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Old World Russian Imperial Stout - BrewDog

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Old World Russian Imperial StoutOld World Russian Imperial Stout

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BA SCORE
89
very good

105 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 105
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 14.36%
Wants: 10
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  8.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed exclusively for sale at Total Wine locations.

(Beer added by: Immortale25 on 11-10-2011)
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Ohio

4/5  rDev +0.8%

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Schmoog

United Kingdom (Scotland)

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

12-29-2013 13:44:44 | More by Schmoog
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Kirk

United Kingdom (England)

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

12-27-2013 11:56:03 | More by Kirk
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Nordbier

Georgia

4/5  rDev +0.8%

12-24-2013 23:49:22 | More by Nordbier
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Switzerland

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

11-30-2013 01:26:43 | More by crosenkrantz
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ROGUE16

Delaware

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

09-21-2013 13:44:40 | More by ROGUE16
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shand

Florida

3.96/5  rDev -0.3%

The owl on the label made me buy it. I'm a sucker for owls. Old World RIS has an awesome black pour with a large head. Roast, licorice, and leafy hops on the nose. Taste-wise, it's got a nice roast presence that goes with the leafy hops, but not really much to stand out. Tasty and drinkable, but this beer won't knock you on your feet by any means.

05-31-2013 04:58:33 | More by shand
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LambicKing

Florida

4/5  rDev +0.8%

02-16-2013 21:12:59 | More by LambicKing
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gunpwdr

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

02-14-2013 01:10:11 | More by gunpwdr
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Hanzo

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

02-11-2013 18:32:14 | More by Hanzo
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DmanGTR

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

02-05-2013 18:56:09 | More by DmanGTR
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mmikey8

California

4/5  rDev +0.8%

12-17-2012 00:41:00 | More by mmikey8
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facundoCNB

New Jersey

4.03/5  rDev +1.5%

a dark brown/black pour with 2 fingers of fluffy tan head leaving behind nice lacing. smells of roasted barley, chocolate, dates, coffee. the taste is of light roasted coffee, toasted grains, cocoa, burnt caramel with a nice bitter dark roast aftertaste. medium body with low carbonation.. actually drinks really nicely and still leaves behind a creamy mouthful like a full body beer.

this is a very nice affordable beer, perfectly aged for about a year. maybe i'll pick one up again if i see it this winter.

12-02-2012 03:23:48 | More by facundoCNB
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Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

10-23-2012 21:09:08 | More by sendbeer
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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

10-23-2012 19:17:47 | More by imperialking
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mhbarber

Virginia

4/5  rDev +0.8%

10-04-2012 23:40:58 | More by mhbarber
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stakem

Pennsylvania

3.58/5  rDev -9.8%

Bottle purchased and consumed while on vacation in florida back in July. Poured in a snifter, the brew appears black in color with brown clarity around the edges when held to the light. A dark tan to mocha colored head appears with a finger strength that recedes leaving fingers and patches of lace on the glass.

The smell includes notes of licorice and dark fruity quality. Some sweet milky chocolate is also thrown into the mix with herbal hop quality emerging as it warms up.

The taste includes a bit of licorice, dark roasty quality that brings out some espresso roast character but with raisins and a herbal bitterness along with fruity fusel alcohol. There is a bit of milk chocolate aftertaste.

This is a medium bodied brew with a modest amount of carbonation. It is smooth and easy drinking for the level of alcohol. A bit more on the fruity side than what I would prefer but not a bad brew. The price point on these makes it worth a try if you get the chance (much unlike nearly every other brew they have.)

09-07-2012 19:05:38 | More by stakem
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Georgia

4/5  rDev +0.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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Nevada

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

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Oregon

4/5  rDev +0.8%

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California

5/5  rDev +25.9%

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California

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

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California

3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

07-18-2012 07:05:18 | More by Brentnjen
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Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

07-16-2012 22:13:39 | More by PEIhop
Old World Russian Imperial Stout from BrewDog
89 out of 100 based on 105 ratings.