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Plead The 5th Imperial Stout - Dark Horse Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
96
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3,077 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,077
Reviews: 768
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 8.12%
Wants: 520
Gots: 717 | FT: 79
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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Ratings: 3,077 | Reviews: 768 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.5/5  rDev -18.8%

SteveD082791, Nov 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

mattreitz49, Nov 10, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

Brihon, Nov 09, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev -3.5%

tywhite, Nov 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Dizzy242, Nov 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -13%

Beer-Ed, Nov 09, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +2.1%

AMCimpi, Nov 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Trifecta1, Nov 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

jwat, Nov 07, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +2.1%

Ciocanelu, Nov 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

Nedster10, Nov 07, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

Will_Rivera, Nov 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

sunofneurot, Nov 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

Valentno7, Nov 06, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +2.1%

leitmotif, Nov 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

TheSleepyMonkey, Nov 06, 2014
Photo of gillagorilla
3.75/5  rDev -13%

12 oz. bottle poured into a mini-tulip (Yorktoberfest sampler)

A: Pitch black with a dark mocha head.
S: Roasted malt with a milky sweetness.
T: Good, decent stout that I don't think stood up the year of aging.
M: Smooth with virtually no carbonation.
O: I wonder what the BA version tastes like. It seems like mediocre base stouts make for great BA stouts.

gillagorilla, Nov 03, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

mertzhb15, Nov 03, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

cjn40277, Nov 03, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

treznor, Nov 02, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

broodog, Nov 02, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev -2.6%

jjdc, Nov 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -18.8%

MidwestBA, Nov 02, 2014
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4.05/5  rDev -6%

Decent imperial stout. Kind of like a heavy milk stout.

Kevinpitts, Nov 02, 2014
Photo of Bills453
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

Appearance - poured from a bottle. dark black in color. dark brown head.

Smell - This beer smell likes something was roasted inside my class. I smell cocoa and a hint of anise or something like that as well.

Taste - very good. What you would expect from a RIS. Cannot tell at all that this bad boy is 11%.

Mouthfeel - smooth and silky

Overall - an amazing stout. Not my top ever, but very very good.

Bills453, Nov 01, 2014
Plead The 5th Imperial Stout from Dark Horse Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 3,077 ratings.