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

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

2,371 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,371
Reviews: 981
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 9.43%
Wants: 248
Gots: 468 | FT: 41
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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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Jet black think dark brown head fades quickly leaving just a little bit of head floating around

smells like chocolate hops and booze

Patent Malt chocolate toffee and coffee your styleistic stout flavors done well with a nice hop counter Balance to even out the flavors
coffee follows a little bit behind

Good mouthfeel very well balanced moves in and out quickly doesn't linger

Very drinkable no problem putting down a bomber on a warm night

mully, Jun 07, 2008
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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bomber into my DFH snifter. Shared with three other BAs for the 4th of July! Vintage of 2008.

Typical stouty darkness fills the glass. Not too much of a head buildup; what little appears is caramel-colored, with some spotty lacing clinging to the inside of the glass. Smell has notes of cocoa and a very subtle vanilla presence. Malts also make an appearance, with a unique aroma that defines oatmeal-based stouts. Bitter chocolate rounds off the nose.

Taste starts off with toasted malts, leading into the cocoa and mild vanilla from the nose. Little bit of a hop presence on the end to round out the flavors. The age has definitely erased most traces of coffee from the taste. It's also taken all of the booziness, as I couldn't taste any of this brew's substantial 9.4% ABV.

Mouthfeel is good and slick, with a viscous feel that sits well on the tongue. No carbonation at all, and that's much appreciated. On the whole, a great stout all around. I'll have to have it fresh to catch up on the coffee, but it's good to know that it's still retained some excellent qualities given a few years on it.

r0nyn, Jul 05, 2011
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B.O.R.I.S. The Crusher Oatmeal-Imperial Stout from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
94 out of 100 based on 2,371 ratings.