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Podge Belgian Imperial Stout - Picobrouwerij Alvinne

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Podge Belgian Imperial StoutPodge Belgian Imperial Stout

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BA SCORE
80
good

224 Ratings
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Ratings: 224
Reviews: 171
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 18.29%
Wants: 2
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Picobrouwerij Alvinne visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: paterlodie on 02-08-2006

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.34/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

On tap at Monk's.

Dark brown-black pour, typical of a stout, with a small collar of bubbles for a head; little to no retention or lacing to speak of. Aroma of roasty dark malts, dark fruits, dark chocolate. The beer description didn't mention anything about this brew having any fruit in it, but the first thing I noticed upon sipping was a distinct dark fruit taste, cherries and plums, slightly tangy. Not sure if some kind of infection was going on here, but it actually didn't taste too bad. I just wasn't expecting it in any way. Otherwise, dark malts, semi-sweet chocolate. Mouthfeel was a bit thin for the style, and serving the beer cold didn't help at all. Overall this wasn't too bad, even if it was slightly infected, but it's just not what I typically look for in a RIS.

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3.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Was recommended this when I bought some other stouts. Expiration date on the cap says Sept 2014. More than half of it gushed out when I opened it. My bad for storing it on its side when it explicitly says to store upright.

Smell: Smells very sour. Not sure if an imperial stout is supposed to smell like this might be infected.

Appearance: Kind of a murky dark brown. Not so attractive.

Taste: Very flavorful. I would call it "meaty". The sour kind of adds to it.

Mouthfeel: Almost bubbly. It's not a light beer, but the carbonation suspends it.

Overall: I would definitely drink it again. Easily overlooked due to it's mediocre appearance. Wish I hadn't lost half of it to gushing.

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Podge Belgian Imperial Stout from Picobrouwerij Alvinne
80 out of 100 based on 224 ratings.