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The Butcher - Societe Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

231 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 231
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 9.09%
Wants: 16
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Societe Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  9.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Schmaltzy on 07-20-2012)
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

ralphw56, Oct 12, 2013
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MrDave, Oct 07, 2013
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4.06/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Draft at Small Bar in San Diego, CA. March 2013.

Pitch black and opaque with a one finger dark mocha head that quickly settles into a thick, lasting ring.  Streaks of soapy lace left behind.

Nice roasted malt aroma with sweet chocolate notes.  Well balanced with dark and milk chocolate notes, gourmet coffee bean and oatmeal countered by baker's chocolate and dessert fudge/cake-like sweetness.  

Medium bodied and slightly viscous with a nice balance of deep roast and sweet malt notes.  Burnt sugars, roasted coffee bean, oatmeal and dark chocolate countered by lactose cream, sweet bakers chocolate, fudge, dark chocolate cake, caramel and toffee.  Nicely balanced.  Really dry and slightly burnt up front but the lactose and sweeter malt notes come in on the back end balancing things out.  ABV is invisible making this beer very easy to drink.  

corby112, Oct 06, 2013
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The Butcher from Societe Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 231 ratings.