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Northwind Imperial Stout | Two Brothers Brewing Company

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Northwind Imperial StoutNorthwind Imperial Stout

Brewed by:
Two Brothers Brewing Company
Illinois, United States

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.10%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Dark delights like this were once shipped to the imperial court of Russia. With a firm, roasty maltiness balanced against a generous helping of hops, Northwind can stand up to the worst its namesake can dish out! Enjoy it by a roaring fire.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-14-2002

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

klikger was kind enough to share a bottle of this with me.

appearance - very dark. thick head that laces the sides of the glass.

smell - not a very strong smell, but hints of chocolate.

taste - chocolate and malts come through. very nice taste with hints of fruit.

mouthfeel - thick and creamy...mmm

overall a very nice beer. complex flavor and very drinkable.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle poured into a snifter.

Pitch black with 1 finger of light brown head that dissipates quickly.

Roasted barley, milk chocolate, caramel and smoke.

Roasted barley and caramel. Overripe plum and a light milk chocolate sweetness. Hints of red grape. Gets more roasty towards the finish with notes of medium roast coffee and smoke.

Medium bodied, smooth and dry.

Loads of roasted barley, caramel and smoke. There's not too much chocolate or coffee. Easy drinking for 9.1%.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Northwind Imperial Stout from Two Brothers Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.81 out of 5 with 962 ratings
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