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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

1,431 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 1,431
Reviews: 806
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 9.66%
Wants: 124
Gots: 129 | FT: 7
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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TheViolator666

Ohio

3.6/5  rDev -13%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12 fl. oz. bottle poured into snifter.

A: A nice deep opaque black with a nice and soft tan head that leaves some great lacing.

S: Smells of sweet dark fruits and roasted malts. No sign of hops and a bit of alcohol. Hint of smoke.

T: Tastes of dark roasted malts and bitter chocolate. A lingering fig-like sweetness in the aftertaste. A bit of heat from the alcohol, but it's not too bad.

M/D: Medium-full body, a bit less than what I expected/remembered. Aggressive amount of carbonation, too high for the style, really attacks the tongue.

I remember this one being better last year. For some reason, this 2009 bottle seems overly carbonated and a bit thin. 2008 was much more creamier.

Serving type: bottle

11-01-2009 21:27:59 | More by TheViolator666
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Siberian Night Imperial Stout from Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
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