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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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87
very good

289 Ratings
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Ratings: 289
Reviews: 153
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 14.91%
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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3.65/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From a 330 ml brown bottle, abv. listed at 10.4%. Pours out an absolute dense pitch black abyss, capped by a quick creamy tan head that settles to the thinnest of caps.

Roast malt, oat sweetness, dry wafery dark cocoa, molasses, orange peel, mild alcohol on the nose. Black cherry and red grape skins appear as it warms, along with some black currants and other dark dried fruits.

Dry roasty malt and wood up front in the flavour, followed closely by spicy, grassy hops, dry finish and aftertaste with mild warming alcohol.

Medium-light bodied mouthfeel, slick texture, moderate carbonation.

Clean and straightforward, yet a bit of a let-down as I was expecting more complexity, although perhaps that's my own fault. Pretty good for what it is, but for the price tag there are Imperial Stouts with far more depth available locally. Still worth a try.

Serving type: bottle

05-29-2012 03:37:33 | More by IronDjinn
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Disputin - Russian Imperial Stout from Brouwerij De Molen
87 out of 100 based on 289 ratings.