Stone Imperial Russian Stout | Stone Brewing

8,374 Ratings
Stone Imperial Russian StoutStone Imperial Russian Stout

Brewed by:
Stone Brewing
California, United States

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.60%

Availability: Spring

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-21-2001

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

2011 bottle

A: pours pitch black with a finger of dense tan head
S: smells of roast malt, a little alcohol, and a tinge of hop bitterness. a little chocolate as well
T: taste is nice and roasty with chocolate and coffee flavors a little bit of alcohol comes through. several more nuanced flavors are there as well with the occasional hint of raisin, molasses, and dark fruit. Hops and more dark malt come through in the aftertaste with a bit more chocolate flavor
M: velvety smooth and full bodied. carbonation is soft and just right for such a beer. fantastic mouthfeel for an RIS
O: this is an absolutely top notch RIS. I'll be grabbing a few more this year.

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Stone Imperial Russian Stout from Stone Brewing
4.34 out of 5 based on 8,374 ratings.
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