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

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196 Ratings
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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

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by elgiacomo on 11-08-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
196
Reviews:
56
Avg:
3.94
pDev:
10.41%
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
17
For Trade:
0
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Photo of GuyFawkes
4.34/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured from the bottle into a glass.

Inky pitch black liquid; barely any light passes.

Dark khaki head; strong lacing.

Coffee, chocolate & a hint of black licorice in the nose. Definitely smells the part.

Thick mouthfeel.

Nice RIS flavor here: dark chocolate, hints of coffee & licorice. Not the most complex version, but more than serviceable.

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Photo of Huhzubendah
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Shared with Dempsey himself, courtesy of RussianDragon.

Dark brown body with a dark beige cap. Licorice, molasses, chocolate, bitter cocoa. Quit tasty! A beautiful merging of an Irish dry stout with a heavier and richer Russian imperial stout.

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Photo of hophead7117
4.15/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Wasted_Youth
3.62/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of StoutAtTheDevil
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of smitbo7
4.02/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from growler. Beautiful dark color. Bright coffee and malt taste. Pleasant hoppy end.

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Photo of buckyp
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GeorgiaBeerMoose
4.42/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ajdemma
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of normanbeats
4.14/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of WCKDVBZ
3.47/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jhutt
3.87/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of StevenNebulous
4.19/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MTKATL
4.3/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
3.79/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

From the growler, poured VERY DARK into the glass with a tan head. Beer is heavy on the palate, with lots of toasted (or burnt) coffee and some bitterness. Interesting Imperial Stout.

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Photo of Nordbier
3.96/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ordybill
2.6/5  rDev -34%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a tulip glass.
Aroma- Big roasted coffee bean aroma
Appearance- Looks like used motor oil, has a small brown head
Taste- Not good to me, acidic with no back end flavor, sort of empty after the initial tasting (this occurred on each sip)
Palate- A full bodied beer with mild carbonation, has a dry bitter finish.
Overall- I did not care for this beer at all. RIS's are not my favorite style of beer but I do enjoy several; this ain't one of them.

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Photo of JohnBender
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of adamryan
4.1/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ChelseaH
5/5  rDev +26.9%
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 GaBengal
3.83/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gtwreck45
4.57/5  rDev +16%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of RochefortChris
4.21/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of OpaqueBrew
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

Photo of thatoneguymike
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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