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RATINGS: 410   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.21/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 324   ABV: 10.8%
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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikem409 (1912) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - NOV 20, 2014
Bottle. Jet black in color with a perfect creamy tan head. Aroma is milk chocolate and bourbon, vanilla candy bar. Taste is absolutely dreamy. Silky smooth and loads of chocolate and wood.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dr_Fellini (976) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - NOV 17, 2014
Bottle to glass. Pours a pitch black color with a thin creamy brown head. Aroma is a potent roasted malts, huge bourbon, vanilla, chocolate. Flavor much of the same. Big chocolate, bourbon, roasted malt sweetness. Big beer, big body. Delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
gnoff (9191) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - OCT 19, 2014
As "Stone Fyodor’s Classic" 2013 Stone Imperial Russian Stout, Bourbon. 2014 Series Batch no 03, 38 IBU. Marked 13.9% ABV. Bottled Feb 2014.
Bottled 500 ml, at rlgk + Aniela tasting, USA comes to Göteborg 2014, on October 18, 2014.
Thanks to rlgk + Aniela!
Black color, small dark brown head. Sweet, raisin, alcohol, roasted, vanilla scent. Roasted, sweet, chocolate taste. Chocolate, roasted aftertaste. Warming alcohol. Medium to smooth mouthfeel, medium bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cunningham (6051) - Halden, NORWAY - OCT 18, 2014
Black as the darkest dungeon. Ok beige head. Mellow and fine aroma with oak, espresso and vanilla. Full body. Well balance between sweetness and bitterness. Well maybe a bit over to the sweet side. Booozy. Bourbon, vanilla, chocolate, raisins and mild acidic. Powerful lovely ale.
[Bottle at rlgk plaza]

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
_angst_ (3819)
- Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 18, 2014
UPDATED: OCT 19, 2014 Bottle courtesy of rlgk. Pours hazy black with a rather small blackish brown head that quickly dissipates while leaving some small trace on the glass. Smell is sweet and malty with roasted malts, burnt caramel, toffee, vanilla fudge, dark chocolate, coffee, charred wood, moist soil, toasted nuts, hay, alcohol and liquorice fudge. Taste is sweet, tiny bitter and malty with roasted malts, burnt caramel, toffee, vanilla fudge, charred wood coconut milk, dark chocolate, dark roast coffee, moist soil and alcohol. Mouthfeel is soft, round, silky, tiny boozy and near full bodied. Finish is tiny sweet, bitter and malty with roasted malts, burnt caramel, toffee, vanilla fudge, charred wood, coconut milk, bourbon, dark chocolate, dark roast coffee and moist soil. Excellent! Very pleasant nicely executed barrel aged imperial stout. Prominent barrel treatment without it hiding the great base beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Yoachim (46) - SWEDEN - OCT 18, 2014
Flaska på provningen USA comes to Göteborg 2014. Luktar lakrits, träd, frukt, vanilj, Fin svart färg. Smakar salt, choklad, russin, alkohol, vanilj, frukt, godis, härlig känsla i munnen.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tkrjukoff (4213) - SWEDEN - OCT 18, 2014
Bottle @ rlgk. Pours jet black with a small tanned head. Aroma is sweet roasted malty coffee chocolate. Flavor is as aroma very drinkable a bit acidy and pungent eith balanced bitterness and a surprising sweet aftertaste

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Beardaxe (293) - - OCT 13, 2014
Sweet boozy aroma. Hot finish but not disagreeable. Rich chocolate powder flavor. A little bland at times. Nice oily mouthfeel. Not as roasty as regular stone IRS. Fun, but nothing stands out. Doesn’t merit the work it might take to get one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Dr_MedievAle (199) - Alabama, USA - SEP 29, 2014
vintage 2014. aroma: kbs or bourbon county. can’t decide. more specific: leather and chocolate; cinnamon in there, too. appearance: dark black, quickly dissipating tan to dark brown head. taste: cocoa powder, cinnamon, some cola/cardamom and bourbon burn. palate: very velvety.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
slowrunner77 (7854) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 24, 2014
"2006 - a little past it’s prime, so the hops didn’t really add to it at all, but damn, the roasted malts and chocolate, anise, etc in this beer aged in bourbon barrels? A thing of beauty. Would really like to try this a year or two old instead of 6. 2014 as Fyodor’s Classic 500 ml bottle...soft luxurious palate aroma and flavor, just like guradians slumber. AWESOME! "

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