Peg Leg Imperial Stout | Heavy Seas Beer

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3.66/5
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1,441 Ratings
Peg Leg Imperial StoutPeg Leg Imperial Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Heavy Seas Beer
Maryland, United States
hsbeer.com

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Deep mahogany in color with aromas of roasted coffee, molasses and dark chocolate. Subtly hopped, making it astonishingly smooth and easy drinking for such a big beer.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-03-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#34,095
Reviews:
708
Ratings:
1,441
pDev:
12.57%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
33
Gots:
166
Trade:
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Photo of 1971bernat
3/5  rDev -18%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of MGibbons
3.71/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SiepJones
4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AyatollahGold
2.26/5  rDev -38.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Howlisa02
4.71/5  rDev +28.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This is a fabulous dark beer. Smooth mouth feel with a little kick. Chocolate, coffee, and malt flavors. Not overly carbonated. I love this beer! If they would age it in bourbon barrels OMG! It would be off the charts. And this is the bottle. I imagine on tap it is heavenly.

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Photo of Bajdog
3.8/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of El_Nino_Rata
4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Fuck you fucking hipsters, this beer deserves at least a 4. God y'all are infesting beer culture and bringing it down to soyboy status. Keep suckling on your phytoestrogenic IPAs with your gynocemastia, high pitched voice and undescended testicles. Solid beer.

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Photo of Marluc
3.39/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ryan1788a5
3.74/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle poured into a snifter.

A: Dark brown color. Sandy head retains at a quarter inch. Foamy collar of lacing.

S: Roasty, fudge sauce, chocolate truffles, bitter dark chocolate, mocha, molasses, fruit cake, hints of earthy hop.

T: Molasses, burnt crust, black coffee, dark chocolate, roasty. Earthy hops. Raisins and stewed prunes. Lingering roasty and smokey finish.

M: Rich, thick, and chewy. Coating. Fine carbonation.

O: A good no-frills take on the style. A perfectly fine beer, though it runs the risk of being perhaps a bit mundane.

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Photo of generalraider
3.93/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of feuematt
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pitch black stout with a foamy tan head, Taste is bitter dark chocolate,toasty malts and coffee. There is a little bit of alcoholic warmth. Overall a decent brew.

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Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
3.71/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

From the bottle, it pours a dark brown, almost black, with a modest head, soon reducing to a ring. Nose gets the coffee and roasted malt. Mouth gets the same. Coats the tongue nicely.

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Photo of APyrateAtForty
4.15/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Here goes my first review:

12 oz. bottle with a Best By Date of 11/26/17 poured into a tulip glass

L - Pours a dark black color with a thick foaming head that dissipates quickly but leaves good lacing

S - Aroma of coffee, dark chocolate and toasted malt. Scent becomes more pronounced as the beer warms

T - Taste is similar to the scent - chocolate, coffee and toasted malt with a hint of hops bitterness in the finish

M - Very smooth, creamy feel with low carbonation. Almost silky

O - Not the beer for Sunday afternoon tailgating, but an excellent sipping beer for unwinding after dinner. The chocolate and coffee flavors seem like dessert in a glass. I will definitely be getting more of this.

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Photo of guzzleacoldone
3.91/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Doonzman
3.87/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Segelstrom
4.09/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kaiserrol
4.06/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BEER88
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Zylod
3.64/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Trentt2
2.51/5  rDev -31.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of RD70
3.37/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TylerGray27
3.78/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Treyliff
3.8/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle poured into a snifter

A- pours deep black with a creamy one-finger khaki head that has good retention and leaves some lacing behind

S- lighter aroma overall but picking up notes of roasted malt, chocolate and a hint of coffee

T- creamy roasted malt and chocolate up front, followed by notes of fig and prune, finishing with a hint of coffee and more chocolate

M- medium body with moderate carbonation leads to a creamy mouthfeel that continues into a silky finish

O- nice straight-forward RIS with good drinkability

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Photo of jduprey007
3.58/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jschwamb
3.29/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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Peg Leg Imperial Stout from Heavy Seas Beer
Beer rating: 3.66 out of 5 with 1,441 ratings
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