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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.45/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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What is winter without a delightful stout? Named for the Rusalka, deadly and beautiful water demons, our Multi-grain stout is brewed with barley, wheat and oats to create a dark ale that is both refined, and inviting. Beneath the mellow roast character, you’ll find a density of flavor that includes plumb, raisin, burnt sugar, and the obligatory chocolate. So keep your ear out for the song of the Rusalka, and raise a glass to the black void. Taste it.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hockeybeerguy (914) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - MAR 27, 2014
Rcvd in trade. The appearance had a dark brown close to black colored body with a thin less than a quarter fingered off white to tan foamy head that died within less than about twenty seconds. lacing tried to cling but slid into the body fairly quickly. The smell had a large amount of chocolate booziness with some light vanilla. The taste was sweet through the combination of chocolate and vanilla more so the chocolate, and pretty well combined in the taste and somewhat heavily dosed with the alcohol; sticky sweet chocolatey aftertaste and finish. The palate sat about a medium on the body, and shows a decent sipping aspect to it. Carbonation was very subdued and was good for the style and for me. Overall, this was a pretty good milk/sweet stout that I wouldn’t mind having again.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
commonmac (196) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 23, 2014
Bottle purchased by foreign stout enabler. Black with tan head. Aroma has some chocolate and coffee. Crisp comes to mind initially but the taste comes through and acts as a but of a letdown. Coffee bitter taste overwhelms. Maybe over-roasted if that’s possible. Chocolate a little at the end. It’s an OK option but just not my wheelhouse when it comes to style.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
commonshawn (264) - - MAR 23, 2014
Big bottle. Black with tan head. Roasted caramel and toffee aroma with maltiness. Bread , roasted, slight bitterness. Definitely a stout, with coffee bitterness that doesn’t last long. Soft finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drowland (5961) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - MAR 22, 2014
3/22/14. 22oz bottle at Bleu Cafe. Black pour with a short lived tan head that sizzles away to nothing fast. Roasted and chocolate malt aroma, reminds me of a tootsie roll, a touch creamy. Sweet chocolate and cream hits my tongue straight away followed by a bit of roast, ash, and day old cold coffee. A touch of fruitiness. Not awful.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
snoworsummer (1611) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 16, 2014
From a bomber. Pours very dark brown with a creamy bubbly tan head. Tastes like semi-sweet chocolate, roasted coffee beans, ash, earthy, light booze. Medium body and low carbonation. Smells Like coffee beans, dark chocolate, burnt toast.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sonnycheeba (3049) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 16, 2014
Bottle. Pours opaque black with creamy tan head. Aroma is chocolate and lightly roasted malts, spicy hops, prunes, raisins, and faint vanilla. Flavor is chocolate malts, some graininess, light roasted coffee, faint dark fruit esters, oats, and light bitterness; a little thin, but good nonetheless. Medium body and carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gachupines (798) - USA - FEB 15, 2014
Black with a thin tan head. Aroma is slight coffee. Flavor is sweet major with a little bit of coffee bitterness. Body could be a bit fuller. Wife: 3.7

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheBeerGod (5053) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - JAN 29, 2014
Bottle. Winter 2013. Number 980. Black pour with a tall tan head. Strong roasted malt, light licorice, toasted grains, burnt caramel and dark chocolate in the aroma. Taste is roasted malt, dark chocolate, licorice notes, toasted grains, burnt caramel, brunt wood and light coffee notes. Body is medium and slightly chewy with a strong, dense, creamy carbonation. Ends with more roasted malt, toasted grains, caramel, light vanilla, hints of licorice, burnt wood and dark chocolate.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Iphonephan (2694) - McLean, Virginia, USA - DEC 10, 2013
On draft at Spacebar in Falls Church. Pours a clear dark cola with a tan head. Coffee nose. Flavors of chocolate and some burnt notes. Burnt bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (9097) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - JUN 30, 2013
Bottle shared by Travlr. Pours opaque black with a huge, frothy brown head, long retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is roast and chocolate malt, light coffee, dark fruits and earthy hops. Flavor is dark malt with dark fruits, medium hops and bitterness with a dry finish. Full body and medium carbonation.


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