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Big Black Voodoo Daddy - Voodoo Brewing Company

Big Black Voodoo DaddyBig Black Voodoo Daddy

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BA SCORE
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721 Ratings
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Ratings: 721
Reviews: 380
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.26%


Brewed by:
Voodoo Brewing Company visit their website
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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chicagobeerriot

Illinois

3.85/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Tasted blind thanks to sholland119:

Pours black but with some optimistic ruby highlights at the extreme edge of the glass when held to the light. An inch of mocha, downy head is more stubborn than most, lingering for quite awhile before slowly receding to a thin gauze on the surface.

This beer hits your nose with a powerful whiff of baker's chocolate, slightly burnt toast, and french roast coffee. There is some malted caramel and molasses in the back, but this smells like it will be favoring roast over the sweet.

The mouthfeel is medium-full with slightly more energetic carbonation on the tongue than some other stouts of this size.

The taste confirms what the nose foretold. This is a bitter-chocolate, dark roasted-coffee sipper for in front of the fire. However, it doesn't taste like a five-alarm blaze just went through your beer cellar: there's just enough sweetness to balance out the bitter and prevent astringency. This is the most coffee-like stout that I've had that doesn't actually have coffee in it. Things finish off with a pretty good dose of hops which meld with the burnt notes to provide a long, satisfying bitter finish.

Overall, a very nice stout. Not in my very top tier, but well worth some repeat visits.

Serving type: bottle

01-12-2011 01:02:21 | More by chicagobeerriot
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Mauerhan

California

3.88/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

daaark brown with small ruby highlights around the edges. Small tan patches of head with spotty lacing.

Oak. Roasty malts. Small booze.

Dark roasted malts. Rich flavors. Chocolate. Some booze. Full flavored. Tasty.

dry thick bodied. Lasting flavor.

An ok beer but nothing to write home about. Big hype for an ok beer.

I enjoyed this beer and would drink it again. Not a huge fan but would be interested in seeing what a year on a bottle would do.

Serving type: bottle

02-26-2009 18:48:36 | More by Mauerhan
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TurdFurgison

Ohio

3.88/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I found this bomber for $7.99 at Holiday Market in Royal Oak MI in April of this year. I haven't felt like cracking a stout for a while but here it is late August and I'm drinking it with my wife:

The beer is dark black color with about 2-3 fingers of tan foam which slowly dissipates to almost nothing. No lace either. The aroma is strong with roasted malt, almost a burnt character, maybe a little chocolate in the background. I didn't get much bourbon until the beer warmed up some, then a little oak and plum joined the mix too. The taste is a little too bitter and "burnt" at first, but I noticed that more complex barrel flavors came out as the beer warmed. Some richer and fuller malt flavors at room temperature, along with the vanilla and bourbon that make a beer like this so special. I wouldn't guess that the ABV is as high as 12.5%, you really can't taste the alcohol. Overall a decent beer, not one of the best (not sure why it's in the top 100), definitely try to drink this at a warmer than usual temperature.

Serving type: bottle

08-27-2009 02:44:01 | More by TurdFurgison
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Jmoore50

Nevada

3.88/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This beer talks a lot of smack, and does not deliver.

The appearance is black, really black. Very few bubbles, no head at all. This is one of the darkest beers I have witnessed, up there with Ten Fidy and Dark Lord. It leaves a good leg on the glass, but has no head. It is thick and mean.

The smell has a bite, which goes along with the theme of the brew. I can smell the oak stives, they bring a certain woodiness that contributes to the bite. Some chocolate and burnt grains.

The tastes are good, and pretty unique. It starts with a very huge oak bite that is distracting the other flavors. It has some really nice chocolate notes with some roasted grains.

The mouthfeel is unique in the fact that the oak stives and alcohol give this thing a bite. It is overall a good beer, but not the, "Biggest baddest stout I have ever tasted."

J

Serving type: bottle

04-16-2010 23:36:59 | More by Jmoore50
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Ryan011235

Ohio

3.88/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a Jackie O's snifter on 2/18/11; shared by Spider889

Dull cola brown color; plenty dark. One and a half fingers of khaki colored head which dissipates quickly to a skim and island of bubbles. Lots of lace.

Even-tempered aroma. Overtones of citrus and pine hops lead onward to roasted notes with a slight tangy nip. Bittersweet chocolate. Faint suggestions of coffee. Some berry notions. A subtle mustiness emerges as it warms.

Dry, dry, dry - lots of roasted coffee and strong espresso to taste. Some burnt chocolate is seated beyond that. Solid hop presence that kicks upfront and lingers on the finish. Piney with hints of citrus. Subtle wood and earthy suggestions.

Grittiness and a granular feel scratch along this full bodied beer. Though not prickly or harsh, it's fairly fizzy; more carbonation than I prefer. Not much alcohol heat but there is a tingling sensation.

Nice, hoppy imperial stout. Lots of roastiness; not much sweetness at all. This is one that really comes together as it warms. Worth a shot.

Serving type: bottle

04-06-2011 05:31:45 | More by Ryan011235
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kaips1

Kentucky

3.88/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a bomber thanks to

no bottle date poured into a pint glass, this poured a a nice dark void of blackness with minimal head that quickly vanished into just a mocha ring of bubbles. the aroma of chocolate is the first and strongest notes, then its followed by a bit of smoky roasted almost coffee like, malty bitterness is also very prominent. i get roasty malty bitterness in the taste and a smooth chocolate finish. mouthfeel wasnt exciting but it was velvety and smooth. the drinkability is great i could enjoy 2 of these on a day of nothing but laziness, overall this is a good stout that i wouldnt mind drinking again.

Serving type: bottle

08-28-2011 22:57:58 | More by kaips1
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PatronWizard

California

3.9/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

The first in a five beer tasting at the ever so hospitable Mauerhan's house. This gem was offered up by OlieIPA and Aimstatus. Good, good kids. My notes are always a little sparse when I go to Mauerhans; first because I'm busy drinking kick ass brews and flapping my gums, and second because I get crunked. I'll do my best.

Pours black. Go figure. Light tan head. Looks good.

Smells very good. Cocoa, dark chocolates.

Taste is huge on the roast. Super roasty. Good but not stellar. Maybe a fig. Over brewed coffee.

Medium body, very dry. Hides the alcohol marvelously.

So it's good but come on. Every new stout has to get 11 A+ reviews that shoot it up on the charts, then the rest of us schlubs trade for it or buy it and review it so it can fall off the charts. Rant over. 'Twas definitely worth drinking.

Overall: Thanks kids.

Serving type: bottle

03-03-2009 04:56:07 | More by PatronWizard
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alcstradamus

Washington

3.9/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

A--Midnight black with two full fingers of tan head in my 25 oz. snifter, even using a conservative pour. Nice lacing left behind, definitely an impressive looking beer.

S--Roasted malt with traces of powdered cocoa. Some floral hops and very faint traces of wood in the background.

T--A big roasted monster. Burnt malts and charred oak dominate the flavor. A bit of chocolate but in cheap powdered drink mix form.

M--Not really creamy but still big enough to be considered full bodied. Soft carbonation that is abundant enough to wash it down nicely

D--A sipper due to the big roastiness. I can't lie, this is good but it is underwhelming. The complexity just isn't there to put it in the same category as the big boys. This is sort of like a fuller bodied version of Old Rasputin, which makes it very tasty but not mind blowing. Old Rasputin is loved for its cheapness and availability, while this may take some hunting and I'm afraid it might not be worth it. But that's just my opinion, try it and see for yourself.

Serving type: bottle

08-01-2009 20:48:35 | More by alcstradamus
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chaz01

Ohio

3.9/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Small but generous sample pour as an extra at a local beertasting event in Dayton.

A: Very dark, thick and rich looking, with a thin tan head.

S: Some bourbon and alcohol aromas dominate along with burnt toast and caramel.

T: Picking up orange and tangerine flavors that I didn't detect in the aroma. Lots of roasted malts and burnt toast, in a pleasant way.

M: Dry finish, medium body with low carbonation. Very pleasant finish of orange curacao and roasted burnt toast flavors.

D: Only had a small sample, but would definitely be on the lookout for this again.

Serving type: bottle

05-16-2010 18:43:36 | More by chaz01
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GrandCruDrew

Illinois

3.9/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle poured in DFH snifter.

A- Dark, thick, a solid 3 inch head that is light caramel in color. Good retention, litle lacing.

S- Chocolate notes, lightly roasted coffee.

T- Chocolatey smooth, little roast, very smooth, little oak, some coffee.

M- Very velvety smooth. mouth coating, solid finish.

Overall- Great beer overall, very well-balanced.

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2011 01:55:55 | More by GrandCruDrew
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JoshVandy

Indiana

3.9/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Big thanks to Rich (rhong187) for this brew.

650mL bottle into a Hill Farmstead long stemmed wine glass.

A- Pours a deep brown, almost black color with about a .5 finger tan head that quickly dissipates, leaving an oily black substance behind. No lacing to speak of, but given the ABV, it's not surprising.

S- Nice roasted malt and chocolate come through immediately, with slight dark fruits, nice touches of espresso and some oak as it warms in the glass.

T- Big dark chocolate notes and roasted maltiness hit in unison, with a subtle oaky presence as well. Very subtle dark fruit flavors that add a more sweet character to it after it gets to about room temperature. Extremely well masked alcohol, as there is no heat to speak of.

M- Thinner than I expected, being classified as an imperial stout and all. A little low on the carbonation, which actually helps thicken it up slightly, giving it the more full body it needs. Smooth and oily on the finish.

O- I really enjoyed this. The thin mouthfeel, combined with the expertly masked alcohol, makes this a very dangerous beer, as I easily polished off the bottle by myself in about an hour. A very enjoyable stout that I'm glad I have easy trading access to.

Serving type: bottle

06-26-2011 23:54:45 | More by JoshVandy
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superspak

Michigan

3.9/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

22 ounce bottle into snifter, no bottle date. Pours thick pitch black color with a dense and creamy 1 finger tan head with nice retention that reduces to a thin lacing cap. Some nice lacing clings to the glass as well. Aromas of big dark chocolate, coffee, caramel, roasted malt, oak, and a bit of alcohol. Some nice aromas with good strength and balance. Taste of big dark chocolate, caramel, roasted malt, vanilla, oak, coffee, and some smokiness. Fair amount of bitterness on the finish, with lingering notes of dark chocolate, oak, smoke, bitter coffee, and roasted malt that last on the finish. Light-medium carbonation and nice full body; with a creamy and slick mouthfeel. Surprisingly no real alcohol was noticed other than a warming after the finish. Nice and smooth drinking for 12.5%, but is still a sipper. Overall an very nice and huge imperial stout that is smooth, with nice balance of flavor.

Serving type: bottle

10-09-2011 02:41:17 | More by superspak
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Morey

Pennsylvania

3.9/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottle with no freshness date. I happen to know that this is this year's batch, but still...if I wanted to cellar this, it would be easy to lose track of how old it is. Not to mention, he doesn't date his Ipa's or Pils either. It's a shame, because I rarely buy his other offerings for this reason.

Pours black in color and was initially topped by two fingers of mocha-brown foam. The head has settled to a thin layer, but there's lacing all over the entire glass. If you hold it to a bright enough light, you can see some dark brown near the top of the beer, but it's pretty much opaque.

The aroma is full of cola & roasted malt. I'm getting a little bit of oak in this, but it's pretty mild. Dark chocolate as well.

A touch of bitterness at the forefront, but it's quickly toned down by a big malt body that carries a velvety creamy texture on it's back. There's some dark chocolate about midway. There's a little bit of bitterness and char that shows up in the finish, but it's not overwhelming.

Medium bodied mouthfeel with a pretty soft carbonation.

An above average Imperial Stout overall.

Morey's Bottom Line: Wow! I'm impressed. This is probably the best Voodoo beer that I've had. It hides that alcohol incredibly well. I have another in the basement that I'll leave there for a year or two, but I can't imagine this getting any more creamy.

Serving type: bottle

03-03-2012 02:23:16 | More by Morey
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

3.93/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pitch black with a khaki colored head and some lace on the snifter.

Smell: Aroma of bread, earthy hops and something funky I can't really describe too well, almost a metallic/mineral thing going on.

Taste: Dark chocolate, good hop bite to balance. Booze is noticed as it warms, which is expected for a 12% beer. Chocolate malts paired with a clean alcohol. Hops on the backend, lingering cocoa finish.

Mouthfeel: Full bodied, good level of carbonation, a bit syrupy.

Drinkability: A triple B. Big Beautiful Beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-26-2010 16:00:25 | More by Stinkypuss
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Spica66

Indiana

3.93/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Received as an extra (!) from gumppette. Thank you so very much, Christine!

My 200th review. Shared with gwuilliums after bottling two carboys of homebrew.

A: Pitch black, slightly viscous. Excellent head formation and nice lacing. This is how an AIS should look in the glass.

S: Strong, dark roast aroma with that slightly sour or acrid note that all full-bodied Imperial Stouts seem to have. This has an alcohol "smell" that seems to warn that this is going to be a huge beer.

T: Slightly sour, dark roasted malt and chocolate/coffee notes, with quite a strong hops finish.

M: Very round and creamy with excellent carbonation throughout the drink. The alcohol becomes a too-strong presence in your mouth and esophagus.

D: This is too alcohol-hot to enjoy the flavors properly. This screams "Put me in the cellar and come back after a year or two".

Serving type: bottle

01-22-2011 14:13:18 | More by Spica66
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cetherid

Indiana

3.93/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

poured into a tulip

A.

Beer pours an extreme dark brown, almost to the point of black. The head is about 2-3 fingers worth and is light brown. Leaves a beautiful lacing as the head dissipates.

S.

dark roasted malts and chocolate. Figured I would smell some booze in this considering the ABV but not really getting any. As this beer warms up, some smokiness is coming up.

T.

big time roasted coffee notes and bitter (but slightly sweet) chocolate up front, moving on to a bitterness I wasn't expecting and the booziness (which I was expecting). Finish is slightly drying and leaves a little burnt/smokey aftertaste lingering in the mouth.

M.

almost medium bodied (kinda thin for the style IMO) with lots of carbonation.

D.

for the ABV, pretty drinkable as there is only a slight alcohol presence. It rates a little low however as you pretty much have to trade to get this beer. Worth another trade, doubtful, but if I happen to get one agai without me trying, I wouldn't be disappointed!

Serving type: bottle

02-16-2011 02:20:07 | More by cetherid
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route66pubs

California

3.93/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

A - pours a deep dark black, with a 1-finger creamy tan head. Head has a lot of small carbonation bubbles and subsides slowly, leaving a nice lacing along the Bruery tulip glass it has been poured into.

S - Raisin is my first thought. Chocolate and vanilla swirl follow behind. A hint of barrel-aged alcohol follows.

T - Acidic coffee throughout the forefront, with a slightly sweeter malt middle that is almost imperceptible. Some creamy vanilla follows nearer the back that gives way to more coffee at the back. Did I mention acidic coffee, because it is definitely there.

M - Two words: over-carbonated. It's just too crisp for my liking for an imperial stout. And all that coffee-ness comes through, too, to present a bit of a bad-Starbucks-feel. For as nice as this almost tastes, and as enjoyable as the aroma and the appearance, this just feels wrong for some reason.

O - Having an aged version of this would be absolutely wonderful I suspect. Alas, I do not know for sure. But maybe one day .... In the meantime, this is a fine sipping imperials stout.

Serving type: bottle

09-16-2011 06:21:52 | More by route66pubs
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scottfrie

California

3.93/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottle into oversized snifter. I have a feeling who sent me this bottle, but I can’t be sure. I know it came as an extra over a year ago. Thanks to whomever you are.

A: Pours black with a finger of fluffy and dense dark brown head. The head quickly faded into a thin scum that lasted a decent while and left a few spotty patches of lacing down the glass.
S: I get big notes of dark roasted malts, caramel, toasted marshmallows, oak, chocolate and a bit of volatile alcohol. I get a little bit of vanilla bean and char as well.
T: Follows the nose except flavors are a more smokey/charred/burnt/roasted than the nose let on. The char isn’t necessarily a bad thing, but it is noticeable. The finish is full of semisweet chocolate, and the aftertaste has notes of caramel, marshmallows, and smoke. The oak is just barely noticeable in the finish.
M: Full body but it could be fuller. The mouthfeel is pretty smooth but just a tad rough around the edges. Carbonation is decent.
O: A good stout. The smokiness set it apart from some of the other ones I’ve had, but this doesn’t compare to the heavy hitters of the style. Still, I’d drink this again.

Serving type: bottle

02-17-2012 03:39:43 | More by scottfrie
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TenHornsProud

Colorado

3.93/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a sludgy black with a small tan head.

Smells quite floral with hints of perfume and some dark fruit notes...alcohol in the nose detracts.

Nice roasted grapefruit flavors up front that go into dark chocolate and hints of coffee and caramel...I get just a hint of the oak, which is perfect. Again the alcohol seems a bit out of balance.

Thick and heavy body with low carbonation.

A good, but boozy imperial stout. I like it and would drink it again if offered.

Serving type: bottle

10-27-2012 02:14:05 | More by TenHornsProud
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Ego

New Jersey

3.95/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4.5

eyes...
on the pour the head almost looked gooey, 3 full fingers of cocoa head rise up, the head is asteroid craggy and takes some time to settle down, this is the kind of head that has a mind of it's own, it sort of floats like an ice cream blob dropped in root beer, decent lacing, this is opaque as you would expect.

nose...
this one is already on you by the time the bottle cap is popped, earthy wet wood, dark roasted cocoa, some hints o' booze, lots of sweetness towards the chocolate end of things, nice...

taste etc...
roasty. a bit lighter bodied than I would expect but it coats the mouth well leaving behind almost chalky cocoa powder all over the place, the ABV lets itself be known in the gullet but not in an overpowering sense, this is rather easy drinking considering the ABV. The flavors remain pretty close to the nose throughout the bomber.

verdict ?
drinks too light, no body, pretty good but nothing to go gaga over.

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2010 03:47:35 | More by Ego
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homebrew311

Illinois

3.95/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Received via trade with Beerisheaven- thanks!

A: pours like a typical imperial stout- pitch black, viscous, thin dark head with little retention

S: picking up some sherry like qualities, perhaps a touch of oxidization here, big dark chocolate notes with a sizable hop bite on the end. Also picking up some molasses and dark fruit character

T: the front features sweetness paired with dark chocolate and carob notes, some noticeable hops in the middle and some heat on the finish

mf: thick viscous and chewy

D: big and bold, the name seems pretty accurate for the beer, a little bit hot on the finish but overall solid.

Serving type: bottle

05-07-2010 23:16:11 | More by homebrew311
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Vdubb86

Illinois

3.95/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Served in a pint glass

Thanks to TMoney2591 for sharing this bad boy

This beer pours a black opaque body with a sandy brown fluffy head that fades, but laces nicely. The aroma is totally of smoked malts. The roasts are clearly evident in the aroma along with bits of bourbon and coffee. The taste is rather smokey in nature the coffee is present due to the roasted burnt malts. There isn't an incredible depth to the flavor, but that doesn't mean that it's not good. It's simplistic nature does it well. The main problem that this beer suffers from is it seems to be a bit on the thin side as far as mouthfeel is concerned. The smoke that is here in abundance needs to have a thicker base. This is still a good beer overall and I rather enjoy it.

Serving type: bottle

11-01-2010 04:08:10 | More by Vdubb86
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mjsheehan08

Pennsylvania

3.95/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Got this want in a trade from a great trader-rhong187

Poured from a bottle into two snifters. Color is almost black, some sharp ruby color shoots out of the glass as it is held to light. Thick, frothy head that sits proudly on top of the beer and doesn't go anywhere. I was a little surprised at how well the head retained with  the high ABV. Really great looking beer. 

Smell is super roasty, some deep chocolate, vanilla, expresso. Alot of big flavors are coming from the nose. 

Taste is hot. Like really hot. Bourbon is very prominent in the early palate stages, but develops into some of the more prominent flavors that came from the nose:expresso, chocolate, vanilla, maybe some licorice?  Everything about this beer was enjoyable, and my only beer beef was the heat that was present. I have another bottle of this beer in my cellar, and I will be holding on to it for at least another year to see if I can diminish some of the burn from the alcohol. 

Serving type: bottle

02-21-2011 16:48:46 | More by mjsheehan08
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beerhan

Ohio

3.95/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

2011 Bottle I think? thanks to kecarl7

A-So dark. Jet black with a livid light brown head that remains for at least five minutes. Lots of bubbles.

S-Smells like dark chocolate with a little toffee and some nuts. I get a very strong pecan taste that dominates.

T-There is a really bitter espresso taste that is followed by an overpowering pecan taste. There is a lot of dark chocolate with a bitter hop presence that I can't quite identify.

M-A little too carbonated at times but really crisp. The carbonation is great when its cooler but as it warms up this tastes a little awkward.

O-I would say that I really liked this beer but the carbonation was just a bit much. Towards the end I was having trouble finishing my glass but initially I thought this was fantastic.

Serving type: bottle

11-15-2011 20:56:49 | More by beerhan
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rtaps

California

3.95/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

2009

pours out of the bottle a carmel but is black in the glass, with a small tan head good retention and leaves a laced rim

nice chocolate and nuttyness on the nose

a nice rich chocolate, coffee and nutty

medium to light bodied, and medium carbonation

overall it's a very nice stout seems to have aged well doesn't seem like its lost much flavors.

Serving type: bottle

03-04-2012 01:24:17 | More by rtaps
Big Black Voodoo Daddy from Voodoo Brewing Company
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