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IStout - 8 Wired Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

200 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 200
Reviews: 79
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 10.47%
Wants: 13
Gots: 26 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
8 Wired Brewing Co. visit their website
New Zealand (Aotearoa)

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Beware, this is a BIG beer. Brimming with luscious roasted coffee and chocolate malt flavours which are balanced by a brisk bitterness and bold freshness from the hops.

If you’re feeling politically incorrect try it with your favourite cigar, or a dram of your best single malt whisky. Or, if your tooth is sweeter, why not jump in at the deep end with the most decadent dessert of all; half a bottle in a glass with a generous scoop of vanilla ice cream on top (beer geeks like us know it as the Imperial Stout Float). Or simply enjoy it on its own as a decadent dessert or night cap - the perfect winter warmer!

If you don’t already know the history of Russian Imperial Stouts please check it out on the internet, it’s a good story. But remember, although based on that century-old classic style, this beer is a very modern interpretation, like all our beers!

70 IBU

(Beer added by: dgilks on 11-06-2010)
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gpblackgt

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +6%

08-21-2014 00:23:11 | More by gpblackgt
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bnes09

Illinois

3.73/5  rDev -7%

Ink black. Weak head on the pour.

Big roasted aroma of coffee and almonds with a soothing woody, bourbon edge.

Dark chocolate flavor, bitter espresso. Tobacco and charcoal. Spicy, herbal, earthy hop character. Somewhat rough bitterness.

Heavy, malty body. Low carbonation. Sticky texture. Dry finish from the hops.

Ok. Might need aged a little too mellow it out and blend the flavors.

08-14-2014 01:18:18 | More by bnes09
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dmorgan310

Panama

4/5  rDev -0.2%

07-29-2014 08:54:26 | More by dmorgan310
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Gasc0igne

Australia

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

07-24-2014 13:03:49 | More by Gasc0igne
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

07-20-2014 04:15:07 | More by ygtbsm94
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g4g2008

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +6%

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Erik-P

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +6%

07-04-2014 06:47:31 | More by Erik-P
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Paccamacca

California

4/5  rDev -0.2%

06-11-2014 06:00:14 | More by Paccamacca
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Raziel313

California

3.25/5  rDev -19%

06-10-2014 06:53:56 | More by Raziel313
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Latarnik

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

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neckbracesub

Indiana

4/5  rDev -0.2%

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bostonryan

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -0.2%

05-24-2014 14:45:27 | More by bostonryan
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spinrsx

Ontario (Canada)

3.91/5  rDev -2.5%

500ml Bottle from the Ottawa LCBO for $7

Appearance - Dark brown colour with an average size frothy head. I can't make out the amount of carbonation showing and there is some decent lacing. The head lasted for around 3-4 minutes before it was gone.

Smell - Malts, chocolate, grains, coffee, hops

Taste & Mouth - There is an average amount of carbonation and I can taste malts, chocolate, and coffee. There is also some hops and a touch of the fruity flavours found in a black IPA.

Overall - Interesting RIS, kind of borders the black IPA territory with all the hops going on. Another well crafted beer from this brewer, and something I'd buy again.

05-20-2014 00:42:38 | More by spinrsx
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Aggro

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +6%

05-18-2014 08:55:34 | More by Aggro
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Illinois

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Australia

4.25/5  rDev +6%

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MattXT

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -0.2%

04-29-2014 20:32:08 | More by MattXT
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4ster

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -0.2%

03-30-2014 03:14:29 | More by 4ster
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jsnoek

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

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carlmoberg

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +6%

03-14-2014 02:41:03 | More by carlmoberg
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Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -0.2%

03-08-2014 22:08:26 | More by GoHabsGo
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IStout from 8 Wired Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 200 ratings.