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Bourbon Barrel Russian Imperial Stout - Joseph James Brewing Inc.

Bourbon Barrel Russian Imperial StoutBourbon Barrel Russian Imperial Stout

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

43 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 43
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 6.84%


Brewed by:
Joseph James Brewing Inc. visit their website
Nevada, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
This brew is our Red Fox Russian Imperial Stout aged in Bourbon Barrels for 7 months. This brew has hints of coffee, chocolate, and underlying sweetness from the oak and bourbon flavors. The brew weighs in at 9.5% ABV, 70 IBU’s, and is best served at 60⁰F.

(Beer added by: Retsinis on 06-02-2011)
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Pelican5

California

4.51/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Stumbled upon this little gem randomly. 22oz bomber in a FW teku

Smells of chocolate, bourbon, molasses, coconut, vanilla, light oak. Taste follows the nose with a little dark berries and licorice added in. Great mouthfeel a little bitter finish and then lingers chocolate and bourbon.

Excellent bourbon barrel stout. A notch or two below BCBS and the other top dogs, IMHO of course.

Do your self a favor and get some.

Serving type: bottle

10-19-2013 05:05:51 | More by Pelican5
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A Very dark with little variance around the edges--not much head retention or lacing.
S Not much barrel or booze here, surprisingly. Lot of cherry and almost a cola aroma. Little bit of coffee and molasses. Pretty mellow, overall.
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Bourbon Barrel Russian Imperial Stout from Joseph James Brewing Inc.
92 out of 100 based on 43 ratings.