Stone Imperial Russian Stout | Stone Brewing

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Stone Imperial Russian StoutStone Imperial Russian Stout
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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

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-21-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#392
Reviews:
2,766
Ratings:
8,404
pDev:
9.24%
Bros Score:
4.17
 
 
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2011 vintage on tap at The Prohibition Pig in Waterbury, VT.

Pours the thickest and darkest of blacks. 2 inch dark brown head, with good lacing down the glass.

Smells include dark, almost burnt, roasted malt, rich chocolate, and coffee.

The taste is similar. Insanely roasty beer, they must have put a ton of roasted malt in here, as the beer is very bitter with roastiness. Some rich dark chocolate flavors as well, along with coffee and slightly overpowering smoke/ash flavors.

Thick, thick, thick body and mouthfeel- creamy and sticky all in a good way. Low carbonation.

A great stout from Stone, although I like the espresso variant better.

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Stone Imperial Russian Stout from Stone Brewing
Beer rating: 4.33 out of 5 with 8,404 ratings
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