1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

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

Not Rated.
B.O.R.I.S. The Crusher Oatmeal-Imperial StoutB.O.R.I.S. The Crusher Oatmeal-Imperial Stout

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
94
outstanding

2,271 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2,271
Reviews: 978
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 9.43%
Wants: 242
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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 2,271 | Reviews: 978 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by FtownThrowDown:
Photo of FtownThrowDown
FtownThrowDown

Ohio

4.05/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured into my Delirium tulip glass.
Pours a dark brown with a half inch head. This thing pours real thick.
Smell is roasty and rather strong with the alcohol. First off, I have to say that it's nice to see a "real" imperial stout. If you're going to call it a russian imperial stout, it better be close to 10% ABV or higher, and be thick on the mouthfeel. This beer accomplishes both.
This beer tastes huge. It reminds me of the Expediton Stout in mouthfeel. But is nowhere near the complexity of the Expedition Stout. This is a thick, creamy, smooth drinking oatmeal imperial stout. My only complaints are that the alcohol taste was too present in the mouth and it was not near complex enough to keep my attention through the entire bomber.
Kudos to Hoppin Frog for making a solid imperial stout and even more kudos for opening a brewery in my home state of Ohio. We still need a lot more. I'm going to keep my eye on this brewery. If the first lineup they release has an impy this strong, I can't wait to see what they do next.

Serving type: bottle

01-07-2007 04:09:00 | More by FtownThrowDown
More User Reviews:
Photo of kmanjohnson
kmanjohnson

California

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

07-29-2014 18:10:19 | More by kmanjohnson
Photo of tmaury
tmaury

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

07-27-2014 03:05:59 | More by tmaury
Photo of soroka24
soroka24

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

07-24-2014 09:56:21 | More by soroka24
Photo of goods003
goods003


4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

07-24-2014 01:11:30 | More by goods003
Photo of M_chav
M_chav

New Mexico

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

07-23-2014 23:40:33 | More by M_chav
Photo of Chris00710
Chris00710

Ohio

4/5  rDev -5.7%

07-23-2014 20:49:51 | More by Chris00710
Photo of Chuffbomb
Chuffbomb

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

07-23-2014 13:46:59 | More by Chuffbomb
Photo of jbdpsu82
jbdpsu82

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

07-21-2014 13:17:11 | More by jbdpsu82
Photo of Howlader
Howlader

Alberta (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -17.5%

07-20-2014 05:33:59 | More by Howlader
Photo of curlybird
curlybird

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

07-19-2014 13:58:39 | More by curlybird
Photo of buyyourfreedom
buyyourfreedom

New Mexico

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

07-19-2014 04:49:46 | More by buyyourfreedom
Photo of cshinpaugh
cshinpaugh

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

07-19-2014 04:28:19 | More by cshinpaugh
Photo of surlytwinsfan
surlytwinsfan

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +12%

07-17-2014 18:38:03 | More by surlytwinsfan
Photo of Triklino
Triklino

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -5.7%

07-17-2014 13:59:46 | More by Triklino
Photo of Ashinpaugh
Ashinpaugh

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

07-16-2014 17:40:30 | More by Ashinpaugh
Photo of Iamjeff6
Iamjeff6

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

07-16-2014 13:48:50 | More by Iamjeff6
Photo of Walkerjgt
Walkerjgt

Ohio

4/5  rDev -5.7%

07-16-2014 13:45:58 | More by Walkerjgt
Photo of Wayne17
Wayne17

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +12%

07-16-2014 03:53:09 | More by Wayne17
Photo of tabhill
tabhill

New York

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

07-16-2014 01:48:55 | More by tabhill
Photo of DrJones
DrJones

Iowa

4/5  rDev -5.7%

07-13-2014 18:04:34 | More by DrJones
Photo of bret717
bret717

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

07-13-2014 04:38:56 | More by bret717
Photo of dmgallag
dmgallag

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

07-12-2014 20:22:27 | More by dmgallag
Photo of Rideguy64
Rideguy64

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

07-12-2014 00:06:22 | More by Rideguy64
Photo of bourassa23
bourassa23

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

07-10-2014 00:48:57 | More by bourassa23
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
B.O.R.I.S. The Crusher Oatmeal-Imperial Stout from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
94 out of 100 based on 2,271 ratings.