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Espresso Imperial Russian Stout - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

2,596 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 2,596
Reviews: 353
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 7.83%
Wants: 178
Gots: 421 | FT: 45
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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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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3.98/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured from a bomber into a mug, the beer is jet black, with a thin, dense, light tan head that slowly settles out into a ring. Aromas of roast coffee, rich molasses, booze, and hints of bitter chocolate. The nose is rich, but not overpowering. Flavors of rich and roasted coffee, with a heavy blast of charcoal and hints of smoke, on a layered, darkly sweet backbone of molasses, chocolate, and some boozy notes. This is a heavy beer, with a slick, oil-like feel that is smooth and rich throughout. Very roasty, oaky aftertaste, with a ribbon of alcohol throughout that continues to warm as you drink. A slight build of bitterness as you drink, also. The finish is slick, with a bitter and warming linger. Very solid brew.

GarthDanielson, Aug 25, 2013
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Espresso Imperial Russian Stout from Stone Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 2,596 ratings.