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RATINGS: 277   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.91/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 62   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
We took our award winning Siberian Night Russian Imperial Stout and aged it for 11 months in fresh bourbon barrels. The result blew us away. The dark chocolate malt yields a milk chocolate flavor that blends perfectly with the vanilla flavor from the barrel. The bourbon aroma adds the finishing touch.
2013 vintage: 10.9% abv, 58 IBU

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dphoxie (120) - North Carolina, USA - DEC 27, 2012
awesome barrel aged stout. whiskey barrel is very upfront in the taste, but also very complimentary. some might say it overpowers, but if that is your concern grab a bottle of the regular stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
sloshgator (696) - Orlando, Florida, USA - AUG 17, 2016
Thirsty Dog Bourbon Barrel Aged Siberian Night makes the mark in the category. Dark pour with a thick tan head. Aroma is chocolaty with peanut notes. Taste is chocolate, coffee and peanut with a tinge of bourbon. Surprisely smooth finish given the ABV. Siberian Night is about at good as it gets in the RIS category.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Alpha10 (591) - Ontario, CANADA - JUL 31, 2016
2016/07/31 - Pours black with a fluffy tan head that quickly reduces and leaves lots of splotchy lacing. Aroma is milk chocolate, coffee, charred wood, oaky vanilla, licorice, bourbon, vegetal hops, light butterscotch and a hint of coconut. Taste is creamy milk chocolate, mild coffee, smokey wood, oaky vanilla, lots of bourbon, some vegetal notes and light butter. Mouthfeel is thick and sticky with smooth carbonation and a moderately sweet, boozy, warming finish. Finish is a little harsh, but overall this beer is delicious and nicely balanced. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hackobock (3405) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 14, 2016
July 14, 2016. Bottle, received in a trade, thanks!
Black with a small brown head. Aroma is bourbon, sweet malty with caramel, vanilla, toasted coconuts, some dark chocolate notes, Taste is sweet, malty, slight warming. Finish is bitter, dark roasted chocolate, some ash, warming bourbon, sweet caramel, vanilla, notes of raisins. Medium bodied, slight oily texture, average carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
_angst_ (4464) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 14, 2016
Bottle courtesy of Hackobock. Pours blackish dark brown with a small frothy mocha head that leaves some sparse trace on the glass while dissiapting. Smell is malty and very tiny vegetal with roasted malts, caramel, vanilla fudge, charred wood, dark roast coffee, dark chocolate, roasted coconut, green chili, moist soil and bourbon alcohol. Taste is sweet, bitter and malty. Mouthfeel is round, tiny oily, tiny astringent, tiny boozy and medium to full bodied. Finish is sweet and bitter with fat chocolate malts and bourbon. Solid... Perhaps a bit hot.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rlgk (17911) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 14, 2016
Bottle at TradeBookCon #04 160714. Opaque black beer with a nice beige head. Roasted chocolate aroma, caramel, bourbon, vanilla, woody notes, coconuts, licorice, fig notes. Roasted vanilla and chocolate flavor, licorice, woody, bourbon, raisins, and figs, warming alcohol, ash notes, some spices. Really nice beer.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Holtguy (162) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 25, 2016
Pours black with tan head. Aroma of bourbon, vanilla, coffee. Taste is vanilla, cream, and bourbon up front, followed by coffee, burnt malt and bitter dark chocolate. Really quite a change from sweet to burnt/bitter all in the course of one sip. Creamy mouthfeel. Good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Strangebrewer (1146) - Chatham, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 11, 2016
bottle. Poured opaque, black, with a creamy brown head. Aroma of alcohol and espresso. Full body, lower carbonation, rich creamy mouthfeel. Flavour of burnt malts, molasses, oak, notes of vanilla. Warning alcohol finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gluepot (396) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 3, 2016
Dark tan head on a near black body. Nose is rich with bourbon, coffee, cream and chocolate. Lots of elements here working in good balance. Roasted malt, dark chocolate, bourbon, molasses, cream, fudge, vanilla and some rich dark berries, with enough supporting hops. Dense rich body. Top notch dessert IS.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
monk191 (1730) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 28, 2016
A very good bourbon barreled stout. Pours a deep brown-black with a tan head. Smells of chocolate, coffee and marshmallow. Taste is smooth, with chocolate and marshmallow, and some vanilla in the finish. Had in the bottle.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MacBoost (1738) - Penfield, New York, USA - APR 10, 2016
12oz bottle from shelf. Chugged in about 7 seconds. It was roasty, marshmallow coupled with horse dung and fudge. Mediocre at best. Fuck the great state of Ohio and all those who live in it.

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