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RATINGS: 118   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.12/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 423   ABV: 14.1%
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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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50belair (3643) - Florida, USA - MAR 13, 2011
UPDATED: AUG 14, 2011 4 Roses barrel aged Marshal Zhukov on tap at CC. Pours Joan Jett black with a mocha head. Soft bourbon and oak aromas. Big, chewy, and oily with fantastic chocolate, molasses, roasted malt, vanilla, oak, and mellow aged bourbon flavors. Unbelievable......

4.4
VikingHammer (506) - Lynnfield, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 13, 2011
Pours like tar. Black with no head. Aroma of bourbon,vanilla and dark chocolate. Mouth feel is thick and velvety. Nice balance of sweet and bitter. Very nice beer.
Earlier Rating: 1/6/2011 Total Score: 4.4
On tap at Hunaphus release. Poured black with a small dark brown head. Big chocolate aroma with some dark fruits, bourbon, vanilla and tobacco. Very pleasant mouth feel. Velvety smooth. Wonderful beer.

4.1
PhillyBeer2112 (2850) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - MAR 13, 2011
[email protected]. Warming bourbon and oak nose with touches of vanilla. Rich chocolate and roast finish, warming and full bodied. Dark black as can get, dark brown head.

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mlunger12 (645) - Orlando, Florida, USA - MAR 12, 2011
Listed as Four Roses Zukhov, on tap at Hunahpu 2011. Pours a rich deep black, sweet bourbon aroma, sweet vanilla, extremely drinkable. Nice

2.9
ryan (3186) - Beltsville, Maryland, USA - FEB 16, 2011
Woodshop. Green apple nose with lots of medicinal notes and boozy alcohol, some soy in there as well. Taste is very sweet, very little bitterness, lots of green stressed yeast, soy sauce, very boozy, some chocolate. Chalky texture. The worst of any of the Zhukov’s I’ve had so far.

4.3
hbmason (1086) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - JAN 13, 2011
on tap. Pitch black with little carbonation. Hints of bourbon and vanilla. Very nice beer, This stout did well in the barrels.

4.3
rcasta (864) - EL SALVADOR - DEC 31, 2010
amase means amazing in spanish and it is a good word to describe this low carbonation, high bourbon oak infused bad mother...

4.1
drseusszb200 (687) - Florida, USA - DEC 19, 2010
Poured jet black with no head smelled of bourbon and chocolate with burnt malts slightly in there tasted bourbon up front with chocolate aftertaste very good beer

4.1
kramer (6682) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 30, 2010
On tap, RBWG 2010. Pours an inky black body with a nice frothy dark brown head that had some decent retention. The nose is a little too heavy on the bourbon with a hefty dose of vanilla. Still a good bit of base beer showing thru with the heavy roast and some sweet burnt caramel. The flavor is much the same, on the sweeter side with the caramel and vanilla working in concert to help mute out the bourbon a bit. Tastes a bit boozy and over-barreled all the same. Thick chewy body with soft fizzy carbonation. Clingy and mouthcoating on the finish. Pretty good, but I think the brandy version was a little better.

4.1
JoeMcPhee (9427) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 9, 2010
Tap at Rattle N Hum. Black with loads of vanilla and a little bit of bourbon… both on the nose and on the palate. The heavy roast is really smoothed out in this one. Lingering vanilla/caramel character that integrates really nicely with the base. A sticky toastiness and a long lingering roast finish. I prefer the Humidor, but this is lovely.


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