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Big Black Voodoo Daddy - Voodoo Brewing Company

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Ratings: 792
Reviews: 385
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 9.29%
Wants: 345
Gots: 209 | FT: 23
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Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  12.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This Is our Imperial Stout that we age in conditioning tanks with oak staves. This adds a classic character of old world aging with out the Bourbon tones. This black ale is about 12% alc. and very rich in roasted and chocolate malt tones. Velvety smooth and able to be aged for years.

all Beers to be bottle conditioned

(Beer added by: WVbeergeek on 07-05-2006)
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largadeer

California

4.1/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Got this one as an extra from the incredibly generous jasonm, thanks man.

Appearance: The dark and utterly opaque black body rests below a quarter-inch of mocha-colored foam that rapidly recedes to a ring. Not much in the way of legs or lace.

Smell: Bold and oaky, oatmeal cookie with chocolate chunks. Vanilla cream puff. It's like walking by one of those Mrs Field's cookie stores. The aroma hints at coffee, roast and spicy licorice, but it's more on the dessert side. The oak contributes a lot to this one, both balancing an enriching the aroma. By far my favorite aspect of the beer; I don't really want to drink this just so that I can continue smelling it.

Taste & mouthfeel: Doesn't quite live up to the aroma, but still damn enjoyable. The balance between roastiness, bitterness and rich, sweet malt is flawless. Flavors of milk chocolate, vanilla extract and near-burnt whole grain bread are prevalent. There's a touch of molasses, but this beer isn't actually that viscous (not to say that it's anywhere near thin). The finish brings out a lingering note of dark roasted coffee, like a pot that sat on the burner too long. Delicious stuff; easy to drink, brilliantly balanced and just downright impressive.

Serving type: bottle

02-07-2009 06:28:12 | More by largadeer
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AgentZero

Illinois

4.1/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - A bit lighter than I was expecting, but still a nice black now

S - Smells more porteresque than big stout. Ton of smoke on this one, not sure exactly where it's coming from. Aged with oak "staves", but I don't get a whole lot of oak, if any, on this one. Roasted with some coffee and chocolate, but really it's the huge smoke taste that stands out in this one.

T - Smoke, is this a smoked beer? Roasted coffee and some slightly bitter taste, but the smoke really stands out in this brew. So smokey, wondered if it was just a lihgtly smoked somke beer. But definately interesting stuff.

M - Lightish, at least for a big stout. Less than moderatly carbonated, but pretty solid.

D - Very easilty drinkable for the ABV. Much lighter than it should feel, makes it entirely drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

05-09-2010 05:20:41 | More by AgentZero
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jmdrpi

Pennsylvania

4.1/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 oz bottle, no date - but I purchased earlier this year.

black as sin, with thin tan head that quickly fades into just a thin collar around the edge of glass.

massive toasted malt aroma, with a touch of hops. taste is typical for a bit bold malty stout - with highlights of dark bitter chocolate, a little smoke, toasted marshmallow. hides the nearly 13% abv well.

thicker, with moderate carbonation. but not hard to drink.

overall - a solid Imperial Stout by a quality PA brewer.

Serving type: bottle

11-08-2011 04:40:32 | More by jmdrpi
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drabmuh

Maryland

4.1/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a stein. To all those pussies who say, "But I can't drink a 22 ounce beer by myself, it make my vagina hurt!" Get over it, I killed this 12.5% beer as my FOURTH beer of the night. Poured into a stein.

Beer is black but forms a nice head of small tan bubbles with the infrequent large bubble, decent lacing and a reserved carbonation that comes out with a swirl or the refill. I think there was sediment in the bottle but the beer is dark so it doesn't matter.

Aroma definitely has a bite to it. Lots of coffee too, sweetness and booze.

Beer is medium in body with a great bitterness at the back. Mild hop bitterness but significant coffee / roastiness to the whole beer. Very nice, for being 12.5 quite drinkable. A very good beer overall. I'd have it again, even if it gets sand up in my lady parts.

Serving type: bottle

03-03-2011 04:27:55 | More by drabmuh
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jcartamdg

Florida

4.1/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours jet black into my bruery tulip with a quick glimpse of a thin head which disapates almost instantly. Aroma of roasty chocolate malts and oak. Taste follows the nose, so rich yet so smooth. This is a great drinking stout. A little more of a mouthfeel would be nice but it's still not bad. Great overall

Serving type: bottle

09-20-2011 03:23:44 | More by jcartamdg
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russpowell

Oklahoma

4.08/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Thanks to corby112 for sending this! Cheers Craig review based on notes

Pours ebony with 1+ finger of mocha head. Very good head retention & lacing

S: Roasty malt, cocoa & plummyness

T: Roasty malt, vanilla, & dark fruit up front. Some coffee, dryness, & plums as this warms, along with leafy hops & cocoa. Finishes a tad too dry for my liking with cocoa

MF: Medium/thick bodied with low carbonation, plus oilyness

Drinks a bit slow from the dryness, not the boozeyness, a good stab at the style though

Serving type: bottle

06-04-2009 02:51:23 | More by russpowell
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Crittervision

North Carolina

4.08/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

dark dark brown with tiny, resilient bubbles.

smell is ultra roasty.

taste is of roasted malts, with a little bit of milk chocolate. at this point in the night, id tasted a number of stouts. there wasnt anything outstanding with this one, but nothing at all detracting either.

light, light carbonation and a great smoothness.

i didnt perceive a great complexity, it seemed pretty straight-forward. while drinkability is high, there arent any characteristics that would make me want to stay on this one bottle after bottle.

for whatever reason, maybe misreading or the passing of time, i had expectations of this being bourbon barrel aged. the lack of bourbon flavor whatsoever was confusing, but is explained now that i look at the description. luckily, the beer was still great without this element.

Serving type: bottle

12-30-2009 22:02:45 | More by Crittervision
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Sean9689

Illinois

4.08/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

22oz bomber, 2008 vintage, poured into nonic.

A - Pours black with a mocha-colored head. A fingers worth of head disipiates a leaves a thin cap of head on top of the beer and a thick ring around the glass. There's a good amount of lacing along the sides of the glass left over from my initial pour.

S - Sweet milk chocolate, dark fruits, woody/oak.

T - Sweet milk chocolate, almost like a chocolate milk shake, damn good. I do get a good amount of the oak/wood notes and there is the presence of alcohol, but nowhere near 12.5%. Also some cream notes as well. Bitter/woody finish. Maybe a little too much oak for me on the finish.

M - Full bodied, rich and creamy, viscous.

D - For 12.5%, the alcohol is hidden very well. It's like drinking an alcoholic chocolate milkshake with some oak mixed in. While not my favorite Imperial Stout, this is a good one. Glad I was able to try it.

Serving type: bottle

12-19-2009 01:40:49 | More by Sean9689
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BigMike

Pennsylvania

4.08/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

pours a motor oil black with 1 finger of coffee icecream colored head. Lots of viscosity. This one realy hugs the glass.

The nose is straigh forward. Coffee and milk chocolate. A little bit a vanilla in the background.

Taste is coffee, chocolate covered hazelnuts and vanilla. Small alcohol presence.

Great mouthfeel. Smooth as velvet and light feeling for such a big beer.

Overall this one is very easy to drink. I aged this bottle for about 8 months and i think about two years this thing would really peak.

Serving type: bottle

06-01-2010 16:45:00 | More by BigMike
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Floydster

California

4.08/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

22 ounce bottle acquired in a trade with JohnTravolta21, poured into a snifter, notch another Top 100 beer off the list, color is a very dark brown but not quite black, 3/4 inch creamy tan head, good retention, some lacing, aroma consists of roasted malt, coffee, hops, dark chocolate, booze, smokiness, and charred accents, starts off with both roasty and hoppy accents, some chocolate in the middle, finish is full of different burned malt flavors, hint of oak in there too, more smoky than roasty at the beginning but that changes after a few sips, roasted, rich, creamy, and boozy mouthfeel, medium to full bodied, just the right amount of carbonation, taste lingers a long time, could drink a bomber probably, twelve percent is hidden well, not heavy, very smooth overall, would drink again, recommended and worthy of the hype

Serving type: bottle

06-21-2009 21:50:09 | More by Floydster
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krisandajt

Pennsylvania

4.08/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from the bomber into my DFH Chalice...

Appearance: With a rough pour, the beer before me is a deep black with a massive 2+ inches of creamy, sandy colored head. The retention is good, and the lacing is most impressive.

Smell: Rich roasted malts and sweet chocolate. Good stuff.

Taste: Chocolate stands out the most, and it's complemented by a nice roasted quality and just a hint of coffee. Sweet overall, but not overwhelmingly so.

Mouthfeel: Very rich, smooth, and creamy. Medium to full body, spot on carbonation.

Drinkability: This is a very tasty stout. The ABV is extremely well hidden, the flavors are good, and it drinks very easy. This brew doesn't exactly define the style for me, I have had stouts that I feel are better...however not very many. I will be picking up more of this if I see it.

Serving type: bottle

02-15-2011 00:59:02 | More by krisandajt
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mahargcornsilk

Pennsylvania

4.08/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from bomber into a wine glass...why the hell not?

Looks black, like a stout. a nice head on this one

smells like declicious dark chocolate

tastes the same, dark chocolate, deliciousness

the alch % kinda shows through, my roommate said he could smell it from across the room. but generally really nice and not overpowering

I'd give this a higher grade but I feel like there are a lot of similar products on the market that I've tried, but some (Old Rasputin) are more complex. Plus I feel the alcohol shines through just a tad too much...for the priceof I'd rather just pick up a 6-er of Storm King, which isn't as good but a better deal overall

Serving type: bottle

02-18-2011 00:27:05 | More by mahargcornsilk
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TheFightfan1

Pennsylvania

4.06/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Tasted on 5/14. Poured into a snifter an deep opague black.Light brown creamy heading,lacing in full force,creamy edging stays all throughout. An very thick looking brew.

Not a huge aroma going on here.Some heavy roasted barley,slight chocolate notes with a touch of brown sugar.Alcohol seems well hidden.

Taste starts off very flavorful,cocoa nibs,heavy roasted malts and a touch of bourbon and oak. About midway through a huge hoppy bite takes over over seeming to make the alcohol a bit more pronounced then what was intially tasted. Leaves the tastebuds full of hot boozey alcohol almost unpleasant.

Mouth is a bit heavier on the palate.Full bodied with a molasses thickness.Decent carbonation for such a heavy hitter.

I would like to try and age this one for a couple of years to see if that boozey bite/linger calms down a bit.

Serving type: bottle

10-02-2013 13:55:30 | More by TheFightfan1
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Omnium

Pennsylvania

4.06/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served on-tap at House of 1000 Beers on 5-18-14

A - Pitch black in color with two fingers of a thick foamy tan head, thick lacing.
S - Coffee, massive roasted malt, a little nutty, some dark chocolate.
T - Dark chocolate and bitter earthy hops are main stage followed by some coffee roasts.
M - Bitter yet creamy and rich.
O - Excellent stout, One of Voodoo's better beers for sure.

Serving type: on-tap

05-28-2014 15:53:00 | More by Omnium
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

4.05/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Black, generous head that dispurses quickly. Some residual lace. Aromas of roasted malt, chocolate, and licorice. Medium mouthfeel. An emphasis on bitter over malt, not extreme and I dig it. Good 65 ibu hoppiness, chocolate and coffee next. Emminently drinkable.Better than average IS in an Oscar-competitive franchise.
Gotten in trade.

Serving type: bottle

03-21-2012 03:15:34 | More by Sammy
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hdelavega

Florida

4.05/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

From notes. Poured strait black with a two finger tan head, nice lacing. Lots of Choclate, some vanilla, dark fruit, overall pretty sweet, minimal bitterness. The body was on the full side of medium with fairly light carbonation. Very pleasant. A very enjoyable stout, well balanced with just enough complexity to keep it interesting without going overboard.

Serving type: bottle

01-17-2012 18:00:13 | More by hdelavega
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ShanePB

Pennsylvania

4.05/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

2010 bottled poured into two snifter glasses and some used for home made BBQ sauce, which turned out delicious!

A: Extremely dark brown body, just bordering on being completely black and abyss-like. A thin mocha brown head wrapped around the snifter, retaining itself throughout the entire glass.

S: Roasted flavors in all directions - initially some delicately roasted coffee beans come through without giving it a 'burnt' smell. Huge notes of milk chocolate come through, with a touch of vanilla bean and perhaps some...oak? Something seems to give it a woody note in here, not exactly sure what.

T: Chocolate seems to be dominant in taste... up-front is a big chocolate milk like taste, followed by some bitter dark chocolate, roasted espresso and caramel nut. I don't get as much wood or vanilla flavor as I did in the nose, it seems to be here but the presence isn't nearly as large.

M: Creamy, carbonation is rather low and tamed, overall this is a seriously wonderful feel for a big stout.

A true gem from Voodoo who doesn't seem to get much face-time in the craft beer scene. If anything, this beer and Black Magick should break them onto the scene, both underrated amazing big stouts.

Serving type: bottle

05-16-2011 12:28:41 | More by ShanePB
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LtCracker20

Connecticut

4.05/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A- pours a very dark, just about black, body with reddish/brown hues around the edges. A small single finger coffee colored head sits on top, but quickly falls to a thin cap.

S- Licorice up front, espresso, bitter dark chocolate, slight vanilla, and just the slightest hint of alchohol. Very good!

T- chocolate, slight vanilla, more black licorice, a touch of dark fruits, and again, just a slight touch of the ABV, and more espresso.

MF- Sadly, this was not even close to being even modoratly bodied, let alone full bodied. It does however, have a nice slick feeling on the palate.

Serving type: bottle

04-23-2012 01:34:28 | More by LtCracker20
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Buebie

Minnesota

4.05/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Hugenormous thanks to DavoleBomb for this fantastic extra!

Poured from the bomber semi rigorously into an oversized snifter, producing a billowing 3'' dark brown head. A generous cap of retention is left behind. Small thin slick streaks of lace also are hanging around.
Color is all black and murdered out, no light penetration.

Aroma is so good, rich and creamy with chocolate, nutty nibs, dark bittering roasty aroma and dangerously no alcohol at all.

Taste upfront provides quite a bit of woody flavor, possibly toasted with a charred grain flavor follwoing beside with some sweetness. Malty and grain filled with darker, not so sweet chocolate flavor. The aroma was much more sweet in the cocoa department. Taste now though is still rich and filled with chocolate, but its more bakers unsweetned. Cocoa nib nutty flavors present here too. Oaty, seems oaty in taste, wood peaks at the swallow, now a bit of warmth coming forward. After all that, bittering hops still come through into the finish. Undetectable really as to what variety but it there is a bittering effect present in flavor.
Lingering finish provides a charred woody taste, bitter chocolate and bittering hops.

Mouthfeel is not big or heavy, its medium bodied with a cleaner feel then an RIS and a bit more carbonation.

This has been on my wants for a long time, good beer to sip on at the end of a long day. Thank you Dave for the chance to finally try this one!

Serving type: bottle

05-27-2010 03:06:58 | More by Buebie
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DenverLogan

Colorado

4.05/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

From a bottle ordered from Letspour.
Pours black with small brown head...poured in a St Bernardus chalice.
Aroma of dark roasted malts, lactose, Brazil nuts, bitter chocolate.
Moderate carbonation and strong mouthfeel.
Flavors of dark roasted malts, burnt malts, bitter chocolate, chalk, slight liquid smoke...there's a dryness...I'll give it a few minutes...
Oooh...strong in flavor, bold and bitter...a big mix of hops, malts and alcohol. I might have been wise to age this a few more months, but nah...it drinks well now, but is rougher than a Great Divide Yeti or Alesmith Speedway Stout.

Serving type: bottle

04-11-2013 05:10:04 | More by DenverLogan
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gford217

Georgia

4.05/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

22oz bomber courtesy of sholland119 poured into a tulip.

Pours an opaque black with a big creamy tan head that leaves good rings of lacing around the glass and stays on as a big cap throughout.

The aroma is dark and malty with the roasted chocolate malts dominating the nose. There is a good bit of wood character in the nose and some vanilla sweetness but the bourbon is very subtle and certainly doesn't dominate the nose.

The taste is more of the same with the dry roasted malts dominating with a bit of wood character, especially in the finish. There is plenty of dark chocolate and some vanilla and even fruity sweetness.

The mouthfeel is smooth with good carbonation but it seems just a little thin for me. It's extremely dry, almost ashy, in the finish.

This is my first Voodoo beer and it's an extremely good one. The lighter body and overly dry character take away from the overall experience, but it's still a very solid impy stout.

Serving type: bottle

11-09-2009 03:10:26 | More by gford217
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

4.05/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from bottle into snifter

Appearance – Pours a deep oil black color with almost no head, but just a thin brown film on the surface. Upon swirling there is a light amount of lacing but overall just thick and black.

Smell – A big aroma of coffee, dark cherry, and milk chocolate meet the nose. These are mixed with lighter notes of vanilla, some dark cherry as well as a bit of bourbon booziness. Very nice.

Taste – The taste begins with a very roasty malt flavor. This is mixed with flavors of coffee, char/smoke and chocolate. Initially these flavors are on the more bitter and dry side, but soon are meet with some sweeter flavors. Vanilla and some caramel come to the tongue and sweeten the taste. As it moves on even more a flavor of dark fruit comes to the tongue. The dark fruit is mostly cherry in nature, but light hints of prune are there as well. At the end some of the sweeter flavors are overrun by an increase in some bitter cocoa, char, expresso as well as a good warming dose of alcohol flavor.

Mouthfeel – The beer was of medium thickness and quite smooth and silky with a very low level of carbonation. The smoothness and body really accentuated those roasty flavors with the lower carbonation level only accentuating the flavor as well as allowing the boozy flavor to sit and warm the tongue.

Overall – This was a great tasting Imperial stout. A very nice flavor profile with great aroma and a nice feel. Strong and delicious.

Serving type: bottle

07-01-2012 00:30:57 | More by Darkmagus82
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PittBeerGirl

Pennsylvania

4.05/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

22 oz bottle cracked open for the 2nd half of the Steelers game. Was paying more attention to the game than the beer but I still have some notes.

A-Body is an ominous dark black color. Pours with a small 1 finger dark brown creamy head. Head fades to a thin collar pretty quickly and leaves no lacing behind in the glass. When held up to the light nothing penetrates through.

S- Nose is a nice balance of dark chocolate, roasted malt, and bourbon. There are some phenols from the bourbon detectable in the nose but they are rather subdued.

T-The flavor upfront is heavy on dark chocolate flavors with a subtle sense of roasted malt in the background...and before you can even think about what is going on in this beer too much the bourbon comes up and smacks you right in the face. The finish is all bourbon...with more emphasis on alcohol astringency than sweetness but that balance is still in check. A big alcohol heat lingers.

M- Thick an viscous. Smooth and creamy. What I would expect in a good imperial stout...plus some detectable alcohol in the mouthfeel.

D- This is a good imperial stout and I'm sure it will only get better with age. It's a bit too hot for my tastes now and I would like to see some more oak and Vanilla come through. I do have another bottle of this in my cellar...so we'll see.

Serving type: bottle

01-21-2009 02:54:41 | More by PittBeerGirl
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khiasmus

South Carolina

4.05/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

The crushing black of the depths, brown highlights at first, and the head drops under, leaves rings rippling ever outward, a few splash-spots from where it went in clinging to the walls of the glass.
Never thought I'd be able to catch aromas down here, I can only hear the drips on the walls from far above, A whales-call perhaps, the echoes off of the walls perhaps, and the aroma of toast and mocha, a long lost memory... Almonds, there, molasses, sweet cream, light coffee, burnt grain, loneliness, and a bit of heart of darkness.
And the flavours, then, filling my mind and senses, a milk-stout, then intense roast/burnt toast, roasted barley, chocolate malt, a finish of cream-sweet and harsh roasted grains, coffee notes, almond in the finish, vanillins, the Roast completes. It's dark. Sad and dark. Lonely. It hurts the soul, we weren't made for this. I wasn't made to be alone.
Mouthfeel of mediums, a warmth in the finish, and a light syrup, blackish, boozy, sweet and roasty, a mini-Black, that is mikkeller. I wasn't made to be alone. This warmth... reminds me. I dream, I miss her. I'm sick of the loneliness. Come back to me.

Serving type: bottle

09-23-2009 15:32:30 | More by khiasmus
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ThreeWiseMen

California

4.05/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Acquired this beer in a trade with fogdog (as an extra!). Thanks a lot Kevin! Split amongst friends at a recent gathering.

Poured into a Cigar City snifter (also given to me by fogdog).

Appearance: Pours out extremely dark and thick. Looks like black paint in my snifter. Essentially no head on this one - a hair-thin halo is all I see. Each swirl leaves an oily coating on the walls of the glass. Spotty lacing.

Smell: Molasses, roasted malt, hickory, barbecue, and floral hops. I get a lot of English influence in this one.

Taste: Molasses, roasted malt, floral hops, barbecue smoke, chocolate, and charred oak. Very robust. Reminds me of Old Viscosity. Alcohol is hidden extremely well, and it's done so without making this beer cloyingly sweet.

Mouthfeel: Really thick and syrupy. Sticky and gritty, too. Carbonation is low. Body is heavy. Lots of roastiness in the aftertaste. Spot on for an imperial stout.

Drinkability: A solid imperial stout, but nothing more. None of us weren't wowed by this one, but we all enjoyed it nonetheless. Went down pretty quickly given the really heavy body and high ABV.

Serving type: bottle

03-07-2010 20:56:08 | More by ThreeWiseMen
Big Black Voodoo Daddy from Voodoo Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 792 ratings.