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Portsmouth Brewery's Royal Impy Stout

Discussion in 'New England' started by Seanniek91, Feb 25, 2013.

  1. Seanniek91

    Seanniek91 Jul 1, 2012 Rhode Island
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    The brewery just release the Royal Impy Stout today and Tyler did a pretty damn good job. Anyone else try it yet?
     
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  2. seplo

    seplo Sep 8, 2009 Connecticut
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    I would love to get my hands on a btl...hint hint, wink wink
     
  3. lostsurf24

    lostsurf24 Nov 13, 2007 Massachusetts

    Just got home and it was fantastic. Paired well with the Shoyo chicken too. Great stuff Mr Tyler, awesome beer!
     
  4. Gosox8787

    Gosox8787 Jan 24, 2009 New Hampshire

    I tried it last night. Very nice. Huge chocolate tones and really full mouthfeel. Not overly sweet either. I definitely want to grab a bottle soon.

    I think I preferred the Cirque de Citron they had on tap though. Both were really good though and worth a stop by to grab.
     
  5. Seanniek91

    Seanniek91 Jul 1, 2012 Rhode Island
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    The Cirque de Citron was quite nice as well. I agree with the what you though of the stout. Super chocolaty, but It could have been more bitter in my opinion.
     
  6. Auror

    Auror Jan 1, 2010 Massachusetts
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    Anyone hear any info on bottle count or how many kegs they'll have to put on? I was told "it'll last a while" and "double batch", but it seems like they were underestimating demand, especially in the retail shop.
     
  7. MarkF150

    MarkF150 Feb 9, 2009 Massachusetts
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    Didnt hear any info on bottle or keg count but they are limiting bottle sales to 8 per person and they were flying out of the retail shop last night.
     
  8. Seanniek91

    Seanniek91 Jul 1, 2012 Rhode Island
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    I bought two yesterday around lunch. Didn't even know they tapped it, till I got to the brewery and it was packed at noon mind you.
     
  9. ElGallo

    ElGallo Sep 26, 2009 New Hampshire

    The Royal Impy Stout is a great beer, and I imagine the bottles will vanish quickly as word spreads around town. And I'll second the other posts about Cirque de Citron: delicious collaboration with Oxbow. That's all I had time for yesterday. Still hoping to get out this week to find some bourbon barrel Baltic Porter from Smutty, but the storm is not helping.
     
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  10. BlueRogue

    BlueRogue May 1, 2011 Maine

    I was planning on heading down Friday. I hope I don't miss out.
     
  11. Trevdawg

    Trevdawg Feb 9, 2012 New Hampshire

    ISO :) IP at The Festival in Portland??
     
  12. Mike

    Mike Senior Web Developer Nov 17, 2010 New Hampshire
    Staff Moderator Site Editor Subscriber Beer Trader

    It's a solid stout. On a side note KtG is also drinking fantastic with a year of age.

    [​IMG]
     
  13. davey101

    davey101 Apr 14, 2009 Connecticut
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    Da hell?! I was near Portsmouth this weekend......:confused: So ISO!
     
  14. kdmcguire10

    kdmcguire10 Jul 15, 2011 Michigan

    Looks fantastic
     
  15. InfinityonTrial

    InfinityonTrial Mar 31, 2012 Connecticut
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    How do they compare? It's been a year since I had Kate and I thought the Impy was quite delicious in its own regard.
     
  16. Davl22

    Davl22 Sep 27, 2011 New Hampshire
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    Impy is freakin delicious, had it on tap this afternoon. Also picked up a couple bottles in the retail shop, they were just filling up the cooler with a new case.
     
  17. InfinityonTrial

    InfinityonTrial Mar 31, 2012 Connecticut
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    Prob a good 20 bottles left with even more in storage when I stopped by around 3
     
  18. AdamP

    AdamP Mar 26, 2012 Pennsylvania
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    Really hope the Cirque de Citron and Impy Stout make it to Saturday when I'll be there for dinner... *fingers crossed*
     
  19. ElGallo

    ElGallo Sep 26, 2009 New Hampshire

    Both beers were still on tap tonight and a decent amount of Royal Impy Stout bottles left from what I could gather. They refill the cooler one case at a time, and the cashier didn't have access to the remaining inventory.

    But look at the bright side, the lousy weather is keeping the crowds away, and you've got various BA and Short Batch Smuttynose around town plus a fresh keg of Old Raspy XV at The Press Room. I love Beer Week.
     
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  20. smutty33

    smutty33 Jun 12, 2009 Connecticut

    Awesome.I was there for beer week last year and I am def. salivating over the smutty selections scattered about around town.Jealous of the colabos at P-Brew too!.I gotta get back up there for next years festivities.

    Cheers
     
  21. MarkF150

    MarkF150 Feb 9, 2009 Massachusetts
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    Was there on Mon for dinner and Impy. Heading back up on Sat to drink more Impy. Cant wait, its delicious.
     
  22. InfinityonTrial

    InfinityonTrial Mar 31, 2012 Connecticut
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    Anyone had any of the Smutty stuff around town?
     
  23. s1ckboy

    s1ckboy Apr 10, 2011 Massachusetts

    Went up this morning to get some bottles. There was about 30(ish) in the cooler and was told that was the last of it.
     
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  24. T-RO

    T-RO Nov 9, 2012 New Hampshire
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    Thanks, am heading over around 400pm was making a few stops first then the brewery - need to go by their store first I guess.
     
  25. chrisfromboston

    chrisfromboston Feb 20, 2009 Massachusetts
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    Damn, should've gone up last night like I had planned to.
     
  26. BaconCheeseburg

    BaconCheeseburg May 19, 2012 Maine

    Bottles are sold out. It is still available on tap.
     
  27. ferillo

    ferillo Sep 12, 2009 Massachusetts
    Fest Crew Subscriber Beer Trader

    Just left. It's gone.
     
  28. MarkF150

    MarkF150 Feb 9, 2009 Massachusetts
    Beer Trader

    Gone on tap or just bottles?
     
  29. ferillo

    ferillo Sep 12, 2009 Massachusetts
    Fest Crew Subscriber Beer Trader

    Bottles. On tap for glasses but no growlers.
     
  30. lordofthewiens

    lordofthewiens Sep 17, 2005 Maine
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    Had some Wednesday.
    Great beer!
     
  31. BlueRogue

    BlueRogue May 1, 2011 Maine

    I was hoping to pick up some bottles tomorrow. Now watch the keg kick tonight.
     
  32. Bierman9

    Bierman9 Dec 20, 2001 New Hampshire
    Beer Trader

    FYI - am at The Brewery now (320PM) and the Royal Impy is still flowing... And still tasting quite nice! Prosit!!
     
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  33. AdamP

    AdamP Mar 26, 2012 Pennsylvania
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    Awesome news!! Thanks for the good look, hopefully it makes it a few more hours.
     
  34. Bierman9

    Bierman9 Dec 20, 2001 New Hampshire
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    Still on as of 430 PM....
     
  35. AdamP

    AdamP Mar 26, 2012 Pennsylvania
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    Still on tap when I left around 9:00pm last night. Really smooth and flavorful stout, thrilled I got to try it!
     
  36. jderosia603

    jderosia603 Jul 17, 2012 New Hampshire

    Finally got over there yesterday and tried it. Really tasty and easy drinking. Glad I had my brother grab me some bottles before they sold out.
     
  37. ElGallo

    ElGallo Sep 26, 2009 New Hampshire

    According to the P-brew's FB page, bottles of Royal Impy Stout are for sale today. I suggest you call first, but it looks like they bottled up some more. Worth the $8 IMO.

    Still on draft too.
     
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  38. drocpsu

    drocpsu Dec 25, 2006 New Hampshire

    Hope I can try some of this on tap before it kicks. I was hoping to stop in last week, but didn't get a chance. Also really want to try the Cirque de Citron.
     
  39. AdamP

    AdamP Mar 26, 2012 Pennsylvania
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    I was a bit disappointed by the latter, unfortunately. Tasted under-carbed and the flavors seemed muddled IMO. The impy made everything okay though...
     
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