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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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This brew is our Red Fox Russian Imperial Stout aged in Bourbon Barrels for 7 months. This brew has hints of coffee, chocolate, and underlying sweetness from the oak and bourbon flavors. The brew weighs in at 9.5% ABV, 70 IBUís, and is best served at 60⁰F. Serve in a 25cl goblet.


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
jtheeg (1) - - JUL 23, 2012 does not count
Amazing brew. Could definitely tell the difference between other imperial stouts and JJís use of bourbon barrel aging. Very distinctive taste and really sets the bar. Aroma of the bourbon, nice mouthfeel, taste is so amazing, nice and dark with thick head, lots of lacing.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
myfriendbubba (40) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - FEB 22, 2015
At brewery great oak cedar wonderful smell taste licorice roast and big stout character. Nice nitro like carbonation and thin tan head. Perfect beer in my opinion. Love it.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
dez1974 (7) - California, USA - JUN 11, 2015 does not count
This is joseph james 2015 bourbon barrel aged Russian imperial stout 10% One of my top BBA Russian imperial stouts. Excellent beer. Keep up the good work boys!!!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Benzai (9931) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAY 29, 2015
Bottle shared by Countbeer @ "Cut weer" tasting. Opaque pitch black color, medium sized fairly quickly diminishing brown head. Aroma is malts, soft balanced roast, wood, bourbon. Taste malts, bourbon, lightly roast, a perfect mix of malts, dark malts, lightly roast, a light hint of chocolate, sweetness vanilla oak and bourbon blend together in an almost perfect marriage. Perhaps just a little bit in the sweet side, but lovely nonetheless. Medium body, suitable soft but decently noticeable carbonation. Wonderful stuff!

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Countbeer (5264) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - MAY 29, 2015
Bottle@Cut Weer Tasting: Duvel glass: Black beer. Small brown head. Aroma shows some nice barrel aging: whiskey, soy, oat, roast, liquorice, light molasses, Flavour has nice wood tones, whiskey/bourbon, honey, bitter, roast, light spice, light mocha/caramel, light soy, some cake and cookie, some coffee, toffee, yum yum... It goes on. Nice stuff! Aftertaste is bitter, roast, wood/whiskey/bourbon and some malts with a chocolate edge. Low carbo, creamy close to silky mouthfeel, close to full bodied. This is a good barrel aged stout. Beautiful aroma and flavours, rich mouthfeel and good looks...

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dnstone (2360) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - MAY 5, 2013
Black coffee color with a decent tan colored head. Aroma is sweet chocolate with coconut and caramel. A sweet chocolate cake flavor with caramel, coconut, and vanilla rounding it out...a touch of booziness. Overall a delicious desert, even at 6 am.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (1554) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - APR 10, 2014
Solid BBA stout, although there are better. What I like the most about this one is that the barreling didnít result in crazy bourbon taste, which seems to be a recurring problem. Itís still a bit more bourbony than Iíd like, but ats a personal preference.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dwyerpg (4830) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - FEB 5, 2011
Served from the bottle at Big Dogís winterfest. Pretty dark; not quite as much aroma as youíd think. This is pretty good, a bit thick. A tasty beer, just not amazing.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Smurf2055 (1400) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 30, 2013
Pours black with a tan head. Smell is amazing oaky vanilla. Big barrel character and a bit of fruit. Taste is sweet smooth oaky vanilla. Lots of roast without bitter ash. Smooth and easy drinking. This is very well done.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Caskalefan (157) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - DEC 11, 2012
I was expecting this to be a big disappointment, but itís really pretty tasty. Thick body, and an aroma of rum, red wine, and bourbon-tinged malted milk balls. Taste is similar with the addition of some toasted coconut,, and hint of rum soaked raisins. Not very complex, but there are no off-putting flavors, right through the finish. Too pricey for the simplicity, but quite pleasant and warming on this raw, rainy day.


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