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RATINGS: 345   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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Welcome to the biggest beer Squatters Pub Brewery has ever made! A Russian Imperial Stout is one of the most intensely flavored beers a brewer can create. The combination of rich roasted barley, oak, molasses and licorice root combine to create an utterly unique and complex imperial stout experience. We had to mash in twice to get our starting gravity of 27 plato (1.108 specific gravity). We boiled 3.5 hrs to enhance caramelization and used molasses and licorice root at the end of boil. Outer Darkness is aged with oak, has 65 ibu’s and bottle conditioned. We hope you have as much fun drinking it as we did making it. Please share with another and drink wisely.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tkrjukoff (3897) - SWEDEN - OCT 18, 2013
Bomber. Pours pitch black with a great diminishing brown head leaving laces. Aroma is fruity sourish soy roasted malty dark fruits alcohol. Flavor is rich chocolate coffee cacao roasted bitter slightly fruity; quite velvety smooth and tastefull finish.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
deaconmike (328) - Roswell, Georgia, USA - OCT 17, 2013
On tap at Public House in Vegas. Near black with mocha head. Aroma is subdued - roasted malt dominates, raisin as well. Many more flavors emerge once it hits the tongue - chocolate, roast, coffee, licorice, and raisin. Full body and creamy mouthfeel, but a little sticky. Delicious.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
UncleKorm (655) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - SEP 29, 2013
On tap deep dark brown as to be black hue, minimal head. Moderate aroma of liquorish. Moderate sweet and boozy finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kcorum10 (320) - Arizona, USA - SEP 14, 2013
Pours a black color with a thin tan head. Aromas of licorice, roast, and some chocolates. Flavors of much of the same plus some sweet caramel and vanilla. This one really surprised me.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Westchesterco (790) - mclean, Virginia, USA - SEP 13, 2013
Poured from the bottle it is acdark brown color with a tan head. It has the aroma of roasted coffee and chocolate. It tastes of chocolAte and a hint of coffeee

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Smurf2055 (1303) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 30, 2013
Black min light tan head. Smell roasty boozy caramel. Taste smooth chocolate, coco, coffee, and roast, lots of vanilla for a non-BA stout, a bit syrupy but great. Sweet but very drinkable. Good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Geokkjer (5341) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 21, 2013
On tap at Public House. Pours black with a tan head. Aroma of malt, caramel chocolate, roasted malt and a hint of acetone. Flavor is sweety and malty with some warming alcohol, red apples, caramel, chocolate, vanilla, oak and roasted malt. Medium to full body, average carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (12683) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 21, 2013
On tap. A more or less black one, topped by a small, dense, tan head. Roasted nose with coffee, caramel, dark chocolate and a little touch of barrel. Raisins too. It’s full bodied and warning, with roasted malts, coffee grit, rum raisin and some molasses. Alcohol and hoppy bitterness too. Really long finish with a good bitterness and lots of dark flavors. Overall, a bit rough and unrefined, but well worth a glass or two. 130821

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Meilby (6416) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 21, 2013
Draught @ Public House -Venetian, Las Vegas, NV
Pours pitch black with a tan head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, chocolate, alcohol, molasses and licorice. Taste is medium to heavy sweet and light to medium bitter with a long warm, roasted, chocolate and licorice finish. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fatehunter (1092) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - AUG 18, 2013
Poured two fingers of brown head on a pitch black body. The aroma is black licorice, burnt wood, roasted malt and dark chocolate. Smells amazing. The taste is almost equal to the aroma. Smooth throughout; roasted malt, touch of burnt, moderate bitterness to round it out. Excellent. The texture is smooth with moderate carbonation. Nailed it.


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