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Barrel Aged B.O.R.I.S. Van Wink - Hoppin' Frog Brewery

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Barrel Aged B.O.R.I.S. Van WinkBarrel Aged B.O.R.I.S. Van Wink

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

252 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 252
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 10.09%
Wants: 152
Gots: 70 | FT: 16
Brewed by:
Hoppin' Frog Brewery visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  9.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: dwagner003 on 11-21-2013)
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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A - Pours black as night (as it should be) with a medium, brown head. Not overly viscous.

S - Sweetness of the bourbon barrel, chocolate, roasted coffee, vanilla.

T - Initial taste of standard BA BORIS, but with a much more pronounced bourbon flavor (not heat, just flavor).

M - This is where the PPW barrels shine. Silky, smooth. Slight boozy finish. Exceptional.

O - I'm a huge fan of BA BORIS, and the Van Wink version takes my appreciation for Hoppin' Frog to the next level. This beer is a show-stopper. If you a fan of BA RISs, this has to be on your must try list.

From bottle into 16 oz. snifter

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Barrel Aged B.O.R.I.S. Van Wink from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
97 out of 100 based on 252 ratings.