Mornington Peninsula Russian Imperial Stout

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Brewed by Mornington Peninsula Brewery
Style: Imperial Stout
Mornington, VIC, Australia
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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The biggest and boldest of all stout beers, Mornington Imperial Stout presents deep espresso in colour with a thick, tan head. Enticing aromas of coffee and dark chocolate lead into a complex moreish palate. Licorice, cocoa, and dark fruit flavours are underpinned by a roasted malt finish. Lightly carbonated to allow the flavours to shine, this is a stout to savour.

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3.5
Scopey (17078) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2018
Bottle at The Osprey 10Kay. Thanks to Mr Tipz..it pours jet black with a decent tan head. The aroma is soft, sweet, oily, sugary, eccles cake, toasty, perfumed and some vimto. The taste is dry, slick, thick, oily, sugary, toffee, roasted malt, dark fruits, boozy heat, chewy malt and a touch of spice. Medium+ body and moderate carbonation. A bit hot, but decent enough.

3.6
Theydon_Bois (22327) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2018
Bottle split at the Osprey 10K tasting, CBC Islington, thanks to Tipple Mr 21/03/18. Pitch black with a well presented tan head. Nose is chocolate, roast malts, charr, toffee fudge. Taste comprises chocolate maltesers, light black peppery spice, roast malts, leather, liquorice, fruit cake. Medium plus bodied, fine carbonation, light warming alcohol in the close. Decent enough well rounded impy stout that ticks the style boxes but no more than that.

3.9
mR_fr0g (14776) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 26, 2018
Bottle shared at Daniel Osprey 10K tasting. 21/03/2018. Many thanks! A clear brown coloured pour with a tan head. Aroma s brown malta, peanut butter, marshamllow, brown sugars, jammy fruit, . Flavour is composed of jammy fruit, brown sugars, marshmallow, light brown . Palte is oily, moderate carbantion. . Oily. . Lingering jammy fruits.

3.8
MrTipple (7862) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 24, 2018
24Mar2018 Dark chocolate, bitt of cacao, dark, toasted malts, dark roast coffee, earthy. Hazy, very dark brown, medium, creamy, beige head. Light bitter. Intense dark chocolate, cacao, burnt toast, dark roast coffee, sweet pralines, soft carbonation, full bodied. Beautiful palate, rich and complex. Bottle shared at CBC Islington - sourced from Slow Beer, Melbourne.

3.8
Leighton (23692) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2018
Bottle shared in London - cheers bro! Pours oily black-brown with a frothy tan head. Torched wood in the nose, ash, brown sugar. Medium sweet flavour with lots of hearty roast, burnt malts, bitter baking cocoa, scorched earth. Full bodied, chewy, with fine carbonation. Warming and oily in the finish, more bittersweet chocolate. Good toothy stuff.

3.6
madmitch76 (27425) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2018
21st March 2018
Craft Angel. Dan's 10K boostfest. Opaque dark brown beer, small pale tan head. Smooth dark malts, creamy dark chocolate, also a little bitterish. Tangy dark fruits. Smooth finish. Rich and flavoursome.

3.9
CraftHowl (586) - Bridgwater, Somerset, ENGLAND - JAN 11, 2018
UPDATED: JAN 11, 2018 On tap at Grape & Grain, Moorabbin. Pours jet black with a tan head. Aroma: roasted malts, dark choc, dark fruits, hint of coffee. Taste: moderate bitter, light sweet, roast malts, dark choc, burnt sugar, dark fruits, hint of smoke. Medium bodied, soft carb with a long, dry, bitter choc finish. Decent straight up RIS.

4.1
PabloZab (1834) - Wroclaw, POLAND - OCT 22, 2017
Bottle 330ml. Black, with tan head and good lacing. Aromat is full of chocolate and sweet liqueur notes, intense and very, very nice. There are also note of dark fruits like dried plum what suggests notes of oxidation. Medium to high, roast bitternes is long, aggresive like should be in RIS, balanced by malty, chocolate body gives very good flavor. Beer is bitter, roasty at the beginning and sweet in aftertaste. Full body, smooth, lightly carbonated,

4.2
explosivedog (2190) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - OCT 13, 2017
UPDATED: OCT 13, 2017 330ml bottle. Pours black with a deep tan head. Coffee, smoke, plum, blackberry, little dark chocolate. Big roasty bitterness. Delicious.

3.8
CurlyJoe (469) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 24, 2017
Brown thin head and lacy, dark black body. Sweet, burnt aroma. Big bitter chocolate taste at the start, but bitterness moves to sweetness at the end. Luscious. Up there with the best of the big stouts.


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