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Imperial Stout Trooper - New England Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
94
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1,002 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,002
Reviews: 469
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.5%
Wants: 912
Gots: 383 | FT: 29
Brewed by:
New England Brewing Co. visit their website
Connecticut, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
2006 - 12oz bottle
2007 - not released
2008 - 12oz bottle
2009 - 750ml bottle
2010 - 750ml bottle and Groucho glasses label change
2011 - bottle date added to label
2012 - 500ml bottles
2013 - 500mL bottle labeled 12/2013

(Beer added by: goodbyeohio on 12-29-2006)
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johnd513

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4.03/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Big thanks goes to MtGoat for this one.
First of all this beer gets some serious "points" (not included in my score) for packaging. The description of this beer, "brewed in a galaxy not too far away" is a nice touch. Pours pitch black thick like motor oils similar to other big RIS with an almost non-existent fizzy off-white head that disappears within seconds. Smells of roasted malts, chocolate and big espresso. The taste is smooth and creamy with chocolate, chalky cocoa and espresso. The mouthfeel is high in carbonation begins a little rough before getting smoother. Drinkability is good for the high abv, i had no problem finishing the bottle. Overall a solid RIS that I was fortunate enough to try.

Serving type: bottle

06-18-2009 23:17:03 | More by johnd513
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Imperial Stout Trooper from New England Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 1,002 ratings.