2013 Stone ESPRESSO Imperial Russian Stout | Stone Brewing

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2013 Stone ESPRESSO Imperial Russian Stout2013 Stone ESPRESSO Imperial Russian Stout

Brewed by:
Stone Brewing
California, United States

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by WillCarrera on 04-17-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

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4.03/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours jet black with a deep tan head. In the aroma, sweet coffee. In the taste, sweet coffee and a lighter malt. A small bite and a medium to bigger bodied mouthfeel, with a dry coffee maltiness in the aftertaste. Big coffee, mellow hops, and a small acidic presence.

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5/5  rDev +15.2%

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4.91/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A - Spot on for an RIS. Pitch black with virtually no highlights. Head is a fine dark khaki mousse with nice retention and ok lace.

S - Dry espresso beans, molasses, chewy black licorice, brown sugar, chocolate ginger bread, and a touch of cinnamon. Booze as it warms.

T - Outrageous flavor. Deep espresso loads onto your palate, supported by thick molasses, burnt caramel, and rich cream. Booze warms the back of your throat before mellowing into a thick, dry finish.

M - Chewy, super smooth body.

O - A perfect espresso stout, in the same class as Souther Tier Mokah.

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2013 Stone ESPRESSO Imperial Russian Stout from Stone Brewing
4.34 out of 5 based on 2,733 ratings.
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