Imperial Stout
Blue Pants Brewery

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Style:
Stout - Russian Imperial
ABV:
13.5%
Score:
90
Avg:
3.99 | pDev: 7.27%
Reviews:
5
Ratings:
14
From:
Blue Pants Brewery
 
Alabama, United States
Avail:
Retired (no longer brewed)
Wants
  1
Gots
  4
SCORE
90
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GarrettB from Colorado

3.69/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

November 12th, 2015 - This is the last of three brews from Blue Pants and by far the best. Their stout pours a nice dark color (though the room is covered in a moody, dim glow) with about a finger of teriyaki brown foam. I drill down into the mottled fluff and get dry and stuffy smells of cocoa and cobwebs, with a little char. It smells aged, and though it hasn't lost freshness, it doesn't exhibit any of the raw silliness of some imperial stouts. The flavor is quite good, with a good oak note up front and a noticeable balance between the sinewy malt bill and the sweeter elements. There's a slight blandness up front as long as the beer is cold and fresh from the refrigerator, but with warmth this blandness matures into a bundle of notes similar to a Belgian Strong Ale, with darker fruits coming into play.

Jan 09, 2020
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mrn1ceguy from Illinois

3.52/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pitch black color with a light briwn lacing that lingers. The nose is boozy and harsh. The taste is hot, some roastyness, but with a side of indegestion. The feel is crisp and alcohol burning. Overall this is not that good of a beer.

Jan 17, 2016
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suzychesser from Alabama

3.73/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Nice beer with a high abv. Tastes similar to some bourbon agreed stouts I've tried. Not bad, no frills, nothing offensive, I might try one again. Not as sweet as some of their previous versions like the candy bar and the double stuff.

Oct 18, 2015
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a0lbudman from Alabama

4.28/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

L-Dark black color with a brown 1 inch head that leaves a lacing
S-light bourbon smell with a dark chocolate and coffee mix
T-The dark chocolate and coffee hit you at the front end then the bourbon taste takes over and stays with you for the finish with some alcohol
F-full bodied feel with a creamy carbonation
O-I did not think the bourbon would be in this beer but it was a nice surprise. Loved the beer

Oct 12, 2015
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richj1970 from Alabama

3.98/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured on draft at local bottle shop.

A: Pours a remarkably clear deep black with smallish one finger head. Fairly short retention but leaves some nice lacing.

S: Roasted malts, espresso, and dark chocolate.

T: Blend of good coffee, rich roasted malts, and bitter dark chocolate.

M: Full bodied but not thick. On average a touch thin for the style.

O: Very nice beer. Looking forward to a barrel aged version of this one.

Sep 05, 2015
Imperial Stout from Blue Pants Brewery
Beer rating: 90 out of 100 with 14 ratings