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Stone Imperial Russian Stout Aged in Bourbon Barrels

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Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 327   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.17   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 324   ABV: 10.8%
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Just one wooden barrel of this beer was produced. The beer is Stone Imperial Russian Stout, and it was aged for about a year in a used bourbon barrel. From that wooden cask, we were only able to keg up very little. Expect to see the next appearance of this at the Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens after it opens early this summer.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dalekliz (855) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 13, 2014
Bottle, Fyodor’s Classic batch 3. Pours an inky black with a bubbly tan head. Big boozy aroma, of wood, bourbon, toasted malt, dark fruits. Taste is rich, of sweet malt, brown sugar, oak, and a big bourbon foundation. Lingering sweet bourbon and wood. Very nice.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
PriorL (1642) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 11, 2014
Bottle at RBSG 2014. Thx to everyone for sharing today’s bottles! 2013- Batch 3 APPEARANCE:pitch black beer, small unstable beige head. NOSE: bourbon, chocolate, alcohol, mocha, vanilla, maybe too much bourbon? TASTE: bourbon, wood, chocolate, lots of vanilla and mocha. Very nice!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
devman171 (880) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - JUL 9, 2014
Fyodors bottle pour black with tan head. Aroma is rich roast, chocolate, oak, and bourbon. Taste is great bitter roast with a balance of oak and bourbon. a bit of alcohol on the finish, tasty, but probably not top 50 worthy.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ThirstyBird (1457) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - JUL 8, 2014
At RBBSG ’14. Pours a super dark black/brown with a tan head. The smell is bourbon, brown sugar, coffee, deep rich fruit. The taste is huge over ripe fruit, brown sugar, bourbon, vanilla, char and booze. The body is full with fine carbonation.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
biggsbowler (249) - Port St. Lucie, Florida, USA - JUL 7, 2014
Fyodor’s Classic - Pours very dark black w/ tan. Bourbon, oak, vanilla, chocolate, and tobacco in those nose. Very rich chocolate taste w/ bourbon, oak, and dark fruits. Solid!!!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JefVerstraete (1157) - BELGIUM - JUL 7, 2014
Bottle @ RBBSG, 2014. Thanks beuk87! Oily black colour, brown foam. Medium carbonation. Roasted malts, vanilla, honey and bourbon. Sweet with bitter finish. A bit too sweet.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
TheEpeeist (3281) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 6, 2014
16.9 oz bottle; Fyodor’s. Dark brown with tan fluff. Nose is intense fudge brownie, bourbon, raisin and dark roast. Medium to full body with a sharp tang. Taste is bourbon, dark chocolate, coffee and wood. Delicious.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
77ships (3564) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUL 6, 2014
500 ml. bottle sampled as “Stone Fyodor’s Classic” @ RBBSG III. Thanks to beuk87! Black, thick solid mocha head, gorgeous. Nose is very thick bourbon, molasses, very thick syrupy, warming, black chocolate, light integrated liquorish, super thick. Very thick taste molasses bourbon, warming, rich syrupy goodness, integrated roast, liquorish, very unified black sugar, thick, very thick coffee, warming. Amazing, spectacular beer, wowza.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BoBoChamp (5355) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 4, 2014
50cl, at 13.9%Vol, as Stone 2014 Series Batch 3 ’Fyodor’s Classic’, new exclusive American brew Anno 2014, thx alot to Secret Santa!, very complex Stout, roasted/alcoholic and slightly spicy/woody, yet not too heavy, balanced, hazy, good head, very good brew, yet very expensive!, WOW!

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
kraddel (2730) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - JUL 2, 2014
Bottle at barely legal tasting room Pours black , small white head . Smell is bourbon and wood Taste is buttery , vanilla , sweet , bit bitter , chocolaty , very intence woody vanilla ending . Hint to high carbo , but for the rest freaking perfect . Finaly , stone, you live up and acceed the hype . Damn damn nice ! Big thnx to torino for this one !


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