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

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

451 Ratings
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Ratings: 451
Reviews: 65
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 9.68%
Wants: 226
Gots: 168 | FT: 23
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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Photo of corby112
3.8/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Draft at KnB Wine Cellar in San Diego, CA. March, 2013.

Pitch black and opaque with a two finger dark beige head that has good retention, slowly fading onto a thick, lasting ring.  Spotty lacing left behind.

Spicy bourbon barrel aroma but it's nicely integrated into notes of the base beer.  Strong bourbon and burnt oak presence along with some vanilla and toasted coconut.  Still plenty of roast underneath the strong barrel character with hints of dark chocolate, toast, burnt sugar and coffee bean along with booze and sweeter malt notes.  

On the fuller end of medium body and slightly viscous with a blast of spicy, boozy heat.  Tons of bourbon flavor pounding you over the head along with dry toasted oak and subtle vanilla bean.  Lots of bourbon heat, almost too much so, dominating and overpowering the other flavors.  Tastes too young for my liking.  After the palate adjusts, there's a nice sweet malt presence along with some subtle roast with hints of dark chocolate, caramel and coffee bean.  Some decent flavors underneath the barrel but it's overwhelmingly boozy and a bit one dimensional.  

corby112, Oct 08, 2013
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Barrel Roll No. 3 Pugachev's Cobra from Hangar 24 Brewery
97 out of 100 based on 451 ratings.