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Barrel Roll No. 3 Pugachev's Cobra | Hangar 24 Brewery

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4.37/5
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880 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hangar 24 Brewery
California, United States
hangar24brewery.com

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 18.90%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by rtaps on 12-11-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#351
Reviews:
135
Ratings:
880
pDev:
8.24%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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

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

Dark, rich, and strong. This is a beer to savor.

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

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

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

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5/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Had this on draught at the brewery on the eve of the eve of xmas.

Appearance: This poured very black, with a thin hue of brown as a buffer zone between the blackness and the glass. Beige head that is about a nickels worth and dissipates leaving it's residue around the rim.

Smell: Bourbon, char, vanilla bean, fresh ground coffee, syrup, molasses, brown sugar, fig, hazelnut, and chocolate.

Taste: Very much what the nose is telling you. vanilla, chocolate, char, sweet darker fruits like fig or dates. Throughout the sip, bourbon is wonderfully fused throughout the beer and ends with a nice splash of coffee.

Mouthfeel: The darker roast gives it that robust nice dry finish, leaving you coming back for another sip The char really gives your mouth the experience of drinking a bourbon. And the density of the beer really makes this a great sipper. A nice full bodied beer.

Overall: This is a great interpretation of the bourbon aged stout and I will say one of the best I've had. All the flavors are flawlessly mixed, and I think more importantly they aged this perfectly. Someone there is making beer fun lately, and I'm 100% on board. I'm giving this 5/5. I really wish fellow beer nerds would be generous with their 5's too. I'm tired of these hyped beers taking the top 100. This beats out any BCBS, Founders, or any other hyped stout.

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Wow! A beautiful beer. Deep chocolate color. Wonderful smell. Incredibly smooth considering that it is 18.9%! I think this is the best beer that I have had. Certainly in the top three.

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Serving type: 750 ml bottle poured into a tulip glass (2014 vintage)

Pours a deep ebony black with a crack of light at the outermost edge. Some carbonation is present but settles to film, chocolate colored bubbles from an aggressive pour. Smell is of chocolate, vanilla, pleasant syrup sweetness, bourbon, and a slight oak. Some dark fruit permeate here and there but this beer is very dessert like. The taste is superior to the smell. Initial drink shows some bourbon, vanilla, dark chocolate and slight dark fruit. After that it is all maple sweetness mixed with milk chocolate that finishes with some bourbon aftertaste, not too intense but the taste is there. Feel is thick, viscous, with some carbonation to not make the beer flat. Perfect for the flavor profile. Overall, this is a great BA RIS. People tend to sleep on this, if you see it I would highly recommend buying it. Ages well.

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Barrel Roll No. 3 Pugachev's Cobra from Hangar 24 Brewery
Beer rating: 4.37 out of 5 with 880 ratings
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