Parabola | Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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Brewed by:
Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
California, United States
firestonewalker.com

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 14.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This Russian imperial oatmeal stout is aged for a full year in a blend of bourbon barrels from Elijah Craig, Four Roses, Pappy Van Winkle, Woodford Reserve, and Buļ¬€alo Trace.

Added by largadeer on 03-26-2008

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Ratings:
6,467
Reviews:
1,235
Avg:
4.54
pDev:
7.93%
 
 
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Ive been holding this in my cellar for a while...2012 release.
I actually have another so it will be cool to compare later.
Poured into FW Teku...I love appropriate glassware...
deep black color with no head. Really deep dried fruit and sweet caramel bourbon aromas...nicely oxidated with large dose of chocolate....yea complex..
taste is deeeep chocolate...dried fruit...bourbon....figgy...oxidated...really fing awesome.
Its smooth, rich, complex, dry, sweet...balanced. for 12.5% this is seriously chugable. at the price and availability its less than sippable...I don't want it to end. A privilege to have. A superb and world class brew.

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Parabola from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
4.54 out of 5 based on 6,467 ratings.
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