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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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schaffer9252

New York

4/5  rDev -3.4%

06-04-2014 23:19:43 | More by schaffer9252
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GPHarris

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

2006 vintage

a - poured a 1/2 finger thick light tan head into a snifter that was gone quickly. the body was dark black.
s - raisins and other dark fruits.
t - same as the aroma.
m - creamy and slick.
o - interesting to see how this has changed over the years. it's been in the back of a 40 degree fridge for years. developed some oxidation but still pleasant. the fruitiness compliments the RIS.

Serving type: bottle

06-03-2014 21:51:57 | More by GPHarris
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dtomes

New York

4/5  rDev -3.4%

06-02-2014 19:40:00 | More by dtomes
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Snooprobirob

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

06-01-2014 00:24:47 | More by Snooprobirob
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Rodosman

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

05-28-2014 02:09:37 | More by Rodosman
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apasternak

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

05-27-2014 02:07:59 | More by apasternak
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Latarnik

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

05-27-2014 02:02:04 | More by Latarnik
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NYR_Rob

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

05-26-2014 04:40:32 | More by NYR_Rob
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Prospero

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

05-24-2014 04:21:31 | More by Prospero
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Dewsby

Texas

4/5  rDev -3.4%

05-24-2014 02:33:05 | More by Dewsby
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rjp217

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

05-24-2014 01:29:11 | More by rjp217
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sukwonee

Washington

4/5  rDev -3.4%

05-21-2014 07:25:00 | More by sukwonee
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mcgovern1010

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

05-19-2014 15:29:50 | More by mcgovern1010
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allenson21

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

05-18-2014 13:35:30 | More by allenson21
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Kurmaraja

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

05-18-2014 04:14:13 | More by Kurmaraja
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Storm21

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

05-17-2014 03:28:02 | More by Storm21
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Jasoncolliver

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -27.5%

05-15-2014 12:09:47 | More by Jasoncolliver
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toppoop

Ohio

4.29/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours out pretty dark with not much head even with an aggressive pour. Thinnest caramel colored head floated on the top. Not much lacing. Smell is quite good with roasted malts, caramel, and some chocolate. Taste follows that suit with a subtle coffee bitter aftertaste. Mouthfeel isn't quite what I expect from an imperial stout but it isn't terrible. Just a bit thinner than I like. Overall a pretty solid imperial from a hometown brewery. Makes an outstanding base for the BA Siberian Night as well.

Serving type: bottle

05-15-2014 02:38:20 | More by toppoop
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PeakedInHighSchool

Missouri

4/5  rDev -3.4%

05-14-2014 21:47:58 | More by PeakedInHighSchool
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SStein

Belgium

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

05-11-2014 17:05:14 | More by SStein
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Lehighace06

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -21.5%

05-10-2014 02:26:01 | More by Lehighace06
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kilobees

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

05-09-2014 01:53:02 | More by kilobees
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sneaks2210

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

05-09-2014 01:11:10 | More by sneaks2210
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Jlang2012

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -3.4%

05-08-2014 16:17:51 | More by Jlang2012
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

4.18/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours an opaque but clear jet black in color with light to moderate amounts of gentle visible carbonation along the edges of the glass and some very faint dark cola brown highlights. The beer has a half finger tall dense tan head that reduces to a large patch of thin film and a medium thick ring at the edges of the glass. Light to moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate to strong aromas of very heavily roasted, almost burnt malts. Light notes of chocolate and coffee.

T: Upfront there is a strong flavor of very heavily roasted malts with some moderate amounts of burnt malts. There are light to moderate flavors of dark bittersweet chocolate and freshly roasted coffee. Light to moderate amounts of lingering bitterness.

M: Full bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Smooth with light amounts of dryness in the finish.

O: Very enjoyable and easy to drink, though this is much more of a sipping beer than one that you would drink more quickly. Alcohol is well hidden and this is a really nice substitute for dessert.

Serving type: bottle

05-08-2014 01:54:28 | More by dbrauneis
Siberian Night Imperial Stout from Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 1,431 ratings.