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Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

6,666 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,666
Reviews: 2,568
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 9.43%
Wants: 488
Gots: 1,420 | FT: 79
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.60% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-21-2001)
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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

2013 Edition bottled on 3/18/2013 poured into a snifter. Gave a 1 finger head on the pour with a body as black as motor oil that hadn't been changed in 10 years. Head left a fair amount of lacing.

S- Huge hints of dark chocolate and expresso the minute you pour it. Sink your nose in the glass and you might get some plenty of roasted malts and a hint of coffee.

T- Roasted malts, dark, dark chocolate, and surprisingly an almost vanilla-like sweetness that creeps up of you but finishes bitter. Nicely balanced indeed.

M- Thick mouthfeel which is what you would expect from a powerhouse stout like this. Leaves and oily presence in the palate and on the lower side of carbonation.

Stone's Russian Imperial Stout is definitely a staple in the style. It has everything you could possibly want in an Imperial Stout, and some.

Serving type: bottle

09-05-2013 01:23:20 | More by intensify
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Stone Imperial Russian Stout from Stone Brewing Co.
97 out of 100 based on 6,666 ratings.