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Heavy Seas - Peg Leg Imperial Stout - Heavy Seas Beer

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1,107 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,107
Reviews: 655
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 12.91%
Wants: 18
Gots: 34 | FT: 1
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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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3.2/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A: Pours into a tulip with a head that rushes to fill the glass. A mix of dense, creamy foam and large, loose bubbles. Head is light brown, body is a dark, dark brown. Lots of sticky lacing.

S: Coffee and roasty aromas. A little cracker. Maybe I'm imagining it from the name, but I'm catching a hint of the sea.

T: Toasted with some creamy notes. A little chocolate, just a hint of raisin. A little bit of unwelcome sourness.

M: Medium bodied, low carbonation, smooth and creamy.

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2011 05:45:39 | More by kscaldef
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Heavy Seas - Peg Leg Imperial Stout from Heavy Seas Beer
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