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Marshal Zhukov's Imperial Stout - Cigar City Brewing

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Marshal Zhukov's Imperial StoutMarshal Zhukov's Imperial Stout

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Ratings: 1,904
Reviews: 476
rAvg: 4.37
pDev: 9.61%
Wants: 1,027
Gots: 666 | FT: 49
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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)
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Poured from a 750 into a pint glass.

Appearance: This beer is pitch black with a slight dark brown head.

Aroma: I'm picking up some coffee, dark chocolate and a roasted almond smell.

Taste: It starts off with some sweet chocolate before giving way to coffee. Its a big beer whose flavors balance the alcohol. It reminds me of ten-fidy which is a good thing.

Feel. Its thick creamy and smooth.

It is a well balanced delicious beer.

1Nrwyscotch, Friday at 12:50 AM
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Pours a inky black without any head whatsoever and therefore no lace.

The smell is licorice, molasses and a light amount of burnt malt.

The taste is much the same as the smell with more molasses, a slight bitterness and some gentle warming.

Mouthfeel is pretty thick, easy going down but there is no carbonation at all. Tends to thin a bit as it warms.

Drinkability is pretty good, I enjoyed it though a bit more carbonation would have made an improvement to me.

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Marshal Zhukov's Imperial Stout from Cigar City Brewing
97 out of 100 based on 1,904 ratings.