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Plead The 5th Imperial Stout - Dark Horse Brewing Company

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2,685 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,685
Reviews: 748
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 8.12%
Wants: 469
Gots: 663 | FT: 73
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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2013 poured into a snifter. Dark as night with minimal dark brown head which quickly disappears. I think I can taste bitter, semi-sweet chocolate paired with a roasty coffee-filled linger. The bitterness, to me, is from the chocolate, I don't necessarily pick that up from the coffee influence. Dark brown sugar, too, and does sweeten up a tad as it warms. Drinks very smoothly for 11.0% but even after it warmed I couldn't help but notice the lingering bitterness. Tends to be a bit of a downgrade for me.

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Plead The 5th Imperial Stout from Dark Horse Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 2,685 ratings.