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Plead The 5th Imperial Stout - Dark Horse Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

2,942 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,942
Reviews: 757
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 8.12%
Wants: 500
Gots: 709 | FT: 81
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: 2,942 | Reviews: 757 | Display Reviews Only:
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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

hinemk76, Sep 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

udubdawg, Sep 19, 2014
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3.95/5  rDev -8.4%

Pours a black color. 1/4 inch head of an off-tan color. Decent retention and decent lacing. Smells of alcohol, roasted malt, sweet malt, hint of caramel malt, slight hop, and a hint of oatmeal. Fits the style of a Russian Imperial Stout. Mouth feel is sharp and clean, with an average carbonation level. There is a noticeable dryness. Tastes of roasted malt, sweet malt, slight caramel malt, alcohol, hint of hop, and a hint of oatmeal. Overall, decent appearance, good aroma, decent feel, good body, and decent overall.

Tone, Sep 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -13%

indianabeerman, Sep 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

Keyes88, Sep 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -13%

toomuchhops, Sep 18, 2014
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4.7/5  rDev +9%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

SourMeTimber, Sep 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

j_therk, Sep 17, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

snowbose, Sep 17, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

AlysonMoore, Sep 16, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -24.6%

dheldman, Sep 16, 2014
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4.68/5  rDev +8.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

brians52, Sep 16, 2014
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4.6/5  rDev +6.7%

amaass2, Sep 16, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

ChrisL24481, Sep 16, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

KRG, Sep 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

The abv is well hidden and smooth mouthfeel for such a big beer. Yet nice big roasty chocolate imp flavor. Touch of toffee but not all that sweet. Can see why this gets great reviews. Happy to have tried it and would buy again.

doremite, Sep 14, 2014
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4.36/5  rDev +1.2%

Kinger86, Sep 13, 2014
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Plead The 5th Imperial Stout from Dark Horse Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 2,942 ratings.