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Parabola - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

4,324 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 4,324
Reviews: 971
rAvg: 4.61
pDev: 8.24%
Wants: 2,089
Gots: 2,465 | 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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Illinois

5/5  rDev +8.5%

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BigDaddy79

California

5/5  rDev +8.5%

03-31-2014 19:40:35 | More by BigDaddy79
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JoeyStats707

California

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

03-31-2014 18:11:08 | More by JoeyStats707
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DaveHack

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

03-30-2014 13:30:44 | More by DaveHack
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rollncalguy78

California

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

03-30-2014 02:41:39 | More by rollncalguy78
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crob3888

California

4.75/5  rDev +3%

03-29-2014 18:41:05 | More by crob3888
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henshawb

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +3%

03-29-2014 16:25:05 | More by henshawb
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cjohal85

California

5/5  rDev +8.5%

03-28-2014 20:20:43 | More by cjohal85
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truthcontortion

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -7.8%

03-28-2014 19:54:51 | More by truthcontortion
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ChrisMQ

New York

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

03-28-2014 19:41:14 | More by ChrisMQ
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mikejones

California

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

03-28-2014 17:58:37 | More by mikejones
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kvgomps

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -13.2%

03-28-2014 04:05:32 | More by kvgomps
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cdean801

California

4.75/5  rDev +3%

03-28-2014 03:18:13 | More by cdean801
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SaisonRichBiere

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

03-28-2014 02:18:37 | More by SaisonRichBiere
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Great-Pyrebeers

California

4.75/5  rDev +3%

03-27-2014 23:43:37 | More by Great-Pyrebeers
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shawlaqua

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

03-27-2014 19:17:21 | More by shawlaqua
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Heretic42

Texas

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

03-27-2014 03:17:38 | More by Heretic42
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ricknelson

Vermont

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

Parabola came out on top in my recent 8 beer tasting, beating out 7 of Firestone Walker's other top beers. Out of the seven BA guys we had at the tasting, Parabola got the highest marks for look, smell, taste, mouthfeel and overall. We had a pretty even split of tasters who liked IPA's to those who liked belgians and porters, and those who liked stouts. So to come out on top was pretty impressive for this stout.

Serving type: bottle

03-26-2014 22:55:15 | More by ricknelson
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sippinsudz74

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Found this 2012 bottle at Best Buy liquors in Camarillo,Ca.
A- midnight, head fizzled quick leaving a thin light cream colored ring on edge of glass.
S- like figs and raison soaked in coffee. You can smell vanilla.
T- follows smell raisons, figs, roasted java, slight bitter cocao with toasted coconut at the end and some hops hanging around. No burn, so smooth.
M- silky not light but not too heavy. Leaves my lips sticky. Leaves you dry, maybe time to drink some h2o.
O- overall lucky I was able to snag this. Parabola is efin sweet. I cant believe it was still available. Still some left.

Serving type: bottle

03-25-2014 19:07:52 | More by sippinsudz74
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zbodnar1

West Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +3%

03-25-2014 18:36:28 | More by zbodnar1
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Maryland

5/5  rDev +8.5%

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illeagle05

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +3%

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District of Columbia

5/5  rDev +8.5%

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North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

03-24-2014 22:04:56 | More by planbee
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Ohio

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

03-24-2014 18:47:45 | More by masterofsparks
Parabola from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
100 out of 100 based on 4,324 ratings.