Death | Rivertown Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Rivertown Brewing Co.
Ohio, United States
rivertownbrewery.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A high-gravity Russian Imperial Stout brewed from a blend of dark malts and Jolokai peppers (Ghost Chili Peppers).

Added by Ohiovania on 12-15-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
132
Reviews:
23
Avg:
3.48
pDev:
16.38%
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
24
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 132 |  Reviews: 23
Photo of yuenglingfan101
5/5  rDev +43.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This beer is right my alley. I love Ghost peppers and i love chocolate. Strong smell of chocolate. Dark in color with little head. A little hot and spicy just how i like my women too. Tastes of chocolate and malts and mild on the ghost pepper, but none the less a spicy addition to an excellent beer!

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Photo of Weekiwachee
5/5  rDev +43.7%

Photo of Aisha
5/5  rDev +43.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Ferd577
4.75/5  rDev +36.5%

Photo of Chuffbomb
4.75/5  rDev +36.5%

Photo of OldTime
4.63/5  rDev +33%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

I had this on draft at Beer World in Jacksonville, FL & I have to say I really liked this, but I like experimental beers and this was one.

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Photo of Mr_Meursault
4.5/5  rDev +29.3%

Photo of redfox405
4.5/5  rDev +29.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Billz187
4.5/5  rDev +29.3%

Photo of bmoney
4.5/5  rDev +29.3%

Photo of Ohiovania
4.48/5  rDev +28.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Had again recently on draft and I think they have tweaked the recipe for the better. It was fantastic. Reminded me of Mexican Cake but personally I found it to be more enjoyable.

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Photo of Djusse
4.47/5  rDev +28.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

This beer is awesome. There is a wonderful chocolate taste but the star of the show is the pepper. This pepper hits your tongue but isn't over powering. It isn't as viscous as other stouts and doesn't have much of a head but is still a wonderful beer!

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Photo of merock1402
4.38/5  rDev +25.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BEER88
4.32/5  rDev +24.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of leprechaunandfatman
4.29/5  rDev +23.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Buckeye_Bill
4.25/5  rDev +22.1%

Photo of Nick_Foltz
4.25/5  rDev +22.1%

Photo of RichH55
4.25/5  rDev +22.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JohnnyB
4.24/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dr_Fox
4.14/5  rDev +19%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of tmneyer
4.08/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of lackenhauser
4.01/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

You're average RIS pour. Somewhat flat. Not quite the pitch black I would expect. Roasted, spicy and peppery notes aroma wise. Solid roasted and dark chocolate flavors. Mild pepper to it. Somewhat "inky" taste. Grain flavor. Very solid mouthfeel with a great burn to the back of the tongue....This has to be a serious acquired taste/feel but I really like it. I really enjoyed this overall. A very nice twist on a US Double or RIS. Amazed this was less then $4 a bottle from what the cashier told me.....I would buy again in a heart beat.

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Photo of Lanstrum
4/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bleedblue9150
4/5  rDev +14.9%

Photo of Fordknox
4/5  rDev +14.9%

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Death from Rivertown Brewing Co.
3.48 out of 5 based on 132 ratings.
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