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Nickel Brook Bolshevik Bastard Russian Imperial Stout - Better Bitters Brewing Co.

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86
very good

68 Ratings
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Ratings: 68
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 11.23%
Wants: 2
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Better Bitters Brewing Co. visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

The newest Nickel Brook creation was brewed for those of you who aren't afraid of big and bold beer! Made with a blend of roasted barley, chocolate and amber malts, this Imperial Stout gives rise many deep flavours of rich, roasty chocolate and dark fruit. To counterbalance the sweetness, The Bolshevik Bastard is aggressively hopped at 70 IBUs to give rise to this remarkably smooth Imperial Stout that you won’t believe is 8.5% ABV!

(Beer added by: Sammy on 01-13-2012)
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Photo of DaveBar
4.5/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Purchased at the LCBO for $9.95 for a 4pk. Served at 6deg C in a tulip.

A- Opens well pours next to no head that is gone in no time. JET BLACK. Same as Fidy

S- WOW this is fantastic. Chocolate, coffee, toffee, everything.

T- Very good. All is there plus. Love it. Super coffee and caramel and chocolate. All

M- A bit chalky

O- Love it. Super good beer. Will go get more for the cellar

Food Pairing

This wonderful beer went well with..... Chocolate cake

Enjoy!!

DaveBar, Yesterday at 03:33 AM
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A - Dark, dark brown with a thin head of dark tan foam. Looks flat and a little bit syrupy.

S - Dark roasted malt, a bit of apple, molasses and coffee. Hints of cinnamon.

T - Yum. Big roasty, malty sweet flavour. Back end comes on strong with a big bitter finish and strong alcohol. Up front is that molasses and roast, a hint of fresh black coffee.

M - Not as heavy as expected, but very substantial. Almost chewy. A bit sharp on the carbonation.

O - Really nice, big tasty beer. Well balanced.

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Nickel Brook Bolshevik Bastard Russian Imperial Stout from Better Bitters Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 68 ratings.