Dead Of Winter | Big Elm Brewing

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3.91/5
Very Good
24 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Big Elm Brewing
Massachusetts, United States
bigelmbrewery.com

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by ygtbsm94 on 02-20-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#17,376
Reviews:
5
Ratings:
24
pDev:
11.76%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 24 |  Reviews: 5
Photo of mattycasey
4.25/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GravityKills
4.06/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of meangrape
3.74/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The 10% ABV sneaks in unnoticed other than a faint whiff of booze in the nose. Solid, yet unexceptional, imperial stout. Nothing fancy here; no chocolate/mint/coffee/coconut. A yeoman's job.

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Photo of Liam_Aylward
2.82/5  rDev -27.9%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of TheBeerSipper
3.8/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of jcoleMA66
4.43/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Dopen993
4.11/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz can into tulip. No date.

L. Black with a thick mocha head about 2 fingers. Retreats quickly but leaves a nice lacing.
S. Not too much on the nose, light mocha flavors with a touch of boozeness.
T. Lots more on the palate. Nice dark malts really shine. Chocolate, and coffee with a really nice smokiness and sweetness on the finish.
F. Creamy mouthfeel with nice advance carbonation. Really enjoyed.

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Photo of JohnnyB
4.06/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mlefebvre7
3.93/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BigRizz62
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of s35keith
3.34/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GuitarIPA
3.9/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Shared by our booze enablers, @fearnostout and his lovely wife
L - black with tan head, minimal lacing
A - minimal with a hint of malt and booze
T - malt with increasing chocolate flavor as it warms
F - nicely carbonated with a sweet and slightly bitter finish and medium body

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Photo of gonzo000
4.11/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

I really enjoyed this beer. ABV at 10.5 hidden very well. Nice deep dark brown color with little head. Very smooth, almost a sweet taste, but not like a milk stout. Very enjoyable.

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Photo of Dicers
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of paresis
3.77/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of xtonytx
3.9/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of PEIhop
3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of mtman
4.27/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

A deep black color pouring, with a minimal carmel head.
Smells fresh and clear, with a little hops.
Taste of carmel, with only a light and lingering bit of alcohol, and an easy bite afterward.
Luxurious medium body feel in the mouth, with no carbonation, calm and smooth all the way.
Overall, very pleasing: easy drinking, worth sipping and lingering.
Poured from a 22 oz bottle into a seidel mug. V nice.

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Photo of alienlifeforcecube
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of MattXT
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of Woo-Woo-Dogs
5/5  rDev +27.9%

Photo of berkshire413
4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of ygtbsm94
3/5  rDev -23.3%

Dead Of Winter from Big Elm Brewing
Beer rating: 3.91 out of 5 with 24 ratings