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

D.O.R.I.S. The Destroyer Double Imperial StoutD.O.R.I.S. The Destroyer Double Imperial Stout
BA SCORE
4.22/5
1,319 Ratings
D.O.R.I.S. The Destroyer Double Imperial StoutD.O.R.I.S. The Destroyer Double Imperial Stout
BEER INFO

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

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by MbpBugeye on 03-26-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#977
Reviews:
445
Ratings:
1,319
pDev:
9%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
184
Gots:
411
Trade:
37
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Ratings: 1,319 |  Reviews: 445
Photo of stouts4me
4/5  rDev -5.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of matttttYCE
3.8/5  rDev -10%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Small head, about a finger high, dark brown and creamy. Sticks around a bit. Moderate lacing. Thick, oily, and viscous looking pour. Deep black liquid.

Lots of rich dark chocolate and roasted malts, even burnt cocoa and malts, dark roast coffee and bitterness, hints at smoke and char, noticeable hop notes and bitterness in there as well, black strap molasses, licorice, maybe some toffee as well.

Rich dark chocolate and roasted malts, burnt notes, coffee bitterness, some char, maybe oats as well, decent hopping here to support this big stout (though not IPA level evident), and some of the molasses, licorice, and toffee from the smell.

Very big imperial stout. Good body, heavy, full. Viscous consistency. Creamy consistency. Moderate length finish. Good exemplary mouthfeel for an RIS.

Overall a very enjoyable imperial stout, much the same as B.O.R.I.S. was, but, in this case, a bit bigger/more full. Not amazing, but quite good. Definitely a slow sipper though the alcohol doesn't really factor in for me, just a big, full bodied stout.

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Photo of bsuedekum
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

Photo of bmoney
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of HopsintheSack
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of Hophead717
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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5/5  rDev +18.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of Jwren5
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -23%

Photo of swetsastonic
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

Photo of lovindahops
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Watching the champion all american lacrosse showcase and havi g my first doris

A- completely opaque with spotty foam on the top. A roasted look that stays around with the foam curving on the edges of the glass. A solid ris look

S- big chocolatelty malt flavor all over the brew that grows exponentially with the roasty tones moving in next. Some sugar and caramelized scents are meshed in as some cocoa notes close out the almost non present alcohol theme

T- a tingley flavor of chocolate and caramel are sidetracked by roasted cocoa nibs that shiWatching the champion all american lacrosse showcase and havi g my first doris

A- completely opaque with spotty foam on the top. A roasted look that stays around with the foam curving on the edges of the glass. A solid ris look

S- big chocolatelty malt flavor all over the brew that grows exponentially with the roasty tones moving in next. Some sugar and caramelized scents are meshed in as some cocoa notes close out the almost non present alcohol theme

T- a tingley flavor of chocolate and caramel are sidetracked by roasted cocoa nibs that shine through with flavor. Very smooth combination with the oatmeal makes for a mud slide of flavor

M- magically smooth as you almost need to püll the layers of flavor off your mouth

O- i feel if this was brewery released with a lottery drawing facilitating the bottle allotment, people would be raving about doris. That said, it's an amazing ris

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Photo of ChadQuest
3.61/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Dark black and inky, has legs. inky.
The nose is chocolate, has a large amount of hops, and roasted malts.
creamy chocolate is the base, roasted malts, hops are strong, cry cacao.
Full body, hoppin frog always has good stout bodies.

I enjoyed it for the 3 hours i drank the bomber.

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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

Photo of TrappistJohnMD
4.42/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a thick oily dark brown to black color with tan head that dissipates quickly to just a ring around glass edge. Minimal lacing.

Smell is rich with chocolate and dark toasted malts. Lots of toffee, caramel and coffee present too.

Taste follows the smell with hints of molasses mixed in. Not a lot of bitterness. Smokiness and oak mixed in as well. Very complex brew.

Mouthfeel is thick and oily. Very full bodied.

Overall this was enjoyable. Very complex brew. This is a difficult brew for me to find, but I will definitely pick up more when I see it.

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Photo of mkotsayfan
4.43/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bomber into a snifter. Pours a deep black with a nice dark mocha head w/tight bubbles. The aroma has a lot of dark chocolate, roasted malts, and slight coffee notes. The taste is very chocolately and malty, sweet but not too sweet. The mouthfeel is thick bodied with good carbonation, and it just finishes beautifully. Very little alochol burn, and the creaminess and silkiness, combined with being thick bodied but not too thick, make this exemplary (IMO) for an imperial stout.

A fantastic stout, Hoppin' Frog should consider giving this a barrel treatment...it could be something special as well.

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Photo of claaark13
4.36/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a HF tulip at a little colder than cellar temp.

A - Pitch black pour with a nice dark brown head. Sticks well to the glass, lacing sticks around.

S - Roasted malt, hops, burnt cocoa.

T - Hop notes throughout, noticeable roast, sweet cocoa and coffee coming towards the end as they blend with the hops. There is a little bit of that "oats" flavor that I think is the focus of oatmeal stouts. Well balanced, the finish hints that it wants to go dry and then is coated with just enough sweetness to instead carry the flavors. Not even a touch of booze.

M - Heavy on the tongue, some carbonation dancing on the palate holds it back just a bit. Probably closer to a 4.5.

O - Extremely well done and $13 for a bomber. This must be some sort of joke. Not sure how it ages and I don't care. It is great fresh and I will buy some more tomorrow.

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Photo of dbossman
4.39/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Dark, oily, no head and minimal lacing

S: Roasted malts, coffee, caramel, peppers, chocolate, toffee, dark fruits, smoke, subtle citrus and anise as well; there is a lot here and man does it smell good

T: Wow, this is a delicious, big beer: roasted malts, dark chocolate, raisins, peppers, booze, oats, caramel; it all comes together in the finish too; mmm

F: Pretty creamy--a touch thin in the finish perhaps but pretty good overall

O: Such a nice beer; boozy and peppery and chocolatey and delicious

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D.O.R.I.S. The Destroyer Double Imperial Stout from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
Beer rating: 4.22 out of 5 with 1,319 ratings
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