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Your Black Heart Russian Imperial Stout | O'Dempsey's

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3.97/5
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Your Black Heart Russian Imperial StoutYour Black Heart Russian Imperial Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
O'Dempsey's
Georgia, United States
odempseys.com

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by elgiacomo on 11-08-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,742
Reviews:
56
Ratings:
196
pDev:
10.08%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Photo of TSJ4000
5/5  rDev +25.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Yeah. I'm going to have to say this is a bitchin' Russian Imperial Stout. Rich and creamy and hop freshness on the finish which keeps this refreshing for a RIS. A+ This beer is not syrupy at all. Boy, this is pitch black with a touch of mahogony on the outer edges. Several really tight lacing rings make this beer awesome. I'm buying these little 4pks again.

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5/5  rDev +25.9%

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5/5  rDev +25.9%

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5/5  rDev +25.9%

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5/5  rDev +25.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

My favorite RIS of all time. Rich, thick and malty - with just enough robust coffee and chocolate to satisfy my sweet tooth...or make me crave another :)

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Photo of zuperman
4.91/5  rDev +23.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Great Imperial. Nice balance and taste. Not too high abv. The coffee notes in the smell are great and the bittersweet taste from the dark chocolate masks the alcohol perfectly. Pour it to sip in enjoy!

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4.8/5  rDev +20.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

Photo of Heischman
4.58/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Beer/Brewery – Your Black Heart Russian Imperial Stout/O’Dempsy’s
City/State- Atlanta/Georgia
STYLE – Russian Imperial Stout
ABV –8%
IBU – 90
DATE – 03 JAN 2012 (Beer # 3 in the 365 new beers tried in 2012)
SERVING TYPE – 12 oz Bottle
GLASSWARE – Tulip glass
APPEARANCE – Black as the blackest night. No light passes through the beer. Thick frothy head cocoa in color maintaining at ¼ inch with wonderful lacing!
AROMA- Nice aromas of cocoa and roasted coffees
TASTE – Tart but rich with the roasted flavors and a nice smoky flavor lingering in the back
MOUTHFEEL – Creamy but Thin for a Russian Imperial Stout but not too thin, the carbonation leaves are perfect
CONCLUSION – By far my favorite beer form O’Dempsey’s! It is great to see the small guys tackle such a big brew and pull it off!
-JH-

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4.57/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of sammib528
4.53/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A – This beer poured thick and dark with a small dark caramel head the disappeared quickly

S – There was a deep rich coffee smell like fresh espresso, hints of molasses and caramel

T – The taste was surprising. While there was a strong coffee flavor, it was rich and deep. There was a chocolate taste that made it smooth on the tongue.

M – Heavy, rich and inviting. Not overly carbonated. Left my mouth dry, wanting another sip

Overall – this was a very satisfying glass of beer. Rich flavor that teased my tongue and then disappeared with a dry finish.

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4.51/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Incredibly dark in fact down right black. The head is a dark beige pushing brown.

Aroma: Heavy dark roasted coffee, dark chocolate with some milk sugars. Light char, dark roasted hops with a floral note. A few dark fruits in the back.

Taste: Very malty in the front that has so many chocolate malts. Silky smooth mouthfeel, hops are roasted very dark. Milk sugars, and some char.

Notes: Very tasty all over and would pick this one up again. Cheers.

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4.51/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

The one I have says brewed and bottled by Thomas Creek Brewery here in Greenville, SC.

A - poured about a 2 finger caramel colored head which dissipated quickly. Pitch black and completely opaque

S - faint chocolately smell

T - start off chocolatey and sweet. Finishes with a bitter dark chocolate with a hint of the alcohol becoming apparent.

M - sticky, sweet and kind of thick. Great example of the style.

O - This is a great imperial stout. Easy to drink and very delicious. Glad I picked this one up to sample

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4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

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