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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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1,858 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,858
Reviews: 471
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 9.63%
Wants: 1,013
Gots: 644 | FT: 46
Brewed by:
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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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ricknelson

Vermont

4.46/5  rDev +2.3%

Marshal Zhukov's Imperial Stout from Cigar City was something that I picked up at Yankee Spirits in Sturbridge, Ma based solely on the BA rating card place in front it on the store shelf. I trust the BA ratings and in this case they were right on. Tremendous stout to say the lease, and a total surprise that a beer this good could come from Florida. Have it again since my first taste and still rate it as one of best stouts that i have had. My buddy was in Florida recently and I told he had to go to Cigar City and have a Marshal Zhukov. He did, and he liked it so much he went again the next day to have it again. Great beer if you like stouts. Right up there with Goose Bourbon County, KBS and Old Rasputin.

03-13-2014 02:46:48 | More by ricknelson
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ubiq3000

California

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

03-12-2014 21:48:24 | More by ubiq3000
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kjrod20

New York

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

03-12-2014 03:26:24 | More by kjrod20
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hardy008

Minnesota

4.71/5  rDev +8%

2012 Vintage

Pours dark black, almost like motor oil, with a one finger mocha head, which fades to a thin round disc before vanishing, and leaves no lacing. The aroma has dark chocolate, black licorice, roasted malt, molasses, and espresso.

Tastes sweet with the perfect amount of bitterness. There is dark chocolate, roasted malt, espresso, molasses, cherries, dates, figs, and licorice, The dark malt and espresso do a nice job of balancing the sweetness from the other flavors. It's amazing that an 11.00 % abv beer has no alcohol taste. Very nicely made.

Full bodied with modest carbonation, and a chocolate with espresso aftertaste. Definitely a chewy beer. Definitely a world class Russian Imperial Stout.

03-12-2014 02:19:20 | More by hardy008
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JDice20

Louisiana

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

03-11-2014 18:20:49 | More by JDice20
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will1256

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

03-11-2014 03:28:27 | More by will1256
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obiwan_k3n00bi

California

3.25/5  rDev -25.5%

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IPAyForHops

California

4/5  rDev -8.3%

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tsauce2

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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Rhode Island

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

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Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

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Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

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dbrauneis

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

03-03-2014 16:40:59 | More by dbrauneis
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Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

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DimensionX

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

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North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

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Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

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Minnesota

4/5  rDev -8.3%

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Texas

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California

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

02-25-2014 16:36:21 | More by miggy96
Marshal Zhukov's Imperial Stout from Cigar City Brewing
97 out of 100 based on 1,858 ratings.