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 Buffalo Trace.

Added by largadeer on 03-26-2008

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1,247
Avg:
4.54
pDev:
7.93%
 
 
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2014 Bottle.

A- Pitch-black body with light brown hues. Oatmeal-colored lace and head. 4.5

S- Tobacco and oak are there, but mellower than the other beers shared today. 4.25

T- Oak, tobacco, and dark chocolate. Vanilla and caramel too. A medley of delicious flavors that are all working together. I get some hops on the finish that seek to balance the beer flavor-wise. 4.5

M- Somewhat spicy on the tongue from the hops, but otherwise smooth and creamy. Sippable despite the potent flavors. 4.5

Yup, incredibly good. 4.5

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A - Pitch black, minimal head and lacing

S - Sweet, loads of barrel character

T - Folows the nose, mild sweetness mixed with bitterness, barrel flavor lingers...

M - No complaints. Nice and sticky

O - Unbelievable brew. One of my favorites. Glad I was able to snag more than one this year..

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Parabola from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
4.54 out of 5 based on 6,515 ratings.
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