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Wake Up Dead - Left Hand Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

775 Ratings
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Ratings: 775
Reviews: 173
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 12.99%
Wants: 41
Gots: 105 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Left Hand Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: elgiacomo on 05-04-2011)
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3.88/5  rDev +0.8%

22oz bottle poured into a snifter. Bottled on 11/12/12.

A: Pours very dark brownish black with a half finger khaki head. Leaves some nice lacing. Light gets through about 3/4".

S: Chocolate and malt are present. Not overwhelming. Hints of dark fruit as well.

T: Roasty body with ample chocolate notes. Lots of fermented fruit as well. Booze is fairly well hidden. Good overall flavor

M: Medium to full body with a creamy mouthfeel. Isnt too heavy on the palate though. Easy drinking for the abv.

Overall a very smooth and tasty stout. Doesnt blow you away with flavors most stouts now days try to do but thats not the point of an RIS.

CloudStrife, May 24, 2013
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A: The beer is jet black in color. It poured with a short tan head that quickly died down, leaving only bits of bubbles on the surface and a thin ring of bubbles around the edge of the glass.
S: Initially, there are moderate aromas of licorice and raisins in the nose. These die down a bit and notes of dark roasted malts become apparent as the beer warms up.
T: The taste is similar to the smell but also has some notes of roasted malts and a light amount of bitterness.
M: It feels medium- to full-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation. Hints of warmth from the alcohol are detectable.
O: I thought this was an average beer compared to other Russian Imperial Stouts and could have used more roasted flavors and bitterness.

metter98, May 10, 2013
Wake Up Dead from Left Hand Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 775 ratings.