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Remy - Taps Fish House & Brewery

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

82 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 82
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 9.09%
Wants: 67
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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11.2 oz bottle into a tulip

pours a not too dark black/brown with a slight/minimal dissipating head

chocolate. dark chocolate. hershey kisses mostly with a slight touch of alcohol to it

in the taste is super dark sweet toasted chocolate with a little hint of whisky/caramel

amazingly amazing. alcohol is masked remarkably . well done TAPS

Serving type: bottle

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I got this beer last week from Nate, Cardinal79. Tonight the beer had to be opened by me cause i heard lot of good thing about it.

Poured in my small Struise tasting glass the beer has some troulble to get a decent head, only with a thourough pour! The head disappeared quit fast. Only a small ring stays in the glass.

Smell is on of the better one's in this style. Nice boozy.

Taste is super, what a balanced beer. This is one the RiS beers you should try when you beging tot drink this style.

Goood!

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*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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Sitting at the bar at TAPS in Brea and sharing a bottle of this lovely brew with my good buddy, OlieIPA.

Pours a nice smooth black with a light, foamy, copper head. Fairly medium bodied so it sticks to the glass here and there, but not too viscous.

Smell hits you softly, with a nice bouquet of vanilla, oak, spice, bourbon, and black currants.

Taste is also smooth and long on the finish. A nice vanilla tone fades into a lush black forest of chocolate and tart black cherries. The mouthfeel is also creamy with a light to medium body and soft carbonation.

This is a great beer. I've always been a fan of TAPS beer and this is another great one to add to their list. Not bad at $15 a bottle to share over some good food. Wish I could take this one home.

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Remy from Taps Fish House & Brewery
94 out of 100 based on 82 ratings.