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Imperial Stout Trooper - New England Brewing Co.

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1,002 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,002
Reviews: 469
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.5%
Wants: 913
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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krisandajt

Pennsylvania

3.9/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

A big thanks to number1bum for picking me up a bottle of this. Josh, you have satisfied my fetishes for both good beer and Star Wars, and for that I thank you.

Appearance: The beer pours thick and black into my DFH chalice. There's about a 1/2 inch worth of cocoa colored head after the pour, and the retention is pretty impressive. The head fades very slowly, leaving behind a thin soapy ring.

Smell: Sweet, milk chocolate, slightly roasted with a mild coffee quality. There's a very subtle hop presence lurking in the background.

Taste: Lightly roasted coffee, some chocolate, and a clean slightly bitter hop finish. I'll be honest, it's good but nowhere near as good as I thought it would be given the hype.

Mouthfeel: In this aspect this brew excels where almost no other brew I've had does. Unbelievably smooth and creamy with perfect carbonation and a thick, chewy body.

Drinkability: This is a tasty and highly drinkable stout. I'm glad that I finally had a chance to try it, but I have to admit this beer has left me underwhelmed. The beer is smooth and drinks easy, and there's no hint of the ABV. Unfortunately, there's really no hint of any big flavors either. It's good, and I will probably seek out more in the future, but if I miss out on it I won't be all that upset.

Serving type: bottle

01-17-2011 05:09:07 | More by krisandajt
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Imperial Stout Trooper from New England Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 1,002 ratings.