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): 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

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#26
Reviews:
1,269
Ratings:
6,659
pDev:
7.59%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Sampled at Boise’s Imperial Stout get together, over 120 bottles to choose from. Going with the flow on this rating. Sampled again at Alefort, 2015 vintage.Very smooth and silky, chocolate, molasses, wood and mild burn. Extremely tasty.

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Parabola from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.61 out of 5 with 6,659 ratings