Peg Leg Imperial Stout | Heavy Seas Beer

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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
Ratings:
1,422
Reviews:
702
Avg:
3.63
pDev:
12.67%
 
 
Wants:
32
Gots:
158
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 1,422 |  Reviews: 702
Photo of cdman56
3/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of shreead
4.39/5  rDev +20.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of HopAdaptation
2.92/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Some what dark look, but not as dark as other stouts I have had. The head on it is a nice brown. It smells like a dark chocolate and a hint of burnt coffee. It tastes like is it smells, almost a bitter dark chocolate with a burnt coffee. Initially you taste more sweet chocolate flavored malts, with a bitter coffee hint at the end. Feels just as light as it looks when you drink it. Overall I like it, but not as much as other stouts I have had. Not as thick and full flavored as I would have liked.

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Photo of petewheeler
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of spinrsx
3.91/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle from the potsdam ny iga for $2.50. A little light to be imperial, but very tasty.

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Photo of jaketaz
3.45/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of deansellers
3.47/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of LittleMurphyDog
3.7/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kaunshelly
4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of OldSwampy
3.9/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Dark cola-brown stout with average light brown head. Not much lacing. Nose a little caramelly, not too big. Taste starts gentle, opens into a nicely balanced and smooth stout, but not especially dense or complex for the style. Enjoyable but not overwhelming flavors: cola, mild chocolate, a gentle creaminess at the end. Hops are modest. Mouthfeel clean and ends with a little lingering tingle. A good beer, if not the most overwhelming imperial stout available.

Best by date "JUL 1516" and consumed 26 June 16.

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Photo of SpectrePLUS
3.34/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JoeLacy
4.12/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of flyersfan900
3.73/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Fitzy01
3.52/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Beer4MePlease
4.7/5  rDev +29.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Photo of neil2me
4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kvgomps
4.25/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mccorak
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sherm570
4.03/5  rDev +11%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TX-Badger
4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours an opaque dark brown with khaki colored head. Roasted malt, cocoa, and just a hint of coffee on the nose; follows onto the palate. Full bodied. Finishes with a lot of roasted character and some molasses.

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Photo of schaffer9252
4.62/5  rDev +27.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of TheStoutLord
4.09/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of lupercmda
4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of weezarc
4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gruves33
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Peg Leg Imperial Stout from Heavy Seas Beer
3.63 out of 5 based on 1,422 ratings.
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