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

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2,096 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,096
Reviews: 570
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 8.6%
Wants: 256
Gots: 654 | FT: 72
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%

Just like lebron, pretty good but way overpriced. Save your money and buy some bourbon county

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3.25/5  rDev -24.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Look: Opaque black with a half finger mocha head. Mild activity. Poured thick and black. Smell: Rich on roasted coffee, dark chocolate, warm vanilla, dark cherries, more dark chocolate and a big fruity oak finish. Bourbon is a little sharp but overall smells great.

Taste: Big refreshing coffee notes like the expensive kind that has hints of pitted fruits and slightly nutty, followed by a rich sweet warming vanilla, then back to the coffee only this time a bit more bitter that gives way to rich dark chocolate and a unmissable bourbon soaked oak that is fantastic. Tasty.

Mouthfeel: Rich and thick. Sits like motor oil on the palate and finishes wet unlike most BA beers I have had.

Overall: An outstanding barrel aged stout from hoppin frog I tried the B.O.R.I.S. at the brewery and couldn't wait to try the BA version and sure enough they had it. I'm just glad I had the insight to pick up two! Love the big coffee and pitted fruits and how it meshes with the warm vanilla. The wet finishes is also really nice because I hate it when a BA beer dries out super fast so it can't linger on the palate. There could maybe me more oak but I still love this beer and that's a minor grip. Definitely a must try when in ohio!

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Solid Beer I would by again very weel done heavy BA Stout!!!!!

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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

Impenetrably dark. Smells like oatmeal, bourbon, buckwheat pancake, and a bit of maple syrup. Tastes similar to the smell, mixed with cola and a hint of coco.
Sticks to the lips a bit. Perfectly subtle carbonation. Excellent beer!

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4.68/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

2013 vintage according to store label. White cap of that even means anything.

A: A viscous dark brown that matches the color of the brown glass from which it pours. Opaque. Dark brown head that disappears. No lacing. Engine oil. No visible carbonation.

S: Waves of smooth bourbon escape from the bottle and glass. Intense roasted malt and sweet notes of fresh vanilla bean and milk chocolate.

T: Bourbon, oatmeal, figs and coke. The finish is moderately dry with a hint of bitter coffee and cocoa.

M: Full bodied. Velvet. Real slick and smooth. The booze tingles and lingers for a bit. Mildly carbonated.

O: Big flavors. Smooth throughout and really opens as it warms. Never too boozy and never too sweet. A slight bitterness in the finish that keeps it even keeled

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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Barrel Aged B.O.R.I.S. Oatmeal Imperial Stout from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
96 out of 100 based on 2,096 ratings.