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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

2,274 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,274
Reviews: 978
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 9.43%
Wants: 243
Gots: 451 | FT: 37
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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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
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jstout26

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

06-16-2014 12:59:43 | More by jstout26
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JJChrist

Maine

4/5  rDev -5.7%

06-14-2014 17:53:53 | More by JJChrist
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bowzer4birdie

Illinois

4.49/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had this on draft @ Local Option. I definitely underrated this beer.

Deep, dark-tan pour with a dark brown head/lacing. You taste and smell chocolate, coffee, sweetness from the oatmeal and experience a strong bodied taste from the malt backbone. What I really enjoyed was the creamy mouth-feel no doubt influenced by the oatmeal as well.

What I would really like to try is BA Boris but still hard for me to justify @$18.00 a bomber. After having Boris, though, I may find it easier to open up the wallet going forward.

Serving type: on-tap

06-14-2014 13:51:46 | More by bowzer4birdie
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kenzilka007

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -5.7%

06-14-2014 13:40:01 | More by kenzilka007
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tjsmith910

Florida

3/5  rDev -29.2%

06-14-2014 01:51:47 | More by tjsmith910
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TheDoodles

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +12%

06-12-2014 23:45:00 | More by TheDoodles
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moshea

Michigan

4/5  rDev -5.7%

06-09-2014 23:43:46 | More by moshea
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IAmHollywood13

Ohio

4/5  rDev -5.7%

06-09-2014 18:08:08 | More by IAmHollywood13
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MasterPenguins

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

06-08-2014 04:17:00 | More by MasterPenguins
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ArsMoriendiOU818

New York

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

06-07-2014 21:04:23 | More by ArsMoriendiOU818
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Kaizoku

Sweden

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

06-07-2014 09:45:17 | More by Kaizoku
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adam42381

Florida

4/5  rDev -5.7%

06-03-2014 19:21:40 | More by adam42381
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aquazr1

California

4/5  rDev -5.7%

06-03-2014 04:33:14 | More by aquazr1
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bobv

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

06-02-2014 16:38:47 | More by bobv
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kilobees

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

06-01-2014 22:17:04 | More by kilobees
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JJKBeerLvr

Pennsylvania

4.66/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Sampled June 2014 from bottle in pint glass.

Appearance: Pitch black, dark color, with a nice dark tan head. The head lasted a long time.

Smell: There are roasted malt aromas, along with some strong coffee aromas. Some hops in the aroma, as well as a sweetness from the oatmeal as well. Nice combination and balance between the hops, oatmeal, and the malts.

Taste: Full-bodied with great balance of malt and hops. There is a hint of sweetness that may be due to the oats, but it has an excellent taste. The combination of strong hops and roasted malts and strong alcohol give this drink powerful flavors.

Mouthfeel: Full-bodied, but very smooth. Very creamy, probably due to the oatmeal.

Overall: This was the first time I tried this beer, but I love it. Overall an excellent stout. I will definitely look for this and buy it again.

Serving type: bottle

06-01-2014 17:09:29 | More by JJKBeerLvr
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Rodosman

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.7%

05-30-2014 03:06:56 | More by Rodosman
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sebaastionb

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

05-30-2014 02:43:47 | More by sebaastionb
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neckbracesub

Indiana

4/5  rDev -5.7%

05-29-2014 23:17:21 | More by neckbracesub
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appetiteforparis

Colorado

4/5  rDev -5.7%

05-28-2014 19:18:04 | More by appetiteforparis
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PappyVans

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

05-28-2014 08:08:39 | More by PappyVans
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TheBishopco

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

05-28-2014 07:45:32 | More by TheBishopco
B.O.R.I.S. The Crusher Oatmeal-Imperial Stout from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
94 out of 100 based on 2,274 ratings.