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Cabernet Barrel-Aged Laika Stout - Straight To Ale

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

59 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 59
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 11.68%
Wants: 16
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Straight To Ale visit their website
Alabama, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  11.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: richj1970 on 10-30-2013)
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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Poured from a bomber into an enlarged snifter.

Appearance: Pours pitch black, soo black and gives a finger of dark, dark brown head which dissipates quickly and leaves just a tan rim around the glass.

Smell: Right off the bat, it's a combination of Cabernet and fudgy, coffee stout. Berries, toasted malts, char, dark chocolate, licorice, port, fudge, cherries. Really well balanced decadent flavors in here.

Taste: Big dark chocolate fudge, berries, coffee, toasted malts, cherry, oak, licorice. Pretty breathtaking. Super well balanced with just fantastic flavors all melding well with each other. Terrific balance between sweet and bitter. The alcohol is well hidden.

Mouth-feel: Thickest, creamiest body I've ever encountered with a low to medium carbonation. Astounding. So creamy and full.

Overall: This is an absolutely fantastic wine barrel aged stout. Big fudgey flavor profile along with wonderful cabernet aspects mixed in flawlessly. One of the best beers I've ever had. The thick, creamy body is unparalleled.

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Cabernet Barrel-Aged Laika Stout from Straight To Ale
94 out of 100 based on 59 ratings.