Siberian Night Imperial Stout - Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
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Reviews by thisisshsas:
4.65/5 rDev +12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4
A- opaque black with a nice big head that's extremely tan, but I did an agressive pour.
S- Smeels of roasted coffee and chocolate are very evident and make it fun just to whiff for a moment.
T- great blend of roasted barley and hops. The beer is sweet but bitter enough that it improves in your mouth. As it goes down your thrown almost has a liquorice type flavor.
M- surprisingly drinkable.
My favorite stout I've had since I've really started to like the flavor. an added bonus that it's an ohio beer.
Serving type: bottle
08-06-2008 03:09:42 | More by thisisshsas
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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
Siberian Night Imperial Stout from Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 1,435 ratings.