Dosvidanya - Mexican Chocolate

Dosvidanya - Mexican ChocolateDosvidanya - Mexican Chocolate
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Illinois, United States
Stout - American Imperial
Ranked #445
Ranked #3,611
4.42 | pDev: 4.98%
Jan 15, 2022
Jan 16, 2020
Dosvidanya - Mexican ChocolateDosvidanya - Mexican Chocolate
Notes: Bourbon barrel-aged Russian-style Imperial Stout with Cacao Nibs, Cinnamon & Chiles.
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Ratings by Eddieeight:
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5/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
by Eddieeight from Ohio

Got this for $13, kind of a steep price for a can but hey it's 16 oz of 15% so who can complain? Love the black can, it looks so sleek. I wish more breweries would use a black can because it's definitely more goth. Lovely artwork of a Russian nesting doll, hopefully there are some great flavors nested in this brew. Poured out into my snifter dark brown with a multicolored tan/khaki/brown/rust head. Dissipated quickly. The scent is very inviting. It is warm, like cinnamon toast, or the smell of Grandma's house after she's baked snickerdoodles. There are also hints of vanilla wafting up. OK a taste, and holy o my god, this is really freaking good. It's a wash of cinnamon balanced by some other spices like nutmeg and cloves. In fact this reminds me of my goth phase back in the late '90s, because this tastes like smoking clove cigarettes. It's got that smoothness, that richness of flavor, that special blend that makes it so attractive, so different than an ordinary cigarette, I mean Russian Imperial Stout. As i swallow a gentle wash of heat from the chilis rises up and envelops my mouth. Not too spicy, but just enough to zap me with a small current of electricity. This is the kiss of flavor that seals the deal, and I'm sold. My knees quiver and tremble, my lips shake at every sip, I am won over, I am smitten, I am yours. Bless this brewer, bless this brew, "Dosvidanya" means "Goodbye", but I say "Hello".

Jan 15, 2022
More User Ratings:
4.1 by khargro2 from Tennessee on Jan 02, 2022
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4.6/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
by backblast from Alaska

Pours jet black with a medium tan head.

Taste is very malty and thick, lots of dark chocolate, cinnamon and a nice chile spice. The bourbon plays very well and the alcohol is well hidden so be careful.

Dec 12, 2021
4.34 by Monkeyknife from Missouri on Nov 30, 2021
4.39 by OtisCampbell007 from Tennessee on Sep 25, 2021
4.35 by BeerBeast from Florida on Sep 06, 2021
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4.46/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
by jmdrpi from Pennsylvania

16 oz can

pours black, thick tan colored head. As labeled, a ton of bourbon, dark cocoa, cinnamon, and chile pepper in thw aroma. Bold, roasty, boozy. It definitely drinks like a 15% abv beer, its a sipper

Aug 29, 2021
4.42 by kjkinsey from Texas on Apr 17, 2021
4.14 by einman from Minnesota on Mar 12, 2021
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4.31/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by Devin2424 from Connecticut

16oz can poured into a snifter glass

Look- Jet black

Smell- Heavy cinnamon and bourbon

Taste- Cinnamon takes the center stage, with chocolate and a little spice on the back end

Feel- Medium bodied

Overall- Tasty stout

Jan 06, 2021
4.49 by Dark_Scarecrow from Virginia on Feb 09, 2020
4.5 by stortore from Illinois on Jan 16, 2020
Dosvidanya - Mexican Chocolate from DESTIHL Brewery
Beer rating: 93 out of 100 with 12 ratings