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Bairille Aois B.O.R.I.S - Hoppin' Frog Brewery

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

127 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 127
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 8.16%
Wants: 61
Gots: 43 | FT: 11
Brewed by:
Hoppin' Frog Brewery visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  9.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 05-25-2013)
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Photo of Alieniloquium
2.68/5  rDev -37.5%

650 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Thick black body. Small khaki head. Thin collar.

Smell - Whiskey. Chocolate. Caramel. Doesn't really work that well thought.

Taste - Whiskey is strong. Chocolate. Very bitter. Kinda ashy. Uninspired finish.

Mouthfeel - Medium body. Carbonation makes it feel thinner than it is. Boozy and bitter.

Overall - Not a good treatment of Boris. Ick.

Alieniloquium, Sep 24, 2013
Photo of fredmugs
3/5  rDev -30.1%

fredmugs, Oct 06, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -24.2%

BucketBoy, Jul 07, 2014
Photo of Rifugium
3.5/5  rDev -18.4%

Rifugium, Jul 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

tectactoe, Mar 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

1424IpA, Oct 01, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

mrebeka, Mar 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

Stevedore, Oct 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

TDavis, Jun 30, 2013
Photo of frenchblood21
3.78/5  rDev -11.9%

Poured from bottle into Hoppin Frog tulip glass...Date is 1/3/2014

Appearance- Completely pitch black, no color whatsoever. Very good looking khaki head that disappears within a minute.

Smell- Whiskey, vanilla and brown sugar right away. A malty/ maple scent is there but barely.

Taste- Bitter dark chocolate hits me right in the face. Strange, but I detect butterscotch secondly. This is much different from Hoppin Frog's traditional BA B.O.R.I.S.. I may be overestimating my palate, but I think I can tell this was aged in whiskey barrels and not bourbon.

Mouthfeel- It is much thinner then I had anticipated. Very unique experience in my mouth. With every sip I feel like my mouth is coated with dark chocolate. The whiskey is lingering in the back of my mouth and throat forever.

Overall- For the record, I am born and raised in the Akron area, so I am, as should be expected, an Ohio brewery homer. With that being said, I try to be as honest as possible while reviewing beers. Great beer from a world-class brewery.

frenchblood21, Jan 04, 2014
Photo of HuskyinPDX
3.84/5  rDev -10.5%

Bottle opened on 10.31.13
Thanks B!

A - Pours a dark brown with a dark brown head with solid retention.

S - Bourbon and chocolate.

T - Bourbon, bitter chocolate, and some acidic-wood.

D - Good carbonation with a heavy body.

O - Bourbon is nice, but it falls off after that.

HuskyinPDX, Dec 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

acurtis, Jan 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

Lanstrum, Nov 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

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4/5  rDev -6.8%

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4/5  rDev -6.8%

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4/5  rDev -6.8%

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4/5  rDev -6.8%

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4/5  rDev -6.8%

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4/5  rDev -6.8%

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4/5  rDev -6.8%

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4/5  rDev -6.8%

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4/5  rDev -6.8%

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4/5  rDev -6.8%

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4/5  rDev -6.8%

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Bairille Aois B.O.R.I.S from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
95 out of 100 based on 127 ratings.