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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

2,271 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,271
Reviews: 978
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 9.43%
Wants: 241
Gots: 450 | 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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ronricorossi

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

07-06-2014 03:28:21 | More by ronricorossi
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SocalKicks

California

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

07-05-2014 15:04:52 | More by SocalKicks
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Bone53

Pennsylvania

4.48/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bottle into a snifter at around 50 degrees Fahrenheit

Appearance: Thick, motor oil pour and jet black in the glass with no light coming through. A half finger foamy dark brown head. Alcohol legs present. It doesn't look better than this for a stout

Smell: Huge roasted and chocolate malt bill with a undertone of dark fruit. I detect a good amount of alcohol in the nose as well

Taste: Wow, bold roasted malts upfront, milk chocolate sweetness in the middle, with an espresso like finish.

Mouthfeel: Fairly full bodied; Coats my mouth with a velvety feel. Some heat from the alcohol and a moderately bitter finish

Overall: It was a surprisingly cool fourth of July. After a night of pyrotechnics, I sit alone in complete silence on my porch as I analyze this beer. I could not have asked for a much better one. It's thick, bold, and velvety; Everything you'd want in a RIS. The only thing I can nit pick about is the presence of alcohol which takes away from the aroma and taste a little bit. But on a cold winter day that could be complimenting. I could see this aging beautifully. Reminds me a lot of Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout. Went perfectly with my Sarris chocolate bar. Not the best RIS I've had, but not too far behind either. A sipper of a beer. I'm looking forward to having this come winter. Holds its own next to the likes of Founders and Expedition. Highly recommended. Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

07-05-2014 05:21:06 | More by Bone53
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MatthewMcMatthew

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

07-04-2014 04:43:58 | More by MatthewMcMatthew
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jl2414

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

07-04-2014 03:35:59 | More by jl2414
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GClarkage

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

07-03-2014 16:07:37 | More by GClarkage
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reyna311

Delaware

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

07-02-2014 17:10:52 | More by reyna311
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CraftBeerforBrains

Ohio

5/5  rDev +17.9%

07-02-2014 15:27:26 | More by CraftBeerforBrains
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Kerne

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -23.3%

07-01-2014 01:02:41 | More by Kerne
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bostonryan

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5.7%

06-30-2014 01:48:37 | More by bostonryan
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Rothobinide

California

4.75/5  rDev +12%

06-29-2014 06:07:17 | More by Rothobinide
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ATK

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +12%

06-28-2014 03:27:27 | More by ATK
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Jhfinn


4/5  rDev -5.7%

06-28-2014 01:35:03 | More by Jhfinn
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Chris_Panos

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

06-27-2014 17:24:25 | More by Chris_Panos
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Rocketman2013

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

06-26-2014 01:52:38 | More by Rocketman2013
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huntermop

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -5.7%

06-25-2014 20:21:25 | More by huntermop
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WuBByG999

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +17.9%

06-24-2014 23:48:38 | More by WuBByG999
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midlifec

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

06-24-2014 22:50:13 | More by midlifec
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dseanv

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

06-24-2014 13:56:15 | More by dseanv
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Domvan

Texas

4/5  rDev -5.7%

06-24-2014 02:13:39 | More by Domvan
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SpasmWaiter

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

06-23-2014 16:11:29 | More by SpasmWaiter
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schoolboy

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Happy Fathers Day from my son, and I am not sharing (I would, but he's not here and I'm thirsty. This is a good sucker too.

It pours a bit thick and exudes a little head. The aroma is sweet and thick with a bit of chocolate or something along with that oatmeal stoutiness.

The taste is sweet, roasty, thick and malty, with some hops too. It has a bit of creaminess too. The aftertaste is very sweet, but the burp is wonderful. This is a great stout from right in my backyard.

Serving type: bottle

06-20-2014 00:32:27 | More by schoolboy
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PSU_Mike

Pennsylvania

4.03/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

This is my first review on a stout so this one will be rocky.

Bottle poured into a tulip

A - Pours black and thick with a half finger reddish brown head.

S - Chocolate, toffee, coffee, and a hint of caramel.

T - Milk chocolate is the primary flavor. Midpalate turns to some toffee and caramel sweetness. It finishes with a coffee flavor that lingers on the tongue.

M - Borderline chewy. Very thick and full on the tongue with a lingering coffee flavor that's very subtly bitter.

O - I've been sitting on this bottle for a couple of months now and I am really glad I cracked it. I am not a stout fan in general but this one was very enjoyable. The mouthfeel is very big and the flavor is quite pleasant.

Serving type: bottle

06-19-2014 02:12:49 | More by PSU_Mike
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MDDMD

Pennsylvania

4.23/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A-dark brown color with a smallish tan head and little lacing

S-chocolate, coffee, roasty, little earthy, slight sweetness

T-milk chocolate, dark roasted malt, coffee, earthy, caramel, hint of dark cherry, alcohol well-integrated

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, smooth and creamy

O-nice mouthfeel and flavor make for enjoyable sipping

Serving type: bottle

06-17-2014 11:08:29 | More by MDDMD
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thetimhortonsman

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

06-17-2014 01:00:14 | More by thetimhortonsman
B.O.R.I.S. The Crusher Oatmeal-Imperial Stout from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
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