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Black Magick - Voodoo Brewing Company

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290 Ratings
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Ratings: 290
Reviews: 202
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 12.68%


Brewed by:
Voodoo Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  15.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

This is an Imperial Stout that is of great strength and complexity. We then gently age that beer in Elaigh Craig 13 1/2 year old Bourbon Barrels for 6 months to 1 yr. and then primed and bottled to bottle condition for continued aging and celler life. Black Magick should be able to be aged up to about 5 years, to heighten the complexity and smooth nature of this beer.

First Black Magick brewed in Feb 2007. Released 2009. = 15% ABV

Second Black Magick brewed in 2009 and released 2011. = 15.5% ABV

(Beer added by: WVbeergeek on 07-05-2006)
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Ratings: 290 | Reviews: 202 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by doughanson78:
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doughanson78

Washington

4.08/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle poured into a snifter. Huge thanks to wedge421 for this one.

A: Super black. Just the slightest wisp of a dark mocha colored head.

S: Bourbon and oak is big. Alcohol is very present. Big roastiness, dark chocolate and a hint of anise.

T: Big dark chocolate upfront. Light roasted dark coffee comes through in the middle with bourbon, vanilla, and a light butterscotch. Alcohol is present but less than the nose.

M: Full body but leaning on the thin side of full. Very low carbonation. Slightly creamy.

O: Very good Imperial Stout. Complex, but a touch hot. The flavors could blend very nice with some age.

Serving type: bottle

02-25-2012 04:57:26 | More by doughanson78
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Appearance. Pours thick and black with a very thin orangy brown head that rises up after the pour and fades quickly to a faint ring.

Smell. Wow, much bourbon, so beer! Anyways, ya lots of bourbon, licorice and some dark chocolate, a bit of wood and vanilla.

Taste. Good amount of bourbon again, black licorice, some bakers chocolate in the finish followed by a little bit of bitter oak.

Mouthfeel. Full body, actually quite thick and a little bit sticky on the lips. Very low and smooth carbonation.

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Smooth cocoa, a hint of anise, some molasses, a little maple, some lactose, hints of hops both piney and earthy.

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Black Magick from Voodoo Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 290 ratings.