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Empress Catherine - Short's Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

103 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 103
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 7.41%
Wants: 2
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Short's Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: CMUbrew on 11-13-2013)
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md655321

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

02-12-2014 04:03:12 | More by md655321
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brycevolk

Ohio

4/5  rDev +5.8%

02-11-2014 14:27:12 | More by brycevolk
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homebrew311

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Pours dark brown with a thin collar of tan head. The nose is heavily roasted with dark fruits, earthy hops, and burnt malts. The hops come through quite strongly. The taste is very similar to the nose. Robust hops, heavy roasted character, a bit of earth and chocolate. Mouthfeel is where this beer take a hit. The body doesn't match the big flavors. A bit on the thin side with above average carbonation. Overall, nice flavors here, more body would elevate this beer significantly.

02-11-2014 06:23:32 | More by homebrew311
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beergorrilla

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

02-11-2014 03:25:32 | More by beergorrilla
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marcb105

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

02-11-2014 03:24:01 | More by marcb105
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sblanton83

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

02-10-2014 16:12:32 | More by sblanton83
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jmich24

Michigan

4/5  rDev +5.8%

02-10-2014 04:14:48 | More by jmich24
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GRFounder

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

02-10-2014 02:01:21 | More by GRFounder
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core42

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

02-10-2014 00:59:35 | More by core42
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jbaker67

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

02-10-2014 00:05:29 | More by jbaker67
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TheBeerDad

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

02-09-2014 18:35:56 | More by TheBeerDad
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I_BYE_MI_BEER

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

02-09-2014 16:37:53 | More by I_BYE_MI_BEER
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Kerrie

Michigan

4/5  rDev +5.8%

02-09-2014 03:33:06 | More by Kerrie
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andrewjraab

Michigan

3.81/5  rDev +0.8%

A - Pitch black with a mocha head that quickly dissipates to a fine ring around a snifter. Some decent spotty lace clings after each drink.

S - Malts, chocolate, hops present, caramel, toasted nuts, coffee.

T - Malt forward - dark / bitter chocolate, caramel. Malts followed by a prominent amount of hops, and finishes very dry and bitter. Some anise flavors faint in the back end. Moutfeel is chewy and syrupy.

O - Another solid brew from Shorts. This drinks more like a black IPA to me rather than an RIS, but a very nice beer nonetheless

02-09-2014 01:35:29 | More by andrewjraab
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HardyA

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

02-08-2014 01:35:46 | More by HardyA
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Tee2Grn

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

02-08-2014 01:23:29 | More by Tee2Grn
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Shoesoccer

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

02-07-2014 15:20:30 | More by Shoesoccer
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mrebeka

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

02-07-2014 14:12:11 | More by mrebeka
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Acuity

Michigan

4/5  rDev +5.8%

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Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +19%

02-07-2014 04:49:18 | More by HopHeadHerman
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alex021224

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

02-07-2014 00:13:49 | More by alex021224
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blackrim

Michigan

4/5  rDev +5.8%

02-06-2014 02:37:00 | More by blackrim
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fgilbert2

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

02-06-2014 01:35:26 | More by fgilbert2
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rmorris17

Michigan

3/5  rDev -20.6%

02-02-2014 00:34:36 | More by rmorris17
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strohme2

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

02-01-2014 21:33:11 | More by strohme2
Empress Catherine from Short's Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 103 ratings.