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RATINGS: 861   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.07/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Beware! Beware! The Double Oatmeal Russian Imperial Stout will destroy your taste buds like no other. More hops and more malt than BORIS create a super deep roasted and full bodied flavor, making this the great, great grand daddy of all stout styles.

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gnoff (10788) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 3, 2011
UPDATED: DEC 12, 2013 First rating
Bottle at ekstedt tasting on December 2, 2011
22 fl oz
Black color, small very dark brown head. Sweet, chocolate, alcohol scent. Sweet, cocoa, malty, alcohol taste. Roasted and coffee aftertaste. Smooth full mouthfeel, medium bitterness. Some chili.
7/4/7/4/15=3.7

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Bottle at NK Bar, Stockholm, on December 9, 2013.
Pitch black color, small brown head. Sweet, malty, roasted, alcohol, grainy scent. Malty, sweet, roasted taste. Smooth mouthfeel, medium high bitterness.
8/4/8/4/16=4.0

4.3
rlgk (18852) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 3, 2011
UPDATED: JUN 12, 2015 Bottle at Ekstedts tasting 2011-12-02. Black beer with a small brown head. Roasted aroma, hoppy bitter, chocolate, cocoa, tar, smoked notes, some vanilla and coffee. Roasted tar and chocolate flavor, licorice, cocoa, plums and rather hoppy. Nice body and a rather heavy stout. Long hop finish with tar and dark chocolate.

4
drseusszb200 (687) - Florida, USA - DEC 1, 2011
Poured jet black with brown head. Smelled wood chocolate and burnt malts. Tasted sweeter than expected but fantastic beer

4
tastybeer (1853) - Indiana, USA - NOV 28, 2011
Bottle, courtesy James. Pour is pitch black with a decent tan head, good lacing/retention. Aroma of dark chocolate, espresso, roast, vanilla, plums. Taste is moderate bitterness, light sweetness, coffee, roast, bittersweet cocoa. Palate is thick, creamy, full-bodied, bitter finish. Quite a stout.

4
BoBoChamp (5755) - Gent, BELGIUM - NOV 22, 2011
UPDATED: JUL 17, 2012 65cl, new American brew Anno 2010, from De Hopduvel Gent, very complex bitter Stout, roasted/bitter and slightly fruity/spicy, heavy, yet balanced, hazy, nearly no head, very good brew, yet expensive!

4
nyindiansfan (463) - rochester, New York, USA - NOV 19, 2011
Bottle. Pours super dark close to black you can get without being black.dark chocolate, coffee, roasty, vanilla, clear, minimal head, light sweetness, medium bitterness, thick feel, fizzy on tongue, long finish, bitter. Very roasty taste and coffee. Not a huge smell. You can smell the booze. Slightly sweet midpoint then finishes dark chocolate coffee. Pretty good.

4
Rasmus40 (21687) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 18, 2011
Black with a small dark brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt, chocolate and a little vanilla. Flavor is very sweet and very bitter. Dry and roasted very bitter finish with warming alcohol. Oily. 161111

4.4
Panzuriel (2333) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - NOV 12, 2011
Pours inky black from a bomber bottle into a overlarge snifter glass. no head to speak of. Very dark and opaque liquid. Rich Roasted dark coffee smell with hints of alcohol and hops. Fizzy on the tongue, mildly sweet with a nice hop kick, mellows into a very nice roast black coffee on the finish. body is full and thick. very nice deep rich dark beer with notes of dark chocolate.

3.9
Boliv (1150) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 10, 2011
Bomber. Pours thick and dark brown, opaque, with a 2-finger creamy dark mocha-colored head. Aromas of dark chocolate, roasty coffee, cherry, perhaps a touch of plastic, alcohol, and nuts/vanilla. The flavor is sweet chocolate and lightly tart berries, very bitter cocoa and coffee grounds, alcohol, and vanilla. The alcohol is pretty evident as it warms. Low carbonation, full-bodied, creamy, and warming. This is tasty; much bolder and hoppier than B.O.R.I.S., which I enjoy. [878]

3.7
Slayer85 (1051) - Firenze, ITALY - NOV 8, 2011
Bomber. An opawue black beer, with a small. frothy, almost fully collapsing, brown head. The aroma is heavily malty (roasted grain, molasses, chocolate), lightly hoppy (grapefruit), with a quite strong note of tar and other notes of toffee, vanilla and alcohol, perhaps a hint of solvent/cleanser . The flavor is heavily sweet, lightly acidic, lightly to moderately bitter. Full body, velvety/creamy texture, average/lively carbonation, very long finish with moderate to heavy bitterness, heavily alcoholic. First of all, I preferred the two BORIS version. This is not bad, but with some off notes in the nose, and very, very boozy.However, hugely roasted malts, quite good mouthfeel and appearence, plus a decent balance make this stuff pretty solid (in rather small amounts) without being excellent. One of my least favorite from this nice brewery.


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