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

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

1,957 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,957
Reviews: 559
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 8.6%
Wants: 243
Gots: 631 | FT: 71
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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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

ZethOfTheNorth, Jan 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Griggsy, Jan 05, 2014
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3.88/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Sampled from a 22oz bottle purchased at Triangle Wine in Morrisville, NC.

A - Deep black with a moderate head that dissipates quickly.

S - Bourbon, oak, dark chocolate and molasses.

T - The bourbon leads but doesn't dominate. It's joined by dark chocolate, molasses, brown sugar, coffee and a hint of sweetness. Good depth and complexity but not outstanding.

M - A little thin for the style. A moderate carbonation.

O - A good BA IS but given the price ($16-17 from what I've seen over several NC shops), it's just not worth it. By my calculation, this cost me almost 50% more than BCBS and it wasn't nearly as good. I think price should play a bigger role in reviews.

GJ40, Jan 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7%

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4.18/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Poured perhaps a tad warm won't small, lite brown, fizzy head that quickly settled and no lace. Color is an opaque black brown. Aroma is malt, whiskey, caramel, toffee, leather, coffee, cocoa. Flavor's like nose, bittersweet tang is in front along with some licorice. Body is good but carbonation is soft. Finish is like flavor, average length, makes a good after dinner drop, if you can handle its weight.

drpimento, Dec 23, 2013
Barrel Aged B.O.R.I.S. Oatmeal Imperial Stout from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
96 out of 100 based on 1,957 ratings.