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

Not Rated.
Barrel Aged B.O.R.I.S. Oatmeal Imperial StoutBarrel Aged B.O.R.I.S. Oatmeal Imperial Stout

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

1,928 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,928
Reviews: 557
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 8.6%
Wants: 243
Gots: 625 | FT: 70
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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raznug

Ohio

5/5  rDev +16.3%

11-26-2011 00:19:18 | More by raznug
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bobhits

Kentucky

4.08/5  rDev -5.1%

16 bucks for retail, 18 to consume in the bar...a tall order and I think my friend for splitting this one.

Served room temp and I highly recommend letting this one breath a bit.

Dark as night pour, this seems a bit thicker than the regular boris, but the lighting and glassware wasn't up to a proper comparison.

A strong complex roasted coffee, vanilla, chocolate, and bourbon nose.

The taste is much the same. No flavor really takes over, this is amazingly well blended and sinfully delightful. Hops at the finish give this one a lot of dark fruit flavors but the bitter roast never lets it turn overly sweet or fruity. Of course the chocolate, coffee, vanilla, and oak flavors are all very present and solid.

Very good body here. Just enough carbonation survived the barrel aging. Somewhat thick and chewy.

I'm not sure what else to say. A very very good beer. Is it on par with some of the world's top barrel aged imperial stouts? Well, my score might end up close, but close in this world is a HUGE difference. Get the price down or somewhat add that extra umph and we'll talk again.

11-24-2011 15:43:21 | More by bobhits
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shwillivanilli

California

4/5  rDev -7%

11-24-2011 04:07:47 | More by shwillivanilli
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corby112

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +16.3%

11-22-2011 03:48:50 | More by corby112
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gratefulbeerhead

Indiana

5/5  rDev +16.3%

11-21-2011 04:27:20 | More by gratefulbeerhead
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BeerBaron

Ohio

5/5  rDev +16.3%

11-21-2011 00:26:15 | More by BeerBaron
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dpnyby

California

5/5  rDev +16.3%

11-20-2011 23:51:29 | More by dpnyby
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Magery

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -7%

11-20-2011 21:16:47 | More by Magery
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bigdaddypolite

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +16.3%

11-19-2011 03:38:46 | More by bigdaddypolite
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MarcatGSB

Michigan

4/5  rDev -7%

11-19-2011 02:42:43 | More by MarcatGSB
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Photekut

Tennessee

5/5  rDev +16.3%

11-18-2011 22:25:44 | More by Photekut
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Gatordaddy

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

11-18-2011 22:13:29 | More by Gatordaddy
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HopStoopid120

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -7%

11-18-2011 18:14:08 | More by HopStoopid120
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harrymel

Washington

4.43/5  rDev +3%

Unk bottle date

Pours black with a finger of mocha head. Nice run of foam over the rim. Smells of vanilla. So nice. Really lengths above the regular version. Taste follows with nice notes. Awesome.
Wish I had more. Dry velvet and creme flavors. Man. I have a hard time not drinking more. Further, also want to take it back from my friends.

11-18-2011 08:21:30 | More by harrymel
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pauljunk

Virginia

5/5  rDev +16.3%

11-18-2011 04:31:10 | More by pauljunk
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nmann08

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

11-18-2011 00:55:15 | More by nmann08
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schillman

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +16.3%

11-17-2011 16:33:29 | More by schillman
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coreymcafee

Colorado

4/5  rDev -7%

11-17-2011 05:02:15 | More by coreymcafee
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Axic10

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

11-16-2011 23:27:43 | More by Axic10
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davesway10

Iowa

5/5  rDev +16.3%

11-16-2011 22:00:58 | More by davesway10
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oline73

Maryland

4/5  rDev -7%

11-16-2011 03:53:47 | More by oline73
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richbrew

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

11-15-2011 16:43:12 | More by richbrew
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

11-15-2011 16:25:36 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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sideshowe

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +16.3%

11-15-2011 13:50:43 | More by sideshowe
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ej285701

Ohio

4/5  rDev -7%

11-15-2011 13:46:51 | More by ej285701
Barrel Aged B.O.R.I.S. Oatmeal Imperial Stout from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
96 out of 100 based on 1,928 ratings.