The Hoppin Frog barrel-aged B.O.R.I.S. Imperial Stout was rated one of the world's 50 best beers, and won the Gold Medal at the GABF in 2008. It has an ABV of 9.4%, and 60 IBU. this stout beer has strong carbonation and solid body to it; it pours out black, with some large bubbles in its brown head. The aroma here is of bourbon, chocolate and coffee malt, with hints of the Hoppin Frog barrel-aged B.O.R.I.S' oatmeal base and vanilla low notes. this is a creamy, fairly sweet beer, with a very dry, velvet sort of mouthfeel. The barrel-aged B.O.R.I.S is categorized as a Russian imperial stout, brewed in Hoppin Frog's Ohio brewery, and stout aged in whiskey barrels. Enjoy the Hoppin Frog barrel-aged B.O.R.I.S. Imperial Stout in a snifter, at about 50-60 degrees cool, not cold.