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Ivan The Terrible Imperial Stout - Big Sky Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

619 Ratings
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Ratings: 619
Reviews: 259
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 10.51%
Wants: 766
Gots: 198 | FT: 13
Brewed by:
Big Sky Brewing Company visit their website
Montana, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
2006 - 8.75% (draft only)
2007 - 8.75% (500ml flip top bottles ~ very limited)
2008 - 9.5% (750ml - capped - 1152 bottles)
2009 - 10% (750ml cork and cage)
2010 - 10% (750ml - cork and cage)
2011 - not brewed
2012 - 12.2% (750ml cork and cage)
2013 - 13.8%

65 IBU

(Beer added by: Bitterbill on 11-10-2008)
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look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to Schwaeh for this one. Almost got popped at the First Central OH tasting, then again at another get together I believe, before finally reappearing at the 2nd Central OH tasting. Glad I got to partake in some of this.

Pours with a super tall head with excellent retention and lacing. Very thick and black.

Smelled super mellow and sweet. Light bourbon notes and the tang of vanilla. Milk chocolate as well.

Very tasty, lots of complex malt flavors and bitter char.

Smooth and soft like there might be some oats in there.

Overall this is one that lived up to the hype. I'd love to try this again sometime.

Spider889, Jun 17, 2011
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Ivan The Terrible Imperial Stout from Big Sky Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 619 ratings.