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Trinity Russian Imperial Stout

Trinity Russian Imperial Stout
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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.41/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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A thick, dark, black, beer with rich maltiness, roasted and chocolate malt flavors, high hop bitterness, and a strong alcoholic taste. The strongest of the stouts, this robust beer will age with grace, transforming through complex flavor variations. BRONZE MEDAL '96 WORLD BEER CUP Unfiltered 60 I.B.U.s East Kent Goldings

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (12951) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 2, 2014
Draft at the source. Dark brown color, light tan head. Aroma of dark cocoa. Taste is dark milk chocolate. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Imaena (1868) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - AUG 12, 2013
@ waterfire after salsa dancing. in the street downtown providence. Really thick and hoppy. flecks of hops on the bottom of the cup. better than the rating lets on. I’ll be getting a growler of this when chip is in town.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (6707) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - APR 11, 2012
On tap at Trinity. Pours a deep black with a thin beige head. Roast, cocoa, chocolate, warm roast. Lots of roast and cocoa, chocolate and toast. Roast, nice warmth. Long cocoa and roast. Nice imperial stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerbill (3503) - Laurel, New York, USA - DEC 10, 2011
On draught at the brewpub. Arrived at the table black with a thin-moderate light brown head that lasted through the first quarter of the glass and left partial lace. Pleasant aroma of chocolate and roast malt. The flavor is chocolate, light coffee, mild nuts and some roasted malt. Lightly sweet. Medium-full bodied. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (10285) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 6, 2011
A deep dark stout with a thin brown head. In aroma, espresso coffee, dark chocolate, a bit of ash. In mouth, a smooth sweet fruity chocolate with light coffee notes, not bad. On tap at Boston Beer Summit, Jan. 15 2011.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 13, 2011
Draught at the BrewPub: Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, and a hint of alcohol. Poured very dark brown/ruby in color with a medium-sized, creamy, dense, beige/brown head that lasted throughout. Clear. Not sparkling. Flavor is medium sweet. Tastes of roasted malt, sugar, slight vanilla, slight chocolate, and a hint of alcohol. Medium body. Slightly thin texture. Soft carbonation. Roasted malt, light vanilla, and sugar finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Alphadelic (1751) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 27, 2010
Woody plum and raisin aromas. Sweet fruity flavours in this syrupy black brew. Pruney a bit weird to be honest.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 27, 2010
(Draught) Pours an opaque black body with a medium tan head. Aroma of caramel, plums, raisins, roasted grain, bourbon, vanilla, and coffee. Flavor of roasted malt, charred coffee, raisins, smoke, chocolate, and wood.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BroSpud (1719) - , Massachusetts, USA - JAN 25, 2010
Part of a sampler at brewpub. Rating this from memory because it has been awhile since I was there but tried several of the Trinity offerings over the course of a couple of visits where I ordered sampler flights each time. Overall impression was that they made a decent brew in each of the styles they offeredbut nothing overly spectacular in any of them.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nickd717 (3562) - San Francisco, California, USA - OCT 14, 2009
First beer from RI, sampled at GABF 2009. Black in color with a small tan head and decent lacing. Aroma is roast, coffee, chocolate, and anise. Flavor is strong on the licorice, along with coffee, roasted and caramel malt, hints of dark fruit, chocolate, and alcohol. Palate a medium-full with a bitter finish and some booze. This is decent but not a great example of what is probably my favorite style.

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