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Cocoa Psycho - BrewDog

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BA SCORE
88
very good

206 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 206
Reviews: 36
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 12.76%
Wants: 9
Gots: 33 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
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United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Welcome to the world of Cocoa Psycho, a liquid dimension where pure indulgence reigns.

Originally brewed some 250 years ago to celebrate the Russian Royal Family, this 10% Imperial Russian stout borrows from the decadence of the time with its extravagantly smooth blend of crushed coffee beans, cocoa nibs and dark malts.

But continue to dig a little deeper, past the infusions of vanilla pods and toasted oak chips, and eventually you'll come face-to-face with the madness required to make this beer; a kind of insanity that would have made Rasputin himself proud.

To fully unleash the aromas and bittersweet luxury of this stout, we recommend drinking it from a stemmed beer glass before taking a sledgehammer to a Faberge Egg.

(Beer added by: dgilks on 03-14-2013)
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Dave1999

North Carolina

3.88/5  rDev -1%

Pours pitch black with a milky coffee coloured head. Look fantastic can't wait to try it.

The smell is sweet malts and just a hint of coffee.

The taste is malts, slight bitterness upfront, giving way to some milky cream and sweetness. The finish has some sourness and a bit of alcohol heat.

The mouthfeel a bit thinner than I like in a RIS, there is a little prickly carbonation which works pretty well.

Overall a pretty tasty RIS just doesn't have the mouthfeel that you get with ten fidy or stone RIS.

02-23-2014 00:46:42 | More by Dave1999
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Pours damn near to black, under a very dark, rich and creamy mocha head that leaves nice solid rings of sturdy lacing with every sip.

Sweet mocha/chocolate/dark grains nose

On the palate, waves of chocolate, malt balls and again smooth and flavorful dark grains.

10% well masked, super smooth, dangerously delicious and easy drinking.

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Cocoa Psycho from BrewDog
88 out of 100 based on 206 ratings.