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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
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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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adrock7309

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Lucky to find a couple singles from last years batch sitting on a shelve at my local bottle shop.

Poured the bottle into my trusty Chimay goblet. After a vigorous pour almost no head to speak of. The top did experience a dark brown glaze but that quickly subsided.

Aroma is huge on the milk chocolate, dark chocolate, a bit of a blueberry hint, and a bit of leather.

Taste is heavy on the roasted malts, and lost of cocoa or chocolate. There is definitely some dark fruit or berry flavor i am picking up. The hops are pretty mellow but show up a bit on the sides of my tongue. There is no burn or hotness of the alcohol at all. I am pleased by the heavy mouthfeel and the low carbonation.

This is going down way to easily.

Serving type: bottle

11-12-2010 00:52:33 | More by adrock7309
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RobinLee

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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Quebec (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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WolfsbaneBloom

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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wonothesane42

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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Florida

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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California

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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douginromeo

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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Abnrml

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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WadeBridgman

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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WolvAlerine

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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Vuaspeliador

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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reyna311

Delaware

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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BravaLenox

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

10-18-2013 18:12:00 | More by BravaLenox
Plead The 5th Imperial Stout from Dark Horse Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 2,682 ratings.