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RATINGS: 442   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.2/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 324   ABV: 10.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.

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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
crossovert (12254) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 6, 2014
500ml bottle as Fyodors Classic. Really nice brew that is bursting with chocolate flavors

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopdog (12083) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 14, 2009
Thanks Brad for sending this one my way! Poured a dark black color with a thin sized off white head. Aromas of bourbon, vanilla, woody, chocolate, some dark fruits, and I was getting a light smokiness. Tastes of bourbon, vanilla, wood (but lighter than in the aromas), dark fruits, chocolate, and caramel. The bourbon is there but not over powering. Alcohol content overall well hidden.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
madsberg (11655) - Sborg, DENMARK - FEB 28, 2010
Growler graciously shared by Yespr. Thx. a million. Pitch black coloured. Brown dense head. Vanilla, liqourice, light roast, sweetness and some chocolate, alcohol and bourbon. Flavour of bourbon, vanilla, roast,sweetness, light herbs and a distinct touch of chocolate. Very smooth and easy to drink. Full bodied. Dry spicy and roasty mild vanilla bitterness in the end. Mmmmmmm. Nice.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
slowrunner77 (11461) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 24, 2014
"2006 - a little past its prime, so the hops didnt 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 Fyodors Classic 500 ml bottle...soft luxurious palate aroma and flavor, just like guradians slumber. AWESOME! "

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
hopscotch (10983) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - AUG 6, 2008
Draft RBSG 08 This beer rocks! Pitch black ale with a very small, creamy, khaki-colored head. Chocolaty, vinous aroma with notes of vanilla and controlled bourbon. Full-bodied and ultra silky with restrained carbonation. The finish is charred and chocolaty with discreet, elegant bourbon. About as good as it gets!

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
daknole (10936) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUN 19, 2009
Bottle from mreusch. THANKS!! Pours a black with a thin head. Aroma is full of rich bourbon, chocolate, molasses and woody notes. Flavor is chocolate, bourbon and prunes. Damn this is smooth and is drinking great right now. Delicous.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
kp (10882) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
UPDATED: NOV 13, 2010
Name: IRS 2008, Bourbon Barrel
Date: February 09, 2007
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewfest, Extreme Beer
Appearance: black, frothy tan head
Aroma: light bourbon aroma
Flavor: rich roasted malt flavor well balanced with the bourbon character, nice chocolate coming through

Name: IRS 2008, Bourbon Barrel
Date: February 27, 2010
Mode: draft
Source: brewvival brewfest
Score: 3.5 to 4.1
Aroma: sweet bourbon and vanilla aroma, dark fruits, touch of roast
Flavor: sweet bourbon flavor, balancing roast, vanilla sweetness

Name: IRS 2008, Bourbon Barrel
Date: October 07, 2010
Mode: draft
Words: duckworths
after drinking a liter of this over two days I can safely say this is still the best stone ever

Aroma: 8/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 8/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 18/20
Rating: 4.1/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: **** /4

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
faroeviking (10664) - FAROE ISLANDS - FEB 27, 2010
Sample from growler, thanks bi tme to Yespr for bringing this from the US. Pitch black colour, small dark brown creamish head. Very plesan roasted malt coffee and chocolate in the aroma with alcohol/bourbon. Good mouthfeel indeed.The flavour is sweet with lots of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, bourbonand wood, Long lasting sweet finish of roasted malt, bouron/ alcohol, chocolate d wood. Yum indeed!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
adnielsen (10584) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - SEP 30, 2011
Denver Rare Beer Tasting. Stranahans barrels. Black appearance with a tiny, dark brown head. Sweet caramel, toffee, whiskey, oak, vanilla, dark chocolate malty aroma. Low carbonation. Roasty dark chocolate, caramel, toffee, vanilla, woody, whiskey flavor. Im not too impressed.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
KimJohansen (10486) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - FEB 26, 2010
Thanks yespr. Black with a medium beige head. Sweet aroma with burned malt, dark chocolate, espresso, bourbon, vanilla and wood. Flavour had plenty of burned malt, hops, dark chocolate, vanilla, wood and espresso. Finished sweet. Nice one.


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