Russian Imperial Stout - Yards Brewing Co.
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Ratings: 4 | Reviews: 1 | Display Reviews Only:
3.68/5 rDev -6.1%
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.
12-23-2011 16:20:37 | More by JerseyKirk
Russian Imperial Stout from Yards Brewing Co.
- out of 100 based on 4 ratings.