Thunderfoot | New Albanian Brewing Company - Pizzeria and Public House

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New Albanian Brewing Company - Pizzeria and Public House
Indiana, United States

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by orbitalr0x on 08-23-2007

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Ratings: 43 |  Reviews: 15
Photo of jgunther71
3/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of PBRmeasap1980
4.24/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of N1Nkasi
3.46/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Warren2621
3.69/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lukass
3.77/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of neckbracesub
3.82/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of West_Chester_Ale_Tester
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of threedaggers
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MSandahl23
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of BrentLepping
3/5  rDev -15.5%

Pretty thin for a RIS, and the oak is barely noticeable. Would have been ten times better if they would have used freshly dumped bourbon barrels.

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Photo of robwestcott
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of zrab11
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of JVB
3/5  rDev -15.5%

Photo of HopsMatt
1/5  rDev -71.8%

Photo of Auror
4/5  rDev +12.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of bluejacket74
3.73/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

22 ounce bottle, not sure if this is a new or an old bottle. Served in a snifter, the beer pours very dark brown/black with about a half inch tan head. Head retention is good, and there's a decent amount of lacing. The brew smells like dark fruit (cherries, plums), molasses, roasted malt, bittersweet chocolate, and some coffee. Taste is similar to the aroma, it tastes like dark fruit, roasted malt, bittersweet chocolate, malted milk balls, molasses, and a bit of anise and burnt/charred malt. Mouthfeel/body is medium, it's a bit coating with moderate carbonation. I think it's a good enough brew.

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Photo of Chaney
3.48/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Picked this up in Evansville, In.

Served in an Olde Hickory glass.

A: Black as night, head slushy and off, off, off white.

S: No roast, no char, but lots and lots of malt. Smelled great to me, actually.

T: Bitter on the front and back end, with quite a bit of milk chocolate in the middle. Nice.

M: Ridiculous lacing, low sugar content, and low carbonation (which was appropriate).

0: As a $6 bomber, this was nice, but I paid about $12 for it. On that note, I'll say: skip it....

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Photo of phishbone23
2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

Photo of MordorMongo
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of liamt07
3.54/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Bottle shared by Jason, picked up at Deloch's, IN a while back. 650ml into a tulip.

Black with a real dark brown head. Sticky lace and some moderate retention. Nose of molasses, rubbery tar, sweet chocolate and some roast. Tastes of tar, dark chocoalte, bitter roast and sweet dark malts. Licorice and anise as well. Medium body, low carbonation and a touch metallic. OK, but not an imperial stout I was particularly fond of.

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Photo of TheDarkKnight
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of rhoadsrage
4.65/5  rDev +31%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

(Served in a snifter)

A- This beer pours a jet black body with a cocoa colored head that last as a thick sticky ring around the glass. With each sip. the beer coats the glass before sliding back down There is the random bubble popping out of the murky body, trailing up the glass.

S- The dark roasted malt has black olive and black cardamom hints with a lovely dark nougat character. There is a wintergreen hop note to a minty hop finish that is also dark and green.

T- The notes of brewer's licorice and black roasted malt has some nice dark fruit esters and dark roasted coffee character to it with inky black malt and dark toasted malt flavors aswell. There is a nice graham sweetness with a nice gentle hop bitterness in a pretty clean finish. The malt doesn't give off any bitterness or the hops hide it.

M- The medium mouthfeel has a gentle fizz and a touch of alcohol warmth that compliments the big dark malt flavors.

O- This is what I would consider the classic RIS. Great rich complexity in the malt bill but lots of good yeast character and good hops support. This beer went down very easy for such a big beer. I hope to find this one again.

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Photo of BeerHunter76
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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