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Wake Up Dead - Left Hand Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

742 Ratings
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Ratings: 742
Reviews: 173
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 13.25%
Wants: 41
Gots: 93 | 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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Washington

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

05-07-2014 05:22:54 | More by yeaprolly
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asaharyev

Massachusetts

4.3/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

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.

Serving type: bottle

05-07-2014 00:22:36 | More by asaharyev
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VaporDome

New York

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

05-06-2014 19:51:44 | More by VaporDome
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Kenai4

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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

Michigan

3/5  rDev -22.1%

05-01-2014 22:42:09 | More by amalburg
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TS057

North Dakota

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

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

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

04-29-2014 17:46:45 | More by atrocity
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Belittle

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.9%

04-29-2014 15:50:21 | More by Belittle
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AndrewBV

Connecticut

2.5/5  rDev -35.1%

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

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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

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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Bnjmnlws

New York

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

04-15-2014 16:22:00 | More by Bnjmnlws
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Cris4545

Indiana

5/5  rDev +29.9%

04-12-2014 04:25:30 | More by Cris4545
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Claytonbrewsby

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

04-10-2014 22:28:11 | More by Claytonbrewsby
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mpenning13

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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fountainofyouth

District of Columbia

3.46/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

This is one of their nitro-bottles. I poured it into a pint glass.

Appearance: Sure as day, the nitro-technology works. I dumped this thing into the glass, and yet no head materialized at first. Slowly, the cascading happened and a small, persistent, foamy head appeared. The body is black and opaque.

Smell: Sweet fruits dominate, with some toasty grains and maybe a kiss of flowery hops. Pleasant.

Taste: Bourbon vanilla, some hops, a bit of alcohol. The rest of the malt is there but a little hard to define. I'm personally a little biased against beers that taste like a bourbon barrel, but I think a 3 grade is fair.

Mouthfeel: Creamy and smooth, as the nitrogen is supposed to be. Still a bit of carb. Medium bodied. Dry in the back.

Overall: Hey, nitro imperial is worth a try.

Serving type: bottle

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Louisiana

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Michigan

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New York

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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Ontario (Canada)

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Wake Up Dead from Left Hand Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 742 ratings.