Imperial Stout | Back East Brewing Company

Imperial StoutImperial Stout
BA SCORE
86.4%
Liked This Beer
4.01 w/ 103 ratings
Imperial StoutImperial Stout
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:
#5,458
Reviews:
17
Ratings:
103
Liked:
89
Avg:
4.01/5
pDev:
9.48%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
19
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 103 |  Reviews: 17
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5/5  rDev +24.7%

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5/5  rDev +24.7%

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

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4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

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

Photo of SawDog505
4.52/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a 16 oz snifter. Pours pitch black, with a two inch mocha head, that costs the sides of the glass with lacing. Smell is very strait forward chocolate, coffee, caramel, and vanilla. Taste is all of that, a little more roasty than I was expecting, really nice! Body is medium large, plenty of life, a little dry as you would expect, and goes down easily. This was a real surprise, solid price, and a excellent stout!

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

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 WreckingBrew
4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

Photo of Conor
4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

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

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 Hopheadgou
4.28/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Nice thick body with nice lacing. Bold, roasty, chocolate, vanilla, malty and just very pleasant to drink. Also ages very well. Have had it fresh and over a year of age.

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4.27/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +6%

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4.25/5  rDev +6%

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4.25/5  rDev +6%

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4.25/5  rDev +6%

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 Duffman79
4.25/5  rDev +6%

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Imperial Stout from Back East Brewing Company
Beer rating: 86.4% out of 100 with 103 ratings
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