Mikhail

Mikhail

2018 Stone Totalitarian Imperial Russian Stout aged in bourbon barrels w/ espresso beans

Style
Imperial Stout
Alc/Vol
13.1%
IBUs
43

Stone Totalitarian Imperial Russian Stout is a thick, rich and sinful beer that’s heavy on the palate and massively aromatic with notes of anise, black currants, coffee and roastiness.

Cellar Notes

Intense coffee characteristics abound from both the dark malts and the espresso, while rich caramel-like and vanilla notes from the bourbon barrel aging adds layers of complexity, a touch of sweetness and a vibrant dark fruit finish.  Since this is an unusual take on our traditional imperial Russian stout, “Mikhail” pays homage to Mikhail Bulgakov, whose novel The Master and Margarita is considered the foremost of Soviet satires.

2018 Series Batch No. 02

Brewed
January 25, 2018
Release Date
November 5, 2018
Package Types
500ml bottles
When to Enjoy
Drink fresh or age at cellar temperature
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Special Ingredients
Ryan Brother’s Espresso Roast Coffee
In the Mash
Roasted Barley, Unmalted Oats and Pale, Amber & Black Malts
In the Boil
Warrior Hops
Whirlpool
Belma Hops
Aged
8 months in American Oak Kentucky Bourbon Barrels