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Marshal Zhukov's Imperial Stout - Cigar City Brewing

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Ratings: 2,133
Reviews: 487
rAvg: 4.37
pDev: 9.61%
Wants: 1,071
Gots: 724 | FT: 63
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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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A: light-devouring black pour; dark brown cap slimmed to some collar foam and a vague sheen

S: bittersweet dark malts soaked in molasses and vanilla; faint herbal accents

T: rich dark malt silk brings bittersweet chocolate syrup across the palate; sweet dark brown molasses sweetness, rounded off with a boozy vanilla character; undercurrents of cold espresso with lemon peel

M: silky smooth, dense, lush; bittersweetness lingers along with a slight stickiness; herbal hops contribute a drying effect on the finish...

O: an excellent entry into the big boys of double stouts - right up there with any of your favorites - sure to impress.

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Marshal Zhukov's Imperial Stout from Cigar City Brewing
97 out of 100 based on 2,133 ratings.