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Squatters Outer Darkness - Utah Brewers Cooperative

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

390 Ratings
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Ratings: 390
Reviews: 132
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 11.58%
Wants: 50
Gots: 112 | FT: 7
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Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Welcome to the biggest beer Squatters Pub Brewery has ever made! A Russian Imperial Stout is one of the most intensely flavored beers a brewer can create. The combination of rich roasted barley, oak, molasses and licorice root combine to create an utterly unique and complex imperial stout experience.

We had to mash in twice to get our starting gravity of 27 plato (1.108 specific gravity). We boiled 3.5 hrs to enhance caramelization and used molasses and licorice root at the end of boil. Outer Darkness is aged with oak, has 65 IBUs and bottle conditioned. We hope you have as much fun drinking it as we did making it. Please share with another and drink wisely.

(Beer added by: Wasatch on 12-24-2009)
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 22 ounce bottle into an Imperial pint glass. My basement fridge set at 45 degrees. Center pour produces massive head so that I can only fill glass half way before head threatens to spill out on counter.

Smells very nice. Dark fruits and chocolate. A little more hops on the nose than I would expect from a stout.

Taste is good, gets better as it warms. Probably should have waited longer before sampling. The hops on the nose are not as prominent on the palate. A little soy sauce comes along for the ride with the chocolate and fruit. Nice.

This has a great thickness to it. This is how a stout should feel.

Overall, did I mention I didn't taste the high alcohol content, it did catch up with me. I would have shared ( the wife prefers lagers). I'll buy this again.

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Squatters Outer Darkness from Utah Brewers Cooperative
91 out of 100 based on 390 ratings.