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Great Lakes Stalin's Choice Bourbon Barrel Aged Russian Imperial Stout | Great Lakes Brewery

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Great Lakes Stalin's Choice Bourbon Barrel Aged Russian Imperial StoutGreat Lakes Stalin's Choice Bourbon Barrel Aged Russian Imperial Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Great Lakes Brewery
Ontario, Canada
greatlakesbeer.com

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by liamt07 on 10-30-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
1
Ratings:
6
Avg:
4.22
pDev:
6.87%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
0
For Trade:
0
User Reviews
Reviews: 1 | Ratings: 6
Reviews by liamt07:
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4.15/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On cask at Cask Days 2012, into a pint glass. 100IBUs.

Black with dark brown bubbles for head. Nose is predominantly bourbon, oak, light vanilla, some chocolate but mostly just barrels.Taste has dark chocolate, dark fruits, heavily bitter, caramel, bourbon, oak and vanilla as well again. Alcohol comes in the finish, sticky and sweet. Full bodied and low carbonation. A solid offering, I'd certainly revisit this.

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Great Lakes Stalin's Choice Bourbon Barrel Aged Russian Imperial Stout from Great Lakes Brewery
4.22 out of 5 based on 6 ratings.
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