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Remy - Taps Fish House & Brewery

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

83 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 83
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 9.07%
Wants: 68
Gots: 17 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Taps Fish House & Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  12.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Remy is a travel buddy whose life, at times, has rivaled that of the world's most interesting men -- free-spirited, adventurous, social, and with a penchant for fast women, whiskey, and beer: the perfect inspiration for something truly special. We filled eight Heaven Hill bourbon barrels with our award-winning Imperial Russian Stout and let them sleep for eight months. The transformation resulted in a beer that is rich and roasty, with incredible flavors of marshmallow, coconut, and dark chocolate. We hope you enjoy this very limited release -- that it inspires you to try something new and that it makes you a little more interesting as well!

(Beer added by: womencantsail on 01-03-2011)
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elNopalero

Texas

4.3/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Oooooh, this was a beaut. It poured the color of motor oil with a thin cocoa-colored cap.
I got a heavy whiff of fresh coffee with a swig of bourbon mixed in for good measure. Some coconut, vanilla, and dark chocolate. Flavor delivers on more of the same, with a touch of alcoholic heat. Definitely a sipper. Worth seeking out, glad I had a chance to try it.

Serving type: bottle

12-29-2013 07:01:59 | More by elNopalero
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4.63/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

*This was the 2012 release that was aged in Heaven Hill barrels, not the 2013 release that was actually aged in Rittenhouse Rye barrels*

12 oz. bottle poured into a mini snifter

A - Nearly pitch black with only a small amount of tan head

S - A little bit of booze with lots of burnt malt and dark chocolate aromas

T - More booze, but extremely smooth after two years in the bottle. Hints of bourbon and vanilla. A strong cocoa flavor that is reminiscent of baker's chocolate. The perfect amount of sweetness balanced by the bitter chocolate notes

M - Great amount of body for the style. Pretty chewy with little carbonation

O - Wow, this was one tasty beer. One of the best BA stouts we have had. It was really smooth and extremely flavorful without being too sweet or boozy. Great job, Victor! A huge thanks to Joel for sharing this one.

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4.38/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

doing a side by side with Pappy Remy and Remy(2013)!

poured into TG snifter.

Appearance: black bodied beer with thick cap of tan head. looks identical to pappy remy. booze legs and minimal staining.

Smell: slight roast and nutty notes. milk chocolates, brown sugar and tobacco. hint of black licorice and slight oxidation.

Taste: sweet tobacco and dry cocoa with milk chocolate for good measure. brown sugar and caramel. hint of black licorice. vanilla and bourbon are mellow.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied beer with almost moderate carbonation levels. this has a better feel that Pappy Remy. Maybe a little bit more carbonation made this feel thicker than pappy remy. not a boozey as pappy remy either.

Overall: Remy is still a really nice BA stout. those heaven hills barrels are always a great choice for barrel aging; they are a staple of barrel aging.

Serving type: bottle

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S- Sharp whiskey, french vanilla, caramel, some booze and a plastic-like smell.

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Remy from Taps Fish House & Brewery
94 out of 100 based on 83 ratings.