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Malevolence - Spiteful Brewing

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51 Ratings
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Ratings: 51
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 8.85%
Wants: 15
Gots: 10 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Spiteful Brewing visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: cnbrown313 on 04-04-2013

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Ratings: 51 | Reviews: 13
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4.29/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.15/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.85/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Way2drunk
4.1/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Chris-1911
4.03/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.38/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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3/5  rDev -26.3%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of Alieniloquium
3.62/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

650 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Viscous but not inky. A little bit glass-staining. Medium khaki head with a very thin collar.

Smell - Fudgy with some fruity and licorice aromas. Boozy and a strong roast.

Taste - Chocolate is strong. Fudgy again, but there's a substantial hop character. The yeast gives off a strong fruity flavor. Estery. Bitter.

Mouthfeel - No slouch. It's a hefty beer. Medium heavy and boozy.

Overall - Strong but very good. Bitter and boozy, but it isn't a real problem.

Photo of BeerLover99
4.21/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: midnight body, trace khaki head, rather
nice lacing in my goblet

S: dark chocolate, roasted coffee/nuts,
light smoke, leather, licorice, caramel, boozy

T: dark cocoa, nuts, hint of ripe plums, roasted
coffee mild bitter finish

M: med/heavy body, creamy smooth

O: Perfect time of year for a complex RIS!
Thrilled to support Spiteful (local brewery).
Next time, think I will get more and share with
worthy friends. Wish was a little thicker body.

DELICIOUS; TRY SOME!

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of zac16125
4.24/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

22oz bottle into a snifter
Batch number: I think it says 16, maybe 11

A big thanks to billakowski for sending this over as an extra!

A: Pours an opaque black with 1/2 fingers width of mocha colored head that dissipates down fairly quickly. Leaves only a few small patches of lacing.

S: Roasted malt, booze, cocoa, a sugary sweetness that reminds me of chocolate icing, subtle dark fruits. Very nice.

T: Big roasted malt, accompanied by a dessert like sweetness and dark chocolate. I also get significant dark fruit characters and some coffee notes.

M/D: Smooth, full bodied but could be a touch thicker, ABV is completely well masked and drinkability is very good.

O: Overall, this one caught be my surprise. It is a really good beer. I definitely would recommend this one. Thanks again billakowski for the great extra!

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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Malevolence from Spiteful Brewing
90 out of 100 based on 51 ratings.