Voorhammer Imperial Stout
Burial Beer Co.

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Style:
Stout - Russian Imperial
Ranked #401
ABV:
9.3%
Score:
89
Ranked #10,168
Avg:
4.13 | pDev: 7.26%
Reviews:
5
Ratings:
28
From:
Burial Beer Co.
 
North Carolina, United States
Avail:
Rotating/Seasonal
Wants
  3
Gots
  3
SCORE
89
Very Good
Notes:
Reviews: 5 | Ratings: 28 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
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OompaMentor from Georgia

3.83/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Draft poured; nice color with one finger head. Not much to nose; roasted malts for sure, some vanilla. There is a chocolate note with an anise or faint licorice note, alcohol is there. Thick mouth feel.

Mar 26, 2017
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MMOSNN from North Carolina

4.19/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Look - pitch black with a mocha head and spotty lacing.
Smell - pretty mild, but roasted malts, booze, chocolate, and brown sugar.
Taste - booze is pretty strong, chocolate, roasted malts, and I get a dominant licorice note that lingers, which is really nice.
Feel - medium carbonation, medium body that is slightly sticky, and smooth finish.
Overall, the licorice note is most impressive, but I also like how prominent the booze is, especially since it mixes really well with the rich stout characteristics you expect.

Mar 05, 2017
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qcbrewer from North Carolina

3.81/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Great in appearance, lacking in nose. Taste profile is rich with coffee and chocolate, but the alcohol certainly shows through. If the alcohol was managed a bit more, I think this would be 4.0+.

Jan 03, 2015
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Immortale25 from North Carolina

4.35/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Had on-tap at the Burial Beer Co taproom. Served in a snifter.

A- Pours a fully opaque black color with a 1/4 inch dark tan head that's short-lived before becoming a thick ring around the edge of the glass and trace amounts of wispy surface foam.

S- Full-on dark roasted malt brings notes of chocolate and vanilla. Slight booze fume.

T- Lovely dark chocolate notes rush in with some bitter coffee to round it out. Slight metallic aftertaste is the only thing keeping it from perfection. Bitter hop aftertaste.

M- Quite thick and a bit sharp from the hops. Medium carbonation and a full body.

O- Another winning stout from the folks at Burial. They definitely do the darker beers best.

Jul 04, 2014
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ox1574 from Alabama

3.84/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Served on tap @ Burial in a snifter glass

Appearance: The beer was dark with small tan head about 1/4".

Smell: Smelled of roasted malt and coffee.

Taste: Roasted malts were very forward.

Mouth: Decent mouthfeel.

Overall: Lacking some depth, but a delicious beer overall.

Aug 12, 2013
Voorhammer Imperial Stout from Burial Beer Co.
Beer rating: 89 out of 100 with 28 ratings