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RATINGS: 1003   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.12/5   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 282   ABV: 9.4%
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

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
jar72404 (426) - USA - AUG 7, 2011
Bomber. Pours black with quarter inch tan head. Aroma is bourbon and chocolate. Flavor is bourbon, oak and dark fruit up front with a long chocolate finish. Outstanding.

TEJA (3199) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 2, 2017
No head. Deap dark brown-black color. Huge malty chocolate aroma. Sweet chocolate taste. Big body.

wekker84 (2389) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - AUG 10, 2017
Bottle a dark brown black colored beer with a white head aroma roasted malts coffee chocolate whisky spicy oak mocha alcohol and hops flavor roasted malts chocolate coffee spicy mocha caramel dried fruits dark fruits and hops

oobawa (1651) - Tennessee, USA - JUL 24, 2017
Lovely bourbon barrel impy stout, deep, dry, and roasty with oodles of bourbon and oak coursing through the back end. Starts sweet, with milk chocolate, raisins, and molasses leading to a dark fruit-laced middle. Back end grows bitter and boozy, though, dark roast coffee and anise sliding into a deep, gorgeous oaked bourbon fade. Pours a lovely near-black with a tan-brown head and slight lacing. Nose is a enticing mix of whiskey, oak, coffee, and chocolate. Perfect texture, silky smooth without a hint of alcohol warmth. Lovin’ the B.O.R.I.S.

Tide (4211) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 5, 2017
Bottle at Sori Taproom. Black color, beige head. Bitter taste with roasted malts, whisky, nuts, coffee, licorice, oak and a bit of alcohol. Bitter finish with roasted malts, nuts, whisky, oak, licorice, coffee and dark fruits. Very nice imperial stout.

SvanteL (629) - SWEDEN - JUL 2, 2017
Mycket mörkt rödbrun med litet ljusbrunt skum. Doften är fyllig, söt med lite whisky, körsbär och kaffe. Smaken är mjuk och fyllig med vanilj, russin, torkad frukt och dessertvin. Oj, oj, vad 1 1/2 månads fatlagring gör! Helt suverän, vilken smakbomb! (2010-08-14)

martjoobolut (4947) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 1, 2017
Bottle (from boxbeers). Pours black with beige head. Aroma is sweet, molasse, malt, booze. Flavor is sweet and bitter, roast, chocolate, vanilla. Finish is sweet and dark chocolate bitter. Overall: very good.

Marduk (8206) - Reval, ESTONIA - JUL 1, 2017
660ml bottle (thanks martjoobolut). Pitch black color. Small size, tan head, stays. Caramel, toffee, sweet, roast, coffee in aroma. Roast, caramel, cocoa, dark chocolate, sweet in taste. Roast and dark chocolate. Mellow in mouth. Faint hops in aftertaste. Very solid brew. More?!

dubsac97 (8) - - JUN 24, 2017 does not count
Bourbon aroma hits the nose Rich vanilla and oatmeal notes Smooth delicious taste Awesome barrel aged beer Top notch ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

OminouSC2 (834) - Mora, SWEDEN - JUN 7, 2017
UPDATED: JUN 8, 2017 Pitch black color, medium sized brown head. Aromas of chocolate, vanilla, fudge, whisky, caramel, wood, roasted malt, slight ash and chocolate cake. Taste of chocolate, bourbon, vanilla, alcohol, wood, slight raisins and roasted hints. Very well balanced. I love it.

dzudohonor (261) - POLAND - JUN 4, 2017
Czarny jak smoła, w aromacie czekolada i lukrecja, brak nut bourbonowych, w smaku tez taki jednowymiarowy - praliny, czekolada i lukrecja. Spodziewałem się czegoś więcej.

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