Plead The 5th Imperial Stout | Dark Horse Brewing Company

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Plead The 5th Imperial StoutPlead The 5th Imperial Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Dark Horse Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
darkhorsebrewery.com

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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,973
Reviews:
930
Avg:
4.23
pDev:
8.27%
 
 
Wants:
555
Gots:
1,060
For Trade:
114
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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured from 12 oz into tulip glass

A- jet black with no head, even poured aggressively.

S- tons of chocolate followed by roasted notes. It all pinnacles up to some dark fruits such as dates and figs.

T - doesn't follow the nose as much as I expected. Much more dark fruit than anything else. There are subtle dark chcolate in behind the fruits and a very slight roastedness that finisbes the beer. It instantly dries the mouth after the swallow too.

M- thick and heavy, just like I like my stouts. Not overly bitter or harsh. Just right on the mouthfeel.

O- a good stout, was hoping for more of the chocolate and roast to be more prominent in the taste but I will definitely pick these up again.

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Plead The 5th Imperial Stout from Dark Horse Brewing Company
4.23 out of 5 based on 3,973 ratings.
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