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Siberian Night Imperial Stout - Thirsty Dog Brewing Company

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Siberian Night Imperial StoutSiberian Night Imperial Stout

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,439 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 1,439
Reviews: 807
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 9.66%
Wants: 124
Gots: 129 | FT: 8
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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RusImpStoLuv

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

03-19-2014 14:35:43 | More by RusImpStoLuv
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Mikus

Pennsylvania

3.71/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This was a very good beer. Much better than the BBA version in my opinion. Poured from a 12oz bottle into a snifter. Truly black as a Siberian Night (I would assume), with a slight brownish tinge towards the very edges of the glass, and a bit of mocha-tinted head. nice aromas of coffee, molasses, and a slight bitter note. Not heavy on the nose. Really nice roasty flavor, a balanced bitterness, and dark malt contribution. Slight sweetness as well. A soft, creamy mouthfeel, some small bubbles throughout. Overall a really nice IS, definitely deserving of some of the medals boasted on the label. Glad that there are a few more in the fridge.

Serving type: bottle

08-02-2014 03:20:49 | More by Mikus
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New Jersey

4/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

07-30-2014 19:09:21 | More by jshusc
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

07-29-2014 21:48:47 | More by FatBoyGotSwagger
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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07-25-2014 00:26:09 | More by Joecaddie
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North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

07-23-2014 13:57:26 | More by raleigh_blue
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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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twonder23

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

07-20-2014 00:38:47 | More by twonder23
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Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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DrMindbender

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

07-19-2014 04:04:27 | More by DrMindbender
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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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kell50

North Carolina

4.04/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottle purchased at World Market in Charlotte, NC for $2. No freshness or bottling date on label.

A - Pours very dark, almost black. A fluffy tan head sits for a minute or two before dissipating. Great retention and good lacing. Probably the most carbonated RIS I've ever seen.

S - Bittersweet chocolate, touch of coffee. A hint molasses and black licorice is coming through. A noticeable aroma of alcohol also lingers.

T - Nice blend of all the mentioned aromas. They all blend together in this one beautifully. Dark chocolate maltiness at first, followed by coffee beans and licorice as well. Bittersweet chocolate then fades to a roasted finish. Very nice and well balanced brew.

M - Medium bodied and quite carbonated. I would like it more if it were thicker and the carbonation were toned down a bit. Warming is noticeable in my throat and gut.

O - Tasty, enjoyable beer. I would probably enjoy it more on a chilly winter day, as opposed to an 82º summer afternoon. Not my favorite RIS, but one I'll definitely have again.

Serving type: bottle

07-16-2014 18:52:49 | More by kell50
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New York

4/5  rDev -3.4%

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New York

4/5  rDev -3.4%

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Siberian Night Imperial Stout from Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 1,439 ratings.