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Espresso Imperial Russian Stout - Stone Brewing Co.

Espresso Imperial Russian StoutEspresso Imperial Russian Stout

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

2,231 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2231
Reviews: 344
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 7.6%


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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tittymcj

Connecticut

4.15/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Picked this one up from Maximum Beverage in West Hartford, CT.

A: Pours jet black and beautiful. Relatively thin layer of caramel colored head which dissipates relatively quickly.

S: Chocolate and coffee. Much more coffee than usual (obviously). You can smell the more bitter characteristics due to the increased coffee presence. Strangely, it has a very fresh smell. The coffee smells new and crisp and bitter.

T: The taste up front is mostly mocha and chocolate. But as you swallow, you get the full blast of the espresso. A bit bitter, with a nice warming bite.

M: Smooth and full. Very rich. Leaves nice coating on the mouth that lingers throughout the remainder.

Serving type: bottle

05-23-2013 23:14:28 | More by tittymcj
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Espresso Imperial Russian Stout from Stone Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 2,231 ratings.