Parabola | Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.70%

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

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#26
Reviews:
1,300
Ratings:
6,771
pDev:
7.59%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
3,151
Gots:
3,791
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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

2013 bomber poured into snifter.

A: Pours very dark with a thin layer of khaki head that reduces quickly and leaves no lacing.
S: The aroma on this surprises me - it is more subtle than I expected. There are all the aspects I expected - bourbon, coffee, roasty, oatmeal, chocolate.
T: Far exceeds the power of the aroma. Flavor is full of bourbon chocolatey goodness. Compliments of coffee, roast, smokey I'm the background.
M: Carbed well, very easy to drink at 13%. Leaves just the slightest dry aftertaste that leaves me craving the next sip.
O: A must try for any beer advocate. I see this guy traded left and right, I just hope it is enjoyed by everyone who can get their hands on it, and shared by everyone who has the chance.

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Parabola from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.61 out of 5 with 6,771 ratings