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Long, Dark Voyage To Uranus | Sawdust City Brewing Co.

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3.99/5
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87 Ratings
Long, Dark Voyage To UranusLong, Dark Voyage To Uranus
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Sawdust City Brewing Co.
Ontario, Canada
sawdustcitybrewing.com

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by jrenihan on 02-04-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,743
Reviews:
26
Ratings:
87
pDev:
9.27%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
10
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 87 |  Reviews: 26
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2.25/5  rDev -43.6%

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3/5  rDev -24.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -18.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -18.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

Photo of Jotora
3.5/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Chickenhawk9932
3.55/5  rDev -11%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours dark as night with a coffee colored head that hangs around for the duration.

Smells of coffee, chocolate, dark bread, and earthy hops.

Taste is bitter coffee and chocolate, backed by a nuttiness that has a bark flavor. It finishes dry with wood and earth notes.
It has a smooth mouth feel and low carbonation. This starts out with some good flavor but fails to come together in the end as the bark and earth are a little off putting.

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3.56/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.58/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Brew_Darrymore
3.61/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of groleau
3.7/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TerryW
3.72/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Dark walnut brew under a firm, creamy smooth head that leaves lots and lots of lace. Quite handsome.

Alcohol, licorice and dark fruit on the nose. Soft, smooth and full mouthfeel. Sweet to start giving way to sourness and then lingering bitterness. Charcoal, smoke, licorice, dark chocolate. Big flavours but not as muscular as some other Imperials stouts. Nice melding of flavours, surprising creaminess.

Pretty good.

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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3.75/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.78/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Bottle: Poured a pitch-black color ale with a nice dark brown foamy head with good retention and some light lacing. Aroma consists of dry roasted malt with some bitter black chocolates. Taste is also dominated dry roasted malt notes with some dry bitter tasting black chocolate. Body is quite full with some creamy texture notes. Body is full with nice creamy texture with good carbonation and no apparent alcohol. Very enjoyable imperial stout with enough character and good drinkability level.

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3.78/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Look: Pitch black like space with tan head that quickly recedes.
Smell: Sweet malt roasted qualities
Taste: Heady beer with roast, boozy and coffee notes. Dry finish of hops.
Mouthfeel: Fills the mouth with warmth and flavour.
Overall: Solid effort from the folks at Sawdust City. I enjoy having a can or two of these around over the winter.

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3.78/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On cask at C'est What.

Beer is totally black with a very very thin tan head. Almost no head really, though that is likely a function of the pour. The bit that is there sticks around for awhile.

I got almost no scent at all off this beer. A bit of roasted malt and little else. Seemed nice enough, but hard to notice.

The taste, however, is quite good. Lots of roasted malt, a little bit smoky. Quite bitter with a bit of an anise flavour. Quite bitter for an imperial stout, though it worked well. Not a particularly complex stout, but enjoyable.

Mouthfeel is fantastic. A nice full body, quite thick like an imperial stout should be. A bit oily. Very low carbonation, great cask feel.

Overall, though the smell was basically non-existent, this was otherwise quite a good imperial stout. I would be happy to see this one again- hope it becomes a regular in the brewery's lineup.

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3.82/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bomber from the Ottawa LCBO for $8 or so

Appearance - Black/brown colour with a large size light brown coloured head. It's too dark to see the carbonation showing and there is some great lacing. The head lasted for around 4-5 minutes before it was gone.

Smell - Grains, chocolate/coffee, malts

Taste & Mouth - There is an average amount of carbonation and I can taste chocolate, coffee, and malts. There is also some hops, some burnt/roasted notes and a graininess.

Overall - A fair amount of bitterness on the aftertaste which can be a tad harsh. Still some nice chocolate flavour and a decent mouthfeel. Maybe a touch thin for a RIS. An above average brew.

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3.82/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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Long, Dark Voyage To Uranus from Sawdust City Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.99 out of 5 with 87 ratings
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