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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

288 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 288
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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acevenom

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4.3/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a snifter glass. Pours black with a thick tan head that dissipates slowly. Some lacing is left behind on the side of the glass as the head retreats. The aroma is of figs, prunes, molasses, chocolate, and coffee. There's some malt roastiness, but it's not very strong in the aroma. I also get some alcohol in the smell. The dark roasted malts come through stronger in the taste than they do in the aroma. I get the alcohol, figs, prunes, chocolate, and mild coffee in the flavor. However, this is still good roasty imperial stout. The body is medium with moderate carbonation. There's some roastiness in the aftertaste. The beer is a bit thin in the body for the style, but it does drink pretty well. The alcohol brings a nice warming feel. This is an excellent beer.

Serving type: bottle

02-04-2013 01:10:41 | More by acevenom
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Disputin - Russian Imperial Stout from Brouwerij De Molen
87 out of 100 based on 288 ratings.