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Dragonslayer - Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

480 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 480
Reviews: 346
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 11.6%
Wants: 68
Gots: 40 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd. visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-22-2002

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Ratings: 480 | Reviews: 346
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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Medium pour into a brandy snifter creates a beige head that quickly dissipates into a thin ring around the collar. The body this collar is above is opaque. With a twirl of the glass, the sides melt. The aroma is malty and sweet, with a faint smell of bakers chocolate in the background. The taste is slightly bitter and one dimensional. Unripe dark fruit and char. Extra carbonation at the finish. Body is thin.

Overall, this is not that bad. For me, nothing stands out.

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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Very good Imperial Stout. Excellent for sipping due to surplus of flavors.

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22oz bomber in a small glass. ( I had to share this one with my wife; its her favorite style) No date on the bottle (I don't think Middle Ages Brewery dates their beers, too bad)

Appearance: BLACK, opaque, thick and dark brown head of tiny bubbles. Poured very thick and syrup like. Head fades to

Nose: chocolate, burnt malt, toffee, hazelnuts, dark baking cocoa powder

Taste: Hoppy and bitter up front that leads to a smooth and rich mouthfeel with chocolate, strong coffee, no alcohol detected (dangerous in a 9.5%er), slightly fruity (maybe from the house Ringwood yeast strain).

Notes: I'm going to get a few more bottles of this and age them for a few years to see how the flavors develop. This is an excellent Russian Imperial Stout and very true to style.

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Dragonslayer from Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.
90 out of 100 based on 480 ratings.