ThunderSnow - Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery
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4.11/5 rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Reviewing the Thundersnow from Flossmoor Station Restaurant and Brewery out of Flossmoor, Illinois.
Tap pour served in a sampler glass and enjoyed on 04/07/13 as part of my three breweries in three states Sunday roadtrip with Ilana "B is for Bananas" Feldman. Review is from iPhone notes.
Appearance: Coffee color with two fingers of creamy khaki head atop. Solid lacing and retention. 4/5
Smell: Chocolate, roast, faint coffee grounds. Brown sugar and a touch of cherry-like fruitiness. 4/5
Taste: Lots of roast, dry bitter chocolate and slightly fruity malt. Not barrel aged, but I get a little of wood flavor too. Faint hops. Very dry and roasty, slightly ashy (in a good way) and "nutty" finish 4.25/5
Mouthfeel: Medium-plus bodied, low carbonation. Bitter with bittersweet qualities. 4/5
Overall: A solid bitter Russian imperial stout with good flavor balance. This beer is a prime candidate for bourbon barrel aging, as I feel the bourbon sweetness with provide a good contrast to the base. I guess I will find out when Flossmoor releases the barrel aged version of this the afternoon before Dark Lord Day.
Cost: Unknown cost.
Serving type: on-tap
04-21-2013 20:27:07 | More by jegross2
ThunderSnow from Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 16 ratings.