Wake Up Dead | Left Hand Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
75.6%
Liked This Beer
3.87 w/ 1,025 ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Left Hand Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
lefthandbrewing.com

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by elgiacomo on 05-04-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#8,206
Reviews:
207
Ratings:
1,025
Liked:
775
Avg:
3.87/5
pDev:
12.66%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
82
Gots:
210
Trade:
8
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Decent starting head, but settles to a single layer of bubbles. It leaves a blanket of lace after each sip. The color is near black--no light passes.

I smelled dark cherry initially. There's also a milk chocolate aroma. Here's an odd addition, but it's entirely pleasant, there's a touch of olive oil to the nose. There's no coffee or alcohol present, which is equally surprising.

The taste is altogether different. First, I noticed a strong alcohol presence. Second, there is a coffee with cream flavor. There's also stone fruit in the background, but the swallow features a hop, not malt, bitterness. The swallow and aftertaste is all alcohol warmth. The body is thin like most stouts, but the low carbonation makes it seem creamy.

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Wake Up Dead from Left Hand Brewing Company
Beer rating: 75.6% out of 100 with 1,025 ratings
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