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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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118 Ratings
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Ratings: 118
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 4.48
pDev: 10.27%
Wants: 71
Gots: 41 | 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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Reviews by surfcaster:
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surfcaster

North Carolina

4.69/5  rDev +4.7%

Enjoyed on tap

A: Pitch black opaque beauty with a gorgeous brown head that was thin but left lacing.

S. Sweet bourbon and vanilla with a bit of expresso fudge.

T: HUGE beer. Big on bourbon and fairly sweet with a vanilla balancing out the dark chocolate backbone.

M: Big but really surprised that at 13%, it was not syrupy. Creamy and smooth. Perfect.

O: Unbelievable effort for this little outfit in Va. Gives KBS and Event Horizon a run for the money and definitely tradeworthy.

03-08-2014 16:13:28 | More by surfcaster
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catboy

Virginia

4/5  rDev -10.7%

03-03-2014 02:59:00 | More by catboy
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Mantooth

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

04-13-2014 02:39:20 | More by Mantooth
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -5.1%

05-11-2014 03:46:12 | More by Cynic-ale
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jtladner

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -10.7%

06-01-2014 00:26:09 | More by jtladner
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tdm168

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

05-25-2014 09:47:13 | More by tdm168
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qcbrewer

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -5.1%

03-04-2014 03:49:43 | More by qcbrewer
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tclipse

Virginia

5/5  rDev +11.6%

05-24-2014 18:35:55 | More by tclipse
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HuntDaddy540

District of Columbia

4.75/5  rDev +6%

06-01-2014 16:08:11 | More by HuntDaddy540
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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.

07-11-2014 00:56:59 | More by Alieniloquium
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Virginia

5/5  rDev +11.6%

06-18-2014 22:12:52 | More by LilGuyKeenan
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North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

02-11-2014 19:17:41 | More by gr8zehaman
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bbsaur

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -10.7%

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

3.75/5  rDev -16.3%

07-07-2014 18:33:21 | More by Kmlund
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Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +6%

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Virginia

5/5  rDev +11.6%

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Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

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ThickNStout

Georgia

3.86/5  rDev -13.8%

Corked and caged 750mL bottle from ThatCracker (thanks man!). Cellar Series Vol 1, bottle 425 of 2000. No bottle date but I beleive this was released in Dec 2013. Served in a Bruery snifter.

Pours jet black with a half finger mocha hued head. The foam quickly settles to a thin halo and wisps across the top without leaving any lace.

Smells of chocolate bourbon balls. Sweet bourbon, soft chocolate, earthy vanilla, faint oak and caramel.

Taste follows the nose. Strong but not over powering bourbon and fudge are the predominant flavors. Also notes of burnt caramel, oaky vanilla, bittersweet char, mild dark fruits, vaguely nutty and a nip of booze. Goes down quite easily, particularly considering the 13.5% alcohol bill.

Creamy, medium thick body with low-to-moderate carbonation. Chalky, chocolately, bourbon infused finish.

A solid bourbon barreled imperial stout. Far from a favorite for my tastes but well above average and I'm glad to have tried it.

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Resolute Bourbon Barrel Russian Imperial Stout from Three Brothers Brewing
98 out of 100 based on 118 ratings.