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Espresso Imperial Russian Stout - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

2,428 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 2,428
Reviews: 349
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 7.82%
Wants: 127
Gots: 398 | FT: 48
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: WillCarrera on 04-17-2013)
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Reviews by DIM:
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DIM

Pennsylvania

4.55/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

a: Looks like a stout.

s: Espresso is present, but not quite as potent as I had hoped. Still, it plays nicely off of rich chocolatey cake batter. The alcohol is very well disguised.

t: Ahhhh, thats what I was hoping for. Strong but smooth pitch perfect roasty espresso all but dominates. Some rich, dark chocolate peeks through in the middle, but the finish is long, dark espresso perfection.

m: Big and chewy with creamy carbonation.

d: Pretty much exactly what I hoped it would be. Magnificent.

Serving type: bottle

09-17-2013 01:13:29 | More by DIM
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Kramerwtmf

California

4.23/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

I happened to find four of these a few days. I am very glad I did because it is very inexpensive and already has a year on it. The espresso is probably a bit muted because of the age but it blends very well together. Some vanilla flavors as well as chocolate mix very well with the obvious espresso. I enjoyed this more than the regular stone RIS and I can't wait to open another bottle in 6 months.

Serving type: bottle

07-11-2014 04:35:58 | More by Kramerwtmf
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Espresso Imperial Russian Stout from Stone Brewing Co.
97 out of 100 based on 2,428 ratings.