Barrel 22 Dry Stout | Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
87
very good
21 Ratings
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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): 9.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Aged three years in a Heaven Hill bourbon barrel

Added by BeerAdvocate on 01-11-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
21
Reviews:
1
Avg:
4.26
pDev:
11.03%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
1
For Trade:
0
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User Ratings & Reviews
Ratings: 21 |  Reviews: 1
Photo of MisterKilderkin
5/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I wish they had this on tap still. Although I think I had it at least 10 times. This tasted like toasty marshmallows.

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of mdfb79
4.32/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

From EBF notes. Had a few pours of this one.

a - Pours a dark brown, almost black, with one inch of medium tan head and low to moderate carbonation evident. Looks like a nice big stout.

s - Smells of bourbon, sweet chocolate, vanilla, oak, roasted malts, toasted malts, wood, light smoke, light bitter chocolate, and light espresso. Very nice nose; bourbon is forward but I like it quite a bit.

t - Tastes of sweet milk chocolate, bourbon, vanilla, cream, roasted malts, oak, bitter chocolate, light caramel malts, light coffee. More chocolate and less bourbon than the nose; still really nice.

m - Medium bodied stout and low to moderate carbonation. Smooth and no real alcohol present; very nice mouthfeel.

o - Overall a really nice stout and another great beer from FW. It definitely reminds me of a good Irish Dry Stout aged in bourbon barrels, and it works very nicely. Easy to drink, would love if they bottle this one as well.

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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3.95/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -12%

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3.75/5  rDev -12%

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3.75/5  rDev -12%

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3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -23.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -23.7%

Barrel 22 Dry Stout from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
4.26 out of 5 based on 21 ratings.
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