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Black Magick - Voodoo Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

301 Ratings
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Ratings: 301
Reviews: 204
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 12.65%
Wants: 399
Gots: 72 | FT: 3
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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 301 | Reviews: 204 | Display Reviews Only:
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

zestar, May 10, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

ramrod666, May 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

greg4579, Mar 12, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

HoppyBastard2, Feb 16, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

BryanK, Feb 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

wiltznucs, Jan 20, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

athomasPSU, Jan 08, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

browniewithnuts, Sep 21, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

mendvicdog, Sep 20, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

IrishColonial, Sep 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

sliverX, Aug 18, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

laxer8811, Aug 17, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

metalgdog, Aug 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

imfrommichigan, Aug 12, 2013
Photo of Phelps
3.63/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Sent by sholland119 as part of the Blind Beers BIF. I poured it into my New Belgium globe. A fairly rough pour begets hardly any head at all -- the black syrup coming out of the wrapped bottle gives up just a few tan bubbles.

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

I can tell this is a powerful stout. Ethanol is the major flavor contributor, assaulting tongue, throat and nostrils with trip to the lips. Beneath the booze, some dark fruits (plums, prunes) can be detected along with dark chocolate, anise, toast and a smooth nuttiness. Earthy hops are here as well.

The body is as ginormous as I expect the alcohol content to be -- this stuff is thick as heavy cream. Carbonation is mild yet pinching. Alcohol is currently providing me way more warmth than is necessary on this balmy Arizona summer night.

A thick, powerful brew. If I had it again, I'd probably try to find at least two other people with whom I could split the bottle.

Phelps, Jul 17, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

dgherm, Jul 15, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

nrs207, Jul 12, 2013
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3.99/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2011 vintage. 12 oz hand bottled by brewer poured into snifter.

Pours black with almost zero head and no lacing.

Huge bourbon notes, some vanilla, oxidation, dark fruits, tobacco

Semi sweet chocolate, bourbon, faint vanilla, very port like.

Good BA stout, but think its past its prime. Big port characteristics along with bourbon. Like to try and get a fresh bottle.

kawilliams81, Jul 03, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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sliks96, Jun 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

Photekut, May 19, 2013
Black Magick from Voodoo Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 301 ratings.