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RATINGS: 84   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

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
apoptosis (1317) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 14, 2012
Oh boy, I am so excited to have this beer....thank you bestiefan2k for sharing! Very dark, thick and chewy. Delicious...dark chocolate truffles and cream....decadent. I am surprised to learn that it’s not an imperial oatmeal stout because of it’s well-balanced sweetness. The perfect roastiness, finishes with a pleasant warming sensation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
djd07 (3722) - 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 (965) - - 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 (1984) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (10841) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 6, 2014
Bottle shared by alexsdad06. Poured a black color with an average frothy tan head that lasted with fair lacing. Moderate to heavy roasted coffee and chocolate aroma. Medium to heavy toasted dark chocolate malt flavor with a medium to heavy dark sweet and small alcohol bite finish of moderate duration. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. This is a solid beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (5608) - Ohio, USA - MAY 31, 2014
12 oz bottle from Nimbleprop. Pours dark brown to black in color with a medium sized khaki/tan head. The aroma and flavor have big roasted malts, dark Bakers chocolate, cocoa powder, a nutty character with some char and earthy bitterness to the finish. Lighter bodied than you would expect from 10%.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zaxtreme (10) - - APR 10, 2014
Pours an opaque darkness. Beautiful brown head. Nose is pretty boozy. Definite chocolate notes on the taste. Very malty. Roasty and just dark. Lives up to its name.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Spab (2474) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 7, 2014
Growler from Premier Gourmet. Pours an ultra dark brown with modest-sized brown head. Aroma is full of roasted coffee and chocolate, with some nuttiness and a little dark fruit. Flavour is big roasty cocoa, coffee, hints of cherry and nuts. Body is medium-full. Slick mouthfeel. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Frank (2933) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 6, 2014
Black with a fine-bubbled brown head. It tastes like a big porter w/ a good amount of roast and bitter, dark chocolate. This seems to drink way lighter than it’s 10% ABV would have you think. This is really good but might disappoint some folks looking for a huge stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
swoopjones (6005) - Buffalo, New York, USA - APR 5, 2014
draft at Blue Monk, fuller bodied, pitch black pour, chocolate, coffee & roasted malts in both aroma & flavor. Exactly what it should be. big flavors & mouthfeel. nice

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (4059) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - MAR 12, 2014
22 ounce thanks to Greg. Black pour. Tan head. Rich chocolate tones. A bit creamy overall. Cocoa. Nice.

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