Death | Backlash Beer Company

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4.02/5
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83 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

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Added by HighLowJack on 12-20-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,170
Reviews:
15
Ratings:
83
pDev:
7.21%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
9
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 83 |  Reviews: 15
Photo of paulish
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jdhilt
3.94/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a three finger tan head that fades slowly leaving some lace. Black color, no highlights. Good carbonation and medium-heavy bodied. Roasted chocolate nose and taste is bittersweet chocolate. High ABV (9%) is hidden. Good but there are better imp stouts like Wicked Weed El Paraiso. $4.10 for a 12oz can from Colonial Spirits Acton, Ma.

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Photo of Craig-er
4.09/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Beautiful black brew with chocolate color foam. The head dissipates fairly quickly. Smell consists of some faint coffee and espresso. Taste full bodied and luscious. This is the strong point of this beer. Feel is a tad bit dry with some bitter dark chocolate.
Overall, a sublime brew that I would seek out again.
Purchased from Kittery Maine Craft Beer store.

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Photo of lordofthewiens
4.12/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Black color with a thick tan head. Some pretty lace.
Chocolate and roasted malt aroma.
Strong bittersweet chocolate taste. Some coffee. Char in the finish.
Medium-bodied.

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Photo of AirBob
4.37/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of VelvetExtract
3.79/5  rDev -5.7%
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 -12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of NeverSettle
3.31/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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

Photo of rolltide8425
4.06/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of trevorpost
3.7/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SlightlyGrey
3.9/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of WasupBeerQueen
4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Petegrieco
4.34/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Cheld
4.37/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tigg924
4/5  rDev -0.5%
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%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of parris
3.94/5  rDev -2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ZBR101
4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PhineasMcClintock
4.24/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Knapp85
4.32/5  rDev +7.5%
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 -2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of paresis
3.85/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AshlandNacho
4.37/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Superbohl4
3.85/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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Death from Backlash Beer Company
Beer rating: 4.02 out of 5 with 83 ratings