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Wake Up Dead - Left Hand Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

752 Ratings
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Ratings: 752
Reviews: 173
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 13.25%
Wants: 42
Gots: 96 | 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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Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.9%

05-17-2014 01:55:15 | More by little_star
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Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

05-17-2014 00:56:28 | More by superdoopersauce
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kkmiller76

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.9%

05-15-2014 02:34:07 | More by kkmiller76
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user785335

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

05-14-2014 13:33:10 | More by user785335
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Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

05-12-2014 16:57:21 | More by Detroit_Velvet_Smooth
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jjwisenheimer

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

05-11-2014 08:43:37 | More by jjwisenheimer
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TTAmod

Illinois

3.99/5  rDev +3.6%

12 oz nitro bottle poured in pint glass. No date on bottle.

Poured vigorously and straight down the middle, as suggested on the box.

A: Hard pour yields 1.5 finger tight, tan head. Beer is pretty much pitch black unless held to the light; otherwise, dark brown rays protrude through.

S: Chocolate and roasted malts dominate the nose. Hints of coffee are present, also. No alcohol perceived; this is interesting for such a strong stout.

T: Sweet, dark chocolate is the dominating taste. Bit of roasted coffee beans and tobacco come in a bit later. Metallic twang and bitterness is present near the end. Doesn't finish bitter at all...baker's chocolate is most prevalent at the end.

M: Very, very smooth and easy drinking. As expected for a nitro, the mouthfeel is very good. Alcohol perception is minimal.

O: Don't know if it would be amazing out of a regular bottle, but the nitro really makes this strong stout excel.

05-10-2014 03:44:13 | More by TTAmod
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Iamjeff6

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

05-09-2014 19:59:49 | More by Iamjeff6
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Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -28.6%

05-09-2014 19:57:37 | More by JohnLikesBeeraLot
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Williaar

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

05-09-2014 04:28:05 | More by Williaar
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thkrb99

California

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

05-09-2014 00:58:04 | More by thkrb99
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New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.9%

05-08-2014 01:55:44 | More by WiserBud
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Washington

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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asaharyev

Massachusetts

4.3/5  rDev +11.7%

Nitro Pour into tulip.

Expected nitro pour, great look with a solid memory foam like head. Black with no highlights.

The aroma is light, but when the head finally starts to subside, you can get some chocolate, twizzlers, a bit of bourbon and smoke.

The taste follows, with a big chocolate and strawberry twizzler flavor up front with plenty of alcohol presence, both warming and biting. The bitterness is reminiscent of bakers chocolate, and the smoke rounds out the whole beer. There is a fleeting pepper note as the beer passes on the tongue. Sweetness takes over when this warms up.

Overall, a very good beer, but it does leave a little depth to be desired.

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New York

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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Minnesota

4/5  rDev +3.9%

05-05-2014 18:38:47 | More by Kenai4
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Michigan

3/5  rDev -22.1%

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North Dakota

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

05-01-2014 01:34:00 | More by TS057
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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

04-29-2014 20:31:06 | More by MattXT
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Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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Connecticut

2.5/5  rDev -35.1%

04-28-2014 05:02:45 | More by AndrewBV
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Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +3.9%

04-26-2014 16:38:59 | More by livingtodie
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Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

04-18-2014 00:29:34 | More by SkinniePost
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Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +29.9%

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Wake Up Dead from Left Hand Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 752 ratings.