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Parabola - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

4,345 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 4,345
Reviews: 974
rAvg: 4.61
pDev: 8.24%
Wants: 2,096
Gots: 2,479 | FT: 164
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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4.75/5  rDev +3%

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Sumdeus

California

4.8/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Opened up a 2014 and poured into a pair of FW tulips.

A: Very dark brown/black. Almost no head, very light ring around the edges of the glass. No lacing.

S: Boozy and oaky. The booze is very dominate. Sweet and charred sugars.

T: caramel, bourban, toffee, earthy/oak. Great balance, nothing overwhelms. I feel like 2014 is not as alcohol hot as 2013, but I'm not comparing them side to side. Abv is up to 14% this year, but I can't taste it.

M: smooth, velvety, and syrupy. It's great, has great feel, but doesn't linger.... Keeps you coming back for more.

O: probably my favorite beer, definitely my favorite stout/barrel aged stout. I look forward to parabolas release every year and this year doesn't disappoint.

Serving type: bottle

04-05-2014 02:51:08 | More by Sumdeus
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4.75/5  rDev +3%

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Parabola from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
100 out of 100 based on 4,345 ratings.