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Kremlin Crude - Beer Here

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BA SCORE
87
very good

24 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 24
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 8.35%


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Denmark

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed at De Proef

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-01-2011)
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Reviews by heygeebee:
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heygeebee

Australia

4/5  rDev +1.3%

06-26-2013 03:05:18 | More by heygeebee
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Focusf111

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

04-14-2014 00:02:34 | More by Focusf111
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Kevincredible

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

04-12-2014 02:58:10 | More by Kevincredible
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ThePaleRider

California

3.1/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - Very dark body, one finger khaki head with decent retention, and nice lacing.

S - Toasted rye, dark chocolates, lots of burnt sugar, and smokey!

T - Very harsh alcohol up front followed by a strong, smokey flavor. Lots of Irish Scotch flavors from the smoke.

M - Sandpaper rough like the Russian soul (according to my Russian girlfriend). Not super heavy for an Imperial Stout.

O - Go for this if you like your stouts very smoked. Not a lot of malts or smooth chocolate/coffee flavors in there. Not really what I'm into. Reminds me too much of drinking a campfire.

Serving type: bottle

12-27-2013 04:14:04 | More by ThePaleRider
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kaelingirl

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1.3%

12-02-2013 13:41:07 | More by kaelingirl
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beergoot

Colorado

3.99/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Big, deep brown body with a fluffy, billowy, sticky head. Molasses and scorched sugar aroma; toffee and brown sugar; faint coffee grounds. Toffee, roasted grains, smooth boozy flavor with wisps of hop bitterness. Heavy bodied yet smooth and dry on the tongue.

Like many northern European dark ales, this one is jam packed with flavor and attitude. Bold complexity and broad depth abound. Flavors outshine the large boozy character yet everything melds together nicely.

Serving type: bottle

11-28-2013 02:51:05 | More by beergoot
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Irish12

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

10-31-2013 11:54:56 | More by Irish12
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Axnjxn

North Carolina

4.13/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500ml bottle into a FW tulip. no bottling date but i'm guessing about a year old.

Pours a pitch black with a nice 1.5 finger beige head. Amazing lacing on this one as well. The smell is intense right as it hits the glass. Huge roasted malt characteristics as well as a ton of chocolate on the nose. Oh jeez, the taste is quite nice! Big toasted/smoked maltiness to this one. Its much smokier than i would have anticipated. But not in the campfire burnt smokey way. Dark fruit is also present. Its got a really creamy mouthfeel to it even though its a big beer. Chocolate notes are definitely apparent in the taste and overall this is just a real well made RIS. Its not too in your face either which makes me tend to think its got about a year of age on it. I'd recommend this to all fans of the style!

Serving type: bottle

09-26-2013 20:19:27 | More by Axnjxn
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weeare138

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

08-04-2013 23:20:52 | More by weeare138
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BeerHunter76

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

07-23-2013 02:36:33 | More by BeerHunter76
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kjkinsey

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

07-22-2013 00:09:34 | More by kjkinsey
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Rwalford74

Australia

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

06-22-2013 23:12:45 | More by Rwalford74
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Zbeetleman

California

4/5  rDev +1.3%

05-15-2013 06:18:22 | More by Zbeetleman
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Devinph

California

4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

04-21-2013 05:43:50 | More by Devinph
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bigsquirrel

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

04-15-2013 19:54:07 | More by bigsquirrel
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notchucknorris

California

3.95/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Pours a dark brown color with a monstrous foamy light brown head. The head took forever to go down and eventually settled at about one finger.

S: Peat, dark roasted coffee, root beer, burnt wood, anise and unsweetened baking chocolate.

T: Opens on a wet earth/peat note with a good amount of smoke. This is quickly replaced by a tootsie roll/chocolate cake sweetness. Flavor moves on to chocolate covered espresso bean and roasted malt and ends on a soft but bitter and charred note. Mouthfeel is medium and slightly slick. Doesn't show much of the 10%. A pretty tasty RIS.

Serving type: bottle

01-30-2013 03:06:34 | More by notchucknorris
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seand

California

3.84/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours an opaque black with lots and lots of foamy light tan head. A reasonable blanket retains, and leaves solid streaks of lacing.

S: Molasses and caramel, roasted malt, black coffee, and a touch of cocoa powder.

T: A thick bed of sweetness with a lighter note on top that comes through starting mid palate. Finish is full flavored and sweet, with some roasted malt notes.

M: Full bodied, medium carbonation.

Overall, a nice rendition of an imperial stout.

Serving type: bottle

01-26-2013 03:07:32 | More by seand
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CSpoons

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

01-23-2013 02:24:19 | More by CSpoons
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sendbeer

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

01-13-2013 23:56:59 | More by sendbeer
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JonBarley

California

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

12-10-2012 04:17:53 | More by JonBarley
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haywood415


4/5  rDev +1.3%

12-06-2012 00:29:44 | More by haywood415
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brotherloco

California

4/5  rDev +1.3%

11-30-2012 02:52:40 | More by brotherloco
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Brad007

Vermont

3.9/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours the color of texas tea, complete with a thick brown head into my glass. I just love the name mostly.

Lots of roasted coffee with some chocolate notes. It's hard to tell at this point exactly what to expect from the taste.

This is no beer for pussies. It clocked my taste buds with a nice dose of coffee, dark fruit and cocoa.

Alcohol warmth packs a punch and this could certainly benefit from some aging. Lingering cocoa and coffee round out the mouthfeel.

A textbook RIS that packs a punch. Age it for a few months and see where it goes. A bit too much for me at this point.

Serving type: bottle

11-07-2012 18:09:31 | More by Brad007
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

4.05/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

how has this not been written up yet? my bottle is listed at 10% abv, not 11, but nevermind that. it pours a flowy cola color with just a little light seeping in and a tan head that fades to a thin film. nice nose, peaty as hell, smoke and earth, sweet compost, black coffee, and even like a brown rice grainy sensation. flavor is smokey for just a second, but gives way to whiskey flavor, or more of a scotch whiskey. there is light vanilla, burnt wood, and coffee beans. the peat comes back in the finish, which i really like. in combination with the booze, its lovely and warming going down. carbonation doesnt appear to be heavy, but its very expansive in the mouth, soft though, and bitter from the fired malts. an impressive product, and my first from beer here. tasty gear, unique, should do well in the american market.

Serving type: bottle

11-06-2012 02:48:11 | More by StonedTrippin
Kremlin Crude from Beer Here
87 out of 100 based on 24 ratings.