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Teddy Bear Kisses - Upland Brewing Company

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82
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407 Ratings
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Ratings: 407
Reviews: 123
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 15.11%
Wants: 77
Gots: 95 | FT: 7
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Upland Brewing Company visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Verecund on 11-14-2009

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look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Blue Moon in Madison, Wisconsin. Served in a goblet 11/11/2014.

A- Dark black body, opaque. One finger mocha head, very nice retention time. No lacing. [4]

S- Roast malt, dark fruit, milk chocolate, cocoa. As it warms up, there is a slight metallic flavour. Could be the earthiness mixed in with the water's minerals. But there is definitely a slight metallic scent at the end. [3.25]

F- Smooth roasted malt, sweet milk chocolate, espresso bitterness, cocoa complexity. Not as much dark fruit on the palate as in the nose. No metallic flavours here. Very smooth, nice complexity and easy to drink. [3.75]

M- Medium bodied, on the thicker side. Nice carbonation, slightly slick and resinous. Nice earthy, cocoa-forward finish. [3.75]

O- Pretty decent Russian Imperial Stout. Missing a bit of that dark fruit complexity. It seems more like an American Imperial Stout than anything else, but it's not a particularly hoppy beer. [3.5]

Final score: 3.61

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Aroma is charry, roasty, and with lots of dark fruit and bittersweet cocoa. Very nice.

Taste is heavy — bittersweet chocolate dominates, with dark fruit and deeply charred malts underneath it all. Very deep, tasty, and thick. This 10% Russian Imperial Stout is a excellent and exemplary brew for the style, and with the added twist of cocoa nibs.

Wonderful.

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Teddy Bear Kisses from Upland Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 407 ratings.