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Plead The 5th Imperial Stout - Dark Horse Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

2,921 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,921
Reviews: 757
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 8.12%
Wants: 493
Gots: 706 | 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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Plead The 5th Imperial Stout from Dark Horse Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 2,921 ratings.