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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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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

jzeilinger, Apr 27, 2014
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured from 32 oz growler into tulip glass.

A: Pours absolutely black with small one finger chocolate colored head. No lacing to be found.

S: Red wine, cherry, chocolate, and booze.

T: Follows the nose fairly closely. Big alcohol presence with nice chocolate and cherry tones.

M: Fairly thick with minimal carbonation. Coats the tongue completely.

O: A very nice Imperial Stout. I would love to have one of these in a bottle with some age on it.

richj1970, Oct 30, 2013
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Just a fantastic beer, pours very dark black, and leaves great lacing. Aroma is a nice combination of roasted malts and dark plum from the barrels. Nice thick mouth feel, and makes for a true sipper of a beer. Taste is a well balanced blend of malt, barrel aging and just an ice overall stout. This beer is incredible well made, I'd love to try the bbl variety.

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Very dark brown to black with tan head that dissipates quickly.

Smell is sweet malts, raisins and plums. Maybe a hint of wine early. The wine comes out in the nose more as it warms a bit.

Taste is sweet and chocolatey. Lots of sweet malt with a tang of acidity reminicient of a red wine. Minimal bitterness.

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Overall this was excellent. Worth a try.

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