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Brewed By: Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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Average Rating:
8.75132

Number of Ratings: 949

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Brewed In: 1400 Ramada Dr. Paso Robles, CA 93446, USA

ABV: 13%

IBU: 60


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Tasting Notes

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elk3 profile pictureelk3 - July 6, 2013
Truly a treat. Heavy bourbon flavor
eagle_gwaihir profile pictureeagle_gwaihir - June 29, 2013
So much oak, bourbon, and chocolate. This is a sweet and smooth beer with an extremely long finish.
BeerBeer13 profile pictureBeerBeer13 - June 29, 2013
Good coffee and chocolate notes
smacc profile picturesmacc - June 25, 2013
Just barely note the alcohol taste at 13%. Verges on a strong Scottish ale.
daveq profile picturedaveq - June 9, 2013
Great beer! In my top 5 all time best. Ages well
nrevfi1021@yahoo.com profile picturenrevfi1021@yahoo.com - June 4, 2013
Amazing!! Not too boozy compared to other ones I've had. Delicious chocolate finish
specksofdust profile picturespecksofdust - May 19, 2013
2013. Amazing, possibly the best beer I have had. It's very boozy, but in the best way. There are coffee notes, chocolate, bourbon, oak, but the most glorious note is the pronounced English toffee that lingers through the finish. Look forward to having it again next year. Had at Cam and Lynae's new apartment, bottle.
beerdman profile picturebeerdman - May 11, 2013
Chocolate and bourbon!!! Finishes with coffee and hints of vanilla and cherry. Big oak component. Boozy yet smooth
Todd T profile pictureTodd T - January 13, 2013
Moderate tan head sits atop of this black as night stout. The aroma is intoxicating and extremely complex. Bourbon, coffee, chocolate, oak, vanilla, dark fruits with almost a red wine aroma. Taste is even more complex and changes as it warms. Your taste buds will explode as you experience waves of red wine, then vanilla, then bourbon, then chocolate, then dark fruit, then coffee. You get something different at each sip. Lots of depth here. This is the best and most complex stout I have ever had. In my opinion it is better than both KBS and CBS. World class. So happy that I have a 2012 aging
chulk771 profile picturechulk771 - December 8, 2012
Big body. Slight carb but still smooth. Coffee, chocolate, roasted malt. Alc is a bit harsh. 3.8
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