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Holy Moly - Cathedral Square Brewery

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41 Ratings
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Ratings: 41
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 13.4%
Wants: 4
Gots: 6 | 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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Ratings: 41 | Reviews: 9 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by shanblur:
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shanblur

Indiana

3.73/5  rDev 0%

Purchased in St. Louis, MO. Poured from 22oz bomber into a snifter. No date on bottle. A - Dark black with an off white head which leaves extensive lacing. S - Dark chocolate and roasted malt. T - Coffee and dark chocolate flavors. Rich and decadent. M - Light to medium body with a generous carbonation. A good imperial stout. Very dark tasting. Liked the Hail Mary better though.

01-16-2012 01:29:08 | More by shanblur
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bulldogg915

Wyoming

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

04-20-2013 16:56:30 | More by bulldogg915
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jaminjohnson

Yukon (Canada)

4/5  rDev +7.2%

07-06-2012 06:19:45 | More by jaminjohnson
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

11-02-2013 21:54:09 | More by acurtis
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russpowell

Oklahoma

3.56/5  rDev -4.6%

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

03-24-2014 04:20:15 | More by russpowell
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TSJ4000

Iowa

4.73/5  rDev +26.8%

This is the most refreshing Russian Imperial Stout I have had to date. The hops in this beer are really a great addition to the beer. The acid from the hops cuts the thickness of the dark beer. It is not an overly hoppy beer although it has a lot of IBUs. I don't get a really big nose on this beer but what is there is nice an stouty with some hop notes as well. Not a tremendous head by any means but what it lacks in appearance it makes up in taste and mouthfeel. Pretty damn delicious!

05-11-2012 13:43:46 | More by TSJ4000
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VeganUndead

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

06-07-2013 03:56:49 | More by VeganUndead
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buzze40

Illinois

4/5  rDev +7.2%

08-14-2013 23:15:44 | More by buzze40
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

11-12-2013 03:37:37 | More by jaydoc
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Lindleyw

Utah

4/5  rDev +7.2%

04-02-2014 23:33:47 | More by Lindleyw
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FUwolfpacker

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

07-22-2013 03:59:41 | More by FUwolfpacker
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TheBishopco

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +7.2%

09-08-2013 03:04:30 | More by TheBishopco
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jmccullough108

Missouri

2.5/5  rDev -33%

10-26-2013 00:08:41 | More by jmccullough108
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thefluker

Missouri

2.75/5  rDev -26.3%

06-07-2014 22:09:05 | More by thefluker
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TheSarge

Virginia

4.05/5  rDev +8.6%

Looking at this brew... This is the best looking beer from this brewery. Pours perfectly with a two finger thick tan head that has awesome retention. The body is black with dark ruby red hues showing off in normal light.

The aroma is woody, coffee, metallic, cocoa, and vanilla.

The taste has chocolate, tea, and vanilla.

By far this is the best beer from this brewery.

01-08-2012 00:20:08 | More by TheSarge
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IkariBattousai

Nebraska

4/5  rDev +7.2%

09-12-2012 20:21:27 | More by IkariBattousai
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jrcmlc

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

06-17-2012 23:15:00 | More by jrcmlc
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Docrock

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

08-17-2013 01:53:36 | More by Docrock
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soju6

Missouri

3.8/5  rDev +1.9%

A: Pours a black color with a tan head that fades to nice lacing.

S: Aroma of coffee, dark chocolate with some roasted malt and bit of caramel.

F: Flavor of bittersweet chocolate, coffee with some roasted malt. There is a bitterness throughout with a dry finish.

F: Fairly full body, quite smooth. No hint of the 10% alcohol. nice balance.

O: Very nice Imperial Stout from a local brewer. worth a try.

02-11-2012 12:39:01 | More by soju6
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zeff80

Missouri

4.22/5  rDev +13.1%

A - Poured out an opaque, jet-black color with a two-finger, tan head of thick foam. It had nice retention and left sticky patches of lace.

S - It smelled of coffee, roasted malts and some dark chocolate.

T - Good bitter piney hop bite with a blend of chocolate, roasted malt, coffee and burnt molasses.

M - It was crisp, sharp and smooth. A medium bodied ale with a smooth finish. A nice alcohol heat.

O - Best beer from Cathedral Square yet. I really enjoyed this one.

12-10-2011 01:57:21 | More by zeff80
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kemoarps

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

06-16-2013 19:54:33 | More by kemoarps
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HooRy9er

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

04-03-2014 23:11:58 | More by HooRy9er
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pointone

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

06-16-2013 18:23:57 | More by pointone
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hardrock

Arkansas

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

04-27-2013 20:00:13 | More by hardrock
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mercyfulfate

Missouri

4/5  rDev +7.2%

12-16-2011 04:09:14 | More by mercyfulfate
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Holy Moly from Cathedral Square Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 41 ratings.