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Boris The Spider - Spider Bite Beer Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

133 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 133
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 12.37%
Wants: 7
Gots: 15 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Spider Bite Beer Company
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kaelingirl on 01-17-2012)
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

BillRoth, Saturday at 05:46 PM
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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beoirific, Oct 09, 2014
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3.63/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Pour in Rochester, NY.

Pours a very dark black, with a little bit of visible carbonation, and a 1.5 inch dark mocha-colored head, and a lot of lacing.

Smells like chocolare, and a bit of roasted malt, could be a bit stronger, there's something missing.

This tastes alright, but I feel like something's missing. It's just too watery. There's a good amount of chocolate, a little bit of espresso bitterness, but not enough roasted malt. It's a bit too sweet, it needs more bitterness.

It's also a bit too carbonated, keeping the mouthfeel a bit too prickly. It has a medium thick body.

This misses the mark, it needs a few tweaks to reach the next level.

GreesyFizeek, Sep 28, 2014
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3.69/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A- Pitch black with large lacing no legs and coffee in color

S- Too much bland malt, almost smells oak aged, though this bottle is not.

T- More oak aged... not sure why; bottle does not show this. Chocolate and malt backbone

M- Watery, though better than most for sure. I am just spoiled.

O- A good RIS

gueuzedreg, Apr 20, 2014
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Boris The Spider from Spider Bite Beer Company
87 out of 100 based on 133 ratings.