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Russian Imperial Stout With Espresso Beans - Karl Strauss Brewing Company

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Russian Imperial Stout With Espresso Beans
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Reviews: 1
Hads: 1
Avg: 3.65
pDev: n/a
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
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Karl Strauss Brewing Company
California, United States | website

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout | 9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: HopHead84 on 01-17-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

01/16/2011

Cask at Churchill's in a snifter.

A: Dark brown with a minuscule head.

S: Espresso, espresso, espresso. You will find a big whole bean espresso aroma here, backed by a fierce roasted malt profile, but it's hard to get past the monstrous coffee profile, though it smells damn good. Some chocolate lingers in the background.

T: Huge espresso flavor as well, with roasted malt and a nice chocolate profile. The dominating coffee makes it a somewhat one note, but the backing chocolate adds some depth.

M: Lower full body with low carbonation. Mouthfeel is sticky and smooth with some astringency.

Overall: A RIS with a formidable coffee profile.

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Russian Imperial Stout With Espresso Beans from Karl Strauss Brewing Company
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