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Big Black Voodoo Daddy - Laird's Apple Brandy Barrel - Voodoo Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Big Black Voodoo Daddy - Laird's Apple Brandy BarrelBig Black Voodoo Daddy - Laird's Apple Brandy Barrel

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

123 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 123
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 11.65%
Wants: 119
Gots: 41 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Voodoo Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: russwbeck on 03-24-2013)
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vissai

California

3/5  rDev -27.2%

03-10-2014 16:54:50 | More by vissai
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WVUbrew

West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

03-04-2014 03:36:57 | More by WVUbrew
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

03-03-2014 16:26:11 | More by dbrauneis
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bcrossan

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -2.9%

03-02-2014 20:40:48 | More by bcrossan
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MaseFace

Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +15.3%

03-02-2014 00:30:56 | More by MaseFace
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BarrytheBear

Wisconsin

3.05/5  rDev -26%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Bottle shared with Kyle and courtesy of Alex....thanks kindly to an awesome BA.

Look the part

Smells predominantly of apple brandy and booze and the taste follows suit. As someone who appreciates the base beer, there's not much here that's salvageable. What's here is boozy sweet apple brandy that's disjointed and haphazard and does nothing to even attempt at playing nice with plain jane ole' BBVD. Instead it flexes its barrel muscles and bullies its way into your glass and tasting places.

In a few words...really terribly disappointing. A decent and unique base beer that's rendered impotent and lifeless by a barrel that should, for all intents and purposes be a nice soul mate, but instead goes all Michael Keaton Pacific Heights-y. How do you like them apples Matty Modine?

Serving type: bottle

03-01-2014 02:30:53 | More by BarrytheBear
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madtowndmb1

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -2.9%

03-01-2014 01:38:21 | More by madtowndmb1
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drebrew

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

02-23-2014 23:25:04 | More by drebrew
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weeare138

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

02-17-2014 00:42:00 | More by weeare138
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HoppyBastard2

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

02-15-2014 21:02:38 | More by HoppyBastard2
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jegross2

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -9%

02-13-2014 04:59:08 | More by jegross2
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djrn2

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -2.9%

02-12-2014 12:49:10 | More by djrn2
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cpetrone84

Pennsylvania

3.53/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pour is brownish black with a light brown tight head. Nose is big, lots of brandy and wood with chocolate and some light malt sweetness. Brandy makes a hint sweet but nice nose. Body is thick but thins in the finish, creamy and a hint slick on the back of the throat. Flavor is roasty, gets a touch acrid, sweet whiskey and a fair amount of barrel.

Serving type: bottle

02-11-2014 21:50:34 | More by cpetrone84
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acurtis

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -2.9%

02-09-2014 15:13:50 | More by acurtis
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Holmes698

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

01-31-2014 00:31:20 | More by Holmes698
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waddellc2

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +21.4%

01-26-2014 15:01:25 | More by waddellc2
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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

4.18/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Looked much like its companions, opaque black in color, topped with a half finger of brown head that sank to a wispy layer of bubbles, dotting the glass with random lacing. Roasty aroma, dark malts, cocoa, toasted oak, light herbal and fruit scents. The apple brandy was a bit subdued, which I think worked well for this particular beer, balancing out whatever roastiness was present, flavors of oak and cocoa, with a slight twist of apple. Body on the fuller side of medium, mouthfeel not quite as robust as the Pappy variety. Nice overall, and I think all of these have aged enough...the time to drink them is [arguably] now.

Serving type: bottle

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tommyguz

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

01-23-2014 05:03:42 | More by tommyguz
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OrangeAmps

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2.9%

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AlexFields

Tennessee

4/5  rDev -2.9%

01-12-2014 01:34:16 | More by AlexFields
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cwelsh55

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

01-07-2014 21:16:50 | More by cwelsh55
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HoppyBastard1

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

01-07-2014 07:53:34 | More by HoppyBastard1
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New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

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Florida

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

12-31-2013 02:33:12 | More by dannyhead
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Texas

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

12-27-2013 18:28:31 | More by BeerHunter76
Big Black Voodoo Daddy - Laird's Apple Brandy Barrel from Voodoo Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 123 ratings.