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Portsmouth Kate The Great - Portsmouth Brewery

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100
world-class

881 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 881
Reviews: 484
rAvg: 4.55
pDev: 10.33%
Wants: 2,683
Gots: 171 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Portsmouth Brewery visit their website
New Hampshire, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: bewareOFpenguin on 04-07-2005)
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CoolJosh

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4.43/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Graduation Tasting: Beer number 6. Big thanks to Ampzilla for hooking this trade up!

Poured into a long-stemmed tulip. Looks how an imperial stout should. Pitch black body with a relatively light creamy coffee brown head that leaves behind traces of stickiness. There are some brown edges around the top, and I typically like a darker brown head on an RIS.

The smell is pretty nice. Raspberries, roasted chocolate and caramel malts. There is a touch of soy. Other dark fruits come through lightly as well, more like plum and maybe some cherry. Buttery, and a little bit soapy.

The taste is even more complex that the smell preluded. Nice sweet chocolate, very creamy mouthfeel. Roasted caramel malts. The chocolate in this beer is really coming out well, and a really smooth cherry taste blends in really nicely. Some light toffee flavors are also present. I could have easily drank this whole bottle by myself, but what is the fun in that? A little bit of everything, not too much or too little of any of the present flavors.

Serving type: bottle

05-11-2009 18:48:47 | More by CoolJosh
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Portsmouth Kate The Great from Portsmouth Brewery
100 out of 100 based on 881 ratings.