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Plead The 5th Imperial Stout - Dark Horse Brewing Company

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3,004 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,004
Reviews: 762
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 8.12%
Wants: 506
Gots: 720 | 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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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

jhlosito75, Sep 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

Piddmeista, Sep 05, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

OUJayhawk1799, Sep 03, 2013
Photo of beerthulhu
4.19/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: A viscose motor oil pour fills the vessel with a creamy, nutmeg head that lingered around a bit. Skim lacing covering, well lasting leaving a film lace coating.

S: Dark chocolate, cocoa, milky chocolate, vanilla of strong indications. Small charred bitterness, earthy roasted chocolate. No alcohol awareness for 11.0%.

T: Earthy bitter roast, fresh, darkly bitter with vanilla and charred bitterness. Bakers chocolate, burnt toffee, campfire minerality, roasted barley. Dark fruit of prunes, whiskey breath and smoky charrdness.

M: Malty body, viscose with a honey-cream substance, and syrupy texture. Softly carbonated with a bite of roasted burnt bitterness and alcohol on the swallow.

O: Overall drinks amazingly well for 11.0, well concealed alcohol. Dark, beautifully roasted bitterness with a silky nature. The only pleading here is for another bottle. all around outstanding.

beerthulhu, Sep 02, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

TheCuriograph, Sep 02, 2013
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4.3/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

poured from bottle into founder snifter glass
dark no head just a little line
smell is malt and heavy chocolate
taste is so smooth nice slight chocolate not as much as the smell would indicate
nice mouthfeel not super thick or thin great consistency
little lacing on the glass
would definite get again this is a class stout very nice

mhksuccess, Sep 01, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

StlHopHead77, Sep 01, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

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ooms, Aug 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

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AGust82, Aug 31, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

gator79, Aug 30, 2013
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SlightlyGrey, Aug 30, 2013
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Plead The 5th Imperial Stout from Dark Horse Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 3,004 ratings.