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Big Black Voodoo Daddy - Pappy Van Winkle - Voodoo Brewing Company

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Big Black Voodoo Daddy - Pappy Van Winkle
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105 Ratings
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Ratings: 105
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 4.44
pDev: 6.98%
Wants: 152
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Voodoo Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

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

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: stakem on 04-29-2013)
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djrn2

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

07-27-2013 18:44:47 | More by djrn2
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spycow

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

04-27-2014 18:21:32 | More by spycow
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

3.5/5  rDev -21.2%

06-04-2013 06:19:45 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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SocalKicks

California

4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

04-20-2014 14:57:05 | More by SocalKicks
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

05-06-2013 14:07:04 | More by Kegatron
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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

4.33/5  rDev -2.5%

Appeared much as expected, dark and stouty, black as night, with a half inch of tan head that retained as a ringlet, and laced the glass thinly. Smooth roasty malts in the nose, complimented by rich bourbon and vanilla, cocoa, brown sugar, ash. Nice roasty flavor, smooth bourbon (not very hot at all), vanilla and earthy barrel notes, semi-sweet chocolate, wet tobacco, dark malts. Medium-full body, smooth and robust mouthfeel, with a good blending of all components for an easily drinkable brew.

01-26-2014 01:06:06 | More by Rifugium
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weeare138

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

12-10-2013 04:04:51 | More by weeare138
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orangesol

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

09-27-2013 15:18:41 | More by orangesol
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stakem

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

Bomber poured into a matching Barrel Room Collection snifter. The brew appears black in color with a thin khaki head. Some spotty lace sticks to the glass. A swirl revives a finger that is quick to dissolve to a thin film.

The aroma is full of oak with some spicy aspect almost like cinnamon. Oak imparts notes of vanilla that really exaggerates a chocolate roastiness. Plenty of earthen character and tobacco/black strap molasses.

The taste is roasty and a bit solvent with alcohol. A bitter earthen feel with notes of tobacco, molasses, ash and char. More on the aggressive side initially that melds into a mild vanilla inclusion from the barrel aging with a slight hint of caramelized sugars also seemingly extracted from the barrel.

This is a medium to lighter bodied brew with a modest amount of carbonation. It is quite boozy that somewhat exaggerates the thinness of the feel. Pleasantly complex and overall a worthwhile experience. Of the voodoo daddy treatments, this was my favorite. Worth seeking out.

04-29-2013 17:42:53 | More by stakem
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BARFLYB

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -9.9%

09-28-2013 18:13:14 | More by BARFLYB
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Zaphog

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

09-30-2013 17:15:24 | More by Zaphog
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

06-02-2013 03:16:26 | More by rolltide8425
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ShanePB

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

06-23-2013 14:05:35 | More by ShanePB
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Alieniloquium

Florida

4/5  rDev -9.9%

650 mL bottle poured into a snifter. Bottle # 225.

Appearance - Viscous black. Almost no head. The thinnest of collars.

Smell - Rich caramel. Vanilla and chocolate. Fudgey. Bourbon.

Taste - Fudgy chocolate. Caramel. Vanilla and oak. Lots of oak. Bitter chocolate finish.

Mouthfeel - Bitter and oaky. Medium low carbonation.

Overall - I'm amazed how much of an improvement this is. So much better than the other treatments.

11-05-2013 02:38:30 | More by Alieniloquium
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iL0VEbeer

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

05-12-2013 20:25:04 | More by iL0VEbeer
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jrallen34

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +7%

10-11-2013 21:28:46 | More by jrallen34
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chippo33

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -15.5%

09-25-2013 13:00:18 | More by chippo33
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bsuedekum

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

06-08-2014 01:49:53 | More by bsuedekum
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maximum12

Minnesota

4.48/5  rDev +0.9%

Many thanks to beerisheaven, the Premier of Traders, for this bottle, sent during the fifty-ninth trade or so of our relationship. 22 oz. red-waxed bottle #313, dated 12-14-12, split with my wife.

The pour is dead black with limited carbonation that leaves the vicinity in short order. Nose clocks in more big black that pappy which is cool, since the base beer kicks Boromir-level ass. Lovely fudge frosting is prominent along with great notes of vanilla from the barrel & a robust level of sweet, dark malts. Yes, I will take a sip, thank you.

Big Black Voodoo Daddy- Pappy Van Winkle has now been upgraded to Aragorn. Lovely bourbon & vanilla up-front, there no denying where this beer has been. Post-barrel there is a gorgeous set of malts, sweetening & flirtatious, along with an almost spicy note that I associate with rye barrels. Belgian-quality chocolate arrives to caress my memories & tongue, sharp roast. But the barrel wins out in the end. This is smoother than an airbrushed ass on the cover of Vogue, just sublime. And disappearing. Fast. Faster than the IPA I had earlier.

Voodoo has hit a rich vein of gold with their Barrel Room Collection & this lovely brew is no exception. Smooth, rich, gorgeously crafted, this is an excellent beer that's within sniffing distance of elite status.

11-17-2013 05:38:39 | More by maximum12
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cpetrone84

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -9.9%

Pour is mostly black with brown edges and a thinner dark tan head. Nose is smoother whiskey and wood than the others, still not as bright as the lairds but better integrated. Chocolate and decent malt balance. Taste is richer and seems to have a better malt body. Chocolate and bourbon with notes of wood and slightly roasted malt. Much less sweet than the others, full bodied and doesn't thin in finish like lairds. Inviting palate and solid flavors. Best of the bunch, not as rich or bright as the black magick pvw.

07-11-2013 16:50:56 | More by cpetrone84
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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

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outoffocus

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

08-12-2013 01:23:51 | More by outoffocus
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California

4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

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Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +7%

07-22-2013 17:43:22 | More by BMart
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Sean9689

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

09-29-2013 19:42:37 | More by Sean9689
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Big Black Voodoo Daddy - Pappy Van Winkle from Voodoo Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 105 ratings.