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Squatters Barrel of Russians
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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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Outer Darkness Russian Imperial Stout aged in High West Whiskey Barrels.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (37269) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 7, 2013

Bottle 750ml. @ ChrisO Snow Tasting.

Clear dark black colour with a average to large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, fully lasting, beige to light brown head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, dark fruit, dark chocolate, light alcohol. Flavour is light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, dark roasted, wood, chocolate, milky. Body is medium, texture is creamy to oily, carbonation is soft. [20130120]

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (15966) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 8, 2013
bottle at home in blind tasting with 2 Black Isle BA Black Runs...

Bottle 1: deep black ... thin tan head ... big meaty roast ... big Whisky nose ... dark chewy malts ... deep dark roast ... heavy malts ... chewy chocolate ... dark malt fruits .... soft long alcohol...little mushroom but not much 3.9 Bottle 2: dark brown black ... no head ... dark sweet roast ...sweet sherry nose... little flat ... dark roast ... soft sweet toffee ... little coconut ... very soft mellow bourbon ... little coconut husk ... as benji pointed out there a few light sake tones to it... 3.7 Bottle 3: dark brown black ... seems darker than btl2 ... no head ... soft roast ... light whisky nose ... soft toffee roast ... dark malts ... soft chocolate ... soft oily body ... mellow roast ... light whisky ... dark fruits ... 4.0 Btl 1: was the Barrle of russions Btl 2 is Bourbon Black Run (unratable) pre release straight from barrel Btl 3 is Whisky Black Run (unratable) pre release straight from barrel

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (14424) - Hřjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 11, 2014
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are roast malt, wood, whisky, vanilla, fruits and hops.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (13041) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 18, 2015
Bottle shared at the chriso Snow Tasting in London - thanks to Jan. Pours dark, brown-black with a creamy, beige head. The nose holds some alcohol and iodine, dark malts, roast. Big sweet flavor with dark sugars, prominent alcohol/barrel character, understated roast. Full bodied with fine carbonation. Hot finish with more dark malts, dark chocolate, wood. Decent if a bit heavy handed.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rasmus40 (12446) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 11, 2014
Bottle @ Aarhus tasting. Black with a dark brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt, chocolate, dried fruit and wood. Flavor is very sweet and rather bitter. Dry and rather bitter finish with warming alcohol. Oily and smooth. 110614

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
bu11zeye (12072) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 27, 2012
(750ml bottles, courtesy of mar and thirdeye11) Pours an opaque black body with a small tan head. Aroma of wood, dark chocolate, molasses, light ash, and roasted malt. Flavor of wood, roasted malt, dark chocolate, vanilla, and light bourbon.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
chrisv10 (11921) - DENMARK - JUN 11, 2014
Bottle, 10.5%. Black with medium brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, wood, vanilla and oak. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, vanilla, wood, oak, sweet, hop, little liquorice, notes of whisky and a little bitter.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (11150) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 3, 2013
Bottle at ChrisO Snow tasting, thanks to Jan, 20/01/13. Mid black witha dirty coffee head that dissipates edgeward. Nose is dark roast malts, dark fruits, molasses, sugars. Taste comprises dark fruits, roast malt, a little chocolate, touch of wood, some booze, bourbon. Full bodied with soft carbonation, smooth on the palate, dry in the finish. Well balanced, not too boozey, Good stuff!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (10562) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 6, 2012
Bomber poured a translucent dark brown nearly black with a lingering ring of brown foam. Aromas of coffee, bitter chocolate, roasted malt, light whiskey and light earthiness. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of bitter chocolate, roasted malt, light coffee, light whiskey and a hint of oak with a smooth lingering roasty chocolate finish.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
daknole (10037) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JAN 22, 2012
Bottle from superdave! Black pour, chocolate brown head. Cocoa, rye, char, ash, asphalt aroma. Flavor is rye spicy, barrel aging done right, light oak, vanillia, chocolate, some bitter espresso. Yeah its freaking great.


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