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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

2,270 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,270
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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Skramer

New York

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

02-19-2013 20:05:26 | More by Skramer
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daledeee

Iowa

4.39/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A 750 ml bottle that has been in my frig for maybe 6 months.

Poured into my Stone glass. Got a big head if I really tried. Poured slowly into my friend's glass and got hardly any. The head was pretty dark brown with an absolute dark body.

Nose was charcoal and malty and chocolate.

Taste was one of the best balanced stouts I have had. It had chocolate, sweetness, bitterness(not much) and malt balance. Really easy to drink and the mouth feel was just right. This is a heavy bodied beer with medium carbonation. One of the best stouts I have tried.

Serving type: bottle

02-18-2013 21:33:17 | More by daledeee
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Sparger

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

02-18-2013 17:58:43 | More by Sparger
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Danielr26

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +12%

02-18-2013 17:11:48 | More by Danielr26
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hardrock

Arkansas

4.75/5  rDev +12%

02-17-2013 22:36:07 | More by hardrock
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kosmak125

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

02-16-2013 05:34:23 | More by kosmak125
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Dirty25

Germany

4/5  rDev -5.7%

02-15-2013 13:40:46 | More by Dirty25
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diamok

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +12%

02-13-2013 14:59:50 | More by diamok
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emottram

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5.7%

02-13-2013 13:01:32 | More by emottram
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joeseppy

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

02-13-2013 03:50:33 | More by joeseppy
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Pat316

Michigan

4/5  rDev -5.7%

02-13-2013 01:04:07 | More by Pat316
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Dope

Massachusetts

4.29/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

No bottle date, but probably 2-ish years old.

A: Pours a very dark born with a nice, good sized and dense medium-brown head. Fades very slowly. Top-notch head retention with a thick layer of foam persisting. Moderate splotches of lacing is left behind.

S: Dark fruits initially. Lots of oatmeal give it a creamy, grainy quality. Mild roasted malt character, some char and chocolate mainly. Hints of smoke.

T: Lots of chocolate with hints of char and smoke. Super creamy oatmeal smooths it out immediately but is most apparent in the middle where it is pure creamy oatmeal. Chocolate shows up in the finish again but it's more of a bitter dark chocolate here. Goes great with the oatmeal. Hints of anise and chocolate and oatmeal in the lingering aftertaste. Lightest hints of smoke throughout.

M: Heavy, thick, amazingly creamy and smooth. A wonder to drink.

O: This is one helluva beer. Great RIS but with a strong oatmeal character, making it oh so smooth and creamy. A little age may have mellowed it out even more. Flavors are well integrated and smooth. Beer goes down amazingly easy for a 9.4% RIS. I really enjoyed this one. Only reason I can't give it top marks is because of the relatively simple flavors (not as complex as some big RISes can be) and plain, mellow aroma.

Serving type: bottle

02-12-2013 05:22:10 | More by Dope
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birdsellam

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -23.3%

02-11-2013 18:37:30 | More by birdsellam
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Beergelden

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +12%

02-11-2013 12:15:06 | More by Beergelden
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laxer8811

New York

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

02-11-2013 02:59:38 | More by laxer8811
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bcsbeer

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

02-10-2013 18:08:59 | More by bcsbeer
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Dhamma73

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

02-10-2013 00:03:24 | More by Dhamma73
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GRG1313

California

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

02-09-2013 22:32:56 | More by GRG1313
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Erockss

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

02-09-2013 19:18:31 | More by Erockss
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ldhughes3

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

02-09-2013 13:23:15 | More by ldhughes3
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TheRougeBastard

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

02-09-2013 01:11:22 | More by TheRougeBastard
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patm1986

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +17.9%

02-07-2013 17:49:55 | More by patm1986
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browniewithnuts

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -29.2%

02-06-2013 15:10:04 | More by browniewithnuts
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Lare453

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

02-05-2013 09:53:39 | More by Lare453
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ESeab

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

02-04-2013 15:46:26 | More by ESeab
B.O.R.I.S. The Crusher Oatmeal-Imperial Stout from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
94 out of 100 based on 2,270 ratings.