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Plead The 5th Imperial Stout - Dark Horse Brewing Company

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Ratings: 2,682
Reviews: 748
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 8.12%
Wants: 469
Gots: 661 | FT: 73
Brewed by:
Dark Horse Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
2010 and pre: white label
2011: white label OR black label with black no logo cap
2012: black label with logo cap
2013: black label with logo cap, ABV of 11% in the top right corner and new government warning

(Beer added by: HopHead84 on 09-27-2008)
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ThickNStout

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle from Whatsarezaf (thanks man!). Served in a snifter. No bottling date noticed. 

Pours deep black with a wisp of mocha head. No lacing.

Smells of roasty malts, dark fruit, smoke, chocolate, coffee and licorice.

Taste follows the nose. Bitter dark chocolate covered burnt coffee beans, leather, dates, smokey wood and a mere hint of bitter hops. I taste a little booze but not near what I expect from 12% alcohol. 

Creamy medium thick feel with mild carbonation. 

This was an awesome extra in a trade. If given the chance, I'll happily pick up a pack or two of this. I have to assume this has a little age from the rich creamy feel and well hidden alcohol. Big, bold, delicious- worth a try for any fan of imperial stouts. 

Serving type: bottle

05-16-2012 03:12:50 | More by ThickNStout
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Plead The 5th Imperial Stout from Dark Horse Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 2,682 ratings.