Off Color / Mikkeller Beer Geek Mus | Off Color Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Off Color Brewing
Illinois, United States
offcolorbrewing.com

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 3.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Rather than a typical Imperial Stout, which quickly decimates you and buries you in the yard, this delicate beauty wraps a warm scarf around your neck and just tightens it, ever… so… gently. Exclamation point optional, but preferred.

Added by MasterSki on 05-24-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
63
Reviews:
11
Avg:
3.72
pDev:
13.17%
 
 
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On tap at Max's (from notes)

A: Dark, dark brown.

S: Light but espresso, black coffee and dark chocolate with a burnt and roasty scent.

T: Watery coffee. Light. A bit roasty but that is it.

M: Watery and smooth.

O: Sessionable stouts like this seem to be a rare thing, and probably for good reason, it is hard to do this style justice. It is similar to extreme session IPAs, in that it is hard to truly pull off well.

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On draft at Churchkey in D.C.

The beer is near black with a thin, wispy collar. The aroma is bigger than anticipated, given the low gravity of the beer. Typical Mikkeller Danish roast scents, rich chocolates, malt, some bitter coffee notes. The flavor is decent, but I feel that the beer is too thin. I know this is intended to be a sessionable version of the Beer Geek series, but this is lacking in depth and body. Fun to try, but one and done for me.

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Off Color / Mikkeller Beer Geek Mus from Off Color Brewing
3.72 out of 5 based on 63 ratings.
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