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Southampton Imperial Russian Stout - Southampton Publick House

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Southampton Imperial Russian StoutSouthampton Imperial Russian Stout

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

279 Ratings
THE BROS
72
okay

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Ratings: 279
Reviews: 155
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 10.38%
Wants: 389
Gots: 95 | FT: 8
Brewed by:
Southampton Publick House visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-08-2002)
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StoutFest

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -17.5%

12-24-2011 17:00:04 | More by StoutFest
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beerandcycling88

Washington

3/5  rDev -29.2%

12-21-2011 03:24:46 | More by beerandcycling88
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SpdKilz

Illinois

4.43/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A big thanks to Shane for sharing this at a recent small tasting at sirotan’s up in Ann Arbor. 2010 vintage.

Appearance – Pours into my tulip with a dark black color and about a half finger of mocha colored head that dissipates slowly leaving some nice lacing.

Smell – Loads of bittersweet cocoa/chocolate and roasted malts. This is always a positive sign to me because it means the initial aromas are not too sweet...which personally is a bit off putting for a RIS. A hint of molasses and caramel, but again it is not the dominant aroma.

Taste – Char, roasted malts, and bittersweet chocolate up front. A very dry stout. Mixes in with just a hint of sweet molasses (and a touch of toffee).

Mouthfeel – Medium to full bodied, moderate carbonation, creamy, finishes dry.

Overall – A great RIS. Very glad I was able to try this due to a generous BA. Would seek out in the future.

Serving type: bottle

12-20-2011 02:03:36 | More by SpdKilz
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Texasfan549

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

12-19-2011 18:10:40 | More by Texasfan549
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kjkinsey

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

12-19-2011 14:18:10 | More by kjkinsey
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jackie7787

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

12-17-2011 20:14:06 | More by jackie7787
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bespin15

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

12-08-2011 16:42:20 | More by bespin15
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imperialking

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.7%

12-08-2011 15:29:26 | More by imperialking
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ATPete

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -5.7%

12-03-2011 23:42:57 | More by ATPete
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -5.7%

12-01-2011 00:25:26 | More by Rochefort10nh
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johnbjaeger

Illinois

5/5  rDev +17.9%

11-27-2011 15:41:47 | More by johnbjaeger
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nmann08

District of Columbia

4.75/5  rDev +12%

11-24-2011 19:29:17 | More by nmann08
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Exiled

Texas

4/5  rDev -5.7%

11-22-2011 04:45:07 | More by Exiled
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RCM505

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +17.9%

11-19-2011 15:30:14 | More by RCM505
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Photekut

Tennessee

5/5  rDev +17.9%

11-17-2011 01:44:21 | More by Photekut
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sideshowe

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

11-16-2011 14:11:51 | More by sideshowe
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HopStoopid120

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -5.7%

11-15-2011 19:21:42 | More by HopStoopid120
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doughanson78

Washington

5/5  rDev +17.9%

11-15-2011 08:21:16 | More by doughanson78
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -5.7%

11-15-2011 03:27:19 | More by JAHMUR
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afksports

New York

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

11-14-2011 15:57:06 | More by afksports
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Kaydogg

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

11-14-2011 15:54:38 | More by Kaydogg
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bsuedekum

Missouri

4/5  rDev -5.7%

11-14-2011 09:49:56 | More by bsuedekum
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Chriscrundwell12

Minnesota

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

22 oz bottle sharred with many BA's at this years Darkness Eve tasting. Thanks Kevin for sharring this bottle.

Bottle# 5/500

A- No apparent head in the initial pour no lacing, dark black color, very opaque.
S- I get dark fruits upfront (plums, raisins, figs), dark roasted malts, slight chocolate presence, coffee.
T- Really smooth drinking, dark fruits, raisins, plums, dark malts, coffee, roasted notes, well balanced, really nice RIS.
M- Medium mouth feel, well carbonated, smooth drinking, dry finish.
O- Overall its easy drinking and enjoyable, not a beer I would hunt down, but glad to try it once, thanks kbutler1 for sharing this.

Serving type: bottle

10-30-2011 03:16:44 | More by Chriscrundwell12
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kbutler1

Minnesota

3.35/5  rDev -21%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Bottle. 2010 vintage. #5/500. Pours a dark brwon color with a tan head. Roasty, leather, and dark fruit. Medium/heavy mouthfeel. Rich and complex aroma. The taste is dominated by an over roast note that I find a little detracting. Roas, dark chocolate, and leather in the flavor as well. Overall, decent but the over roast bittereness to me is offputting and as I said detracts from my overall enjoyment of the beer.

Serving type: bottle

10-23-2011 17:19:59 | More by kbutler1
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joefuzz

New York

4.85/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

2011 vintage Bottle 301 of 650 split with a friend poured into snifters.

Pours jet black, used motor oil black with a dark brown head.

Smells of roasted malt, coffee and ripe plums

Taste is amazing, huge malty taste up front with a pleasent coffee aftertaste.

Mouthfeel is pure velvet its so smooth carbontion is perfect.

Overall mind blowing RIS can't wait until this comes out again next year.

Serving type: bottle

10-21-2011 05:48:21 | More by joefuzz
Southampton Imperial Russian Stout from Southampton Publick House
94 out of 100 based on 279 ratings.