Csar | Tin Man Brewing Company

CsarCsar
BA SCORE
4.07/5
95 Ratings
CsarCsar
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Tin Man Brewing Company
Indiana, United States
tinmanbrewing.com

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
all in line under the rule of Csar. Join with your comrades over a strong, dark beer with warring classes of dark chocolate and coffee united by the balanced flavor of hops. Drink. Enjoy. Share. Devote yourself to the Csar!


Added by bookerandy on 12-19-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,365
Reviews:
22
Ratings:
95
pDev:
9.09%
Bros Score:
4.13
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
13
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 95 |  Reviews: 22
Photo of notjust4bfast
5/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Rschimmell
5/5  rDev +22.9%

Photo of JohnCausa
4.93/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This is an excellent RIS! The feel is just a little light due to the 12% ABV. I hate to nitpick this almost perfect beer.

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4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

Photo of myteam24
4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

Photo of arlo19
4.51/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured can into Spiegelau Stout Glass. This beer has an upfront bite of booze that quickly mellows. The aftertaste is dry and roasty with some bitter chocolate. Mouthfeel is solid, this is a great example of RIS. I would love to have on nitro.

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Photo of sabitu
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of UBrew1984
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dcall384
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of neckbracesub
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Photo of TCJ0100
4.41/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SackBlabbath
4.35/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SPLITGRIN
4.33/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

My first beer from these guys and I went right for the throat.

An over zealous pour gets me nearly 4 inches of thick foamy milk chocolate brown head. This head has excellent retention as it just doesn't want to go away. A consistent wall of swiss cheese lace is left behind. Body is pure standard

Nose is big and rich with tones of coco sweetness. There is a hint of black licorice and rustic, woodsy malts that play as well.

With first sip you get some metallic malts that are a little odd up front. It quickly settles down on subsequent sips developing a battle between dark fruits and dry, bitter dark chocolate. The licorice that appeared in the nose plays here again, especially towards the finish in the palate.

Mouthfeel is like eating good high coco content dark chocolate. This is a fine Imperial stout that I could see going into rotation in my fridge.

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Photo of Rahjr
4.32/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ohiovania
4.31/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NolaHopHead
4.31/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Big coffee n smoke

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Photo of monty79_1997
4.31/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of headyhopzhead
4.29/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BigJim5021
4.28/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mcwill51
4.28/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of smithj4
4.27/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mlockman
4.26/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Definitely my favorite Russian Imperial Stout to date. While a pint-sized can of the stuff is nothing to mess with, this beer is dangerously easy to put away. Hop flavor is front and center on the nose and palate of this brew; without being bitter, the hops provide an almost luscious fruitiness to the taste. The flavor is intense all the way through and doesn't fade with successive sips. This is the stout I will hold all others in the style to.

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Photo of freewill35
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of calcnerd
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Shatrat
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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Csar from Tin Man Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.07 out of 5 with 95 ratings
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