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Crew Roundhouse Kick - Crew AleWerkstatt

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Ratings: 8
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 4.99%
Wants: 3
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
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Germany

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  9.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 03-27-2014)
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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Photo of beerdrifter
4.49/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Picked this up at a great beer shop in Darmstadt, Germany, Maruhn Welt der Getränke. Pitch black pour with two finger caramel-colored head with great retention and crazy lacing. Sweet, roasty nose with hints of espresso, cocoa, and a fair amount of hops. The taste follows suit with huge roasty notes with a nice subtle sweetness. Hints of cocoa, espresso, chocolate fudge, caramel, and enough of a hop presence to remind me of a Black IPA. The mouthfeel is thick and chewy, smooth and creamy, with perfect balance. Overall, this is by far the best German craft Imperial Stout I've had. Roundhouse kicking myself for only picking up two of them! Highly recommended!

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4/5  rDev -5%

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4/5  rDev -5%

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

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4/5  rDev -5%

Tap @ Strefa Piwa

Thick ass brown meringue topping. Black as sin.

Roasty, chocolatey, and licorice nose. Smoke popped in a little as it warmed up.

Flavor delivers big roast and chocolate. Licorice and sweetness.

Smooth heavier medium body.

Germans busting out a good imperial stout. Now they need to procure a bourbon barrel for this bad boy.

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4.02/5  rDev -4.5%

I picked up this 0.33l bottle in Bamberg a few weeks ago for €2.60. Today is Imperial Stout day (for me, anyway...) so I am popping it for my nightcap. Has a best-by date of 25JUN19. I just squeezed this one in! Phew!

Poured into a small tulip, it is a deep, dense black, with a creamy mocha head of about 1/2" of lasting foam. The lacing left behind is pretty nice as well. Aroma has lots of roasty, dark malts with bitterness coming through. The body is, sadly, only a medium - no more, unfortunately. Like to have more in my Imperial Stouts. It is still quite smooth on the tongue.

Flavor has a very subtle bit of sweetness before segueing into bitterness. There's some roasty malts, some dark choco, and a bit of coffee action. A dose of floral hopping mixes in with the bitterness in the dry finish. Pretty good, though I'd prefer a bit more body and sweetness. Was hoping for more of a "kick" from this one. Prosit!!

4.01/5 rDev -3.80%
look: 4.15 | smell: 3.95 | feel: 4.00 | taste: 4.05 | drinkability: 4.00

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4.4/5  rDev +4.5%

A beautiful pitch black pour with a big two finger mocha head that goes down to about a finger and stays like that for quite a while, receding very very slowly to a compact cap, leaving a lot of traces on the glass.
Rich chocolatey smell, dark but also a bit milky. Cappuccino, mild roasted malts, faint vanilla and licorice, caramel sweetness. A hint of fruit too, raisin, date.
Taste goes the other way around. Starts fruity with great dates, cherries, plum, overripe dark grape, even faint strawberry. A hop-induced fruitiness mixed in with the following dark chocolate and a touch of cream, really nice. Short-lived tho, quickly followed by rich roasted malts, grainy, with a bit of smoke and burnt sugar. Licorice, booze,a deeper roast and herbal hops finish it up, with a really nice bitterness.
Medium bodied, light fizz, a bit oily and really smooth. Aftertaste has rich roasted malts, chocolate, hops, a bit of dried dark fruit and a boozy aftermath that reminds of brandy.
Surprises pop up from where you'd never expect. A really tasty, robust, roundhouse kick with a generous show of hops and craftsmanship.

Crew Roundhouse Kick from Crew AleWerkstatt
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