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B.O.R.I.S. The Crusher Oatmeal-Imperial Stout | Hoppin' Frog Brewery

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BA SCORE
4.23/5
Exceptional
2,751 Ratings
B.O.R.I.S. The Crusher Oatmeal-Imperial StoutB.O.R.I.S. The Crusher Oatmeal-Imperial Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hoppin' Frog Brewery
Ohio, United States
hoppinfrog.com

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by klewis on 11-10-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#892
Reviews:
1,040
Ratings:
2,751
pDev:
9.22%
Bros Score:
4.15
 
 
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Gots:
568
Trade:
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Purchased at Julio's and poured into a Duvel tulip.

A - Pours a rich, deep oily black with a very nice one finger deep, dark mocha head that faded away quickly to leave really nothing.

S - Smell is slightly underwhelming mostly dark roasty malts with nice chocolate notes. Whats underwhelming or well, shocking is how present the ABV is, too bad.

T - Very nice flavour profile here. Starts nice and deep and roasty with slightly bitter (as if roasted too long) malts that result in a complex chocolate and light coffee notes. Unfortunately, those nice flavours are slammed down into submission by the ABV on the tongue. So sad.

M - Waaaay too thin for a RIS of this caliber. Combine that thinness with how potent the ABV is and you've got a rather ehhh mouthfeel.

O - I want to like this stout, I really do, just the ABV is FAR too prevalent. Really killed this beer for me.

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B.O.R.I.S. The Crusher Oatmeal-Imperial Stout from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
Beer rating: 4.23 out of 5 with 2,751 ratings
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