Heavy Seas - Peg Leg Imperial Stout - Heavy Seas Beer
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Reviews by SirChugsAlot:
3.98/5 rDev +9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
thanks to Zapata for this one
A- Pours a thick dark black with no light showing through with about a finger & 1/2 thick mocha head that fades to a cap and leaves a touch of lacing.
S- roasted and chocolate malts with a touch of coffee
T- starts off a bit bitter with some excellent chocolate & coffee flavors and some raisins. a slight alcohol burn at the end
M- more carbonation then i was expecting, full body
D- Not too bad. I look forward to finding more brews from these guys
Serving type: bottle
01-07-2009 23:27:31 | More by SirChugsAlot
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4.24/5 rDev +16.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
With all the fixations on alcohol, sweetness and roast to carry the taste of trendy imperial stout, its refreshing to see a beer that's rooted in British rounded complexity even if its taste is savory, sipping and robust.
Clipper City's big boy of a stout starts with dark mahogany brown that's just off of opaque. As it stews in the glass like dark roast coffee, its roasted aromas follow suit with its own dark chocolate, walnut and cold-pressed blends. Its decadent seared sugars underneath take on a toffee and molasses tone but evading the viscous texture of either.
Across the middle, the strong ale really opens up by saturating the palate with equal parts bittersweet chocolate, nutty coffee blends and a toasty-peppery bit. The starchy sweetness that floats beneath carries with it the fruity sweetness of grilled currant, blackberry and a tinge of licorice.
Finishing with an oddly light sense of palatability, the luscious beer isn't exactly built for quick drinking but it's surly not indicative of imperial strength. Its understated simmering warmth cuts through the beer's sweetness and mild viscosity with a finish of smoky chocolate and grilled fruit.
Serving type: bottle
07-08-2014 04:47:51 | More by BEERchitect
Heavy Seas - Peg Leg Imperial Stout from Heavy Seas Beer
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