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Off Color / Mikkeller Beer Geek Mus - Off Color Brewing

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Off Color / Mikkeller Beer Geek Mus
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61 Ratings
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Ratings: 61
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 13.2%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Off Color Brewing visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  3.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 05-24-2013)
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AgentMunky

California

3.83/5  rDev +7.6%

Served in a tulip glass at the Refuge.

A: Black with fluffy mocha head. Completely opaque. Looks just like an imperial stout.

S: Rich chocolate. Roasted malt. Dry.

T/M: As expected, a bit thin. It tastes like a sold porter. Dark chocolate. Dry malts. Lightly sweet, more bitter. This is like a RIS with water in it. Odd.

O: A good beer, but not one I'd go out of my way for. I love that Mikkeller turns styles on its head.

09-25-2013 01:52:47 | More by AgentMunky
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mkennedy119

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

09-19-2013 14:13:27 | More by mkennedy119
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jtladner

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

09-16-2013 00:09:53 | More by jtladner
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akang

California

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

09-15-2013 16:36:57 | More by akang
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funkel81

California

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

09-14-2013 18:36:14 | More by funkel81
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SocalKicks

California

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

09-14-2013 18:34:40 | More by SocalKicks
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smakawhat

Maryland

4.08/5  rDev +14.6%

Poured on tap into a snifter glass at Churchkey DC.

Dark walnut black to mahogany hued edges. Fairly creamy looking tan collar presented with good staying power.

Great bouquet on this brew. Thick ripping roasted malts, wonderful airy and dry. Griany action and a big hint of dry roasted salted peanuts. Great smelling and large.

Palate comes with Mild style senses, very wet and clean so hard to rank, but it is only a 3.5 abv beer. Great grain and roast flavors on first sip. Tonnes of char and pan gravy. Intersting aftertaste is almost meaty and hints at potroast.

A real unique beer with russian large imperial notes and dark English mild senses. Perhaps Imperial Mild isnt so far off the beaten path as I thought.

09-13-2013 21:51:38 | More by smakawhat
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duceswild

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

09-12-2013 13:38:16 | More by duceswild
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oriolesfan4

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

09-10-2013 22:54:52 | More by oriolesfan4
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Sparky44

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

09-05-2013 00:47:33 | More by Sparky44
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birdsellam

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

09-03-2013 23:37:13 | More by birdsellam
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ryanpj

Illinois

4/5  rDev +12.4%

08-31-2013 20:24:21 | More by ryanpj
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sweemzander

Illinois

4/5  rDev +12.4%

08-29-2013 03:41:49 | More by sweemzander
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imperialking

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

08-24-2013 23:16:42 | More by imperialking
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CaptainNomihodai

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

08-24-2013 17:27:54 | More by CaptainNomihodai
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DeutschesBier

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

08-20-2013 00:28:29 | More by DeutschesBier
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msubulldog25

Oregon

4/5  rDev +12.4%

08-19-2013 01:36:38 | More by msubulldog25
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brandoman63

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

08-16-2013 18:26:07 | More by brandoman63
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4amepiphany

Illinois

4/5  rDev +12.4%

07-28-2013 01:25:15 | More by 4amepiphany
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TMoney2591

Illinois

4.13/5  rDev +16%

Served in a shaker pint glass at SmallBar - Division.

Bachelor Party-Palooza 2013 continues to rock the City with a first: a "Russian Serf Stout". Take that, empire! Anyway, this stuff pours a straight obsidian topped by a finger of sienna foam. The nose comprises chocolate syrup, roasted malts, and a bit of dusty grass. The taste brings in more of the same, with the flavors somehow melding into a general softness that precludes any intensity and maximizes gustatory enjoyment. The body is a solid medium, with a very light moderate carbonation and thickly smooth feel. Overall, this beer is downright amazing. It brings in the feel and flavors of a big, beefy stout, yet weighs in at only 3.5%, increasing its drinkability exponentially. I look forward to seeing more of this in my future, indeed.

07-24-2013 03:38:13 | More by TMoney2591
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.96/5  rDev +11.2%

there is something clever about this one. perhaps the strangest of the beer geek series, this comes in under 4%, which for the style, is an oddity to say the least. it pours a chalky brown color, and looks the part of a Russian imperial, splotchy tan head with good lace rings. the nose is coffee and burnt barley, bitter but not from hops. there is good depth to this, unsweetened chocolate too, as well as spent coffee grounds are the main flavors. I like the drinkability of this beer with its soft texture, expansive carbonation, and robust flavors. the low alcohol is tricky, and seems out of place. hard to imagine so much flavor in such a light brew. sort of a nice little brother to the bigger Russian imperials, and a beer that would have a regular spot in my fridge if it were available to me. interesting stuff here.

07-21-2013 15:42:45 | More by StonedTrippin
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kscaldef

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

07-14-2013 20:16:05 | More by kscaldef
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kodt

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

07-05-2013 19:43:14 | More by kodt
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eggs

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

06-28-2013 20:33:07 | More by eggs
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FreshHawk

Illinois

4/5  rDev +12.4%

06-26-2013 04:18:08 | More by FreshHawk
Off Color / Mikkeller Beer Geek Mus from Off Color Brewing
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