round out the nose. The flavor is rich thick chocolate caramel and roast with quite a vinous fruity edge to it. Light smoke and earth round us out nicely. Medium body with a light level of carbonation and a rich creamy ashy mouthfeel. Wow thats a pretty nice stout right there! Reminds me a lot of Bellís Expedition, I really enjoyed this.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BrewGoblin (592) - Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - JUL 5, 2014
Maybe itís just me but I really enjoy when the head on a dark beers hangs around for a bit. This oneís didnít but it was still a great beer. Quite bliggity black, this one, an aroma of coffee, maple, roasty chocolate malt and brown sugar. Itís quite boldly bitter at first with a strong molasses kick but leaves the tongue basking in a light sweet finish. Fairly oily feel to a medium thick body. Very enjoyabeer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hidden_Pooch (410) - Stratford, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - JUL 3, 2014
I was excited about this one, and it didnít let me down. Poured black with creamy tan head. Stunk of coffee, nuts, and molasses. Tasted of big molasses, strong coffee, and brown sugar. Had copious amounts of big boozy warmth. Had a heavy oily body that coats your tongue with a bitter aftertaste. Great brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ferris (8954) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 21, 2014
Bottle - Roasted malts and light chocolate. Jet brown with a thin white head. Tastes as it smells. Average, nothing special.

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