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Diesel Imperial Stout - Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub

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Diesel Imperial Stout
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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

46 Ratings
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Ratings: 46
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 9.05%
Wants: 7
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  8.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Halcyondays on 09-10-2011)
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3.5/5  rDev -18.8%

eyeenjoybeer, Nov 12, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -18.8%

dshansen1184, Sep 28, 2014
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3.53/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

On-tap at Beachwood I,

A: Pours a super dark brown with ruby highlights, minimal head, nice colour overall.

S: Pinot barrel with some dark fruit riding a wave bringing a boatload of vanilla and whiskey.

T: Light roast character, although there is a bit of a charcoal play. Pretty much a dark fruit dominated beer, the wine barrel clearly shows its influence. Prunes, dark grapes, fudge, and a fair amount of wood. Much less bourbon on the palate than I got from the nose.

M: Full-bodied, quite chalky and thick. A little over frothy.

O: An interesting beer for sure, I certainly wasn't blown away. Many people raved, I liked it, but it clearly wasn't the class of Cascade days.

Halcyondays, Sep 10, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev -13%

distantmantra, Dec 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -13%

artoolemomo, Nov 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -13%

TonyTalon, Sep 23, 2012
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

n2185, Jan 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

UA8, Dec 18, 2011
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

DefenCorps, Dec 31, 2011
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

anteater, Jun 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

DbbC, Apr 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

shelby415, Feb 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

drummermattie02, Nov 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

kevfujii, Jan 08, 2012
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4.1/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: poured a dark as night black in color with a thin brown head and left a good amount of frothy lacing sticking to the glass.

S: a ton of chocolate upfront on the aroma with some good roastiness, lots of coffee as well but also had hints of molasses and slight vanilla.

T: the chocolate character was just as intense as the nose alongside molasses, coffee, and roasty notes and a touch of vanilla.

M: the brew was full in body with a good amount of carbonation which had a roasty, slight astringent, mild sweet, and creamy finish.

D: it still drank damn good and was not overly boozy or chunky.

Gobzilla, Oct 05, 2011
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4.2/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This was Diesel #2, not sure if that matters, but it was a different ABV, pretty sure it exceeded 11%.
04AUG12 - live cask

Oil black, mirror surface - thick. Smells of cocoa, molasses, coffee, bourbon, vanilla, oak, leather, ink, more dark chocolate, hints of marshmallow. Very sexy. Flavor follows suite - sweet, complex with coffees, cocoas, vanilla and oak with bourbons and dates. A really nice beer. Seriously, they don't bottle anything like this?! WTF?! Thick, low carb and dry, then wet. A really fine beer. It was hot as steaming shit outside, but this beer was still wonderful.

harrymel, Aug 07, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

switzer, May 24, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Rconn006, Apr 03, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

CUBeerBuff, Apr 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

dmorgan310, May 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

t0rin0, Dec 16, 2012
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4.38/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On-tap at Beachwood BBQ

A: The beer pours essentially black in color with a thin tan head.

S: A really nice nose on this. A strong mocha character to it with plenty of roast and molasses. The amount of chocolate is quite impressive. Also some mild vanilla and licorice notes to it.

T: The flavor features quite a bit of roasted malt flavor along with a nice sweetness of vanilla, toffee, and molasses. As with the aroma, there is a heavy dose of dark chocolate with a pretty good helping of coffee as well.

M: The body is full with smooth, medium carbonation.

O: Easily the best beer I had at Beachwood last night. Really good stuff.

womencantsail, Sep 11, 2011
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Diesel Imperial Stout from Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
94 out of 100 based on 46 ratings.