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Parabola - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

4,323 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 4,323
Reviews: 971
rAvg: 4.61
pDev: 8.24%
Wants: 2,089
Gots: 2,463 | FT: 162
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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4.75/5  rDev +3%

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5/5  rDev +8.5%

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4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

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Texas

4.75/5  rDev +3%

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4.75/5  rDev +3%

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4.75/5  rDev +3%

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Texas

5/5  rDev +8.5%

07-15-2014 17:26:08 | More by mwbbq
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Woody1180

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -13.2%

07-15-2014 10:42:47 | More by Woody1180
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SidDuffman

California

4.75/5  rDev +3%

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Illinois

5/5  rDev +8.5%

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Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +3%

07-15-2014 02:53:25 | More by BRami127
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Rhode Island

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

07-15-2014 01:18:50 | More by Mark_Robinson
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Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

07-15-2014 00:03:29 | More by keags_beer
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California

5/5  rDev +8.5%

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_morandi_

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +3%

07-14-2014 19:34:33 | More by _morandi_
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farnold

New York

5/5  rDev +8.5%

07-14-2014 19:06:02 | More by farnold
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johnhiltz

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4.75/5  rDev +3%

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4.25/5  rDev -7.8%

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montman

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

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atorres

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +3%

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geocool

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +3%

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Smokesnotes

Michigan

4.81/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Excellent beer.

A: Very dark brown, not much head.

S: Good bourbon/vanilla aroma.

M: Great mouthfeel. Pretty smooth finish.

T: Lots of caramel flavor.

O: I want more.

Drank at a bottle share alongside Black Xantas and KBS. Parabola definitely holds up next to these beers even though I think KBS edges it out slightly. I enjoyed the info on the label and was surprised how high the IBUs are for not seeming too hoppy. Definitely recommend if you like BA stouts or Imperial Stouts.

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2014 02:32:52 | More by Smokesnotes
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caaam

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +8.5%

07-13-2014 19:41:43 | More by caaam
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Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +3%

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mhenson42

Texas

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

07-13-2014 02:56:11 | More by mhenson42
Parabola from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
100 out of 100 based on 4,323 ratings.