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Imperial Stout - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

1,167 Ratings
THE BROS
72
okay

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Ratings: 1,167
Reviews: 810
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 13.12%
Wants: 76
Gots: 62 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Rogue Ales visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
12 Ingredients:
Malts: Great Western, Harrington & Klages, Hugh Baird XLT-80, Black, Munich, Chocolate and rolled oats.
Hops: Willamette, Cascade and Chinook. Specialty: Two Secret ingredients.
Yeast & Water: Rogue's Pacman Yeast & Free Range Coastal Water.

26º PLATO
88 IBU
73 AA
256º Lovibond

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-21-2001)
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Cwrw

Alberta (Canada)

4.03/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Black bomb. Looks like a black bomb, this faux-ceramic bottle. Eye-catching. Capped with a flip-flange stopper. Pours like motor oil. This is slick looking. Viscous. Spicy coffee notes after popping cap. Pours with a rich off-red head. Like cinnamon. And plenty of it. Full sheets of stick lacing. Pretty solid black colouration, about as dark as the imperials come. I'm getting plenty of lovely, even salty sweetness, akin maybe to honey/licorice, or espresso. Maple syrup, and little to no scent of the alcohol. Lovely because I was expecting drier notes, but this is pretty unashamedly sweet in the nose. Dark chocolate. Raisins. The works.

Taste is full on peppery spice. Worty. Grainy, but suitably slick too. Massive hints of strong black coffee and bitter chocolate. Tasty, this, but not quite as complex as other imperial stouts for me personally. Thick in the mouth, but effervescent as well. Very little taste of any alcohol, rendering this 11% beast extremely drinkable. Paired marvelously with triple smoked oysters, brie, and havarti.

Serving type: bottle

04-01-2008 06:00:27 | More by Cwrw
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Imperial Stout from Rogue Ales
90 out of 100 based on 1,167 ratings.