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Firestone Walker Parabola Russian Imperial Stout Review

 
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firestone walker parabola
firestone walker parabola

 
Summary & Our Overall Rating
 

Style: Barrel-Aged Russian Imperial Stout
 
Alcohol % (abv): 13.0%, 82 IBUs
 
Brewery: Firestone Walker Brewing
 
Location: Paso Robles, California
 
American:
 
Overall
A+
14/ 14


User Rating
24 total ratings

 

Positives


Dark and delicious. Barrel-aged for 12 months in oak bourbon barrels.


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Posted April 20, 2013 by

 
Review Details
 
 

Firestone Walker Parabola Russian Imperial Stout Review

Pours a deep reddish-brown color.  Oak, bourbon, espresso, and chocolate aromas.  Complex flavors of dark chocolate, vanilla, tobacco, coconut, and dark fruit.

Hops: Zeus, Hallertau

Malts: Crisp Maris Otter Pale, Munich, Cara-hell, Carafa, Dark Crystal, Light Crystal, Chocolate, Roasted Barley, Oats

Barrel-aged for 12 months in bourbon barrels, for added complexity.

Enjoy solo, on an outdoor deck during a cool spring evening.

Limited reserve series release in April, bottles and draft.

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  1.  
    Rasputin

    Complex aromas and flavor. Dark chocolate, vanilla, oak, and coconut.

    Full bodied with a rich and smooth finish.

    Excellent beer!

      


  2.  
    Gary
    A

    Had the bottled version in a brandy snifter.

    Very tasty. Loved the dark chocolate and coffee aromas and flavored!

      



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