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Smuttynose Imperial Stout (Big Beer Series) - Smuttynose Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

968 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 968
Reviews: 656
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 10.27%
Wants: 110
Gots: 99 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Smuttynose Brewing Company visit their website
New Hampshire, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  9.80% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
2007 - 10.0%
2009 - 8.9%
2010 - 9.8%
2014 - 9.4%

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 05-05-1998)
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Brutaltruth

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

2011 vintage from bomber bottle. NICE!

One of my favorite imperial stouts. Pours a thick intense black with sold tan head that dies
down to a thin pooling layer of foam and great clinging lacing. Nose of bakers chocolate, DARK
roasted coffee, and booze. Taste is up front chocolate, slicking the way for waves of coffee and
black licorice and a dash of bittering hops for good measures. Most excellent warming on the
aftertaste with a thick coating like quality to the mouthfeel. Light carbonation and great flavor
makes this a stout drinkers go to for rich indulgence. Earthy and meaty it is a meal in a bottle.

CHEERS!

08-29-2014 23:54:59 | More by Brutaltruth
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hermit990

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2.2%

08-29-2014 05:05:16 | More by hermit990
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Afroman

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.2%

08-27-2014 23:13:50 | More by Afroman
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blackmathdavey

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2.2%

08-19-2014 04:05:28 | More by blackmathdavey
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Big_Dave

Texas

4/5  rDev -2.2%

08-15-2014 08:03:17 | More by Big_Dave
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zestar

California

4/5  rDev -2.2%

08-09-2014 04:13:00 | More by zestar
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instinct2

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

08-07-2014 03:26:27 | More by instinct2
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hopley

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

08-06-2014 00:47:54 | More by hopley
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kilobees

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

08-01-2014 20:42:30 | More by kilobees
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pstam87

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2.2%

07-27-2014 01:49:28 | More by pstam87
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tjdrewry

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

07-25-2014 23:49:15 | More by tjdrewry
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John_Beeryman

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

07-22-2014 18:14:29 | More by John_Beeryman
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BeerBucks

New York

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

07-22-2014 01:42:32 | More by BeerBucks
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JonnyRebel

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

07-20-2014 01:54:35 | More by JonnyRebel
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Kentnarrows

Maryland

4/5  rDev -2.2%

07-19-2014 23:29:39 | More by Kentnarrows
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briandaube

Delaware

4/5  rDev -2.2%

07-19-2014 20:09:26 | More by briandaube
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Cloaked_Phantom

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

07-19-2014 03:54:21 | More by Cloaked_Phantom
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GeorgiaBeerGuy

Georgia

4/5  rDev -2.2%

07-18-2014 06:19:00 | More by GeorgiaBeerGuy
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bh123

California

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

07-17-2014 06:35:27 | More by bh123
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trxxpaxxs

New York

4/5  rDev -2.2%

07-16-2014 12:40:15 | More by trxxpaxxs
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Pwbres

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -2.2%

07-11-2014 11:51:43 | More by Pwbres
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bobv

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

07-08-2014 21:53:52 | More by bobv
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AgentMunky

California

4.05/5  rDev -1%

Poured from a 22 ounce bottle into a tulip. Vintage 2014.

A: Black. Light dark head. Good lace.

S: Incredibly rich. Enormous licorice. Little hot for the ABV.

T/M: Remarkably tasty, but more much moderated than the intense nose suggested. More than a hint of carbonation with edges of bitterness before the fruity main body. Aftertaste is light and clean.

O: good, but not exceptional. Drinkable and tasty; would have again.

07-08-2014 03:43:42 | More by AgentMunky
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xacidx

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -2.2%

06-29-2014 13:31:04 | More by xacidx
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Syraquse

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

06-29-2014 00:04:45 | More by Syraquse
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Smuttynose Imperial Stout (Big Beer Series) from Smuttynose Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 968 ratings.