D.O.R.I.S. The Destroyer Double Imperial Stout | Hoppin' Frog Brewery

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D.O.R.I.S. The Destroyer Double Imperial StoutD.O.R.I.S. The Destroyer Double Imperial Stout

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Hoppin' Frog Brewery
Ohio, United States

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by MbpBugeye on 03-26-2010

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look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

This pours a pitch black color with a medium brown head of foam. The scent is rather mild but still is rich and robust with roasted malts, coffee, and hazelnuts. The taste is thick, rich and creamy. This heavy texture stout delivers an initial bold, sweet flavor with its variety of malts. The taste is super complex and delicious. I can only imagine what this must taste like bourbon barrel aged as it already rivals the flavor of bourbon barrel stout. It finishes with a chalky, coffee after taste. Simply a must try!

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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle shared by Nanoslug, approximately 2 years old. Thanks!

A: Pours a pitch black body with a short-lived mocha colored head.

S: Dark chocolate, fudgy brownies, coffee, roasted grain, and a touch of citrus and stale hop.

T: Baker's chocolate, roasted grain, a small flavor of coffee and citrus hops. This was probably pretty hoppy fresh, but that has clearly faded out with age, and some stale-hop flavor is starting to creep in.

M: Medium-plus bodied, with low-ish carbonation that makes for a velvety experience overall. Well hidden booze, but perhaps the age has tempered it (I've never had this fresh).

O: We opened this after a BORIS of similar age, and we all agreed that the BORIS was much better. All of BORIS was consumed, whereas half of DORIS was still left. Not a bad beer, but she is outclassed by her younger brother.

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

22oz bottle that I believe was purchased in 2010, poured into my Stone IRS glass. Pitch black in color with a thin, dark tan head scattered across the top.

The aroma has a very rich dark chocolate presence to it with some notes of brownie batter and a little coffee. The roasted malts seemed to come out a little more as it warmed. Nice aroma overall, very bold and rich and it comes together well.

The tastes shows more of the roasted malts and adds in some very smoky notes as well. It's got some slightly burnt and coffee notes coming out more towards the finish. The rich dark chocolate is very good in it and lasts well into the finish. Again, it comes together very well.

The mouthfeel is heavy and viscous with carbonation being on the lower end. Very nice mouthfeel for the style. Overall, I thought it was a very good beer that aged nicely. The rich dark chocolate was really good and the bold roasted, slightly smoky malts that came out more in the taste were also really good. I thought it was a great version of the style and one of the better non-barrel aged versions of the style I've had in a while.

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D.O.R.I.S. The Destroyer Double Imperial Stout from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
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