Brits In Moscow | Device Brewing Co.

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21 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Device Brewing Co.
California, United States
devicebrewing.com

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly Russian Imperial Stout

Added by NickBeery on 12-23-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
21
Reviews:
3
Avg:
4.38
pDev:
9.36%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
3
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 21 |  Reviews: 3
Reviews by ac22rush:
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3.75/5  rDev -14.4%

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4/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of dertyd
3.83/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Fatehunter
4.35/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a half finger of tan head on a black body.
The aroma is milk, coffee, chocolate and a touch of molasses.
The taste is a complex blend of roasted coffee beans, dark chocolate, licorice, milk and coffee bitterness. Wonderful.
The texture is super smooth.
This is an outstanding brew.

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Photo of Jared_White
3.84/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dark black with beautiful cream colored head.

Medium light, malty aroma.

Dark roasted malt taste, like the crust on a burnt marshmallow. High effervescence. Some alcohol Tasha. Dark fruit fruit, raisin flavors. Low hop characteristics.

Malty sweetness, dark fruit linger on the tongue. Carbonated dryness and alcohol flavors remain.

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Photo of spark3148857
4.6/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

On tap at Device Brewing:

Pours pitch black with a mocha head and exhibits excellent lacing. Aroma of dark chocolate, roast, coffee, and some vanilla. Huge dark and milk chocolate flavors at the front of the palate give way to a perfect burnt ashy-ness and coffee bitterness. Truly a delightful RIS. They have this beer perfectly dialed in. The ashy flavor on the back end of the palate was executed extremely well. The beer remains balanced between chocolate, coffee, and burnt characteristics. After many many RIS this may actually be my favorite. Better than Narwhal, Founders, Old Rasp, Expedition, and Ten Fidy to name a few. Yea, I know, high praise...but I loved this beer. Well done Device.

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Photo of NickBeery
4/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of sia478
3.86/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of wlynch
4/5  rDev -8.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -14.4%

Photo of drewone
4/5  rDev -8.7%

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4/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of Irishize75
4.04/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of erjaq
4.05/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of jakecattleco
3.77/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cletusdog
4/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of SjShark
4.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of falc0n2600
4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of Domvan
4.25/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of westcoastbeerlvr
3.91/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Cyclingdad
4.32/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

An excellent example of the breed. Highly flavored RIS, good coffee notes, more chocolate smell than taste.

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Brits In Moscow from Device Brewing Co.
4.38 out of 5 based on 21 ratings.
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