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Holy Moly - Cathedral Square Brewery

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46 Ratings
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Ratings: 46
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 13.98%
Wants: 3
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cathedral Square Brewery visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed in the Russian Imperial Stout style, this offering boasts plenty of malt character and an aggressive amount of hops. A rich, flavorful ale with a finish you won’t believe.

(Beer added by: zeff80 on 12-10-2011)
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3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +27.7%

Photo of barnzy78
3.76/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

22oz bottle,
A 3.5 - black with a creamy tan head that fades rather quickly
S 4 - sweet nose with dark chocolate, roasted barley, anise, earthy hop
T 3.75 - lots of dark chocolate with caramel, roasted barley, french roast coffee, anise, earth, pine, oats perhaps, some dark fruit especially as it warms
M 3.75 - medium-full body but feels thin at times, creamy and smooth, moderate carbonation
O 3.75 - I liked the abundance of dark chocolate notes, but it all doesn't meld perfectly for me for some reason. Either way, it was still very enjoyable.

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3.84/5  rDev +3.2%

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2.75/5  rDev -26.1%

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4/5  rDev +7.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

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2.75/5  rDev -26.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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4/5  rDev +7.5%

Photo of russpowell
3.56/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pour an effervescent mahogany with 2+ fingers of mocha colored head. Stellar head retention & lacing

S: A little dark fruit & carob, vanilla & boozeyness once warm

T: Faint smokeyness & prunes, some carob up front. More prunes as this warms, some carob & black currant, a little bit of minty hops & chocolate, plus woodiness. Finishes dry, woody & with a bit of prune & chocolate

MF: Medium body, near flat carbonation, becomes stickier & a bit fuller once warm

Kind of a middleweight in a division of heavyweights, worth a try, but not very memorable. Got a little better once warm

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2.13/5  rDev -42.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.25

The smell is fine and so is the look. However, the roast malts seem completely over powered with the aftertaste with a sweetness. When I drink an imperial stout, I want intense roast malts ... hints of coffee or fruit. This stout lacked this and had a strange aftertaste.

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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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2.5/5  rDev -32.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

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4/5  rDev +7.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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4/5  rDev +7.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

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Holy Moly from Cathedral Square Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 46 ratings.