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Peg Leg Imperial Stout | Heavy Seas Beer

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3.66/5
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1,434 Ratings
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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
Ranking:
#33,360
Reviews:
706
Ratings:
1,434
pDev:
12.57%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
33
Gots:
160
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3/5  rDev -18%

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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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2.91/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

This was a beer that I was hesitant of buying when I talked to an employee at the beer distribution center. But I looked up the rating on Beer Advocate and saw that it was a good rating. (Not that I really focus on ratings for things. Hell, Strange Brew did not get god reviews and that movie is fantastic)
Anyway...

Smell did not have an overpowering feature. I kind of like a distinct feature when I inhale a freshly poured beer.

The pour has the great feature that I love in any beer, which is little head. I can almost pour this beer upside down and get very little head.

The pour sequences into the mouthfeel because any low carbonated beer goes down way too smooth. That means I can pound these down quickly.

In the overall rating, I think that this beer is pretty easy to drink. It comes with a good price tag and it can be a good introduction to a Russian Imperial Stout.

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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.84/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 120z. bottle Black and "thick" in appearance, not a lot going on as far as smell goes, light nothing really standing out.
First sip as smooth as they come. Lighter than most stout, smooth as silk. I am liking this brew.
Chocolate. Not bitter, but you do taste the alcohol. Again, smoother and lighter than most. Really goes down easy.
This is good./ If you like the heavier, almost able to slice with a knife stout, this is not for you. If you like a very smooth, easy drinking, yet still very satisfying brew, your gonna like this one.

Most Heavy Seas are on the light side, but still retain the flavor. This is no exception. Will back again for more...

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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Peg Leg Imperial Stout from Heavy Seas Beer
Beer rating: 3.66 out of 5 with 1,434 ratings
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