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Bourbon Barrel-Aged Laika Stout - Straight To Ale

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

52 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 52
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 8.05%
Wants: 19
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Alabama, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  11.70% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: richj1970 on 10-13-2013)
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Photo of zookerman182
4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

Color is a pitch black with basically no head at all.
Aroma is cherries with hints of vanilla and tons of alcohol.
Very big smells of bourbon with hints of burnt toffee and caramel.
The flavor is much nicer than the smell. Super huge body, the beer is what it says it is.
Vanilla cherries with chocolate and coffee hints. My only problem with this beer is that for 9 % abv the alcohol is not hidden at all. Very boozy beer but complex in flavor.

zookerman182, Sep 10, 2014
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5/5  rDev +14.9%

sourman, Aug 20, 2014
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4.76/5  rDev +9.4%

hoppheadIPA, Jul 28, 2014
Photo of BobSlydel
4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

Honestly, not the guy whose going to drop x, y, and z. However, great flavor and taste. Second time trying a Russo Imperial that's been bourbon aged. The tits my friends. Crazy thing is it gets better the warmer it gets. Super smooth. Reminds me of a classier version of my college choice drink the classic Jack and coke. Minus the corn syrup of course.

For your friends who like real beer, it's definitely going to be something to talk about. Definitely hits hard too. 12 percent will do that I suppose. Have fun visiting Sputnik.

BobSlydel, Jul 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

Jared14, Jun 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev -8%

Jonaussie, Jun 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev -8%

vonnegut21, Jun 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

Gus_13, Jun 10, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

Gerasimos, Jun 09, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

tweezer159, May 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev -8%

rworkman, May 22, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

drmcleod10, Apr 23, 2014
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5/5  rDev +14.9%

starshark, Mar 22, 2014
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5/5  rDev +14.9%

Braden, Mar 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev -8%

Docrock, Mar 16, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

Brinks, Mar 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

Yeti1979, Mar 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -13.8%

jampics2, Feb 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

Johnny_Duck, Feb 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

TheBishopco, Feb 21, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

firstlighthiker, Feb 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev -8%

Axnjxn, Feb 12, 2014
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4.19/5  rDev -3.7%

Poured into a snifter

A: Motor oil black, very viscous and thick. A mocha-colored one finger head that lingered. Filmy lacing. Some of the best label art I've seen in a while.

S: Chocolate, malts, coffee and bourbon come on strong.

T: Follows nose with a caramel and a really nice bourbon finish. Sweet, robust. A definite sipper.

M: Medium to heavy with frothy carbonation.

O: Wish they could sell this one in Mississippi, but the 11.7% rules that out. One that I will seek out again. Highly recommended. Well done, Straight to Ale.

brewskifan55, Feb 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev -8%

PaulUH, Feb 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -13.8%

thegerm87, Jan 29, 2014
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Bourbon Barrel-Aged Laika Stout from Straight To Ale
94 out of 100 based on 52 ratings.