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

B.O.R.I.S. The Crusher Oatmeal-Imperial StoutB.O.R.I.S. The Crusher Oatmeal-Imperial Stout
BA SCORE
93.6%
Liked This Beer
4.23 w/ 2,746 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:
#868
Reviews:
1,038
Ratings:
2,746
Liked:
2,570
Avg:
4.23/5
pDev:
9.22%
Alströms:
4.15
 
 
Wants:
296
Gots:
570
Trade:
44
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,746 |  Reviews: 1,038
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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Looks like motor oil. Held up to several lights, this beer is absolutely opaque. IKEA black-brown, very slight orange-bronze head when poured, ... really, this looks like motor oil. Under several different conditions and settings, I could not detect any light shining through. But, it tastes like pure, unfiltered and uncompromised heaven. This is an outstanding stout. Balanced, smooth, almost chewy as it slides down your throat. I chilled this one too much. As a result, the nose was closed and the taste was like a shout without the nuances and subtleties you find in normal speech. After 20 minutes of exposure to room temperature (68 degrees), the aromas burst from this extraordinarily well made beer, and the complexities in the taste became apparent. Caramel, subtle molasses, caramel again. Subtle, nothing overwhelming, nothing dominates the flavor or the aroma. A perfectly balanced stout to warm your insides on a delightfully crisp autumn evening in Cincinnati.

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B.O.R.I.S. The Crusher Oatmeal-Imperial Stout from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
Beer rating: 93.6% out of 100 with 2,746 ratings
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