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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

2,250 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,250
Reviews: 978
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 9.43%
Wants: 234
Gots: 452 | 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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NSK79

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

12-28-2012 22:25:07 | More by NSK79
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ChicagoNick

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

12-28-2012 17:10:56 | More by ChicagoNick
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Vince1979

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +12%

12-27-2012 23:40:19 | More by Vince1979
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NickyDee21

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

12-26-2012 08:16:08 | More by NickyDee21
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waiting4lunch

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +12%

12-25-2012 02:39:55 | More by waiting4lunch
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SDG1070

Ohio

4/5  rDev -5.7%

12-23-2012 14:25:54 | More by SDG1070
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HomerS

Sweden

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

12-22-2012 17:38:25 | More by HomerS
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451beer

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

12-21-2012 18:37:05 | More by 451beer
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CSQ1111

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -5.7%

12-21-2012 17:40:57 | More by CSQ1111
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doucmehu

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

12-21-2012 16:46:02 | More by doucmehu
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kb2250

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

12-20-2012 04:52:45 | More by kb2250
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BrewStew58

New York

4/5  rDev -5.7%

12-18-2012 20:49:56 | More by BrewStew58
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NilocRellim

Minnesota

4.08/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured cold from the bottle.

This beer poured very dark brown with a very dark brown head. The smell is pretty strong, but average for an imperial stout. Very strong burnt smell with oats and sweet-malt. The taste was slightly sweet and malty initially, with a roasted finish.

Would I buy it again? Yes.

Serving type: bottle

12-17-2012 03:50:50 | More by NilocRellim
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SkeeterBoganski

Colorado

4.23/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bomber to tulip-pint

A - dark, viscous looking; quarter-inch deep mocha head; significant lacing and retention

S - dark, sweet chocolate; some maple and vanilla notes too; lots of coffee and roasted malts

T - oatmeal; baking chocolate; dark coffee; caramel and roasted malts; malty as shit actually; nice hoppy flavors too

M - slick and chewy; rich; heavy as oil; it's like chocolate syrup in oatmeal stout form

O - this is a damn fine beer with a lot of solid flavors without being unnecessarily complex; deep, heavy, dark, malty goodness; this beer is quite nectar-y and delicious; looking forward to trying BA BORIS and DORIS.

Serving type: bottle

12-16-2012 22:41:04 | More by SkeeterBoganski
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ChefHopMeister

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

12-16-2012 20:42:20 | More by ChefHopMeister
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derricksmalls

Virginia

4/5  rDev -5.7%

12-16-2012 17:28:30 | More by derricksmalls
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quilty

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

12-15-2012 01:24:27 | More by quilty
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StoutIrish

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

12-14-2012 14:13:52 | More by StoutIrish
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Treb0R

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

12-13-2012 16:56:26 | More by Treb0R
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BeerNFoodDood

Colorado

4.38/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

B.O.R.I.S pored from a bomber into a tasting glass.

Pours jet black with little to no head. The slight caramel head that appears resides to the sides quickly.

Beer smells of toffee, maple, coffee and chocolate. The nose it pretty light but what I can smell is complex.

The beer is very smooth and incredibly easy drinking at near 10% abv. I taste some smoky notes as well as coffee, maple and chocolate. This beer drinks great for what the nose lacks the taste conquers.

Great Beer.

Cheers

Serving type: bottle

12-13-2012 02:36:54 | More by BeerNFoodDood
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jlginder

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

12-12-2012 01:30:21 | More by jlginder
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GreatBloomer

Texas

4/5  rDev -5.7%

12-10-2012 18:05:39 | More by GreatBloomer
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Liquoric3

Germany

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

12-09-2012 19:15:20 | More by Liquoric3
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ZirconTweezer

Alabama

4.08/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bomber poured into my Tucher Helles glass.

A: Thick, opaque with a creamy 2 finger head that dissipated fairly quickly and left little lacing.

S: Nice, earthy smell with dark fruit aroma.

T: Smooth up front with full flavor developing near the finish. Notes of coffee and dark chocolate and a near perfect amount of hops round out the taste.

M: Smooth as silk and creamy.

O: This is a very well balanced stout with a big, malt-forward flavor and just right hoppiness. Be careful though: it goes down easily so don't get ahead of yourself...

Serving type: bottle

12-09-2012 03:32:57 | More by ZirconTweezer
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RuckusDu

Colorado

3.85/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

No date on the bottle, but I think it is about a year old. 22oz into Duvel tulip. A pretty good looking beer. Over a finger of dark mocha colored head which stays for a bit. Body is pitch black and nobody is seeing through this thing. Aroma wants to hide from me. Some milky chocolate and a little sourness. Very roasty mixed nuts. Flavor is too much bitter chocolate for me. A little bit of dark roasty almonds. There is a sweetness too that turns into sour milk. Body is right where I enjoy my stouts. Some good carbonation but not overpowering and a solid body.

Overall a nice beer, but too roasty and bitter for me. The other aspects of the beer are very good however.

Serving type: bottle

12-06-2012 00:19:30 | More by RuckusDu
B.O.R.I.S. The Crusher Oatmeal-Imperial Stout from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
94 out of 100 based on 2,250 ratings.