Liverpool Organic Imperial Russian Stout

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Brewed by Liverpool Organic
Style: Imperial Stout
Liverpool, England
Serve in Snifter

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on tap
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RATINGS: 63   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   EST. CALORIES: 237   ABV: 7.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled at 8.1%

Liquorice, Dark Chocolate & Coffee : Powerful Decadence
Style: Stout
Colour: Black
Aroma: Slightly fruity hops with burnt blackcurrants, liquorice and a slight hint of black treacle.
Taste: Rich strong hoppy bitterness with a full-bodied sweetness and bitter coffee finish with a little fruity malt on the aftertaste.

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3.5
amhart88 (134) - Manchester, Lancashire, ENGLAND - APR 14, 2017
Porter. Cream coloured foamy head. Plums, liquorice, coffee bean, dark chocolate, black cherry. A real blast of flavour.

3.3
The_Osprey (7998) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2016
500ml bottle picked up in Crosby, drank at home in Richmond as ’Liverpool Organic Imperial Russian Stout’, 7.5%, BB Dec 2016. Black, opaque with a big foamy dense brown head, leaving thick lacing. Aroma reminds me of being in clubs as a teenager - sort of like Red Bull soaked into a well-trodden carpet, spicy Aftershock shots. I would say it’s nostalgic, but that’s not true. Body is quite light, smooth with soft carbonation. Taste is thin sugary malt, tangy red berry and booze that suggests it’s stronger than it is, some resin. It’s not bad really - it’s just one of those sweet old school malty stouts that will hopefully soon be superseded by the new wave. Malty, a bit spicy, molasses, some booze, not enough bitterness. It grew on me and it’s very drinkable for the ABV in fairness.

3.4
mR_fr0g (12128) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2016
Cask at the Peterborough beer festival 27/08/2016. A dark mahogany brown coloured pour with a halo of loose light tan head. Aroma is woody, rum barrel, mellow roasted malts, . Palate is smooth and oily, medium sweet, moderate carbonation, . Flavour is composed of booze woody rum, jammy fruits. Faint choc powder I the finish.

3.5
Mr_Pink_152 (5011) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2016
Tied at the 2016 Peterborough Festival. Black colour with a tan head. Roasted malty and chocolate aroma. Taste has this with fruity berry. Thick body.

2.9
MarcinG (874) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 21, 2016
Butelka 500ml. Czarne o szczatkowej brazowej pianie. Aromat kawy czekolady lukrecji i palonych cukrow. W smaku podobnie . Kawa i czekolada. Alkohol w tle nie przeszkadza. Po glebszym zastanowieniu stwierdzam ze w glebi wyczuc mozna lekki zapach kuwety lub moczu. Ogolnie ok ale wrazenie zapachowe psuje powyzsze.

MarcinG

3.7
evergreen0199 (3369) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 4, 2016
Cask at London Drinker Festival 2015, Kings Cross, London. A black coloured pour with a medium beige head on top. Roasty, malty, chocolate aroma. Tastes roasty, malty, chocolate, berry fruit, quite boozy. Enjoyable Imperial Stout.

4.1
anfractuosity (419) - - FEB 19, 2016
Awesome beer, very full bodied and rich. Lovely creamy brownish head. Taste of dark fruits.

3.6
sound67 (731) - Offenbach, GERMANY - JUN 8, 2015
[Waterloo Beer Festival, Liverpool, 2014] - Liverpool Organic Brewery Imperial Russian Stout, 7.4%, markantes Schoko-Kaffee Aroma. Nicht zu volles Mundgefühl, aber auch nicht wässrig. Etwas cremig. schmale, sämige Krone. Im Antrunk deutlich süßliche Rumfrüchte und Schokolade. Letztere dominiert die Mitte, eine Kaffee Note schwingt mit. Malzig wärmend. Abgang stärker kaffeelastig, leicht süsslich Rumnote zieht sich aber durch. Nachhall milde süßlich, Kaffee.

3.5
minutemat (5546) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - APR 22, 2015
500ml bottle from Appleyards, Shrewsbury. Pours black with thin tan head. Roasted malts and liquorice aroma, taste is a little weak but still producing a commendably flavoursome blend of sweet dark fruits, light coffee and liquorice.

1.9
finetune (4) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - FEB 28, 2015 does not count
Cask. Dulcimer, Manchester, UK. Good looking dark stout but over lively yeast and vinegar dominating an otherwise rich roasted molasses brew.


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