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

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2,026 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,026
Reviews: 566
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 8.6%
Wants: 249
Gots: 646 | FT: 74
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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Ratings: 2,026 | Reviews: 566 | Display Reviews Only:
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

rojapa, Apr 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Matthew1788, Apr 11, 2014
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4.36/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

The beer comes in a dark black color with some dark brown head.

The aroma has forward whiskey with the base beer, fudgey chocolate, dark chocolate, umami of mushroom and seaweed, hint of dark fruit, a decent roasted quality.

The beer in general has whiskey in front, base beer BORIS, more whiskey on finish.

There’s a whiskey, then onto nuttiness, fudgey chocolate, a bit of umami, then onto strong whiskey and a bit of roasted coffee on the finish.

In the end, the beer just is not very cohesive. It’s more whiskey combined with the base beer, which is not bad by any means. This base beer still stands up and this is still enjoyable, but not exactly where I love my bourbon barrel beers.

dar482, Apr 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7%

beernazi, Apr 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7%

arusso13, Apr 08, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

UcDru, Apr 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

pest, Apr 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

wiltznucs, Apr 07, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

AnalogErik, Apr 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

ChrisChagnon, Apr 07, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Pelican5, Apr 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

pjs234, Apr 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Jdotswizz, Apr 05, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

mykill84, Apr 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7%

VeganUndead, Apr 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

facesnorth, Apr 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

BierBliss, Apr 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7%

mikediesel124, Apr 03, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16.3%

WuBByG999, Apr 02, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

SirElton, Apr 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

ScottJWing, Apr 01, 2014
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4.69/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Pours opaque jet black, looks like old motor oil. Thin tan head falls quickly and leaves very little lacing.

Smells of bourbon, vanilla, dark fruit

Tastes of bourbon, vanilla, dark chocolate, not overly boozy

Full body am slight carbonation makes this easy drinking

Overall, one of the best barrel aged Imperial stouts I've had....will try to get another bottle of this tomorrow!

BradC, Mar 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7%

fishmich, Mar 31, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

rfgetz, Mar 29, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

ChrisMQ, Mar 28, 2014
Barrel Aged B.O.R.I.S. Oatmeal Imperial Stout from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
96 out of 100 based on 2,026 ratings.