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Brewed by Propeller Brewery
Style: Imperial Stout
Halifax, Canada
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 141   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This beer was born for greatness. Sent by English brewers via the Baltic Sea to the court of the Czars, Russian Imperial Stout was brewed to very high gravities and allowed to ferment on the long voyage. The result? A dark, strong and bracing brew, imbibed by Peter, adored by Catherine and now reclaimed by you, the People. Za Vas!

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4.1
AgentAle (1783) - Alberta, CANADA - SEP 25, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 30, 2014 Aroma is caramel, chocolate, mocha and espresso. Taste is roasty malts, chocolate and mocha. Finishes with rich malt flavors and slight hop bitterness. Appearance is black with a medium beige head that retains fairly well.

4.3
worldbeertaste (1806) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2014
2 year old bottle. Deep dark brown with beastly a tint on the side with a thin tan head. Smells of slight herbal hops, coffee and chocolate roast, dark malt and mocha. Still a bit bubbly after two years but smooth. Starts sweet and finishes dry and bitter without any hint of the 8%. Lots of chocolate and mocha with fudge - by the way, I paired this with chocolate fudge cheese. Great after two years and totally worth the wait.

3.9
johnnnniee (4374) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 15, 2014
Bottle from the Liquor Store on PEI Pours a solid black color with a huge frothy tan head that persists forever. Vinous chocolate fudge and caramel maltiness dominate the aroma. Light earthy floral round out the nose. The flavor is rich thick chocolate caramel and roast with quite a vinous fruity edge to it. Light smoke and earth round us out nicely. Medium body with a light level of carbonation and a rich creamy ashy mouthfeel. Wow thats a pretty nice stout right there! Reminds me a lot of Bell’s Expedition, I really enjoyed this.

4
BrewGoblin (632) - Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - JUL 5, 2014
Maybe it’s just me but I really enjoy when the head on a dark beers hangs around for a bit. This one’s didn’t but it was still a great beer. Quite bliggity black, this one, an aroma of coffee, maple, roasty chocolate malt and brown sugar. It’s quite boldly bitter at first with a strong molasses kick but leaves the tongue basking in a light sweet finish. Fairly oily feel to a medium thick body. Very enjoyabeer.

4
Hidden_Pooch (518) - Stratford, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - JUL 3, 2014
I was excited about this one, and it didn’t let me down. Poured black with creamy tan head. Stunk of coffee, nuts, and molasses. Tasted of big molasses, strong coffee, and brown sugar. Had copious amounts of big boozy warmth. Had a heavy oily body that coats your tongue with a bitter aftertaste. Great brew.

3
Ferris (16093) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 21, 2014
Bottle - Roasted malts and light chocolate. Jet brown with a thin white head. Tastes as it smells. Average, nothing special.

3.7
Homer321 (5142) - Melboring, Florida, USA - JUN 21, 2014
Thanks Kevin. Lots of coffee and grounds. Sort of green and roasty. Very tame tick.

3.6
vadie (1256) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 18, 2014
Noir sombre avec une mousse moyenne marron. L’arôme à plein de café. Onctueux en bouche avec un goût intense de café avec du malt torréfié et une finition d’amertume moyenne.

3.9
czar (9250) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 13, 2014
pours clear dark brown with a small creamy beige head, some retention and lacing. bitter chocolate, bitter coffee, some resin, chalk, nutty fruitiness, warming alcohol, dusty and woodsy notes, hint of smoke. moderate sweetness - balanced by a bold hopping. moderate carboantion, medium body - sily and velvety, coffee and grassy-resinous finish. relatively complex and expertly crafted. solid.

3.8
plaugher (485) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - DEC 11, 2013
500ml bottle into a pint glass. Pours a deep black with a light tan head. Hefty roasty malt aroma overwhelms, with a hint of coffee and a bit of tire. Sweet maltiness with some coffee and dried fruits. Dry and sticky on the palate. Very warming and enjoyable.


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