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Death | Backlash Beer Company

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4.01/5
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79 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Backlash Beer Company
Massachusetts, United States
backlashbeer.com

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by HighLowJack on 12-20-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,360
Reviews:
11
Ratings:
79
pDev:
7.23%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
8
Trade:
0
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Photo of AirBob
4.37/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of VelvetExtract
3.79/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Draft. Sample pour. Poured quite dark. Body looks reasonably viscous. Aroma is straightforward. Chocolate, roast, coffee, booze, fudge. Flavor is equally as direct. Fudgy and syrupy chocolate. Roasted malt. Some java. A slight sting of alcohol. Just a bit of burnt malt. Slight velvety feel. Creamy but the body isn't super viscous. This will get it done but don't expect anything you haven't experienced before.

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Photo of zbooks
3.5/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of NeverSettle
3.31/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Bilco
3.77/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rolltide8425
4.06/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of trevorpost
3.7/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SlightlyGrey
3.9/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of WasupBeerQueen
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Petegrieco
4.34/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Cheld
4.37/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tigg924
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Taste is cocoa, dark chocolate, roasted malt, and oats. The oats were a prominent taste and a nice surprise. Really enjoyed this beer and I ordered a second glass. Best thing I have had from Backlash.

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Photo of DarkLordPsycho
4.1/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of parris
3.94/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ZBR101
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PhineasMcClintock
4.24/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Knapp85
4.32/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

This poured out as a rich looking black color with a brown head on top. The smell of the beer as a good amount of roast to it. The taste of the beer is pretty good, again loads of roasted bitterness and chocolate. The feel of the beer is full bodied. Overall this beer is damn good.

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Photo of SawDog505
3.91/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of paresis
3.85/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AshlandNacho
4.37/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Superbohl4
3.85/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of AnitaBrewski
4.2/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of meb3476
3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

Photo of Dylanka
4.44/5  rDev +10.7%

Photo of BradMacMullin
4.2/5  rDev +4.7%

Had this on tap at Russell House. No doubt this is a stout, so intensely dark and a small head to it. Nice crisp drink - not overly malty. This is a bit of a chocolate bomb on the tongue - a bit intense but a nice note of coffee combination. Liked this a lot - 9% a bit much for a lunch beer, but I will make sure to not do anything important today

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Death from Backlash Beer Company
Beer rating: 4.01 out of 5 with 79 ratings
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