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Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Stone Brewing Co.

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Stone Imperial Russian StoutStone Imperial Russian Stout

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

6,617 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,617
Reviews: 2,567
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 9.43%
Wants: 479
Gots: 1,399 | FT: 78
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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A - Dark, smoky looking, awesome.

S - Nice smell. Coffee and hops with good balance.

T - Best part of the experience. Nice blend of bitterness, abv, and coffee like flavors. Delicious and worth the hype.

M - Very good. Stays in your mouth with great flavor that lasts over time.

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Stone Imperial Russian Stout from Stone Brewing Co.
97 out of 100 based on 6,617 ratings.