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Imperial Stout - Ridgeway Brewing

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Imperial StoutImperial Stout

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7 Ratings
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Ratings: 7
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 6.32%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ridgeway Brewing visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: smcolw on 12-09-2012)
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Reviews by bluejacket74:
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bluejacket74

Ohio

3.45/5  rDev -5.2%

330 ml bottle, 2012 vintage, bottle #5089. Served in a Dogfish Head snifter, the beer pours dark brown/black with about a quarter inch tan head. Head retention and lacing is decent, and there's an OK amount of lacing. Aroma is light but nice, the brew smells like roasted malt, bittersweet chocolate, and some dark fruit. The taste is similar to the aroma, but with the addition of a bit of licorice and coffee. Mouthfeel/body is medium, seems to me it's thin for an Imperial Stout. It's worth a try once, but I wouldn't buy this again at $5.49 a bottle. Not a bad beer, but I think you could do better for the price.

10-12-2013 23:08:45 | More by bluejacket74
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smcolw

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3.53/5  rDev -3%

Near black color where no light passes. Big bubbled initial head that disappears completely leaving no lace whatsoever.

Creamy chocolate notes to the nose. Some black cherry.

Semi-sweet chocolate up front. Very smooth, thick rich body with a lower level of carbonation. Aftertaste is a bitter combination of burnt malts and hops. As far as the style, this scores firmly in the mild side. There's no potent alcohol in flavor (or smell). It also doesn't have the in-your-face burnt biscuit one would expect. Still, this a flavorful, if not slightly sweet, stout.

12-09-2012 18:08:23 | More by smcolw
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Imperial Stout from Ridgeway Brewing
- out of 100 based on 7 ratings.