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Imperial Russian Stout - Wellington County Brewery

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BA SCORE
88
very good

153 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 153
Reviews: 98
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 10.51%
Wants: 8
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Wellington County Brewery visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Imperial Stout is patterned after the highly fortified Russian Stouts that were exported from the U.K. to Russia in the 1800s.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-28-2001)
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3.81/5  rDev -2.3%

Picked up a single 473 ml can of this from a beverage store in Niagra On The Lake, Canada when my wife and I went there on a vacation about 4 months ago. This beer say in my cellar and then in my fridge for awhile before I cracked it open. Poured out the 473 ml can into my snifter, this beer pours a dark brown, almost black color with a tan/light head about 1/2 inch thick when first poured. Eventually it settles to a medium ring lining the inside of the glass. No film layer of foam on the beer's surface or much lacing here though. Aromas of some roasted malts along with coffee and hints of chocolate. Not much else smell wise here. The taste is pretty much the same, with some toasted caramel malt sweetness that gives way to some chocolate and coffee bitterness that is rounded out with a touch of hops. Has a good mix of flavors, especially as the beer warms up a bit and things balance out. Has a mildly crisp, somewhat prickly, very smooth, slightly oily, medium to full bodied mouthfeel with moderate carbonation. Pretty easy to drink in the way good beer ought to be. Worth a try.

Eric

neenerzig, Oct 07, 2014
Photo of Franck
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Nose of black chocolate, roasted malt and coffee.
In mouth, strong presence of sugar (chocolate) and expresso beans. Great roundness, mineral taste. Anise appears in final with hops. Not boozy at all.
Bitterness is tastefull, hoppy and bitter, almost dry, short.

Franck, Nov 13, 2014
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Imperial Russian Stout from Wellington County Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 153 ratings.