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RATINGS: 1531   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.08/5   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 282   ABV: 9.4%
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BORIS stands for Bodacious Oatmeal Russian Imperial Stout and it will crush you like no other stout! Named for its intensely deep roasted and full bodied flavor and extreme weight of barley used to make it,BORIS The Crusher will crush your taste buds under its intense flavor and full body.

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4.7
VikingHammer (506) - Lynnfield, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 18, 2007
UPDATED: JAN 22, 2008 Pours like motor oil, Black as night with a thin light brown head. Strong caramel and coffee aroma. Caramel, toffee, mild coffee, molasses, and dark chocolate all play a part in this huge stout. Bitter to sweet with a velvet smooth, full mouth feel. Oily with soft carbonation. Amazing stout.

3.9
pintsize (1042) - Austin, Texas, USA - DEC 16, 2007
12-5-07 bottle shared with lb4lb with a big thanks to Miketd!!
Big roasted smooth oatmeal and marshmallow smell and taste. Thick black pour with a swirled tan head and some lacing. Thick, creamy flavor - a bit heavy on the alcohol taste for me - but thick and smooth and yummy overall! Thanks Mike for trading with Deniz - I always win that way!

4.4
madsberg (11770) - Søborg, DENMARK - DEC 16, 2007
Bottled. Pitch black coloured. Dense brown head laying on top. Nice looks. Coffee, sweetness, light spice, loads of liqourice and chocolote in the aroma. Intense. Flavour is incredible smooth. Brown sugar, sweetness, ligth spice, chocolate and light coffee. Full bodied. HAs a sweet and chocolatish end with a tad of bitterness. Warming on the lips. Thx. a million to ughsmash for this good one.

3.8
grandridge (224) - Port Clinton, Ohio, USA - DEC 15, 2007
From 22oz bottle. I thought this beer was pretty good but I feel it is little heavy in the alcohol flavor and bitter in the end. A good brew but I like the Black & Tan better.

4.2
BigMilly8 (389) - Wesley Chapel, Florida, USA - DEC 15, 2007
From 22 oz bottle : Pours a crazy dark brown/black, with a dark brown small head. Pours very thick as well. Aroma is rich, big roasted malts, coffee. Very thick bodied, but silky on the palate and goes down pretty smooth, with a little bitter bite at the end. Taste dark roasted chocolate and coffee notes. A slight alcohol burn on the way down, but not very intense. Quite good.

4.1
TheEpeeist (3709) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 14, 2007
22 oz bottle. Dark brown with a trace of rusty tan around the edges. A vigorous pour leaves a creamy dollop. Rich aroma of tarry licorice, dark fruits and coffee. Wow, this stuff comes on like a ton of bricks. Thick and silky but sinister, like an evil potion. A touch of carb bites at the tongue. Mocha and dark chocolate develop an intense bitterness like chewing espresso beans and doing a shot of vodka. Dry finish with oats. Over the top but i like it.

4.2
JPDIPSO (6223) - Wauwatosa, USA - DEC 12, 2007
Near black color with a thin diminished lid of dark brown tiny bubbles. Top has a real oily look to it. Dark chocolate and roasted malt overpower the aromas. Only a few hints of caramel and light pine sap. Roasted malts with a light fruitiness underneath. Thick, chewy and lightly oily in feel. This is my kind of imperial stout, rich and malty. Hints of mint, grapefruit zest and other herbal hops qualities bounce about. Light port in the finish. Long finish and linger with a return of malt and mild coffee like acidity. A very pleasurable brew.

4.2
Beerman6686 (6607) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 12, 2007
Pours jet black with a dark tan head. Aroma of mainly alcohol and some coffee. Mainly taste of coffe and chocolate, alcohol flavor very well hidden.

3.6
michael-pollack (4959) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 11, 2007
22oz. Bottle: Aroma of alcohol, chocolate, and roasted malts. Poured black in color with a small, dark brown head that diminished quickly. No lacing. Opaque. Lightly sweet flavor. Tasted of alcohol, oats, dark malts, roasting, and chocolate. Medium body. Thin, dry texture. Average carbonation. Oat finish.

4.2
anders37 (26657) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 9, 2007
Bottle. Thanks to bu11zeye for this one. Pours a black color with a tan head. Roasted malty oatmeal aroma with hints of chocolate and coffee. Dry roasted bitter chocolate and coffee flavor. Roasted warming malty finish.


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