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B.O.R.I.S. The Crusher Oatmeal-Imperial Stout - Hoppin' Frog Brewery

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B.O.R.I.S. The Crusher Oatmeal-Imperial StoutB.O.R.I.S. The Crusher Oatmeal-Imperial Stout

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

2,265 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,265
Reviews: 978
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 9.43%
Wants: 240
Gots: 449 | FT: 36
Brewed by:
Hoppin' Frog Brewery visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  9.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: klewis on 11-10-2006)
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Crass3000

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4.22/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours out black as night with a two+finger, dark brown head.

Smell is dark roasty, definate dark fruits, etc. Taste is really nice dark roast with the dark fruits but just a really nice combo Really impressed. Mouthfeel is is plenty thick and definately up to expectation. Really a nice beer.

Serving type: bottle

02-09-2012 07:53:55 | More by Crass3000
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B.O.R.I.S. The Crusher Oatmeal-Imperial Stout from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
94 out of 100 based on 2,265 ratings.