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Brewed By: Deschutes Brewery

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Average Rating:
8.59656

Number of Ratings: 1802

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Brewed In: 901 SW Simpson Ave, Bend, OR 97702, USA

ABV: 11%

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Tasting Notes

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reisende profile picturereisende - May 11, 2017
One of the most interesting beers I've ever tasted and I mean that in a good way.
Cellar Dweller profile pictureCellar Dweller - July 13, 2016
Delicious! Chocolate, coffee, molasses, licorice and smoke. So tasty!
damien.mordrid@gmail.com profile picturedamien.mordrid@gmail.com - July 1, 2016
2015 Reserve. Wonderful and strong. Thick, sweet, black. Beautiful. Molasses, vanilla, aged in bourbon barrels.
DreamsxOfxChaos profile pictureDreamsxOfxChaos - June 5, 2016
This is probably my favorite beer. Thick and very flavorful.
aaf145 profile pictureaaf145 - June 5, 2016
2015 version ... Thick, huge flavor, chocolate, coffee notes, nice warm lingering vanilla booziness in your mouth, rich chewy texture... Legit.. Glad I finally got my hands on a bottle ..4 stars..A definite sipper... the booze aftertaste grows with time, worth a try but not sure it's worth the hefty fee...still not as good as Speedway Stout or Big Bad Baptiste...
brightside2d profile picturebrightside2d - April 24, 2016
Had 2015 reserve. Dark. Pours black. Nice but not boosy.
kletis profile picturekletis - March 27, 2016
Syrupy, sweet, thick, molasses, strong flavor
jmile profile picturejmile - February 28, 2016
Wow! Aptly named. Supper dark and rich. Dense pallet that opens up to wonderful complex. Creamy cherry finish. Coffee throughout
SarahMunz profile pictureSarahMunz - February 28, 2016
Strong. Thick. Hint of licorice detected. Bottle, home, Feb 2016.
svenllr profile picturesvenllr - February 6, 2016
This beer smooth reminds me of Deschutes' anniversary blend but with a bit more kick and a bit smoother. This dark, chocolate, creamy brew is smooth and absolutely delicious. The bourbon barrel gives to the smoothness and boy and I can't even taste the nastiness of black licorice. This is another fantastic beer from an incredible brewery.
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