Grande Negro Voodoo Papi - Laird's Apple Brandy Barrel Aged - Voodoo Brewing Company
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4/5 rDev -12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
S - Spicy with a strong pepper presence up front. There is also some bitter dark chocolate
T - Sweet apple brandy, vanilla, chocolate and slight pepper spice that lingers in the finish. The pepper is strong but lingers slightly in the finish as well as some oak and chocolate.
M - Medium body with some slight syrupiness from the apple brandy. There is also spice that lingers on the tongue in the finish
O - A good stout with loads of pepper and spice that is balanced against sweet apple brandy and chocolate
Serving type: bottle
06-07-2014 20:07:23 | More by jeonseh
4.41/5 rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
On tap at Perch Pub.
Had this alongside K13 and Tenacious Wee. This one was probably my favorite of the three, with TW coming in a close second, and K13 not even in the ballpark.
Dark brown-black pour, oily look, with a thin dark brown head that sank to a collar and held there, leaving just a few minor dots of lacing on the glass when swirled. Lots going on in the aroma, as I would have expected, apple and cinnamon, malt/coffee/cocoa roast, toasted oak, some vegetal and mineral elements. Similar complexity in the taste, a lot happening, but everything was melded well...there really wasn't one specifically dominant flavor. Chocolate, spicy cinnamon, candied apple, brandy-soaked figs, licorice, earthy, woody, subtle orange marmalade. Pepper spice/heat was definitely present, but more of a background sensation, which was good. The body on this wasn't too huge, coming in at about medium, but it seemed appropriate nonetheless. Moderate carbonation, some boozy heat. A great brew overall.
Serving type: on-tap
06-04-2014 02:01:06 | More by Rifugium
Grande Negro Voodoo Papi - Laird's Apple Brandy Barrel Aged from Voodoo Brewing Company
99 out of 100 based on 129 ratings.