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Parabola - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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world-class

4,368 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,368
Reviews: 974
rAvg: 4.61
pDev: 8.24%
Wants: 2,100
Gots: 2,486 | FT: 167
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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snaotheus

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4.49/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22oz bottle of the 2013 vintage poured into a large snifter on 12 May 2013.

Pours black, light brown head fades quickly into a ring. Small amount of fine, slow carbonation. Opaque. Smell is smoke, bourbon, alcohol, vanilla, coffee, chocolate.

Taste is vanilla and chocolate, then smoke and bourbon and alcohol. Some cherries and leather, and a hint of maple.

Mouthfeel is silky. Slightly sticky. Overall, this is quite a nice beer.

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22oz bottle of the 2014 vintage, poured a little above fridge temperature into a large snifter on 30 May 2014. 193 D-1 1136.

Lots of alcohol...and so much going on. So awesome.

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2013 23:58:31 | More by snaotheus
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Parabola from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
100 out of 100 based on 4,368 ratings.