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RATINGS: 95   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 243   ABV: 8.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Russian Imperial Stout brewed with American Amarillo hops.

Brassée en Angleterre à partir du 18ème siècle, cette variante plus forte du Stout traditionnel était destinée à la cour de l’impératrice Catherine II de Russie. La Postiche est une héritière moderne de ce style, où les saveurs torréfiées des malts s’équilibrent aux arômes citronnés des houblons américains (Amarillo).

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3.8
PriorL (3068) - Gent, BELGIUM - APR 1, 2014
Bottle, shared with Mathieu87. APPEARANCE: black beer, nice stable beige head. NOSE: little smoked, chocolate, coffee, burned malts. TASTE: burned malts, chocolate, bitter, little coffee.

4.2
JefVerstraete (3418) - Oosterzele, BELGIUM - MAR 29, 2014
Dark brown/black colour. Brown foam. Full body. Complex aroma of roasted malts, dark chocolate and coffee. Hoppy bitter finish. Very good Belgian imperial stout.

4
EddyBeer1 (1058) - Brussels, BELGIUM - FEB 25, 2014
Noire, effervescence moyenne, col brun fin avec belle dentelle sur le verre. Malts moyennement grillés, belle présence de chocolat, réglisse moyennement présente, un rien citronnée, ABV se fait un peu sentir.

3.6
poech73 (420) - Braine, BELGIUM - FEB 21, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 24, 2014 Bière brune avec un beau col épais et une robe ténébreuse qui développe des effluves florales importantes, de réglisse, de malt torréfié et de levure. En bouche: fortes saveurs boisées, café expresso aromatisé à la réglisse. Ici l’alcool élevé rend la gorgée légèrement sirupeuse. Finale boisée avec des notes amérisées acres et citronnées, légèrement huileuse et des saveurs de cacao. Belle dégustation un peu âpre à cause de la dose prépondérante d’Amarillo mais où l’alcool élevé fait bien ce qu’on attend de lui. Cependant, je goûte pas l’orge grillé qui fait pourtant le définition de ce genre.

3.2
Ednolb (17) - BELGIUM - FEB 2, 2014
Dark (black) beer with a brown head. Smell gives away hints of roasted malt. Taste is slightly bittersweet with touches of coffee.

4
Nightfall (1307) - Hamburg, GERMANY - JAN 1, 2014
Bottle @ Too many Geuze’s - only one toilet , Ulfborg 2012. Brownblack color, with a dense large foamy brown head. Roasted malt aromas, chocolate, some hops. Taste is more complex than the aroma, roastd malts, chocolate, caramel, hoppy, bitter aftertaste. Quite tasty.

4.1
mmahut (1859) - CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 31, 2013
Pours in black body with creamy tan to brown head, long lasting. Aroma is roasty, little bit smoky, hints of coffee. Taste is roasty quite heavily, low sweetness with higher bitterness. Body is flat , medium with low watery body.

3.5
Mora2000 (6158) - McKinney, Texas, USA - DEC 1, 2013
Black pour with a tan head. The aroma is full of licorice, chocolate and roasted malt. The flavor has some ash notes as well as some chocolate and roasted malt. Thick mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

3.4
Minderbinder (3469) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 21, 2013
Bottle 750ml. Pours black with medium light brown head. Aroma is of spices, chocolate, coffee, fruits. Taste is of old cold coffee, ashes, alcohol, sugar, weird bitterness. Palate: Full bodied. Overall: "ok". Not really complex. Slight freezer aroma.

3.1
czar (9172) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 20, 2013
pours clear dark brown with a very nice light beige head, good retention and lacing. brandy and cognac-soaked fruits - berries and coffee berries, very spicy - peppers, vegetal too, stale coffee and hops, perfumy, artificial berry aroma, roasted malts, belgian fruitiness and spiciness, very ashy too. moderate carbonation, medium body - oily, dry bitter coffee and long resinous awkward finish. expires this december - not a good idea for this hoppy ris - if i had known..


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