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Ratings: 1062
Reviews: 656
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 12.88%


Brewed by:
Heavy Seas Beer visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Deep mahogany in color with aromas of roasted coffee, molasses and dark chocolate. Subtly hopped, making it astonishingly smooth and easy drinking for such a big beer.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-03-2004)
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KYGunner

Kentucky

3.78/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours deep black but has a kind of fizzy look. The head was...fizzy and disappeared quite quickly.

The scent is a little weird, as it has more qualities of a milk stout. Very lactose like with thin dry chocolate and dry malt aromas.

For as dry as the scent was the taste is rather sweet. Sweet dark chocolate or espresso with a bit of coffee and malt. Tasty but not going to rule world.

The feel is as easy as a lager and at over 8 pct ABV this could be dangerous.

Serving type: bottle

06-16-2013 23:14:03 | More by KYGunner
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Best by date JUN 30-14
Aggressively poured in to a DHF signature glass.

A: Deep mahogany with a 1 finger tan head. No lacing to speak of. The head acted more like a soda than a Russian Imperial Stout, loudly fizzing away as quickly as it appeared.

S: Slightly metallic, roasted coffee with a hint of ash tray. Reminded me of Dunkin Donuts coffee.

T: Similar to the nose with the addition of dark fruit and stale Coke. Very flat
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MF: Thin with a dry aftertaste, not encouraging me to take another sip.

O: This beer did not fit the category. It is lacking the weight and complexity or a RIS.
Heavy Seas makes some good beer, but I think they missed the mark with this one or Oskar Blues and Founders set the bar to high. Either way I hope Siren Noire treats me better. I have bottle waiting for me in the fridge.

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Heavy Seas - Peg Leg Imperial Stout from Heavy Seas Beer
83 out of 100 based on 1,062 ratings.