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Parabola - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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100
world-class

4,365 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 4,365
Reviews: 974
rAvg: 4.61
pDev: 8.24%
Wants: 2,098
Gots: 2,485 | FT: 166
Brewed by:
Firestone Walker Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  13.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Russian Imperial Oatmeal Stout aged for 8 months in circa 1990's Heaven Hill bourbon barrels.

2011
OG: 29.5p [plato]
IBU: 82 [high]
Cases: 3000 produced [LTD]
Aged: 12 mo [time in barrel]
Yeast: British Ale [house]
Color: 167SRM [midnight black]

(Beer added by: largadeer on 03-26-2008)
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Roguer

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4.55/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Beautiful black body. Dark tan head, ~1 finger. Decent retention for the style and on tap.

Bourbon bourbon and bourbon on the nose, with some chocolate malt and vanilla. Barley and cream in the background.

Very hot beer cold. Tons of bourbon, some chocolate. As it warms, vanilla and coffee really start to come through. Some dark fruit, roast barley, cream, and slightly sour oak. Wood and tobacco.

She's a hot beer; no hiding the ABV. Long, sticky finish. Smooth and thick, certainly for the style. Medium sting, but no foaming.

Incredibly complex BBA Stout. Not as thick and chewy as BCBS, but with deeper character and flavor. IMO a step above KBS. Can't wait to see how age mellows the bourbon heat in this beauty.

Serving type: on-tap

05-12-2014 23:02:26 | More by Roguer
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Parabola from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
100 out of 100 based on 4,365 ratings.