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RATINGS: 91   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Boris pours black and opaque like a moonless sky over Siberia. Eight different malts bring a complex aroma and flavor of chocolate, coffee and roasty sweetness. And just in case the winter gets too cold, we brewed this giant spider to 10% abv. So grab you snifter and ushanka and enjoy. ты был укушен

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nimbleprop (5183) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 14, 2014
12oz bottle pours a very inky, opaque black with some creamy, brown head. Nose has lots of red grape, rubber too, pencil lead, molasses, some yeast, chery, chocolate, even a little strawberry, roasty too. Flavor has cola, malt, rubber, roast, yeasty bread, a little mushroom. Full bodied finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jflopsu (644) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 1, 2014
Pours a dark black with thick brown head. Has a faint nut and roasted malt aroma. A smooth and thick beer with coffee, chocolate, and roasted malt taste. A creamy finish with a light coffee aftertaste.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kabonski (36) - - NOV 24, 2014
Pours with a great dark brown head. Not much aroma but the taste is great. Good alcohol burn. Flavors of smoke, oak, and coffee. Good beer for sure!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mstrcrwly (340) - New York, USA - NOV 23, 2014
12 oz bottle dated 11/3/13, poured into a snifter..opaque with a fluffy tan head..aroma of coffee,roasted nuts..dry,malty taste..pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ron (2680) - Rochester, New York, USA - NOV 21, 2014
Bottle. Pours a thick black brown with bubbly brown head and light lacing. Aroma of coffee, roasted malts and a hint of booze. Taste is the same but the booze is well hidden. This is a pretty solid imperial stout, nice and thick on the mouth, sticks to the tongue.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
jgb9348 (4842) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - NOV 16, 2014
Rich deep dark brown coloured body with a 95% opaque black glow and a very thin, oily deep dark brown head - fades very fast. Aroma of roasted malt, molasses, alcohol, earth, brandy, cognac and mushrooms - very pungent. Medium to Full-bodied; Oddly watery taste at first gives way to some molasses, caramel, burnt sugars and a touch of earthy and pungent malt. Aftertaste is largely absent as well, with roasted malt, alcohol and water the major components - interesting. Overall, a very subdued and mild beer, especially for the style and even more unexpectedly - especially for any beer close or at/above 10% abv - it doesn’t taste like there is more than 6% here, aside from the smell. I sampled this twelve ounce bottle purchased from New Beer Distributors on 01-November-2013 for US$2,99 sampled at home in Washington on 16-November-2014, a touch over a year after purchasing this one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
phaleslu (6806) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 10, 2014
12 oz. bottle. Pours an opaque midnight brown with a small tan head that leaves some lace spots and streaks and settles into a ring and film. Aroma of roasted malts, dark chocolate, a little ash, dark fruits, tobacco, and earth. Flavor of dark fruits, roast, earth, tobacco, ash, and rust. Light-medium bodied, with moderate carbonation and a rich, roasty, earthy mouthfeel. Leans roasty. Not bad but not memorable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
djd07 (3875) - Houston, Texas, USA - OCT 14, 2014
Bottle. Pours a cloudy brown with a medium creamy tan head that lasts. The aroma is roast coffee, chocolate. Medium mouthfeel with dark chocolate, roast, bit thin, good.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
outlawskies (447) - - OCT 12, 2014
Julie. Will love this It is interesting aged not Carmel slightly sour overall she likes it it smooth not bitter ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Homer321 (2117) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - JUL 3, 2014
Bottle from Brewtopia. Nose is a powdered chocolate and ovaltine with an underlying tar and tabacco. pour is pitch black with a medium brown head that dies and leaves a thin layer of bubbles on top. Taste is a sharp, bitter, almost burnt coffee that warms you up. Smooths out as it warms, but still is sharp and a little hot, like fusels and not just ethanol. leaves a stickiness on your lips but isn’t overly sweet, probably due to the high bitterness. overall ok, but I would like to see this mellowed out.

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