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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

286 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 286
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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ThreeWiseMen

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4.2/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This bottle bears the name Cease & Desist, and was bottled on April 14, 2011.

Poured into a 7oz. snifter.

Appearance: Foam slowly came oozing out the top of the bottle about thirty seconds after opening - came as quite a surprise to me, and made a bit of a mess on the table. An extremely delicate pour still netted at least an inch and a half of loose, long-lasting, brown foam. Light bubble bath-like lacing dots the walls of the glass. The body is surprisingly transparent; looking black at first, but turning earthy brown when held to light.

Smell: Raspberries, blackberries, and cacao nibs come to mind right away, with black pepper - something spicy/prickly, anyway - emerging shortly afterward. Fruity and spicy, especially for a Russian imperial stout.

Taste: Roasted malt comes through much larger in the taste than it did in the smell, possibly weighing in as the strongest component here. Blackberries, raspberries, black pepper, and char also play large roles. Fantastic balance among the flavor components. Very interesting and flavorful!

Mouthfeel: Highly carbonated, prickly, roasty, and light in body for the style. Very flavorful with a mild, yet long-lasting, aftertaste.

Overall: While I wasn't thrilled at the onset, this beer really impressed me with its flavor profile. A delicious Belgian interpretation of the style.

Serving type: bottle

09-23-2011 06:18:27 | More by ThreeWiseMen
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Disputin - Russian Imperial Stout from Brouwerij De Molen
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