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Courage Imperial Russian Stout - Wells & Young's Ltd

Courage Imperial Russian StoutCourage Imperial Russian Stout

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

553 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 553
Reviews: 224
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 10.59%


Brewed by:
Wells & Young's Ltd visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: rastaman on 02-11-2002)
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snaotheus

Washington

4.26/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

9.3oz bottle (275ml), 2012 vintage. Number 063040 of 210,000. Bottle code says: 16/08/25 A L2229 05:12. Split between two 5oz sampler glasses from Red Hook.

Pours black, almost no head, lots of sediment at the end of the pour (I didn't try to prevent it). Tiny amount of active carbonation. Smell is alcohol, black licorice, chocolate, a little smoke.

Taste is good. Sweet, a little coffee and chocolate, anise, maple syrup, rich, something fatty about it. Roasty bitterness. This is really tasty and interesting.

Mouthfeel is thick, heavy, almost chewy. Overall, this is very good.

Serving type: bottle

01-18-2014 02:01:57 | More by snaotheus
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Courage Imperial Russian Stout from Wells & Young's Ltd
94 out of 100 based on 553 ratings.