RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Export-styled Stout. O.G. 1.066. 50 IBU’s. Named after the Russian Special Forces. This beer is very dark and mysterious with very inviting flavors resembling coffee and chocolate.

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3.4
anders37 (26625) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 26, 2014
Bottle. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty chocolate aroma. Roasted malty chocolate flavor. Has a roasted malty bitter chocolate finish with hoppy hints.

3.4
crossovert (12929) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 14, 2011
A nice sweeter stout but with some roasted malt to back up the caramel sweetness.

3.9
hopdog (12510) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 21, 2008
On tap at the Grumpy Troll Brew Pub. Poured a dark black color with an averaged sized tan head. Aromas of roast, chocolate, and lighter coffee. Tastes of roast, chocolate, caramel, and coffee. Lacing left on the glass.

3.3
madsberg (11770) - Søborg, DENMARK - NOV 10, 2014
Bottled. Dark brown coloured. Dense light brown head. Aroma. Sweetness, roast, chocolate. Flavour. Roast, sweetness, light herbs, chcolate. Medium bodied. Ends light roasted bitter.

3.6
deyholla (11602) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 7, 2012
Sampled from the tap at the brewpub. Pours black with a dark brown head that dissipates to the edges and laces slightly. Aroma has a good amount of roast with a bit of backing dark chocolate and coffee. Flavor is similar with roast and coffee up front and a bit of dark chocolate in the finish. A bit thin.

3.3
Desverger (11451) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 8, 2014
Sample from Bottle - black pour with tan head. Roasted malty aroma and taste, some choc, coffee, caramel burnt sugar, roasted finish. Ok.

4
daknole (11049) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - OCT 5, 2009
dark brown pour with a light brown head. Very roasty and lots of bitter chocolate in the aroma. Plums and chocolate carry the flavor with some light hops. Good stuff.

3.4
kp (10882) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
UPDATED: AUG 13, 2008 Date: 06/21/2007
Mode: Growler
Source: Tasting, Pre-RBSG

Appearance: black, wispy beige head, drippy lace,
Aroma: dry roasted malt aroma,
Body: creamy body,
Flavor: rich roasted and dry dark chocolate flavor, lots of hop and malt bitterness,
-------- /> Date: 08/08/2008
Mode: draft
Source: brewpub
Score: 3.2 to 3.4

picking up a coffee character along with the dry roasted,

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.4/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: **+/4

3.3
BVery (10510) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - SEP 5, 2011
Tap at the brewpub. Very dark brown pour with a thin white head. Mose of mild coffee and chocolate. Medium to thin body. Taste was similar to aroma.

3.8
3fourths (9345) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JAN 1, 2008
Pitch black with a small brown head. Heavy roast and chalky toasted grains and smoke, very robust but not heavy or huge. Lots of char and heavy, ashy roast. Very nice, with more smoke in the nose than flavor.


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