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Espresso Imperial Russian Stout - Stone Brewing Co.

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Espresso Imperial Russian StoutEspresso Imperial Russian Stout

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

2,424 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 2,424
Reviews: 348
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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vic21234

Illinois

4.49/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

22oz bomber poured into a Stone RIS snifter. Bottled on date of 3/14/13. I pulled it from the fridge and let it sit about 30 minutes before opening. I love the regular RIS, and excited for this one.

A- Pours a deep black with a small amount of off-white or khaki colored head that quickly fades along the side of the glass. Some nice lacing is apparent along the sides also.

S- Not too much on the smell. I get some roasted malts and a hint of coffee. Otherwise nothing special.

T- The taste definitely makes up for the smell. Starts off with some classic RIS dark roasted malts. Notes of chocolate and coffee blend in there as well. The back end of each taste is like an awesome shot of espresso. The espresso is not overwhelming and works very well with this RIS.

M- Thick, chewy, smooth, and a great sipper at 11%ABV.

This is a great beer. This one is flying off the shelves in my area. Get your hands on a bottle.

Serving type: bottle

04-30-2013 00:45:05 | More by vic21234
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Espresso Imperial Russian Stout from Stone Brewing Co.
97 out of 100 based on 2,424 ratings.