Huge Arker - Anderson Valley Brewing Company

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89
very good

132 Ratings
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Ratings: 132
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 10.47%
Wants: 6
Gots: 22 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Anderson Valley Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  13.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Bourbon Barrel-aged Russian Imperial Stout.

(Beer added by: chinchill on 01-29-2014)
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4.75/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Second to none. Amazingly boozy and thick. Heaven in a glass!

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4.24/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.04/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +6%

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4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

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3.85/5  rDev -4%

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3.76/5  rDev -6.2%

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

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5/5  rDev +24.7%

Photo of Zach136
4.06/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pitch black, thin collar.

Aroma: Coconut, vanilla oak. Roast/Chocolate flavors typical of stouts are actually pretty muted

Flavor: Heavy oak, solid levels of char and roast. Vanilla and bourbon flavors are moderate.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, booze and oak seem to thin it ok.

Overall: It's OK, bigger fan of the Wild Turkey Barney Flats.

Photo of WAbeerfiend
4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

Poured from a bomber into a tulip on 05.21.14.

A: 2 1/2 finger tan head. Midnight black with some red at the bottom.

S: Vanilla, bourbon, cream, brown sugar.

T: Bourbon, vanilla dominate. Caramel, brown sugar, woodiness, plum are subtle.

M: Creamy. Somewhat chewy.

O: The bottle could have used some cellaring because everything was so strong. The alcohol burn was definitely there, but it's hard to hide with such a high ABV. It's a big beer and it snuck up on me even though I sipped on it. It was a very good BB stout.

Rating: A

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

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Huge Arker from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 132 ratings.