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Big Eddy Russian Imperial Stout - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,149 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

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Ratings: 1,149
Reviews: 464
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 13.12%
Wants: 46
Gots: 129 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: jj21 on 10-27-2007

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4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a three-finger khaki head that takes a while to fade to a ring leaving some lace. Totally black color, no highlights. Medium carbonation and heavy bodied. Molasses chocolate nose. Flavor is same molasses, chocolate and hints of dark fruit. $2.70 for a 12oz bottle from a Tully’s Beer & Wine Wells, ME.

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

Poured from 12oz bottle thanks to Hoppymeal. Poured into a duvel snifter. Poured a thick black color with a finger size brown head. Smell was slight dark fruit with chocolate and alcohol scent. Taste is slight herbal coffee and light chocolate flavor with a alcohol finish. Mouthfeel is full body oily with a light carbonation feel. While a good RIS to me the alcohol feel is just a little unbalanced.

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

A random single from a recent trip to the US...

A - Pours pitch black with a thumb of cocoa head of solid retention and some nice sporadic lacing.

S - Sweet cocoa and maraschino cherries, hints of black licorice and espresso.

T - The flavour is dominated by a smokey tobacco flavour, nice milk chocolate and musty cocoa, hints of leather and roasted almonds.

M - Medium bodied, smooth and a touch of dryness.

O - A tasty RIS with a solid flavour profile, incredibly well hidden ABV and provides for a memorable experience. My only regret is not grabbing a second bottle to ship to my western trading partner. Luckily I suspect I'll have a second chance to snatch one up on a trip in the future.

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Big Eddy Russian Imperial Stout from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 1,149 ratings.