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Espresso Imperial Russian Stout - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

2,600 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 2,600
Reviews: 353
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 7.83%
Wants: 177
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  rDev -7.8%

baybassboy, May 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

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4/5  rDev -7.8%

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4.24/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap at Three Kings.

Appearance is black with a small foamy head.

Smell is coffee, bitter chocolate, hint of vanilla.

Taste is espresso, chocolate, vanilla, slight anise, roasted malts. Surprisingly well balanced. The coffee takes center stage, but it definitely doesn't dominate.

Mouthfeel is smooth, medium thickness, slightly oily.

I really like the addition of coffee. I would definitely say it improves the base beer.

rodkin, May 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

pstam87, May 14, 2013
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

Dwtucker90, May 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

bsuedekum, May 14, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

TheRuss9585, May 14, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

boot11222, May 14, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

AndrewMichael, May 14, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

Dhamma73, May 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

henskejk, May 13, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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4/5  rDev -7.8%

Shilt, May 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

atoulouk, May 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

ShanePB, May 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

mrw1zard, May 13, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

HKUSPC40, May 13, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

SDStoneEnthusiast, May 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

robbrandes, May 13, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

twelveinches, May 13, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

st9647v3, May 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

riemster, May 13, 2013
Espresso Imperial Russian Stout from Stone Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 2,600 ratings.