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KGB Russian Imperial Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged - Maui Brewing Co. (Brewpub)

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KGB Russian Imperial Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged
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Ratings: 5
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 6.95%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Maui Brewing Co. (Brewpub) visit their website
Hawaii, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  9.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Also known as KGB Woody.

(Beer added by: t0rin0 on 04-05-2011)
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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

10-25-2012 02:49:41 | More by t0rin0
Photo of honkduh


4/5  rDev +7%

11-23-2011 04:15:42 | More by honkduh
Photo of FosterJM


3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

762nd Review on BA
Draft to snifter

@Woodshop classix

App- A very dark brown, like a dark chocolate melted. About an 1/8” of ring bubbles around the edges. I think it was a bit cold so no cling and no lace was present.

Smell- A very nice blend of aromatics on the nose. Starts just out a bit roasty and warms up with a nice layer of chocolate, oak, and some vanilla.

Taste- When you first take a sip its a bit boozy and unbalanced. Warming creates a little smooth chocolate with a lot of roast to back it up. It's a nice big stout but seeming too roasty with more than the chocolate to balance.

Mouth- Medium bodied and medium carbonation. A cold boozy roast with only a touch of oak behind it.

Drink- This one was a big let down of the day. Just an average barrel aged stout with a lack of balance and smoothness to it.

08-29-2011 21:08:31 | More by FosterJM
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4.1/5  rDev +9.6%


On tap at Stone Oakquinox 2011 in a snifter.

A: Brownish black with a creamy light brown head. Good retention and lots of lacing.

S: Complex nose. Malt is moderately roasted. Notes of coconut, smoke, oak, bourbon, dark chocolate, and vanilla. Excellent. Very expressive.

T: An increase in roast here, with a strong dark chocolate presence and a touch or char. Moderate oak presence. Bourbon is well integrated. Dash of coconut.

M: Full body with moderate carbonation. Mouthfeel is sticky, chewy, and creamy.

Overall: Well done. Recommended.

05-05-2011 05:33:42 | More by HopHead84
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3.58/5  rDev -4.3%

On-tap at Oakquinox

A: The pour is almost black with a finger of tan head sitting on top.

S: Still quite roasty with lots of bourbon and oak aromas, and some licorice, coming into play. Fairly strong on the licorice notes and a bit of molasses and dark toffee providing sweetness.

T: Heavier on the bourbon flavor with a subtle vanilla flavor. Decently oaky with some roasted malt and ash. Molasses, licorice, and toffee lend a slight sugary quality.

M: Medium in body with a medium level of carbonation.

O: Significantly better than the regular version I tried previously, but not great by any means.

04-20-2011 22:55:17 | More by womencantsail
KGB Russian Imperial Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged from Maui Brewing Co. (Brewpub)
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