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Courage Imperial Russian Stout | Wells & Young's Ltd

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Courage Imperial Russian StoutCourage Imperial Russian Stout
BA SCORE
4.24/5
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931 Ratings
Courage Imperial Russian StoutCourage Imperial Russian Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Wells & Young's Ltd
England, United Kingdom
wellsandyoungs.co.uk

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by rastaman on 02-11-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#908
Reviews:
307
Ratings:
931
pDev:
10.38%
Bros Score:
4.47
 
 
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The beer has a wonderful chocolate aroma with a bit of roasted malt and coffee. Hints of dark fruit.

The flavor follows with chewy chocolate, cocoa, some roasted malt and coffee. The dark fruits of plums and figs come back.

The beer is smooth with a medium plus to full mouthfeel. The beer is restrained and well crafted. Incredible attempt at the style.

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Courage Imperial Russian Stout from Wells & Young's Ltd
Beer rating: 4.24 out of 5 with 931 ratings
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