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Barrel Roll No. 3 Pugachev's Cobra - Hangar 24 Brewery

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409 Ratings
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Ratings: 409
Reviews: 62
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 9.93%
Wants: 218
Gots: 158 | FT: 20
Brewed by:
Hangar 24 Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  16.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: rtaps on 12-11-2011)
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Thanks to bman113vr for sharing this bottle at bu11zeye's 10,000th rating tasting.

The beer pours a dark brown color with a tan head. The aroma is awesome. I get a ton of bourbon and raisins, as well as some chocolate and roasted malt. The flavor is just as good, with a ton of barrel-aged character such as oak, whiskey, maple and vanilla. There is also a load of roasted malt and chocolate. Thick mouthfeel and low carbonation. An excellent barrel-aged Russian imperial stout. Very glad I got to try this one.

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Bottle shared by nasty31 in a snifter

A - Dark chocolate brown with light maroon edges on the side

S - Bourbon, chocolate, light vanilla, light dark prune. Really bourbon forward in the nose

T - Vanilla, chocolate, lots of coffee, light sweet cream, and light bourbon in it. Finish is bitter coffee. Nice balance but definitely a bourbon forward beer!

M - Thick, chocolate body with creamy body. However the finish seems to be a bit astringent brought on by the booze and coffee flavors

O - This is a good beer overall.; however, there is so much bourbon in it that it slightly overpowers the rest of the beer

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Substantially dark imperial stout - pour is very dark brown, black some light showing though. Very minimal head - clean - like reflective oil.

Very nice aromatics of very fine dark chocolate, roast, char, anise, bourbon-whiskey burn/tingle, wet barrel vanilla. Does not punch you in the face, great nuances.

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Pitch black with 1cm bubbly khaki head. Avg retention and Fairly spotty lacing. Fairly oily and viscous. Not as much as I thought it'd be though.  

Big nose. Rich dark fruit. Rum/bourbon soaked chocolate covered dark fruit. A bit boozy. Bourbon! A bit of orange peel. A touch of caramel and toffee. 

Huge range of flavor. Still young and boozy but great! Great chocolatey sweet brownie finish led by strong bourbony and vanilla notes, along with a little orange peel and toffee and bold rich coffee. 

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Barrel Roll No. 3 Pugachev's Cobra from Hangar 24 Brewery
96 out of 100 based on 409 ratings.