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8 Buffalo - Beachwood BBQ & Brewing

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

29 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 29
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 5.62%
Wants: 14
Gots: 9 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Beachwood BBQ & Brewing visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Russian Imperial Stout according to the brewer.

(Beer added by: MyBoyBlue22 on 02-28-2014)
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

MacQ32, Jun 13, 2014
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4.24/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

650 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Black body. Almost inky. Small khaki head. Thin collar.

Smell - Really bourbony. Fudgy chocolate. Vanilla. A little licorice.

Taste - More chocolate than the nose. The bourbon kicks in. Sharp woody bourbon. Licorice. Bitter coffee finish. Pretty sweet.

Mouthfeel - Medium heavy. Boozy. Nothing terribly offensive for the style, though.

Overall - Really good stuff. Good barrel and a tasty stout behind it.

Alieniloquium, Apr 15, 2014
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4.32/5  rDev +1.2%

SirBentham, Sep 21, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

roobtheloob, Jul 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Kramerwtmf, Aug 11, 2014
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KevSal, Jul 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

allenson21, May 11, 2014
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4.69/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This was one of the best overall experiences ive had with a beachwood beer. As far as the taste of the beer, the subtle heat comes up first making way for a nice profile of the roasted malt character which gives off sweet flavors of vanilla, chocoalte, and subtle bourbon flavor. the taste finishes with complimentary bitter chocolate taste. The mouthfeel has a good amount of viscosity, feels like what im looking for in a BA imperial stout. One of the better stouts that was put into a barrel IMO.

gregoryG, Mar 06, 2014
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SocalKicks, Jun 02, 2014
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EB1, Mar 05, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

AndrewSmith, Mar 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

socalbrewlvr, Mar 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

Rollzroyce21, Mar 05, 2014
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TboneRN, Aug 05, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

On tap at Blue Palms Brewhouse in Los Angeles, CA.

Pours an opaque black with a foamy dark khaki head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Foamy swaths of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of dark roasted malt, cocoa, cookie dough, vanilla, bourbon, and wood aromas. Taste is much the same with cocoa, cookie dough, vanilla, char, bourbon, and wood flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of roast and wood bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is very good beer that has great barrel aged characteristics that work very well with the base beer.

Serving type: on tap.

UCLABrewN84, Sep 21, 2014
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8 Buffalo from Beachwood BBQ & Brewing
92 out of 100 based on 29 ratings.