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Imperial Stout | Back East Brewing Company

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103 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Back East Brewing Company
Connecticut, United States
backeastbrewing.com

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.50%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Back East’s Imperial Stout is a full-bodied ale brewed with several varieties of dark roasted malt. It has a complex malt character with underlying hints of coffee and chocolate. A generous amount of English hops gives this ale a pronounced hop profile. This robust ale is unfiltered and bottle conditioned.

Added by LtCracker20 on 09-20-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,658
Reviews:
17
Ratings:
103
pDev:
9.48%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
19
Trade:
1
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4.15/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mikeluzzjr
3.99/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BEER88
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of LittleJohn73
3.98/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of mschrei
4.37/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a snifter. Nice carbonation and lacing for a stout. Mildly roasty notes on the nose, a little coffee in the back. Taste is where this shines-it's not overpowering with roasty maltiness. It's got a nice little tang accompanying the stout notes. Not oily or too thick/too thin. Alcohol is hardly present. This is a very interesting and different take that in Imperial Stout.

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Photo of nebula1999
4.5/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

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

Photo of Bonesaw1127
4.79/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Shukhrat
4.07/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Rachel loved it

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3.93/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TomMorris
3.99/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Chadmatthew
3.73/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured dark brown, veey foamy, massive head giving way to a fairly rich and dark heavy body.

Didnt quite hit me the right way on the nose the way many other imperial stouts usually do. Very roasty and was able to pick up notes of molasses and espresso.

Love the color and the feel, a bit bitter but I'd say a year of aging wouldv'e fixed that. A well balanced stout as well.

Overall not a bad choice for the price. I recommend this to many of our customers looking for a modertely proced local imperial stout.

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4.47/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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4.11/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PatrickKellyCT
4.03/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of xtonytx
4.03/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PatrickCT
3.99/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kjkinsey
4.25/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Texasfan549
3.84/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of grahuba
4.17/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Faxmesomehalibut
4.17/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JOrtiz
3.61/5  rDev -10%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WJones94
4.6/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Tbone2131
4.5/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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Imperial Stout from Back East Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.01 out of 5 with 103 ratings
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