Marshal Zhukov's Imperial Stout - Zhukov's Penultimate Push - Cigar City Brewing

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Marshal Zhukov's Imperial Stout - Zhukov's Penultimate Push
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Reviews: 6
Hads: 65
rAvg: 4.47
pDev: n/a
Wants: 31
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Florida, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: ktrillionaire on 08-07-2011

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Reviews: 6 | Hads: 65
Reviews by Mposha:
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4.49/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.9/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

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4.3/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

On tap at Hunahpu Day. Served in a wine glass.

Appearance - As always from Zhukov, black and inky. Stains the glass. Mocha head.

Smell - Coffee. Sweet and rich. Molasses and booze.

Taste - Coffee dominates and cuts out some of the flavors that I don't love about Zhukov. It's still sweet, but doesn't seem as cloying. Hefty chocolate and molasses, but the roast of the coffee cuts it.

Mouthfeel - Heavy. Sweet. Medium carbonation.

Overall - Delicious. No line for this at Hunahpu Day. Went back for it multiple times. (522 characters)

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4.94/5  rDev n/a
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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3.8/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

8/12/11. Growler shared pre-GTMW. Pitch black pour with a touch of brown head that fades a ring and laces sparsley. Robust coffee aroma with a bit of sweet and a touch of sour. Rich, sweet flavor with huge lingering coffee and a touch of tart... not bad! (254 characters)

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4.67/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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4.79/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.33/5  rDev n/a
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Penultimate Push is a variant of a variant; nice job CCB. This is a take on Final Push, and includes Mazzaro's espresso (in place of Kopi Luwak) and aging on chocolate and vanilla. The pour is oily black, has thick legs on the glass' wall, and is capped with a sinister burnt umber-hued head; it has the quintessential RIS look. The nose is rich in coffee and chocolate, decadently so, and is very very desert-like. It is almost as confectionery as, say, ST Choklat, Mokah or Jahva. The flavor backs, or redoubles, these sweet candy-like impressions, suggesting something akin to a hot fudge sundae atop a double-chocolate brownie with a handful of tootsie rolls on the side, served with cafe mocha and a shot of Tia Maria. It is honestly a bit too gaudy in flavor for me. As a child, I would've loved this, don't get me wrong, but then - as a child, I'd have no business drinking 11% Stout. I digress... The feel is big, rich and silky; quite enhancing. Overall this is a very good beer, but not quite as fantastic as other special CCB treats. (1,044 characters)

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4.75/5  rDev n/a

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look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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Marshal Zhukov's Imperial Stout - Zhukov's Penultimate Push from Cigar City Brewing
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