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:
8,363
Reviews:
2,751
Avg:
4.34
pDev:
9.22%
 
 
Wants:
820
Gots:
2,336
For Trade:
96
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Ratings: 8,363 |  Reviews: 2,751
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

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4.05/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

2009 Vintage poured into a Duvel tulip.

Pours an opaque black with one finger dark mocha head. Head disappears but leaves a slight ring. No lacing.

Smells of black strap molasses, rich coffee, dark chocolate and toffee. Strong roasted malts are also present.

Very rich flavor - tastes of strong coffee, licorice, and chocolate. Not too boozy considering the 10.5% abv and becomes smoother as it warms up.

The mouthfeel is thick & cream; full bodied with not much carbonation.

Overall this is a great example of the style. Big aromas and flavors without being too boozy. This beer is a winner.

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5/5  rDev +15.2%

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5/5  rDev +15.2%

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5/5  rDev +15.2%

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5/5  rDev +15.2%

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4/5  rDev -7.8%

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5/5  rDev +15.2%

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Stone Imperial Russian Stout from Stone Brewing
4.34 out of 5 based on 8,363 ratings.
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