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Parabola - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

4,883 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 4,883
Reviews: 1,005
rAvg: 4.61
pDev: 8.46%
Wants: 2,294
Gots: 2,670 | FT: 186
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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2014 Edition

Appearance - Black. Completely opaque. Small mocha colored head.

Aroma - Amazing. Sweet Hersey like chocolate. Deep roasted malts and a faint expresso. Subtle bourbon and oak. Some vanilla too.

Taste - Smooth, perfectly balanced bourbon. Something along the lines of figs, raisins, or cherries. Slightly charred malt. Molasses and rich chocolate. Not much coffee here. Alcohol is very well integrated.

Feel - Silky smooth, fairly viscous.

Overall - This is world class barrel aged stout that is worthy of it's ranking.

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Parabola from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
100 out of 100 based on 4,883 ratings.