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Barrel Aged B.O.R.I.S. Oatmeal Imperial Stout - Hoppin' Frog Brewery

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Ratings: 1,787
Reviews: 553
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 8.6%
Wants: 228
Gots: 602 | FT: 64
Brewed by:
Hoppin' Frog Brewery visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  9.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
English-style Imperial Stout aged in Kentucky bourbon barrels.

Batch 1- 2009(April) GOLD cap
Batch 2- 2009(July) GOLD
Batch 3- 2009(Oct) GREEN
Batch 4- 2010 BLACK
Batch 5- 2011 RED
Batch 6- 2012 WHITE

(Beer added by: ClockworkOrange on 02-02-2009)
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MetalHopHead6

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4.4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Barrel Aged B.O.R.I.S. is loaded with flavor but thin.

It poured like ink, black and thick. There was no head and it left no lace. The smell had all the characteristics of the flavor but was overpowered by the aroma of alcohol. The flavor was complex and delicious. There were notes of coffee, dark chocolate, vanilla, whiskey, and a hint of dark fruit and lingering licorice. Gosh, there was a lot going on with the flavor and it was all good. The feel was slippery and flrrting.

Flavor-wise, Barrel Aged B.O.R.I.S. stacked up with the great stouts (e.g., KBS) and would be exceptional with good chocolate or by the fire on a cold day. Actually, it eas prety darn good on a 90 degree evening.

Serving type: bottle

08-01-2011 01:19:27 | More by MetalHopHead6
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Barrel Aged B.O.R.I.S. Oatmeal Imperial Stout from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
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