Nihilist Russian Imperial Stout- Whiskey Barrel Aged
Sly Fox Brewing Company

Nihilist Russian Imperial Stout- Whiskey Barrel AgedNihilist Russian Imperial Stout- Whiskey Barrel Aged
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Sly Fox Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
Russian Imperial Stout
3.24 | pDev: 23.77%
Oct 07, 2018
Nov 01, 2014
Nihilist Russian Imperial Stout- Whiskey Barrel AgedNihilist Russian Imperial Stout- Whiskey Barrel Aged
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Ratings by DoubleSimcoe:
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Rated by DoubleSimcoe from Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +8%

Nov 12, 2014
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Reviewed by EMV from Pennsylvania

4.2/5  rDev +29.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25
Poured from a cork'n'cage bomber into a Dogfish Head tulip

L: Dark... nearly black pour with 1 finger of thin tannish head. Modest ring of lacing.

S: Roasty and sweet... booze and cocoa.

T/F: Rich and roasty... burned sugars and char. Boozy.... sweet sugars and bitter roast. Whiskey present but not overpowering.... mixed with dark chocolate and espresso. Medium bodied... complex and smooth. The finish is more bittersweet roast and whiskey.

O: A surprisingly good whiskey aged Russian Imperial. I had gotten 2 bottles of this.... drank the first one immediately and wasn't crazy excited but a year+ in the cellar really mellowed this beer and I very much enjoyed round 2.
Oct 07, 2018
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Reviewed by Scott_Pearce from Pennsylvania

3.76/5  rDev +16%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
Decent but not perfect, others said high carbonation, my bottle was not over carbonated at all, a little more would be better actually. Color was perfect, but had almost no head at all, completely gone after a minute. Was nice and malty but not enough whiskey barrel taste.
Dec 26, 2017
Rated: 3.25 by PA-Michigander from Pennsylvania

Jul 23, 2017
Rated: 4 by calcnerd from Pennsylvania

Jun 03, 2016
Rated: 3.67 by nmann08 from Virginia

Nov 14, 2015
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Reviewed by JNForsyth from Pennsylvania

2.05/5  rDev -36.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 2
Over carbonated, not much if any whiskey on the nose, carbonation interferes with the flavor so it's hard to read. Sad as I actually enjoyed the standard version of Nihilist.

Ended up being a drain poor, carbonation ruined it.
Dec 22, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by cheah from Pennsylvania

Dec 08, 2014
Rated: 2.75 by Minnesota_beer_guy from Minnesota

Dec 03, 2014
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Reviewed by BradC from Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -38.3%
This beer might have been good, but the crazy carbonation totally kills it. Over foaming, and so much carbonic burn that it hurts. Almost a drain pour. Sad
Nov 22, 2014
Rated: 2.75 by victory4me from Pennsylvania

Nov 20, 2014
Rated: 2.25 by ShanePB from Pennsylvania

Nov 16, 2014
Rated: 4.5 by dwmulcahy from Pennsylvania

Nov 09, 2014
Rated: 3 by Evan from Maryland

Nov 01, 2014
Nihilist Russian Imperial Stout- Whiskey Barrel Aged from Sly Fox Brewing Company
Beer rating: 80 out of 100 with 14 ratings