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

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1,784 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,784
Reviews: 553
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 8.6%
Wants: 228
Gots: 602 | FT: 63
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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rtaps

California

4/5  rDev -7%

02-03-2013 20:39:22 | More by rtaps
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nquigley16

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

02-03-2013 02:12:47 | More by nquigley16
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JonNunes

Nevada

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

02-02-2013 08:41:15 | More by JonNunes
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rodlavers

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

02-02-2013 05:20:53 | More by rodlavers
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AnotherImperial

Arizona

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

02-02-2013 01:39:13 | More by AnotherImperial
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calcnerd

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-01-2013 02:55:42 | More by calcnerd
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callmemickey

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

01-31-2013 22:47:24 | More by callmemickey
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M1A2

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

01-30-2013 19:53:26 | More by M1A2
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

4.43/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This poured out as a very dark and very thick looking black color. The head was a deep brown color that had a minimal retention to it. There wasn't much in the way of lacing on the glass at all on this beer. The smell of it had some bit roasted notes along with a powerful whiskey aroma from the barrels they used. The taste of the beer packs a punch of heavy sweet roasted grains mixed with a whiskey essence to add a little depth. It's smokey at some levels as well as bitter too. It's got a lot of good qualities when it comes to the flavor of it. The mouthfeel is really good, it's exactly how it should be. It's thick, oily, and lightly caronated. Overall it's a big beer to take down but I found it to be very enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

01-30-2013 17:29:54 | More by Knapp85
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CommanderOfAwesome

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

01-30-2013 16:14:21 | More by CommanderOfAwesome
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KickInTheChalice

Illinois

4.08/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22 oz.. bottle into a tulip.

The appearance is a mahogany brown, nearly black, with a small mocha head.

The aroma has a nice bourbon presence. Sweet vanilla, milk chocolate, bourbon, roast malt, and a bit of chocolate control the nose.

The flavor is really nice and smooth while at the same time maintaining the the distinctness of flavor that I like. Milk chocolate first, then bourbon, vanilla, oak, a bit of general booziness, with some roasted malt and a touch of coffee as support.

The body is pleasantly full with very light carbonation. The finish has a light sweetness, but it rounds out well with the oak and whiskey dryness.

This is my favorite BORIS for sure.

Serving type: bottle

01-30-2013 05:05:08 | More by KickInTheChalice
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dman5400

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

01-30-2013 02:35:42 | More by dman5400
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BGsWo22

New York

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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babaracas

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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KillaB

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

01-29-2013 05:04:53 | More by KillaB
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nkeckhar

New York

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

01-29-2013 01:58:59 | More by nkeckhar
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jsilva

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -7%

01-28-2013 17:23:56 | More by jsilva
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Roger85

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

01-28-2013 01:27:14 | More by Roger85
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Texas

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Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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California

4/5  rDev -7%

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Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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vfgccp

New York

4.39/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

1 yr + old bottle, opened in Jan 2013.

A - Pours with a great, fine bubbled, milk chocolate colored head. Low retention and lace. Thick, solid black body. Almost no highlights.

S - Boozy rasin-bran bread pudding. Silky smooth.

T - Delicious warm, dry, boozy chocolate. Porridge. Caramel flan sweetness. Dry coffee.

M - Stellar smoothness. Full body.

O - Great integration, great balance, great body.

Serving type: bottle

01-27-2013 01:52:19 | More by vfgccp
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CBodamer

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

01-26-2013 20:00:07 | More by CBodamer
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pumaguy021

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

01-26-2013 19:26:04 | More by pumaguy021
Barrel Aged B.O.R.I.S. Oatmeal Imperial Stout from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
96 out of 100 based on 1,784 ratings.