Peg Leg Imperial Stout | Heavy Seas Beer

Peg Leg Imperial StoutPeg Leg Imperial Stout
1,429 Ratings
Peg Leg Imperial StoutPeg Leg Imperial Stout

Brewed by:
Heavy Seas Beer
Maryland, United States

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

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from bottle into pint glass. Pours a deep brown with amber hue and slight tan head. Smells of sweet chocolate roasted malt. Nice bitter aroma as well. Taste is a bit woody earthy boozey. Its slightly bitter but sweet. It has a nice smooth aged feel. Nice imperial stout especially for a year round and cheap 6er.

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3.66/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Well, some expectations from an imperial stout.

Pours very dark brown color with a good head. More than a finger thick. Coffee tan colored. Absolutely dark pitch black in the glass.

Smell : Coffee, caramel and roasted barley. Smell is a lot subdued considering this is stronger strength stout. Should have been somewhat richer.

Taste: Not disappointing but not exciting either. Very normal porter/stout like taste and that says a lot. Nose follows you to the tongue. A little alcoholic, but nothing else great about it.

Mouth feel : Medium bodied with decent carbonation. Could have been more fuller.

Overall good drinkable stout but nothing great. Just a tad above average. Nothinh 'Imperial' about it.

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3.83/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Well I might have loved this had I not had an Old Raspy a few nights ago. As it is this is a pretty good imperial stout, but obviously not in Old Raspy's league. It pours up as black as ebony with no head to speak of and very little lacing. Smell is mostly coffee and alcohol. Taste is dark chocolate, coffee, some molasses, and alcohol on the finish. Mouthfeel is just average. Not great, not bad. Overall it's really pretty good, even if it's not the standard for this style.

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3.7/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from A 12 oz bottle into a pint glass.

A- dark, nearly opaque black with a 2 inch light brown head that sticks around for a while. Nice stringy lacing

S- dark chocolate, roasted coffee. Pleasant and inviting

T- could be a little more flavorful, but I'm getting nicely toasted malt, dark chocolate, and warming malt. Slightly bitter , black coffee aftertaste. Dry

M- thick and robust, almost like a chocolate milkshake.

Overall, a pretty run of the mill imperial stout, but an enjoyable brew nonetheless. Try

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Peg Leg Imperial Stout from Heavy Seas Beer
Beer rating: 3.66 out of 5 with 1,429 ratings
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