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

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BA SCORE
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world-class

1,914 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,914
Reviews: 557
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 8.6%
Wants: 243
Gots: 627 | 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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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
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adrian21

Virginia

5/5  rDev +16.3%

11-15-2011 05:59:55 | More by adrian21
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tat2dhllblly

Ohio

5/5  rDev +16.3%

11-15-2011 03:42:03 | More by tat2dhllblly
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IpeeA

Missouri

5/5  rDev +16.3%

11-15-2011 02:58:11 | More by IpeeA
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Exiled

Texas

4/5  rDev -7%

11-15-2011 02:05:44 | More by Exiled
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kkrez

Colorado

5/5  rDev +16.3%

11-14-2011 22:45:49 | More by kkrez
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Kelp

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

11-14-2011 22:00:49 | More by Kelp
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chicano4craft

Colorado

3.53/5  rDev -17.9%

Gold Cap. Poured into snifter. Oh so black with a tight tan head. Head disappears fast and leaves minimal lacing. Looks good.

Big bourbon jumps out of the glass. it the background there's brownie mixed with some dark fruit. Smells a lot different then regular Boris.

Taste is bourbon heat with burnt chocolate and some oak. As it warms it never changed much. Sort of one dimensional. I like it but 22oz is rough.

Mouthfeel is okay. Barrel aging seems to have stolen some of the thickness I love in regular Boris.

Overall an enjoyable BA stout. A bit pricey here in CO so I might not get this again.

11-14-2011 21:40:32 | More by chicano4craft
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JRod1969

New York

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

11-14-2011 18:42:04 | More by JRod1969
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sbricker

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

11-14-2011 18:18:20 | More by sbricker
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writerLJBerg

Oregon

4/5  rDev -7%

11-14-2011 17:34:05 | More by writerLJBerg
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aandresen

Arizona

5/5  rDev +16.3%

11-14-2011 17:06:40 | More by aandresen
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hu5om

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -7%

11-14-2011 15:09:23 | More by hu5om
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s1ckboy

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -7%

11-14-2011 14:03:41 | More by s1ckboy
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ChugginOil

Illinois

4.28/5  rDev -0.5%

Gold capped bottle (guessing an early batch)
Glad to finally try this one!

Pours black as hell with a thin layer of light caramel colored head. Some spotty lacing exists along the glass.

The nose has a hefty amount of whiskey involved, followed by sweet vanilla, caramel, oak, roasted malt and a bit of bitter chocolate.

The taste is a sweet treat form outer space. I am graciously welcomed with a sweet blast of vanilla and bitter cocoa all mixed together with a lightly heated booze presence. There is a charred oak presence that brings on a nice roastiness. The whiskey has really done a number on this brew as all the barrel characteristics shine quite hard.

The mouthfeel has a decent amount of crisp carbonation despite the barrel-aging. This is a deeply viscous brew that is syrup like but not cloying in sweetness.

Overall, this is a prime example of how barrel aging can change a great beer into an even better one. Love this brew and cant wait for more

11-09-2011 05:33:13 | More by ChugginOil
Barrel Aged B.O.R.I.S. Oatmeal Imperial Stout from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
96 out of 100 based on 1,914 ratings.