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Resolute Bourbon Barrel Russian Imperial Stout - Three Brothers Brewing

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Resolute Bourbon Barrel Russian Imperial StoutResolute Bourbon Barrel Russian Imperial Stout

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BA SCORE
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118 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 118
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 4.48
pDev: 10.27%
Wants: 72
Gots: 42 | FT: 8
Brewed by:
Three Brothers Brewing visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  13.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Russian Imperial Stout aged in bourbon barrels

(Beer added by: VBWharfRat on 09-11-2013)
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Houser

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

08-15-2014 15:37:19 | More by Houser
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -5.1%

08-10-2014 13:40:14 | More by DrunkinYogi
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Goodwire80

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

08-07-2014 03:13:54 | More by Goodwire80
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joegard

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

08-01-2014 17:38:41 | More by joegard
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vonnegut21

New York

4.25/5  rDev -5.1%

07-29-2014 20:26:41 | More by vonnegut21
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Bonifeks

Tennessee

4.75/5  rDev +6%

07-28-2014 17:29:05 | More by Bonifeks
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nollie77

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

07-21-2014 19:03:42 | More by nollie77
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thegerm87

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -16.3%

07-20-2014 02:03:11 | More by thegerm87
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AshburnWineShop

Virginia

5/5  rDev +11.6%

07-18-2014 14:26:26 | More by AshburnWineShop
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seanchai

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -5.1%

07-12-2014 12:13:27 | More by seanchai
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bbsaur

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -10.7%

07-12-2014 02:10:23 | More by bbsaur
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ajbrenneis

Virginia

5/5  rDev +11.6%

07-12-2014 01:59:30 | More by ajbrenneis
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illeagle05

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +6%

07-11-2014 23:19:20 | More by illeagle05
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jayluf

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

07-11-2014 01:45:09 | More by jayluf
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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.83/5  rDev -14.5%

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter. Bottled 3/15/2014.

Appearance - Black. Mocha head. Medium collar.

Smell - Oak. Vanilla. Sharp boozy bourbon. Deep fudge. Molasses.

Taste - Oak is still sharp, but the stout overpowers it a bit. Deep dark chocolate. Sweet molasses. Vanilla. Oak. Bourbon is the persistent aftertaste.

Mouthfeel - Heavy body. Boozy. Medium carbonation.

Overall - Pretty good. It's rated 4.5 as I rate it, which I think is crazy, but it's a good beer. Huge, though.

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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -16.3%

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Davepoolesque

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -10.7%

07-07-2014 15:00:24 | More by Davepoolesque
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dfhhead25

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -21.9%

07-06-2014 06:12:37 | More by dfhhead25
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ethanmc12

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

07-04-2014 07:21:09 | More by ethanmc12
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BMart

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -16.3%

07-02-2014 20:18:49 | More by BMart
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argock

Virginia

3.78/5  rDev -15.6%

Poured from a capped 750 ml brown bottle into a clear glass snifter. Bottle 156 of 2000 hand inked on the bottle label (nice label too). 2014 vintage. Purchased at Market Street Wineshop (Charlottesville, VA).

A: Very dark brown, not translucent, with 1-finger of chocolate cake batter head with decent retention and only spare spots of lacing.

S: Very oaky and tannic with herbal hopping but dominated by bourbon edge, dark chocolate, and pretty hefty roasted dark malt edge.

T: The flavor profile is dominated by bourbon character, stronger than I like, with tannic oak notes also very strong. The base stout is a little shy on sweetness, and I don't get much if any vanilla and minimal dark fruit character. The alcohol character is well-hidden. This BB stout falls in the heavy bourbon, earthy group for me. I wish is had a little more coffee and sweetness.

M: Thinner than I like for this style, with medium carbonation and higher than average dryness, which only enhances the thin character.

O: I didn't dislike Resolute, but it just doesn't work with what I like. It has heavier bourbon, low vanilla, more tannins and oak character, and minimal sweetness and coffee character. My wife loved it and I gave her 30% of my half. I am not surprised that many people really love this beer as it is a big guy, no doubt -- it just isn't my cup of tea, but it is a nicely crafted beer.

06-30-2014 03:00:35 | More by argock
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rmarth1983

Virginia

5/5  rDev +11.6%

06-24-2014 19:16:46 | More by rmarth1983
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LilGuyKeenan

Virginia

5/5  rDev +11.6%

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HookemHoos

Virginia

5/5  rDev +11.6%

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legend8706

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +6%

06-18-2014 16:28:09 | More by legend8706
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Resolute Bourbon Barrel Russian Imperial Stout from Three Brothers Brewing
98 out of 100 based on 118 ratings.