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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.76/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   EST. CALORIES: 303   ABV: 10.1%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mikem409 (1668) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - JUN 7, 2013
Bottle thanks Douglas. Pours black with nice enough mocca head. Roast brown ale aroma. Taste is bitter chocolate lots of booze

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ughsmash (7204) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 4, 2013
Big thanks to Dallas for the 500mL bottle! Poured medium-deep brown with a creamy, darker tan head. The aroma picked up sweet, roasty black and coffee malts, with touches of vanilla accenting.. some dry-roasted, earthy accents too.. not terribly complex, but solid. The flavor found a bit of plum and raisin to join the black and coffee malts at the core.. lots of ashy roast evident.. tangy roast and peppery alcohol on the warm, spicy finish. Medium-bodied with low-moderate carbonation on the palate.. OK feel and flow. Not the best impy stout, but I’d drink it again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mikey (503) - farmington, Utah, USA - MAY 15, 2013
Looks like motor oil with a nice light brown head. The nose is huge with roasted malt & baker’s chocolate. The tastes starts with big roasted notes with espresso and dark chocolate. A nice bed of toffee & caramel come next with a strong burst of pine in the finish. This Russian Imperial is stout is dryer than some, but it’s huge roasted character & fresh hop bite make a nice, highly drinkable stout. A chocolate chip cookie would be the perfect partner for this beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
EdInSaltLake (703) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - APR 15, 2013
Roasty, citrus fruit aroma. Malt flavor is pretty sweet, but finishes drier--not cloying at all. Cocoa-like roasted flavor; Fruity, spicy (hops?), molasses. Can smell a little alcohol, but can’t taste it.

Should rate this one again sometime

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pepsican (1454) - @ $13.99, Iowa, USA - MAR 29, 2013
So few ratings. Is this a wale? Big thanks to douglas88! Near black pour with a tan head. Aroma of pine, chocolate, and lots of roasted/ash notes. A bit too ashy for me really, and it has an odd bitterness that keeps me from really enjoying this one. Great mouthfeel for this, would have never guessed 10% either.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gription79 (2379) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - MAR 28, 2013
Poured from a 500 ml bottle. Pours black with dirty oil hues and a tan head. This is a very roasty beer, coffee, bitter chocolate, resinous hops, smoky, tobacco. This is a solid imperial stout. It does finish on the dry side making it easy to drink. Well done Red Rock!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (6495) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 13, 2013
500 ml bottle from the brewery. Pours a totally black color with a medium beige head. A sweet chocolate nose, milky. A rich flavor of roast, sweet chocolate, ash, sweet fruity hops. Dry as heck. Interesting. Light dark fruit and cocoa in the finish. Quite good. No heat at all.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sledutah (5219) - Utah, USA - MAR 13, 2013
500ml bottle from the brewpub downtown
Appearance: Black with a medium sized tan head and good lacing
Aroma: Roasted malts, dark roast coffee and dried instant chocolate
Taste: Roasted malts, roasted coffee, grainy, woody and sweet chocolate
Nice and roasty, well balanced and tasty.

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