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Heavy Seas - Peg Leg Imperial Stout - Heavy Seas Beer

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1,125 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,125
Reviews: 655
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 12.91%
Wants: 18
Gots: 37 | 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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raznug

Ohio

3.9/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: This beer pours a dark black color and is topped with ½” of brown colored head.
Smell: The aroma of this beer is all roasted malts and coffee tasty smelling beer.
Taste: Roasted malts and coffee flavors is all that I can taste which isn’t bad but just wish it would be a little more complex to be a great stout.
Mouthfeel: Thick and oily just like a stout should be a good sipper for a chilly night.

Serving type: bottle

12-15-2012 20:03:21 | More by raznug
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Heavy Seas - Peg Leg Imperial Stout from Heavy Seas Beer
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