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RATINGS: 841   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.07/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
aenima (335) - Askim, - AUG 18, 2013
Wow! What a incredible balanced aroma and flavour! The aroma is a lot of plums and dark chocolate. The taste is plums, raisins, figs and dark chocolate. After a short while some coffee (not burnt) shows up in the background. A little overcarbonated. Really nice!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
MelvinKalksma (1297) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 11, 2017

Medium/heavy aroma of malts, caramel, dark fruit, chocolate, molasses, roasted malts and coffee.

Opaque black beer with a slight/medium dark brown head.

Starts medium/heavy sweet with malts, caramel, dark fruit, chocolate and molasses; ends slightly/medium bitter and dry with roasted malts, coffee and hops.

This beer is intense, complex and balanced. Amazing to see that the hops are still present? in this beer, bringing loads of dark fruit. Heavy roasted and a lot of coffee in the finish. Molasses are definitely the dominant aspect. Amazing appearance and palate and the flavour is not far behind; the aroma is the only ’downside’ of this beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Korcz (2239) - Warsaw, POLAND - FEB 5, 2017
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
dobry_olowek (5) - - JAN 24, 2017 does not count
Czarne, piana ciemnobrazowa, szybko opada, w aromacie kakao, w smaku przede wszystkim czekolada, palone aromaty

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
magsinva (1197) - Virginia, USA - JAN 15, 2017
Bottle - well hoppin frog does bitter hoppy beers, and this stout is no different. Has some nice oaky smokiness from the barrel aging and biscuit from the malt. Nice!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
john44 (2646) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 4, 2017
Keg Half Pint at Craft 100 Festival at Craft Beer Co, Clapham, London in April 2014 - Pitch Black in colour. Good tan coloured head. Some lacing. Very very Malty; deep roast, roasty/burnt malts, lots of dark chocolate, espresso coffee, liquorice, toffee/caramel, hints of vanilla and smoke. Fruity; dark fruits, raisins. Hoppy; piney hops, very well hopped. Sweet-bitter roasty/burnt malty throughout. Thick and full bodied; quite syrupy. Great depth of roasty flavour. Enjoyed this a lot. Super Impy Stout! (2014-04-03)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
graham_murphy (651) - - DEC 26, 2016
No subtlety here. A big punch of chocolate, coffee and raisin sweetness in a thick deep black pour with a fine brown head. The hops don’t hang back either. As elsewhere they make the difference here between a good stout and a great stout - lovely bitter pine notes to take the edge off some of the sweetness. I still needed a couple of glasses of water to get through this though!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
jampura (165) - FINLAND - DEC 24, 2016
Anis tai inkivääri tuoksuu. Kuiva vahvaksi stoutiksi, suklainen, lakritsia, suolaa. Kaikkea mahtavaa. Voisin juoda useammankin, jos pystyisin!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Johnstledger8 (1036) - Dublin, IRELAND - DEC 19, 2016
Bottle. Pitch black with a thin brown bubbly head. Aroma is of dark chocolate, coffee, dark fruits, liquorice, caramel. Taste is of coffee, dark fruits, rich dark chocolate, liquorice, blackcurrant, plum, biscuits, caramel. Chewy oily mouthfeel, medium carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
spechtacular (128) - Warszawa, POLAND - DEC 11, 2016
Barwa czarna, ciemnobeżowa piana. Aromat mocno czekoladowy i to zarówno czekolady mlecznej jak i gorzkiej. Dodatkowo jest też paloność, kawa i suszone owoce. W smaku również potężna dawka czekolady, pojawia się też kwaskowość. Piwo bardzo gęste i wyklejające.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
77ships (8661) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - NOV 26, 2016
Thank you Mathieu87 + PriorL for the effort! Bomber sampled @ Samson en Geert Bierproef Avond. Black, little, almost no head. Nose is very thick licorice, huge bitter roast, almost chemical roast, charred. Taste is far too bitter, almost chemical bitter, roast, hugely roasted mat, charcoal, burned malt, thick malt, roast, charcoal, boozy, molasses. Far too bitter but otherwise pretty decent even if not on par with many other beers within the style.

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