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Assassin Imperial Stout - Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

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Assassin Imperial StoutAssassin Imperial Stout

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

501 Ratings
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Ratings: 501
Reviews: 45
rAvg: 4.61
pDev: 8.68%
Wants: 1,076
Gots: 106 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company visit their website
Iowa, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  12.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
An Imperial Stout brewed with coffee, aged in rye whiskey barrels.

(Beer added by: Pintofbrown on 02-20-2012)
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4.6/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.45/5  rDev -3.5%

Appearance: pours a dark mahogany, not quite black but not far off. a very small amount of tan foam forms but has very little retention. completely opaque due to the darkness but lets a nice rich mahogany brightness through the edges. sticks to the glass and leaves a brown layer behind. 4.5/5

Smell: lots of whiskey, maple syrup, some chocolate and some alcohol. low amounts of espresso and roasted malts. 4/5

Taste: opens with a good kick of whiskey, and whiskey soaked dark fruits. strong dark chocolate character. large amounts of sweetness coming in waves of maple syrup and toffee. back end has some oak and wooden character. little to no alcohol. 4.5/5

Mouthfeel: extremely thick and chewy. sticks to the glass and the sides of your mouth. strong alcohol warmth but overall drinks very smoothly. 4.5/5

Overall: no doubt this is an excellent beer. almost exactly what I look for in a big chewy barrel aged beer. certainly a treat that I would not pass up on at any chance.

SportsandJorts, Sep 12, 2014
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Assassin Imperial Stout from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 501 ratings.