Plead The 5th Imperial Stout | Dark Horse Brewing Company

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Plead The 5th Imperial StoutPlead The 5th Imperial Stout

Brewed by:
Dark Horse Brewing Company
Michigan, United States

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
2010 and pre: white label
2011: white label OR black label with black no logo cap
2012: black label with logo cap
2013: black label with logo cap, ABV of 11% in the top right corner and new government warning
2014 - white label with black logo cap, ABV of 11% in the top right corner, government warning on bottom right side of label

Added by HopHead84 on 09-27-2008

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A - Black opaque, slight tan head, which fades to a ring at the glass edge.

S - Booze is front, suggestive of a barrel even though this one has not been placed in one, with dark fruits, roasted malts, and hints of dark chocolate.

T - Roasted malts form up with strong dark chocolate flavors, a hint of tobacco and leather, toasted bread and plums and prunes. Close is slightly bitter.

M - Slick and full. Dries a touch in the end. Mild carbonation and strong alcohol, a solid warmth as it goes

O - A very fine imperial stout, with a nice balance of chocolate and other roasted malt flavors. A solid sipper.

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Plead The 5th Imperial Stout from Dark Horse Brewing Company
4.23 out of 5 based on 3,970 ratings.
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