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Russian Imperial Stout - Yards Brewing Co.

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Russian Imperial Stout
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9 Ratings
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Ratings: 9
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: n/a
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Yards Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  8.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: JerseyKirk on 12-23-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 9 | Reviews: 2
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4.06/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A fine example of a well-made, medium bodied, noon-barrel aged RIS.

Can't compare with the barrel aged stuff, but this is a great beer. Full of dark malt, chocolate, and coffee, with a good chew and bite. Rich and coats the mouth well.

A fine beer I'd be happy to have again and would love to see aged in a barrel or on wood chips

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3.63/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Had on tap at the brewery December 2011.

A: Poured pitch black with a 1/2 finger dark brown head. Not light passed through the glass. Carbonation present.

S: Coffee and roastiness. Missing dark fruits and other complexities.

T: Coffee, dark chocolate and dark roasted malts.

M: Thick and chewy. Noticeable dryness.

O: Not a bad beer but not a great representation of the style. It's missing the complex notes that most Russian Imperials have like dark fruit, dark caramel, etc. Also alcohol isn't warming. I think that's a keen detractor since this beer was made to impress the Russian Czars during winter. Still drinkable but lost points due to style issues.

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Russian Imperial Stout from Yards Brewing Co.
- out of 100 based on 9 ratings.