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Swamp Head Catherine’s Resentment

Swamp Head Catherine’s Resentment
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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.7/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   IBU: 57   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Catherine II, the 18th century Empress of Russia is said to have been the inspiration behind the creation of the Russian Imperial Stout, an intensely flavored, robust dark ale with a noticeable alcohol presence. Legend has it that Catherine also had a voracious sexual appetite; she was known to have many lovers, but the story about the stallion was probably a myth. We’ve infused this round of our Imperial Russian Stout with a stiff dose of coconut and habanero peppers, creating a smooth, spicy, stout ale that even Catherine herself may have resented.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
stevencon (444) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - AUG 17, 2014
Bottle at Taylors birthday! Dark black pour tan head nice collar. Light spice and cinnamon. Beer starts sweet light spice then finishes with some nice head. Warm spice and pepper lingers. I like thank the pepper heat lasts on a heavey stout. Good stuff.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
fluffy (1664) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - AUG 7, 2014
not nearly as hot as i was expecting it to be, but all the same i wouldnt drink this again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (10916) - Orange County, California, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Bottle @ RBSG 2014 Grand Tasting. Thanks, Sean. Black pour with just a small khaki head. Roasted malt and slight smoke on the nose. Air amount of cocoa, coffee, and earthy chili. Mild coconut and graham cracker, too. Some vanilla, coconut, and graham cracker sweetness to the flavor. Tons of bitter roasted malt, cocoa powder, and coffee, too. Spicy chili pepper note and certainly some smoke and earthiness. A bit of toffee in there as well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (16691) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 9, 2014
Bottle @ RBSG Grand Tasting. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty spicy peppery chocolate aroma. Roasted malty chocolate peppery chili flavor. Has a roasted malty chocolate finish with spicy chili in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gendv138 (1325) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Rate #900. Bottle during RBSG 2014 Grand Tasting at Schlafly Tap Room. Dark brownish black with tan head. Aromas of peppers, dark chocolate. Tastes of peppery notes, chocolate, caramel, dark fruit. Medium-full body with a dry and warm peppery finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RobertDale (3450) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JUN 29, 2014
Bottle share at SRBG Grand Tasting 2014. Pours black with a decent tan head. Aroma of chocolate, pepper, and coffee. Taste is chili pepper, chocolate, coffee, and vanilla, Not much coconut. Nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jtclockwork (8393) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 26, 2014
Bottle. RBSG Grand Tasting. Pours black brown head. Nose/taste of chili pepper, coconut, roast chocolate, vanilla and heat. Medium body. Great stout!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ferris (4125) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 21, 2014
Bottle - Milk chocolate, toffee, coffee and spice. Jet black with a brown head. Chocolate and chili, perfect balance, brilliant.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrSilverworm (6366) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 21, 2014
Tasted at RBSG grand tasting. Bottle. Dark brown color, near black. Thin brown head. Dots of lace. Big pepper up front in the first sip (habanero ). Get some of the coconut in the finish. Dark chocolate. Good coffee. Moderate bitter, spicy pepper. Works well. Beerpig317 would love this. Medium to bigger body. Smooth, chewy lighter carbonation. Awesome hot pepper imperial stout! I really dug this one. Perfect marriage.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
adnielsen (9077) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 21, 2014
Bottle @ RBSG Grand Tasting. Pours a black appearance with a brown head. Sweet brown sugar, hazelnut coffee, vanilla aroma. Pretty rich flavor. Some pepper spiciness. Dark chocolate and caramel syrup. A mess. Too many peppers.

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