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Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Stone Brewing Co.

Stone Imperial Russian StoutStone Imperial Russian Stout

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

6,003 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 6003
Reviews: 2531
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 9.43%


Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-21-2001)
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B33R501

Pennsylvania

4.65/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

its taken me 3 years vintage to fully appreciate the character, depth, and complexity of this beer. amazing this much flavor, no barrel aging.

beautiful darkest brown to black beer with a great looking chocolate cap. big aroma of chocolate, roasted malts, even some hops. tastes opens with big chocolate, superb roast, vinous notes of white wine, grapes, dark fruits. thick and so very rich, even a little vanilla and molasses presence. perfectly balanced, lots of puckering hoppy bitterness leading to that perfect dry finish. aftertaste lingers forever, leaving your palate to wonder what the hell just crushed it.

a true icon, and one of this years best.

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2012 12:12:39 | More by B33R501
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Stone Imperial Russian Stout from Stone Brewing Co.
97 out of 100 based on 6,003 ratings.