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Courage Imperial Russian Stout - Wells & Young's Ltd

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

639 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 639
Reviews: 241
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 10.85%
Wants: 138
Gots: 125 | FT: 5
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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The beer has a wonderful chocolate aroma with a bit of roasted malt and coffee. Hints of dark fruit.

The flavor follows with chewy chocolate, cocoa, some roasted malt and coffee. The dark fruits of plums and figs come back.

The beer is smooth with a medium plus to full mouthfeel. The beer is restrained and well crafted. Incredible attempt at the style.

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Courage Imperial Russian Stout from Wells & Young's Ltd
94 out of 100 based on 639 ratings.