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:
8,368
Reviews:
2,755
Avg:
4.34
pDev:
9.22%
 
 
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For Trade:
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Served in a snifter

2011 version

This pours a sultry black body with a nice rich caramel foam. The nose brings molasses and a rich cocoa. There is still some booze hanging around in the background which I imagine creates some of the heat that appears in the taste. Other aspects of the taste include dark caramels, slight molasses, and rich dark cocoa powder. This has velvety smooth flow, but there is a harshness that if removed would make this amazing. Overall this is a very good beer but it needs more time. I must say I enjoy it.

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Stone Imperial Russian Stout from Stone Brewing
4.34 out of 5 based on 8,368 ratings.
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