JohnCoyne (73) - Alabama, USA - APR 23, 2010
Sampled the 2008 vintage at the "Stoned for Six Days" event in Houston, TX. Smells of sticky sweet raisin and coffee, leaving the suggestion of oils in the nostril. Tastes dark, thick and oily, though much softer and rounded in flavor than the non-bourbon aged ’08 IRS vintage. Hints of hops on the finish and a long lingering aftertaste of malt and bourbon make this a delight. Awesome. 77ships (11481) - 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. grimreaperguru (264) - santee, California, USA - APR 25, 2015
Fyodor’s Classic 2015 series batch number 1. Pours a jet black motor oil color with a rather short lived brown head. The aroma had notes of roasted coffee, milk chocolate, caramel, vanilla, with minor notes of toffee. The flavor was of roasted coffee, milk chocolate, with earthy notes and minor notes of caramel and booze. It goes down real smooth with slightly sweet aftertaste. Overall I think I have new favorite Stone brew.