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Siberian Night Imperial Stout - Thirsty Dog Brewing Company

Siberian Night Imperial StoutSiberian Night Imperial Stout

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,342 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1342
Reviews: 794
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 9.9%


Brewed by:
Thirsty Dog Brewing Company visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  9.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Dogbrick on 01-13-2003)
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BB1313

Ohio

4.31/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

This truly is a great RIS and used to be a bargain, still is I guess. Pours traditional black w/ decent head and nice lacing. It smells amazing, chocolate in the mix. Chocolate all in the flavors as well. Maybe some raisin and licorice. The alcohol is present and doesn't make a bad sipper. Not the creamiest, slightly thin, but goes down well. I would never turn this beer down. BOLD!

Easily one of the better Russian Imperial Stouts out there.. it's year-round as well.

Serving type: bottle

10-18-2009 05:57:57 | More by BB1313
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Bottle marked on bottom 3319 73W0657at 50 degrees into standard pint
Aroma very nice roasted malt
Head average (3 cm), creamy, tan, mostly diminishing to 2 mm layer
Lacing excellent, covers entire glass with very small bubbles
Body is dark brown/black, opaque, without any light penetration at the edge.
Flavor of roasted malt; no hops, no alcohol, no diacetyl
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Siberian Night Imperial Stout from Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 1,342 ratings.