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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

5,981 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 5981
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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Stone Imperial Russian Stout from Stone Brewing Co.
97 out of 100 based on 5,981 ratings.