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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

2,332 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,332
Reviews: 980
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 9.43%
Wants: 242
Gots: 466 | FT: 38
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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4/5  rDev -5.7%

bacher468, Nov 19, 2011
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4.03/5  rDev -5%

A: Motor oil black pour out of the bottle, and absolutely no light getting through this bad boy in the glass. Big dark brown head rising up, very impressing. The head leaves a brown coat down the side of the glass, and a thin cap atop the viscous brew.

S: Charred malts, bakers chocolate, molasses, and a small amount of hops combine to create a balanced, yet sweet aroma. An underlying booze, perhaps, holds it all together.

T: The taste pretty much follows the smell, but isn't quite as sweet. Big roasted malts and chocolate pair with a dry hoppy finish for a taste that is quite dry, but well thought out. The booze is gone, as is the molasses, but some dark fruits rear their heads.

MF: Carbonation is low, mouthfeel is very thick and a bit creamy.

O: I really enjoyed this. More so than BA BORIS. Really well balanced and tasty RIS.

russwbeck, Nov 19, 2011
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5/5  rDev +17.9%

bigdaddypolite, Nov 19, 2011
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5/5  rDev +17.9%

mrshoes, Nov 19, 2011
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4/5  rDev -5.7%

KGarrett, Nov 19, 2011
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5/5  rDev +17.9%

Photekut, Nov 18, 2011
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4/5  rDev -5.7%

HopStoopid120, Nov 18, 2011
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4.75/5  rDev +12%

cfinch2, Nov 18, 2011
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4/5  rDev -5.7%

jonny86jonny, Nov 18, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Yabev15, Nov 18, 2011
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5/5  rDev +17.9%

jimctin, Nov 17, 2011
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5/5  rDev +17.9%

schillman, Nov 17, 2011
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5/5  rDev +17.9%

jhimstedt, Nov 17, 2011
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3/5  rDev -29.2%

radioscooter, Nov 17, 2011
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4/5  rDev -5.7%

rbrefbeerman, Nov 17, 2011
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5/5  rDev +17.9%

3Hops, Nov 16, 2011
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4/5  rDev -5.7%

orangesol, Nov 16, 2011
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4/5  rDev -5.7%

davesway10, Nov 16, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -17.5%

spamages, Nov 16, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

coreyfmcdonald, Nov 16, 2011
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3.78/5  rDev -10.8%

Purchased at Julio's and poured into a Duvel tulip.

A - Pours a rich, deep oily black with a very nice one finger deep, dark mocha head that faded away quickly to leave really nothing.

S - Smell is slightly underwhelming mostly dark roasty malts with nice chocolate notes. Whats underwhelming or well, shocking is how present the ABV is, too bad.

T - Very nice flavour profile here. Starts nice and deep and roasty with slightly bitter (as if roasted too long) malts that result in a complex chocolate and light coffee notes. Unfortunately, those nice flavours are slammed down into submission by the ABV on the tongue. So sad.

M - Waaaay too thin for a RIS of this caliber. Combine that thinness with how potent the ABV is and you've got a rather ehhh mouthfeel.

O - I want to like this stout, I really do, just the ABV is FAR too prevalent. Really killed this beer for me.

rudzud, Nov 16, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

jeffthepony, Nov 16, 2011
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5/5  rDev +17.9%

BierBliss, Nov 16, 2011
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4/5  rDev -5.7%

ScreamForMe, Nov 15, 2011
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5/5  rDev +17.9%

brycevolk, Nov 15, 2011
B.O.R.I.S. The Crusher Oatmeal-Imperial Stout from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
94 out of 100 based on 2,332 ratings.