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Pinko 23 - Flat 12 Bierwerks

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Pinko 23
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BA SCORE
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world-class

28 Ratings
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Ratings: 28
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 4.55
pDev: 7.03%
Wants: 6
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Flat 12 Bierwerks visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.30% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: jmarsh123 on 02-14-2013)
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4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

beernads, Jun 03, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

enelson, May 20, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

MSandahl23, Mar 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev -12.1%

threedaggers, Feb 08, 2014
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4.21/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

A- Black in the glass one finger head that leaves some lacing

S- bourbon, vanilla roasted malt, chocolate and some slight coffee

T-complex bourbon notes, vanilla, oak, caramel, chocolate roasted notes. Mild coffee.

M-medium bodied not much carbonation a tad light

O- Everything should be aged in PvW 23 barrels. A really good beer.

rlee1390, Apr 11, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

fredmugs, Apr 12, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -6.6%

mpayne5, Jan 15, 2014
Photo of jmarsh123
4.11/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Brought home a growler from the Flat12 tasting room. Pinko Russian Imperial Stout aged in 23 year PVW barrels.

Pours jet black with a small coffee colored head that fades into a ring within seconds.

The aroma on this one is a beast. Lots of fudgy dark chocolate, earthy hops, roasted malt, oak with a hint of smoke all topped off with a bourbon kick.

Similar flavors. This one isn't for tame taste buds. Lots of roasted coffee along with the chocolate. Smoke is again in the background. Finishes with earthy hop bitterness and a little booze. Somewhat astringent on the finish, but lots of complexity going on.

Medium mouthfeel and carbonation. I'd like to see the ABV kicked up just a notch on this to give it a fuller feel.

All in all, tasty stout from a local brewer. Flat 12 has done some good barrel work in their limited beers. Hope to have more like these in the future.

jmarsh123, Feb 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev -12.1%

neckbracesub, Aug 29, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Dactrius, Aug 11, 2013
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4.73/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Good grief, this is a good beer. Poured at Yogi's during Bloomington beer week.

Black as night with a thin-ish tan head, leaving spotty lace.

dark dark chocolate, two layer cake with fudge frosting. Big bodied, medium carbonation, smooth and creamy. Upon warming a bit, there's a little roastiness and maybe some black cherry in the way way back.

Maybe I better give flat 12 a second look.

robwestcott, Apr 09, 2013
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Drucifer, Nov 16, 2013
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Nolen12, Jan 28, 2014
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zrab11, Feb 26, 2013
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tykechandler, Jun 19, 2014
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psmith161, Mar 25, 2013
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MatthewPlus, Mar 11, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

indy351, Jul 18, 2014
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Pinko 23 from Flat 12 Bierwerks
96 out of 100 based on 28 ratings.