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Barrel Aged D.O.R.I.S. The Destroyer - Hoppin' Frog Brewery

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BA SCORE
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260 Ratings
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Ratings: 260
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 8.78%
Wants: 41
Gots: 107 | FT: 23
Brewed by:
Hoppin' Frog Brewery visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Ohiovania on 10-27-2013

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Ratings: 260 | Reviews: 22
Photo of imperialking
4.34/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of williamjbauer
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JonBeer
3.95/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

It was good, just hoping for more...

Photo of MaximalC
4.13/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours black as motor oil, precipitating a ring of brown bubbles around the surface periphery, but no legitimate head to speak of. The surprisingly mild aroma smells of toffee, roasted malt, coffee and booze.

The taste features molasses and whiskey barrel up front, along with just enough earthy, herbal hops to balance. Nice, warming alcohol comes on in the middle before yielding to a wonderful aftertaste of molasses and dark chocolate. A little warming reveals the buttery vanilla tones touted on the label. The body is on the heavier side of medium, making for a surprisingly smooth and drinkable brew for its ABV. Carbonation is mild, unobtrusive, and appropriate.

Overall, this is a fantastic barrel-aged RIS that delivers in all the ways you would expect. It's full-flavored but not overbearing, and highly drinkable for its weight. Hard to complain about anything here.

Photo of JakerLou
4.23/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of IrishGermanAmerican
4.31/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of barhoc11
4.58/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I was not expecting this one to be as good as it was. Regular old BORIS does not compare to this beer. I would definitely get again

Photo of Stinger80OH
4.2/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of osuskin
4.06/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Beer-Revelry
4.88/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured into a Duvel snifter glass.

A - 5 - You couldn't ask for a more perfect stout. This thing pours an oily, viscous jet-black straight out of the bottle. Forms a finger of quickly dissipating, burnt orange colored head. Low head potential and retention, to be expected with the viscosity and ABV of the beer. Non-existent lacing.
S - 4.5 - Lots of malt, medium sweet chocolate, coffee, caramel, toffee, vanilla and TONS of maple-woody bourbon.
T - 5 - Damn. This beer is wicked. HUGE amount of malt, medium bittersweet chocolate, light coffee, butter, maple soaked wood, brown sugar, toffee, caramel, vanilla bean, and a lot of delicious, warming bourbon. Surprisingly with all these flavors, the alcohol is decently concealed and the brew isn't too boozy.
F - 5 - Extremely viscous, thick and oily. Full bodied brew. Double the viscosity of coffee creamer or heavy whipping cream.
O - 5 - The IDEAL bourbon barrel aged Russian imperial stout. Nuff' said.

Photo of Dicers
4.34/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of brpendergast85
5/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of HoppySeb
4.18/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of swalsh666
5/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of charcarias
4.6/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of wellsnb
4.24/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Way2drunk
4.75/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Delicious! Why didn't I but 2!

Photo of lefty418
4.37/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mychalg9
4.71/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Drifter1
3.5/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Buckeye982
4.46/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Halluxone
4.51/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SStein
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Chris-1911
4.43/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bcrossan
4.29/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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Barrel Aged D.O.R.I.S. The Destroyer from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
96 out of 100 based on 260 ratings.