Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged - Stone Brewing Co.

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Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged
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Ratings: 816
Reviews: 130
rAvg: 4.48
pDev: 8.93%
Wants: 397
Gots: 66 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  11.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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(Beer added by: BEERchitect on 09-20-2009)
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Photo of Harvest06
3.2/5  rDev -28.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Taste: extremely hot for the abv. Overall: undrinkable.

Photo of Iamjeff6
4.5/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of 1Sundown2C
4.28/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of blbarnett3
4/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.05/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HoppyBastard2
4.5/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of julielynndubee
4.2/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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5/5  rDev +11.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -5.1%

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4.25/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -16.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +6%

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5/5  rDev +11.6%

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4.64/5  rDev +3.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +6%

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4.25/5  rDev -5.1%

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4/5  rDev -10.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +6%

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4.45/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +6%

Pours black with a thick, creamy, dark brown, one finger head. The nose is very robust. Nutty, vanilla, dark chocolate, prunes, roasted malt, a fruity bourbon with a heavy wood character. The flavor is delicious. It's very chocolaty with the bourbon in the back. There is a slight heat from the alcohol, but it is in no way boozy. It's insanely well balanced. This beer was bottled in Feb of this year making it ten months old. This is the oldest bourbon barrel aged stout I've had. It's perfectly balanced, but I wonder if that is because of the age. Either way ba da ba ba ba...I'm lovin' it.

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4.6/5  rDev +2.7%

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Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged from Stone Brewing Co.
99 out of 100 based on 816 ratings.