Siberian Night Imperial Stout | Thirsty Dog Brewing Company

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Siberian Night Imperial StoutSiberian Night Imperial Stout

Brewed by:
Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
Ohio, United States

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.70%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Dogbrick on 01-13-2003

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I have to assume that this mellowed with a few months of age. It was very mellow as others have pointed out how "fresh and hot" it was. Pours a typical obsidian color with a thin tan head. Nose is vanilla, wood, coffee, very mild booze, chocolate, and roasted malts. Flavor is similar- starts with coffee, chocolate and vanilla. Further looking gives off some wood and roast. Finish is mild vanilla and wood. Very nice, very balanced BA Imp stout.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours from what I can tell by even holding it to the light is a complete black. Has a thick two finger cocoa colored head with very good lacing.

S - Sweet roasted malts and light coffee I'm not getting any booze at all.

T - Mostly sweet dark chocolate with roasted malts and coffee in the background, finishes slightly bitter.

M - medium/heavy bodied with good carbonation.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into my CBS snifter. It poured black in color with a thin, tan colored head sticking to the edges of the glass.

The aroma has a creamy, chocolaty, slight caramel presence to it. I get some moderate roasted qualities to it, but nowhere near the levels that come out in the taste.

The taste shows a lot of roasted malts to it with dark, bitter-sweet chocolate, coffee and some burnt flavors all coming out. I get a little smokiness to it as well, which I really like. A little bit of a sweeter, creamy, caramel and milk chocolate flavor cuts through the bitter, roastedness.

The mouthfeel is on the heavier side with carbonation being a little overly high for the style. Overall it was a pretty solid beer of the style. The aroma seemed a little muted compared to how bold and flavorful the taste was. I thought it was a very nice beer to sip on this evening.

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Siberian Night Imperial Stout from Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
4.15 out of 5 based on 1,914 ratings.
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