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Laika Bourbon Barrel Aged

Russian Imperial Stout

ABV: 10.1%  IBU: 24  SRM: 46

Suggested Temperature: 45 – 55 Degrees Fahrenheit
Pair with: Dark Chocolate Truffles or Raspberry Mousse Cake
From Ale’s Kitchen: The Smokestack Sandwich

Dark , rich and robust. Pours as black as our hearts with notes of chocolate, coffee and slightly boozy on the finish. Extremely rich malty aroma is typical. Fruity ester aroma is generally high. Diacetyl aroma should be absent. Hop aroma is medium-high to high with floral, citrus and/or herbal hop aromas. Extremely rich malty flavor with full sweet malt character is typical. Roasted malt astringency and bitterness can be moderately perceived but should not overwhelm the overall character. Hop flavor is medium-high to high floral, citrus and/or herbal hop flavors. Hop bitterness is medium-high to very high and balanced with the malt personality. Fruity-ester flavors are generally high. Diacetyl should be absent. Body is full.

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