Marshal Zhukov's Imperial Stout - Cigar City Brewing
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4.75/5 rDev +8.9%
Birthday beer for this birthday boy. Had this in the cellar for about six months. Crack-a-lack time.
Pours a black as night brew pour with a beautiful beige foamy head. Not much lacing but who cares?
The aroma is big chocolate, and molasses goodness. Light boozy burn in the nose but really sweet smelling. Some tobacco, jerky and shoe polish as well.
The taste is more on the chocolate side. Rich and creamy. Toffee does come out well here though the 11% is almost non-existent......until I stood up. Some roastiness and coffee bean on the aftertaste.
Overall this was a big want for me and I was able to procure a bottle from Letspour. I was not disappointed. This is a fantastic RIS that deserves the love it gets. Seek it out and enjoy. Definitely worthy of a birthday beer.
08-18-2014 19:22:57 | More by kaseydad
Marshal Zhukov's Imperial Stout from Cigar City Brewing
97 out of 100 based on 1,866 ratings.