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Plead The 5th Imperial Stout - Dark Horse Brewing Company

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2,858 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,858
Reviews: 754
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 8.12%
Wants: 483
Gots: 689 | FT: 76
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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Bshaw22

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

This is one of my favorite imperial stouts. It's too bad it's so hard to get. I've had 3 bottles in my life. The one I am reviewing was a year and a 1/2 old.
Nose was intense with dark fruits and dark chocolate.
Taste was smooth across the board with nothing overpowering. One of the finest mouthfeel ever for this style.

I'll be searching these out again!

08-30-2014 21:42:22 | More by Bshaw22
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David_Menendez

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

08-30-2014 21:04:04 | More by David_Menendez
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JefferyLaGrow

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

08-29-2014 17:46:50 | More by JefferyLaGrow
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Camel242000

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -13%

08-29-2014 04:36:48 | More by Camel242000
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vfgccp

New York

3.66/5  rDev -15.1%

A - Coffee body with thin cola highlights. Ok retention and low lace on a light tan head.

S - Roast nose with a light edge of booze. Cocoa, burnt toast, touch of caramel and dark fruits. Fairly light.

T - Caramel, barley, and molasses. Dusty center with just a hint of balsamic vinegar. Astringent burnt toast finish.

M - Smooth, but a little light for an RIS.

O - Not bad, but a little disappointing given the hype.


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3.66 Plead the 5th
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A - 4.00 4.00 ------- 4.00 4.00 10%
S - 3.50 3.75 ------- 3.25 3.50 20%
T - 3.75 3.50 ------- 3.50 3.58 40%
M - 4.00 3.25 ------- 3.50 3.58 10%
O - 4.00 3.75 ------- 3.75 3.83 20%

08-27-2014 23:08:21 | More by vfgccp
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ssarkozi1

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

08-27-2014 17:42:50 | More by ssarkozi1
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RedDon

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -13%

08-27-2014 06:02:18 | More by RedDon
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GuidedByBill

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -13%

08-27-2014 02:23:09 | More by GuidedByBill
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007age


4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

08-27-2014 00:56:24 | More by 007age
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srudow11

Nevada

4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

08-26-2014 23:47:04 | More by srudow11
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wils1705

Washington

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

08-26-2014 16:30:39 | More by wils1705
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BuchananStude

Michigan

4.2/5  rDev -2.6%

08-26-2014 10:12:42 | More by BuchananStude
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northstar23

Maryland

4.35/5  rDev +0.9%

08-26-2014 03:33:10 | More by northstar23
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ianw87

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

08-26-2014 02:39:06 | More by ianw87
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Jdoggie

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -13%

08-25-2014 20:28:21 | More by Jdoggie
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GatorLCA

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

08-25-2014 17:37:15 | More by GatorLCA
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rspauldi

Texas

4/5  rDev -7.2%

08-25-2014 11:48:37 | More by rspauldi
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CDubbs75

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

08-25-2014 01:55:30 | More by CDubbs75
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luvtotri140

New York

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

08-25-2014 00:44:45 | More by luvtotri140
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fearfactory

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

08-24-2014 23:54:18 | More by fearfactory
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nicole309

Alaska

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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AlienSwineFlu

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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pwoody11

Delaware

4/5  rDev -7.2%

08-24-2014 02:19:02 | More by pwoody11
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Bradaplast

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

08-23-2014 17:27:10 | More by Bradaplast
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ChiBrewKing

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

08-23-2014 15:15:47 | More by ChiBrewKing
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Plead The 5th Imperial Stout from Dark Horse Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 2,858 ratings.