1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Marshal Zhukov's Imperial Stout - Cigar City Brewing

Not Rated.
Marshal Zhukov's Imperial StoutMarshal Zhukov's Imperial Stout

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
97
world-class

1,901 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 1,901
Reviews: 475
rAvg: 4.37
pDev: 9.61%
Wants: 1,024
Gots: 666 | FT: 50
Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
This Russian Imperial Stout is dedicated to Georgy Zhukov, arguably one of the finest generals of World War II. Opaque black in color, with notes of espresso, chocolate, dark toffee and hints of backstrap molasses. The English hop varietals provide a subtle herbal dryness, and finishes with a hearty slap of roasty espresso. Pair Marshal Zhukov’s with Mushroom Solyanka, dark chocolate, cherries and ground wars in Russia.

We brew and release Zhukov's in the summer knowing that a beer of this heft reaches its full potential a few months after release. So save a bottle for the cold winter!

80 IBU

(Beer added by: BigMcLargeHuge on 11-17-2008)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 1,901 | Reviews: 475 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of tazzman
4/5  rDev -8.5%

tazzman, Apr 21, 2013
Photo of newbrewer_zb
4/5  rDev -8.5%

newbrewer_zb, Aug 19, 2014
Photo of millerbuffoon
4/5  rDev -8.5%

millerbuffoon, Aug 29, 2013
Photo of meerkat2
4/5  rDev -8.5%

meerkat2, Feb 12, 2012
Photo of Nolen12
4/5  rDev -8.5%

Nolen12, Oct 04, 2013
Photo of IPAyForHops
4/5  rDev -8.5%

IPAyForHops, Mar 10, 2014
Photo of Xudoo
4/5  rDev -8.5%

Xudoo, Feb 29, 2012
Photo of JamesH
4/5  rDev -8.5%

JamesH, Aug 24, 2014
Photo of BillHilly
4/5  rDev -8.5%

BillHilly, Mar 06, 2013
Photo of Graffy
4/5  rDev -8.5%

Graffy, Jul 11, 2014
Photo of vonnegut21
4/5  rDev -8.5%

vonnegut21, Jan 11, 2013
Photo of Dirtinabottle
4/5  rDev -8.5%

Dirtinabottle, Jan 07, 2014
Photo of jkball01
4/5  rDev -8.5%

jkball01, Oct 01, 2013
Photo of BradleyR
4/5  rDev -8.5%

BradleyR, Nov 18, 2013
Photo of danbar
4/5  rDev -8.5%

danbar, Nov 27, 2011
Photo of Yeti1979
4/5  rDev -8.5%

Yeti1979, Oct 03, 2013
Photo of mmulebarn
4/5  rDev -8.5%

mmulebarn, Nov 22, 2013
Photo of dudecandle
4/5  rDev -8.5%

A: Black body, small and very dark head.

S: Chocolate, vanilla, smoke, a hefty dose of coffee.

T: This is delicious, but very straightforward in its profile. Chocolate, coffee, and smoke. The smoke is actually a little stronger than I'd prefer, and is really a downer for me.

M: Big with some alcohol burn, but the smoke is a bit bothersome.

D: I actually got a bit bored through only 8 ounces of this. I know it's great, but frankly, the smoke overtook it for me. Chocolate and coffee are good, but I would have preferred a stronger third pop there.

dudecandle, Feb 18, 2010
Photo of TX-Badger
4/5  rDev -8.5%

TX-Badger, Jun 07, 2014
Photo of Evan
4/5  rDev -8.5%

Evan, Aug 04, 2012
Photo of Dawgboned37
4/5  rDev -8.5%

Dawgboned37, Jun 10, 2014
Photo of Cstromberg57
4/5  rDev -8.5%

Cstromberg57, Feb 27, 2012
Photo of deekyn
4/5  rDev -8.5%

deekyn, May 16, 2013
Photo of Lob
4/5  rDev -8.5%

Lob, Sep 30, 2012
Marshal Zhukov's Imperial Stout from Cigar City Brewing
97 out of 100 based on 1,901 ratings.