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RATINGS: 111   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.12/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 423   ABV: 14.1%
This Imperial Stout is dedicated to George Zhukov, arguably one of the finest generals of World war II. Opaque black in color, with notes of espresso, chocolate, dark toffee and hints of black strap molasses. The English hop varietals provide a subtle herbal dryness, and finishes with a hearty slap of roasty espresso. Pair Marshal Zhukov with Mushroom Solyanka, dark chocolate, cherries and ground wars in Russia.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
madmitch76 (23979) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2012
22nd April 2011
Opaque black beer, small chocolate coloured head. Silky smooth soft palate. Smooth dark malt, not bitter or roasty. Smooth bourbon with a strong cherry streak and lesser strawberry! Mild vanilla oak. Subtle coffee and a trace of dark chocolate. Smooth finish with a little bitterness kicking in - marries up to the coffee. Superbly balanced and integrated. A belter of an Imperial Stout.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
jcartamdg (3315) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 27, 2012
On tap at Hunahpu day 2011. Thick jet black with a mocha head. Aroma of bourbon, chocolate and roasted malt. Taste follows, thick and creamy, so delicious!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beerfleye (2) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - OCT 24, 2012 does not count
Tasty stout. Looks and tastes like chocolate milk. Surpasses old rasputin in class. If you like imperial stouts this is the winner

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
scottyshades (130) - Parkland, Florida, Florida, USA - SEP 20, 2012
Sampled at Tryst in Delray Beach A: Scary ass pour...pitch black, thick as oil - sheets of beer coat the glass, big brown cap. S: Bourbon (but very well balanced, not hot or boozy), oak/wet wood, lots of vanilla, amazingly complex. Light underlying sweetness (not Hunaphu sweet though) + fudge and cocoa T: More bourbon than the nose, but still kept balanced, big fudge and chocolate, cocoa, bitterness. Very well rounded and the flavors all play off each other well. MF: Monster body on this - one of the thicker stouts Iíve had, carbonation was spot on considering the growler pour a few days after Notes: Glad to have tried this one! Wish I sampled the brandy version as well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BrewDad (5328) - Olympia, Washington, USA - FEB 21, 2012
Dark black in color, clear with a thin tan head. Big Chocolate and dark coffee aroma. Nice dark roasty malt flavor mixed with a good amount of hops. This was a big huge thick dark back brew. Lots of bourbon and oak flavoring in the body and finish. Lots of alcohol . Very tasty one of the best.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
sebletitje (9709) - Enghien, BELGIUM - DEC 31, 2011
Entering old rates. 75cl bottle courtesy of degarth. Similaire ŗ sa version normale, mais ici aide par un ajout ťnorme de bourbon, qui me convient parfaitement. Reste ťpaisse et complexe en bouche, le tout sur un profile immense de bourbon, ŗ la fois doux/vanille, note boisťe de chÍne et le tout sur le bourbon. Complexe avec ce quíil faut de malt grillť, caramel et torrťfie pour des notes subtiles de cafť.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mattyb83 (737) - Minnesota, USA - AUG 23, 2011
4 roses 2010 growler from JW77. Huge thanks! Pour is black as the night with no head. Huge vanilla, chocolate, prune, slight coffee notes in the aroma. Big and fucking bold. Thick and chewy body, but no where near the sludge of the brandy. Loads of dark chocolate, vanilla, slight bitter coffee, earthy, and slight bourbon. Delicious! Well integrated between beer and barrel.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
nightrider (754) - encinitas, California, USA - JUL 17, 2011
Four Roses bourbon 2010. Jet black thick oily pour. Mocha head. Rich flavors and complexity is the word. Coffee, molasses , oak, bourbon. toasted nuts. Long rich finish. Fantastic .

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (12335) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 25, 2011
@dstructos Daks Back-growler-pours no head and black color that sheets the glass. Aroma is sweet bourbon, cherry, dark malt. Taste is bourbon, ashy-dark malt, secondary bourbon.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DialSquare (4741) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 10, 2011
Old tasting note from first Hunahpu release. I liked the Zhukovís bourbon/brandy more than the Hunahpuís - though I donít have a lot of info (long day of drinking) - 8.0

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