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Death | Backlash Beer Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good
10 Reviews
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BEER STATS
Reviews:
10
Ratings:
78
Avg:
4.02
pDev:
20.15%
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
9
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Backlash Beer Company
Massachusetts, United States | website

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by HighLowJack on 12-20-2013

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Reviews: 10 | Ratings: 78
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Taste is cocoa, dark chocolate, roasted malt, and oats. The oats were a prominent taste and a nice surprise. Really enjoyed this beer and I ordered a second glass. Best thing I have had from Backlash.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A - Pours pitch black with an eighth inch, beige head.

S - Smells delicious, mostly of dark chocolate and a hint of coffee.

T - The taste, unfortunately, doesn't follow the nose as much as I'd like. It's a bit one dimensional as the roasted malts dominate. There are some hints of bitter coffee and chocolate in there as well. Charred aftertaste lingers for a while.

M - Definitely the right body for an imperial stout. Thick, but not to the point of syrupy, and nice carbonation.

O - This is definitely a solid beer. Not one of the best imperial stouts I've had but it gets the job done. If there was more nuance in the taste it would help the score quite a bit. It's definitely worth a try.

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Deep, dark brown color. Plenty of ring and spotty lace, but the head is relatively small. No light shines through the edge of the glass.

Plenty of mocha, Baker's chocolate and black coffee to the nose. There's a good dose of cream to the smell as well.

This stout leans to the coffee notes. I detect some chocolate malt but it is well behind the black patent malt. The swallow is dry with a bit of alcohol warmth. The taste reminds me of the intensity of deeply roasted coffee beans. Short aftertaste, surprisingly. The mouthfeel is pretty typical of the style.

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Death from Backlash Beer Company
87 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.