Heavy Boots Of Lead | SingleCut Beersmiths

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
SingleCut Beersmiths
New York, United States
singlecutbeer.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Super complex richness of mega-chocolate, roast, vanilla and coffee in an astonishly smooth monster of a brew.

Added by Nmelione on 06-07-2015

BEER STATS
Ratings:
303
Reviews:
68
Avg:
4.31
pDev:
6.5%
 
 
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19
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Photo of Prager62
4.28/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A bomber from a fellow BA that's been sitting in the fridge for a little over a year. Pouring it in a 13oz. stout glass for the review.

Look- Pours a medium thick dark brown producing two fingers of creamy tan foam. It lingers quite long eventually settling to reveal some moderate lacing and oily residue.

Smell- Raisins, figs, tobacco, dark chocolate and char.

Taste- Bakers chocolate, figs, tobacco, leather and dark roast. A hint of vanilla and wood in the finish.

Feel- Creamy smooth and oily making it dangerously drinkable for a beer at 11% abv.

Overall- A great full bodied flavorful stout that is very easy drinking and a steal at the $6.49 price tag on the cap. If you like them dark and roasty this is for you. No cloying sweetness to be found. Another winner from Singlecut!

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Photo of Vetbidder
4.12/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Look of dark chocolate oil with a nice dark chocolate colored head, pretty for the style. Roasted and toasted scent of chocolate and vanilla with a bit of alcohol(sorta standard scented). Toasted malt and coffee with a bit of bitter chocolate on the flavor also with a bit of alcohol in the flavor mix without any heat. This is good especially at 11%. Thick and creamy with a bit less carbonation. Good.

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Photo of Mike
4.43/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of RUN-4-B33R
4.69/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of HorseheadsHopHead
4.54/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

L: Pitch black with a creamy black head. Surprising retention and lacing.

S: Dark chocolate, soy sauce, toasted marshmallow, fudge, espresso, vanilla.

T: Fudge sauce, vanilla ice cream, toasted marshmallow, umami, a bit of whiskey barrel.

F: Full-bodied, creamy and thick. Mild carbonation.

O: A delicious sweet imperial stout. Little rye character, but an excellent dessert beer.

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Photo of kbuzz
4.02/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A little bit of a faint metallic thing in the aftertaste. Not necessarily bad, just distracting. Otherwise, this is pretty damn tasty.

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Photo of Beer-me-in-RI
4.69/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Sammy
3.77/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A big chocolate aroma. roasty aroma.A bitter like heck finish. dark opaque colour. solid non confection is. Brian's bottle. Above average mouthfeel.

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Photo of jrenihan
3.72/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Chocolate and vanilla, very cloying and sweet. Aftertaste is sweet, but a bitter aftertaste.

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Photo of srw
4.23/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jvillefan
4.41/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of IdrinkGas
3.75/5  rDev -13%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lone_Freighter
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Served into a snifter, the appearance was a jet black color with a thin finger’s worth of white foamy head that dissipated at a nice pace. No lacing. The aroma starts off with some sharp bitter woodiness opening up into some chocolate and then vanilla bean. Then sweet maple syrup balances in over the roastiness. Light coffee bean super far underneath. The flavor yields to the sticky sweet maple syrup. Chocolate bounces in to add some extra sweetness but the woodiness, roastiness and coffee bean work wonders of an ample balance. Balanced roasty to maple syrup aftertaste with a semi-sticky sweet finish. On the palate, this one sat about a medium on the body with a nice sipping quality. ABV seems like it wants to sneak up, but maintains a sly background. Carbonation feels good, nice and balanced. Roastiness blends with the maple syrup very for balancing out any possibility of cloying effects. Overall, wow, what a fantastic imperial Stout that I would love to have again.

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Photo of timmy2b
4.13/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hkyplyr73
4.67/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Photo of neil2me
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cuvtcuv
4.28/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BeerForMuscle
4.09/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jacob17
4.07/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of smaddock
4/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of spinrsx
3.92/5  rDev -9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle from wegmans syracuse ny for 7.99usd

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Photo of mltobin
3.95/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of williahd
3.97/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Tcsox
4.55/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Cpmitchno1
4.27/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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