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RATINGS: 402   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.91/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Welcome to the biggest beer Squatters Pub Brewery has ever made! A Russian Imperial Stout is one of the most intensely flavored beers a brewer can create. The combination of rich roasted barley, oak, molasses and licorice root combine to create an utterly unique and complex imperial stout experience. We had to mash in twice to get our starting gravity of 27 plato (1.108 specific gravity). We boiled 3.5 hrs to enhance caramelization and used molasses and licorice root at the end of boil. Outer Darkness is aged with oak, has 65 ibus and bottle conditioned. We hope you have as much fun drinking it as we did making it. Please share with another and drink wisely.

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4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TizzleJizzle (786) - Garland, Texas, USA - SEP 5, 2015
On draft at Craft and Growler. Poured black with a khaki head and tons of lacing. Taste of dark roasted malts, boozy, oak, vanilla esters, and molasses. Average carbonation, full bodied with thick texture. Fantastic brew!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
johnnnniee (3896) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 13, 2015
Bottle shared last night at the meeting. Solid black color, roasty chocolate and earth, nice stout!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BiiruBierBeer (997) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - MAY 3, 2015
Smell is dark malt and dark chocolate. Taste is heavy roast with dark chocolate and malt. Medium carbonation, full body, and mild foam.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
commonmac (1093) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 21, 2015
Large bottle with commonshawn and rosskyle. Poured into snifter glass. Blackish. Head was shy initially but picked up a little bit...still smaller than anticipated. Aroma has chocolate and roasted malt qualities plus a lot of peat action. Taste is mostly bitter with the sweetness of chocolate disappearing. Bourbon and peat characteristics are prevalent. Definite alcohol presence. Not a heavy finish or mouthfeel but its clearly a stout. Typically not an imperial stout fan but this one is pretty decent. I would appreciate more sweetness.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
commonshawn (1081) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 21, 2015
Big bottle from Haskells with commonmac and rosskyle. Nearly black with fairly smooth tan head. Strong sweet roasted malt nose. Roasted and dry. Dry dark chocolate bitter and roasted malt. Coffee, chocolate, a bit creamy but not as sweet as it smelled. Coffee and bitter chocolate aftertaste lasts. A good beer but not really my style . They do that one note very well though.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rosskyle (546) - - MAR 21, 2015
Very dark appearance. Medium head and laceing. Coffee and smoke aroma. Cocoa coffee flavor. Smooth texture. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rejtable (2347) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 12, 2015
Tap at public house. Pours black limited head of lacing. Nose is very roasted and sweet. Flavours are dark chocolate, eslresso, dark fruit. Taste big sweet and big bitter. Full creamy body with lively carbonation.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuu666 (11334) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 4, 2015
Bottle at Craigs. Pours black, nose is toffee, chocolate, roasted, taste is similar, rich, fruity.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TimGustavo (11) - Minnesota, USA - FEB 26, 2015
Caramel, licorice, molasses, and an almost smokey smell. Thick black color with a beige head. Caramel, licorice, and molasses notes in the taste. A tiny bit of toasty oak as well. Its smooth, but I couldnt drink more than one on a sitting. Great beer overall!

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
jerseyjohn71 (297) - corsicana, Texas, USA - FEB 4, 2015
good stuff,, a bit hot on the avb ,, taste,, but good,, caramel, coffee, nuts, chocolate, roasty, toast, resin, herbs, leather, earthy, alcohol, alcohol, cough drop, soy sauce, black, clear, rocky head, brown foam, light sweetness, full body, creamy, soft carbonation, long finish,


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