Remy | Taps Fish House & Brewery

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4.29 w/ 101 ratings

Brewed by:
Taps Fish House & Brewery
California, United States

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.30%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Remy is a travel buddy whose life, at times, has rivaled that of the world's most interesting men -- free-spirited, adventurous, social, and with a penchant for fast women, whiskey, and beer: the perfect inspiration for something truly special. We filled eight Heaven Hill bourbon barrels with our award-winning Imperial Russian Stout and let them sleep for eight months. The transformation resulted in a beer that is rich and roasty, with incredible flavors of marshmallow, coconut, and dark chocolate. We hope you enjoy this very limited release -- that it inspires you to try something new and that it makes you a little more interesting as well!

Added by womencantsail on 01-03-2011

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look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

11.2 oz bottle into a tulip

pours a not too dark black/brown with a slight/minimal dissipating head

chocolate. dark chocolate. hershey kisses mostly with a slight touch of alcohol to it

in the taste is super dark sweet toasted chocolate with a little hint of whisky/caramel

amazingly amazing. alcohol is masked remarkably . well done TAPS

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

I got this beer last week from Nate, Cardinal79. Tonight the beer had to be opened by me cause i heard lot of good thing about it.

Poured in my small Struise tasting glass the beer has some troulble to get a decent head, only with a thourough pour! The head disappeared quit fast. Only a small ring stays in the glass.

Smell is on of the better one's in this style. Nice boozy.

Taste is super, what a balanced beer. This is one the RiS beers you should try when you beging tot drink this style.


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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

*This was the 2012 release that was aged in Heaven Hill barrels, not the 2013 release that was actually aged in Rittenhouse Rye barrels*

12 oz. bottle poured into a mini snifter

A - Nearly pitch black with only a small amount of tan head

S - A little bit of booze with lots of burnt malt and dark chocolate aromas

T - More booze, but extremely smooth after two years in the bottle. Hints of bourbon and vanilla. A strong cocoa flavor that is reminiscent of baker's chocolate. The perfect amount of sweetness balanced by the bitter chocolate notes

M - Great amount of body for the style. Pretty chewy with little carbonation

O - Wow, this was one tasty beer. One of the best BA stouts we have had. It was really smooth and extremely flavorful without being too sweet or boozy. Great job, Victor! A huge thanks to Joel for sharing this one.

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Remy from Taps Fish House & Brewery
Beer rating: 94.1% out of 100 with 101 ratings
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