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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.65/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 218   ABV: 7.25%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Medvejie Lake, south of Sitka, is tough as far as lakes go. The steep cliffsides surrounding the glacial lake give it a frequent wind tunnel effect, and it’s only accessible by foot or float plane. Derived from the Russian word for bear, Medvejie is pronounced meh-duh-VEE-gee locally (but probably not in Russia). Our stout is also strong like the bear. Fueled by flaked oats, roasted barley and chocolate malts, it also packs some heat with 7.25% ABV.

Malts: two row, crystal, brown, chocolate, black, flaked oats, roasted barley
Hops: nugget, cascade, willamete

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3.8
douglas88 (9789) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 20, 2015
On tap at GABBF. Pours a pure black color with a small off-white head. A light nose of roast and toffee. Cocoa cola flavors, dry earthy roast, coffee, light vanilla. Clean and good.

3.8
djd07 (16289) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 28, 2015
Bottle. Pours a dark brown with beige head. The aroma is roast, smoke, and nuts. Thin mouth, chocolate, roast, oat, light booze, dry finish, very good.

3.7
rwgould (331) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 11, 2013
Bottle shared with Guillaume! Cheers! Pours an opaque black with a small brown head. Some visible carbonation. Aroma: Coffee, chocolate, raisins. Palate: Thick bodied, creamy, slightly fizzy. Long, nice finish. Taste: Slightly sweet start that quickly changes to bitter burnt nuts, but not too roasty. Nice.

3.7
maxwelldeux (4433) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - FEB 25, 2014
Bottle. Pours a near black color with a moderate light brown head on it. Nose is roasty and a little bitter with some noticeable dryness; I can also get some grains in there, decidedly oats. Taste is roasty and creamy up front, and a little on the dry end. However, the finish is slightly sweet. Not bad.

3.7
tgncc (3144) - Bellmore, New York, USA - SEP 1, 2014
The aroma is roasty, chocolate. The flavor is chocolate, roast, wood, cream. Light vanila Medium, slightly thick in body, not thick for a stout. The finish is roasty, bitter, light vanilla. Good overall. D

3.7
SHIG (4965) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - OCT 4, 2015
Bottle: Poured a pitch black with a ring of tan head. Aroma is roasted malts and silk milk chocolate. Taste is rich chocolate and roast malts, smooth finish that lingers.

3.7
andrewje41 (4519) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - DEC 26, 2017
Draft pour pint at Hop and Hound. Near black pour, thick. Smooth and cool roasted malts. Rich chocolate, with a bold finish. Toasty and warming as an afterthought. A pretty standard stout as an overall, but tasty at that. Nice winter beer.

3.6
AmEricanbrew (7080) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - JAN 30, 2012
Black color with tan foam. Tobacco, medium roast malt, chocolate aromas. Medium bodied. Nice dark roast, ash tobacco, black coffee flavors--good

3.6
bleeng (1705) - Houston not near Beersel., Texas, USA - AUG 24, 2013
750 bottle. Mild nose with a black color. Nice malty flavors with some bitterness on the end. Nice body. Sweet beer.

3.6
SlovakSniper (5561) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 24, 2014
Un flacon de 651 ml qui crache un liquide noir sur lequel s’installe une mousse généreusement collée. Malts chocolatés, lactose, grains rôtis et houblons terreux façonnent les parfums de ce nez qui m’intéresse. Malts et notes chocolatées brunes dominent cette bouche plutôt douce. Au palais, un corps qui me semble être de moyenne densité avec des bulles ajustées et une texture crémeuse. La finale est facile avec une très faible montée amère.


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