Stone Imperial Russian Stout | Stone Brewing

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Stone Imperial Russian StoutStone Imperial Russian Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Stone Brewing
California, United States
stonebrewing.com

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.60%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-21-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
8,362
Reviews:
2,750
Avg:
4.34
pDev:
9.22%
 
 
Wants:
820
Gots:
2,336
For Trade:
96
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A: Black, That's first. The head is dark brown on the pour, and huge, too huge. It lightens up and demonstrates some great texture as it settles to about one finger.

S: Molasses, burnt sugar, no hops, some grain. But the nost isn't very strong.

T: Not overwhelming, but very smooth. Sweet like milk chocolate. It's amazing to me just how smooth the taste is, very not typical for an American RIS. A dry roast developes, which is nice. This beer definitely get's better as it goes.

M: Smooth and actually lighter than I expected, but it's very nice.

D: I don't like rating RIS very high, but this one has a good combo of what I expect from the style and what I like in a beer.

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Stone Imperial Russian Stout from Stone Brewing
4.34 out of 5 based on 8,362 ratings.
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