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Disputin - Russian Imperial Stout - Brouwerij De Molen

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Disputin - Russian Imperial StoutDisputin - Russian Imperial Stout

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BA SCORE
87
very good

281 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 281
Reviews: 153
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 15.17%
Wants: 39
Gots: 93 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Brouwerij De Molen visit their website
Netherlands

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Formerly named "Rasputin," this beer is now labeled as "Disputin" due to a dispute with North Coast over the name. Also has been called "Cease & Desist".

(Beer added by: ChainGangGuy on 03-30-2008)
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CrazyDavros

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3.9/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Bottled June '10, reviewed March '12.
Pours black with a large, lasting tan head.
Nose show chocolate fudge, piny hops, toffee, prunes, spicy phenols, liquorice and golden syrup. Enticing.
Syrupy sweet flavours, with more chocolate, golden syrupy and toasty malt, followed by pine and a boozy, cloying finish.
Carbonation is on the high side.
A bit too much booze and a bit too sweet.

Serving type: bottle

03-20-2012 09:50:21 | More by CrazyDavros
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Disputin - Russian Imperial Stout from Brouwerij De Molen
87 out of 100 based on 281 ratings.