Siberian Night Imperial Stout
Thirsty Dog Brewing Company

Siberian Night Imperial StoutSiberian Night Imperial Stout
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Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
Ohio, United States
Russian Imperial Stout
Ranked #275
Ranked #5,018
4.13 | pDev: 9.2%
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Jan 13, 2003
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Reviewed by VABA from Virginia

4.43/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Pours a dark color with a slight head and lacing
Aroma has generous chocolate and fruity hints
Taste has a pleasant chocolate and fruity flavor
A medium bodied decently carbonated beer
A good tasting well balanced Stout
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Rated: 4.08 by Iggy88 from Ohio

Nov 07, 2023
Rated: 3.92 by MikeZim

Oct 09, 2023
Rated: 4.08 by not2quick from Missouri

Apr 28, 2023
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Reviewed by JohnG190 from New York

4.34/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Thirsty Dog Brewing Company's Siberian Night Russian Imperial Stout is a highly sought after beer that has received widespread recognition for its rich and complex flavor profile. This beer is well known for its deep, dark color and its bold, robust taste.

Appearance: Siberian Night pours with a thick, creamy head that leaves a beautiful lacing on the glass. Its color is a deep, dark brown that is nearly black. The beer is extremely opaque and has a viscous, oily appearance.

Aroma: The aroma of Siberian Night Imperial is a complex mix of dark chocolate, coffee, and roasted malt. Hints of dark fruit and a subtle smokiness round out the scent, making it a treat for the senses.

Taste: The taste of Siberian Night is intense and complex. It starts with a rich, creamy sweetness that gives way to a bold, roasty bitterness. The flavors of dark chocolate, coffee, and roasted malt are prominent, while notes of dark fruit, such as raisins and figs, add depth to the beer's flavor profile. The finish is smooth and long, leaving a pleasant aftertaste.

Overall Impression: Overall, Thirsty Dog Brewing Company's Siberian Night is an exceptional beer that should not be missed. Its rich and complex flavor profile makes it an ideal choice for beer connoisseurs and casual drinkers alike. Whether enjoyed on its own or paired with a hearty meal, this beer is sure to leave a lasting impression.
Feb 09, 2023
Rated: 3.85 by Wrigfen from South Carolina

Jan 28, 2023
Rated: 4.24 by carolinabeerguy from North Carolina

Jan 04, 2023
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Reviewed by JohnniEMc from Pennsylvania

4.37/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Against better judgment, two, not just one brown twelve ounce bottles were emptied into a clear glass liter mug. It turns out just like it should. There's a thickly foamed light tan head, that seems to be enduring, atop an opaque black coffee brown liquid. The aroma is only of roasted malt, but not notable for its strength. However, it's praiseworthy for not having a strong alcohol character, despite the high ABV. Then, it drinks smoothly, again praiseworthy considering the high ABV. The only big taste at the forefront is roasted malt. Not to mislead, there is alcohol to taste, far more than to smell. But, it seems to sweeten the taste and certainly doesn't make it any less pleasant. This is a very good Imperial Stout, but it's taste is just a little short from joining the greats in its category. As good as the body is, the roasted malt flavor falls just a little short of the fuller flavored best ones. There's only scant glass lacing, but the higher the ABV, the more likely this occurs. Maybe not the best, but not much less than the best Imperial Stouts available.
Oct 27, 2022
Rated: 4.21 by cold_beer

May 20, 2022
Rated: 3.96 by KT3418 from Colorado

Mar 05, 2022
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Reviewed by LeRose from Massachusetts

4.12/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Pours blacker than black with a tidy brown head that lasts quite a while and leaves a fine ring. It looks "thick".

The smell hit me with chocolate first then a tidal wave of roast malt, pretty close to if not burnt in some part. A bit if coffee perks thru eventually. Molasses and a small bit of dates or maybe prune.

The taste is roast malt, bittersweet chocolate, acrid coffee, a very small taste of dark fruits. A hint of milk chocolate, molasses/brown sugar and a very slight sweetness. The roast evolves into a bit of charred emptiness.

It doesn't feel as thick as I thought it would, but it is plenty thick enough. Dry and bitter finish, a slight chalky feeling and an oddly lingering sweetness.
Dec 21, 2021
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Rated by JMT1 from Pennsylvania

4.46/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
This is an awesome brew. Lots of bourbon flavor and very smooth.
Nov 21, 2021
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Reviewed by Bluerabbitbell from Pennsylvania

4.15/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
11/20/21 Marilyn's on Main in Morgantown. On tap.

Wow! Such a different imperial stout with very little sweetness. Tobacco, bitter chocolate and smokey. Finish is leather and tobacco ashes. I liked this, but DW made a face on this one!
Nov 20, 2021
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Reviewed by CarolinaCardinals from North Carolina

4.19/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Picked up a 12 oz bottle from TW-Greenville SC 7-19-21 for $2.99. Bottled 01-11-21; consumed 10-18-21.

Beer poured black as night with a very nice tan head with the original pour.

Nose is nice, roasted malt city which gives you the essence of what is about to come.

Taste is a blast of roasted malts that lend a touch of chocolate and toastiness. Finishes well balanced with no trace of residual sweetness and alcohol burn.

Mouthfeel is medium to full bodied and very creamy and smooth.

Overall a really likable imperial stout, reminds me of Bell's Expedition stout but slightly smaller which is not a bad thing!
Oct 18, 2021
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Rated by Chuckdiesel24 from Illinois

4.31/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
You could tell me this had cocoa in it and I’d believe it. Great no barrel no adjunct RIS. Hefty, but drinkable too
May 19, 2021
Rated: 4 by BadgerNCarolina from North Carolina

May 18, 2021
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Reviewed by WoodBrew from Ohio

4.09/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
I got a bottle of this beer off the single shelf from my local Giant Eagle store. It poured an opaque dark with very thin ran ring head that is not leaving any lace. The scent had bourbon and vanilla notes. The taste was nicely balanced and easy to drink with molasses and bourbon highlights. The mouthfeel was medium in body and had good carbonation. Overall it is a solid beer.
May 17, 2021
Rated: 4.41 by eawolff99 from Minnesota

Jan 25, 2021
Rated: 4.03 by TheCakePounder from Pennsylvania

Jan 19, 2021
Siberian Night Imperial Stout from Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
Beer rating: 92 out of 100 with 1994 ratings