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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 HuskyinPDX
3.84/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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
Photo of jbaker67
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

jbaker67, Dec 15, 2013
Photo of XmnwildX12
4/5  rDev -6.8%

XmnwildX12, Dec 05, 2013
Photo of Spider889
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Spider889, Dec 01, 2013
Photo of Routson
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Routson, Dec 01, 2013
Photo of dfhhead25
4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

dfhhead25, Nov 29, 2013
Photo of Lanstrum
4/5  rDev -6.8%

Lanstrum, Nov 29, 2013
Photo of CuriousMonk
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

CuriousMonk, Nov 19, 2013
Photo of socalbrewlvr
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

socalbrewlvr, Nov 11, 2013
Photo of BAsbill
4/5  rDev -6.8%

BAsbill, Nov 10, 2013
Photo of crashdavisinoh
4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

crashdavisinoh, Nov 08, 2013
Photo of UCLABrewN84
4.06/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to Wowcoolman for sharing this one at AndrewK's tasting.

Pours an opaque black with a foamy dark khaki head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace slowly drip into the remaining beer on the drink down. Smell is of dark roasted malt, cocoa, cookie dough, fruit, and slight whiskey aromas. Taste is much the same with cocoa and fruity flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of roasty bitterness and an alcohol kick on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer with a fantastic aroma but the barrel presence seems fairly subdued in my opinion.

UCLABrewN84, Nov 04, 2013
Photo of drewone
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

drewone, Nov 04, 2013
Photo of damngoode
4/5  rDev -6.8%

damngoode, Nov 01, 2013
Photo of tut2528
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

tut2528, Nov 01, 2013
Photo of maximus_rebel
4/5  rDev -6.8%

maximus_rebel, Oct 27, 2013
Photo of josephwa
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

josephwa, Oct 26, 2013
Photo of mtrog313
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

mtrog313, Oct 22, 2013
Photo of cp45
4/5  rDev -6.8%

cp45, Oct 20, 2013
Photo of davemathews68
4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

davemathews68, Oct 19, 2013
Photo of Stinkypuss
4.35/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

LOOK: pours a dark brown with a khaki colored head

SMELL: Chocolate, roast, Irish whiskey.

TASTE: Vanilla, charcoal, chocolate, coffee and a bit of oaky tannins. Ashy smoke, spiked coffee and just a hint of booze.

FEEL: Medium bodied ale nice smooth medium low carbonation.

OVERALL: One helluva beer. Please try this if you can.

Stinkypuss, Oct 11, 2013
Photo of ShanePB
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

ShanePB, Oct 11, 2013
Photo of Whiskeydeez
4/5  rDev -6.8%

Whiskeydeez, Oct 07, 2013
Photo of Hanzo
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Hanzo, Oct 06, 2013
Photo of fredmugs
3/5  rDev -30.1%

fredmugs, Oct 06, 2013
Bairille Aois B.O.R.I.S from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
95 out of 100 based on 127 ratings.