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RATINGS: 908   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.12   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 282   ABV: 9.4%
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Made from our award-winning imperial stout, rated one of the top 50 best beers in the world in 2008. This bodacious oatmeal Russian imperial stout will crush you like no other. This is the grand-daddy of all stout styles, with an intensely deep roasted and full bodied flavor. A robust hop character adds a refreshing balance. Aged in Heaven Hill Whiskey barrels.

Batch 1 - Gold Cap - April 2009
Batch 2 - Gold Cap - July 2009
Batch 3 - Green Cap - Oct 2009
Batch 4 - Black Cap - 2010
Batch 5 - Red Cap - 2011



4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ryanfolty (2017) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - OCT 12, 2014
October 12, 2014 - 2011 bottle from Binnys. Black pour with limited tan head. Aroma was strong whiskey, sweet malt and some roast. Taste was consistent with aroma, a nice balance of heat and sweetness with a slight roast and bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wihlan (390) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 10, 2014
Flaska från systemet - Riktigt mörk, inget ljus kommer igenom. Skumkronan försvann omgående vilket var lite trist. Lite tunn textur nästan lite vattnig. Något spritig arom. Tydliga brända toner,lugn beska lite inslag av whiskey och kaffe.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
arnold931 (767) - Iowa, USA - OCT 4, 2014
Bottle. Pours dark brown with chocolate milk head. Nose and taste is chocolate and bourbon. Some alcohol burn. Good.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
khhoeie (50) - NORWAY - OCT 4, 2014
F A N T A S T I C!!! The one I tasted had been stored for about 5 years. Absolutely one of the best beers I have ever tasted! "I have had wines with more carbonic acid than this" a guy said while tasting this beer. Also, you can really taste that it's been aged in whisky barrels. All this makes it a fantastic wi... beer! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Swaroga (1660) - Brussels, BELGIUM - SEP 28, 2014
Butelka 66cl. Piwo jest świetne. nie chce mi się go opisywać bo nie ma co gadać : trzeba go spróbować. Super.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackl (5466) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - SEP 27, 2014
Bottle, received as an extra in a trade. Deep brown with a small khaki head. Aroma of rich fudge cake. Toffee and booze. Burnt brown sugar. Decadent chocolate dessert all over this. Flavor is marked by whiskey, wood. Boozy heat. Ashy roast malt. Fudge. Nice and supple. Viscous. Good stuff.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
slowrunner77 (6698) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 23, 2014
"Barrel influence really nice in this one. Takes any rough edges of the regular Boris, already a great brew. Chocolate, vanilla, roast, dark fruit, raisins, bourbon. Balanced. Thick. Delicious."

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
aleksander9 (694) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 14, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 20, 2014 Black with creamy reddish head. Aroma is loads of whiskey, wood, vanilla and leather. Full and smooth palate with low carbonation. Aftertaste is whiskey, roasted, leather and some lingering chocolate notes. Overall: wow! What a beer! Silky smooth imperial stout wannabe.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
FestDecBeet (412) - - AUG 16, 2014
Look: pours a dark black. Dark brown thick creamy head. Thick lacing on the edge of the glass. Smell: chocolate. Cherries.oatmeal. Taste: chocolate. Oatmeal. Heavy hot alcohol. Coffee on the back end. Feel: very creamy mouth feel. Overall: great beer to share. Hard to drink a whole 22 by yourself. First drank: home 8/16/14

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kappldav123 (5368) - GERMANY - AUG 14, 2014
Tap at CBC 2014. Beer in the glass deep black, small head. Starts heavy malty, woody, spicy, notes of pepper. More and more earthy malty. Warming-malty finish. Nice!


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