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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

1,435 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 1,435
Reviews: 806
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 9.66%
Wants: 124
Gots: 130 | 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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watermelonman

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4.15/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

This poured to a dark black with a medium head that lasted well. Lace is minimal.

The smell is a great mix of roasted malt, coffee, and just a bit of chocolate. The taste starts with roasted malt and adds substantial chocolate. Hops come through in the finish. The mouthfeel is pretty sharp. Drinkability is very good considering the contents.

Serving type: bottle

11-25-2006 07:20:26 | More by watermelonman
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Siberian Night Imperial Stout from Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 1,435 ratings.