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very good

57 Ratings
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Ratings: 57
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 11.28%
Wants: 2
Gots: 6 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Gigantic Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: artoolemomo on 11-10-2013)
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Reviews by Jeffo:
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2.33/5  rDev -41.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Doopie brought this one out for a random beer night. Cheers!

From a bomber into a snifter
Beer #15

APPEARANCE: A slightly transparent black pour yields a one finger, medium looking, really annoyingly fizzy, mocha colored head with decent retention. Black body with medium carbonation evident. Head fades to a good wisp and ring but leaves no lacing down the glass. Good body, but fizzy head.

SMELL: Smoked notes, caramel and licorice initially, then some roasted grains and a hint of dark chocolate. Caramel with toffee under the roasted and smoky notes. After some time, this basically just reminds me of Coke with some licorice in it.

TASTE: Lots of toffee, caramel and licorice mixed up with some roasted flavors up front. Big and lingering finish with toffee again, roasted and smoky flavors, burnt notes, and hint of dark chocolate and lots of sweet, cola-like flavors. The more this sits, the more it's just Coke in beer form.

PALATE: Medium body and medium levels of carbonation. A touch light on the palate, creamy enough, goes down smooth and finishes a touch sticky. A bit light perhaps, but alright.

OVERALL: Not very good. This one is really sweet and the combination of flavors just screamed Coke the whole time. The fizzy head and lighter body didn't help the situation either. I guess someone might appreciate this one perhaps, but it's definitely not a flavor profile I found enjoyable at all. I'd pass on this one if it were offered again. Cheers for sharing dude!

Jeffo, Feb 24, 2014
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3.84/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Bottle: Poured a pitch-black color stout with a large off-white foamy head with good retention and some good lacing. Aroma of roasted malt with nice black chocolate notes and some cocoa is pleasant. Taste is also dominated by semi-sweet black chocolate notes with some light dry roasted malt notes and some cocoa notes re also identifiable. Body is full with good carbonation and no apparent alcohol. Not as dry or bitter as some other example of the style and somewhat lacking in compelxity but still really enjoyable.

Phyl21ca, Jul 04, 2014
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3.89/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Gigantic Brewing Co. 'Most Premium Russian Imperial Stout' @ 10.0% , served from a couple of 650 ml bottle's purchased for $8.15 each

A-pour is a dark cola brown from the bottle to near black in the glass with a hint of ruby red peeking thru a thin small tan head leaving a minimal lace ring

S-ripe cherries , booze

T-somewhat smoother than Hornbeer - Fundamental Blackhorn , still a lot of smokeyness

MF-ok/good carbonation , full bodied

Ov-ok/good beer , decent 'RIS' , no wow factor

prost LampertLand

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4.04/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bottle opened on 12.14.13

A - Pours a dark brown with a mixed dark brown head with good retention.

S - Malty, roasted, coffee.

T - Nice roasted malt, nutty, smooth and tasty.

D - Good carbonation with a heavy body.

O - A solid coffee forward stout. Not bitter and nutty.

HuskyinPDX, Dec 30, 2013
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look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Very dark brown color in the tumbler. Not so much foam but pleasantly sizzly in the mouth. Appealing warm, winey, roasted aroma.

Totally malty with a big mouthful of sweet dark roasted malt. More caramelly and less burnt than a lot of big stouts. A great RIS flavor, though it lacks a little in the cream-filled mouthfeel. Hints of licorice and coffee. Really richly roasted taste without any of the charcoal sourish note. It's like a bitter chocolate See's candy with a caramel center.

A pleasant dark strong brew with plenty of flavor, but not much competition in the category. From the 22 oz bottle bought at La Bodega Wines & Spirits in Riverside for nine bucks. Most totally excellent label-- one of my favorites ever.

mactrail, Jan 10, 2014
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