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Luscious - The Alchemist

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

133 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 133
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 8.39%
Wants: 371
Gots: 33 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
The Alchemist visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  11.10% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-09-2011)
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laxer8811

New York

4.5/5  rDev +2%

07-15-2013 00:33:58 | More by laxer8811
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Beerdy

Heard & McDonald Islands

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

05-10-2013 03:38:17 | More by Beerdy
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cfrances33

Illinois

4/5  rDev -9.3%

04-15-2013 04:55:56 | More by cfrances33
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danwho

California

4.5/5  rDev +2%

03-14-2013 22:48:29 | More by danwho
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acurtis

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

03-09-2013 21:39:02 | More by acurtis
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kbuzz

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -20.6%

02-16-2013 05:08:20 | More by kbuzz
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rowingbrewer

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

01-31-2013 13:03:17 | More by rowingbrewer
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yossarian14

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +2%

01-29-2013 01:49:55 | More by yossarian14
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jbuddle

New York

3.75/5  rDev -15%

01-22-2013 21:49:54 | More by jbuddle
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yourefragile

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +2%

01-18-2013 01:27:23 | More by yourefragile
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Callmecoon

California

4.5/5  rDev +2%

01-14-2013 08:17:18 | More by Callmecoon
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afksports

New York

3.25/5  rDev -26.3%

01-09-2013 14:54:30 | More by afksports
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

01-08-2013 22:12:26 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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Franch

New York

4/5  rDev -9.3%

01-08-2013 20:29:05 | More by Franch
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coreyfmcdonald

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

01-08-2013 16:06:36 | More by coreyfmcdonald
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Sean9689

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +2%

01-08-2013 14:40:35 | More by Sean9689
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BeerCosmonaut

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +2%

01-05-2013 04:03:29 | More by BeerCosmonaut
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MasterSki

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle from AshleyMiller. Served in a Russian River tulip.

A - Generous mocha foam settles to a thin cap, thick collar, and spotty lacework. Near-black body with ruby-brown glints at the edge of the glass.

S - A superb blend of oaky vanilla, anise, dark chocolate, roast, biscuit, caramel, and dark fruit. No discernible alcohol, and extremely well-integrated.

T - Again, it's a wonderful mix of dark chocolate, licorice, biscuit, roasted malts, vanilla, dark fruits, and oak. Perfect balance of sweetness, roast, and bitterness.

M - Smooth, chewy, melted chocolate texture, with a bit of roast and oaky dryness in the finish. No alcohol presence at all.

D - This is one of those beers where the descriptors seem similar to many other beers of the style, but someone the balance and integration of flavors takes things to a completely different level. It's as if John Kimmich knew exactly how much of each flavor I'd want in this beer and tailored things exactly to my specifications. I could easily drink 22oz of this on my own.

Serving type: nitro-tap

01-02-2013 03:47:32 | More by MasterSki
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AgentZero

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +2%

12-28-2012 22:35:40 | More by AgentZero
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Satchboogie

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +2%

12-24-2012 03:53:51 | More by Satchboogie
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TotallyHosed

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

12-18-2012 01:55:35 | More by TotallyHosed
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teddyarrowhead

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

12-16-2012 06:38:03 | More by teddyarrowhead
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Kelp

New Hampshire

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

11-20-2012 06:41:14 | More by Kelp
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birchstick

Colorado

4.28/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a black color without much of a head on it. Nose is a beautiful mix of dark and milk chocolates, cocoa, and dark fruits - pretty solid aromas on it. The taste starts off with milk chocolate malts that hold strong for the first half of the palate. These move on to dark fruits. The fruits are quickly pushed aside by a nice mixture of roasted malts/coffee and dark chocolates. Very rich and full of flavor - solid tasting stout. Mouthfeel is full and smooth. Overall, this is a great chocolaty, roasted malt RIS. Really glad I got to try this and very much recommend it.

Serving type: bottle

11-10-2012 05:45:39 | More by birchstick
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bsuedekum

Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

11-10-2012 05:26:32 | More by bsuedekum
Luscious from The Alchemist
97 out of 100 based on 133 ratings.