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Imperial Eclipse Stout - High West Rye - FiftyFifty Brewing Co.

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Imperial Eclipse Stout - High West RyeImperial Eclipse Stout - High West Rye

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

61 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 61
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 7.64%
Wants: 20
Gots: 29 | FT: 9
Brewed by:
FiftyFifty Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  11.90% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 12-06-2013)
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fatsnowman22

Nevada

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

09-02-2014 04:10:33 | More by fatsnowman22
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ToadiesForCody

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +10%

08-15-2014 16:40:48 | More by ToadiesForCody
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scottfrie

California

4.31/5  rDev -0.2%

22oz bottle into snifter. 2013 release.

A: Pours a deep black with a thin dark brown head that quickly disappeared into a faint, bubbly film. A ton of tiny, spotty, soapy lace was left down the glass.
S: Roasted malts, chocolate, warming booze, and spicy rye. Smells rich and potent, and a bit sweet.
T: Toasted and sweet notes of dark chocolate, rye whisky barrel, toasted coconut, vanilla, caramel, brown sugar and woody barrel. Very smooth and decadent, and sweeter than I remember some of the other variants being. The finish is full of spicy rye, toast, and sticky sweet candied sugar and honey, and the finish has a lingering toastedness, mild tobacco, leather, and bitter earthy hops.
M: Full bodied, chewy and very sticky-sweet mouthfeel, soft and smooth carbonation. The alcohol is very mild and only slightly warming.
O: An all-around great stout and one of the beer, thicker, and sweeter eclipse variants in recent memory. Drinks very well, especially at room temp.

08-05-2014 02:08:37 | More by scottfrie
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zestar

California

4/5  rDev -7.4%

08-01-2014 07:48:20 | More by zestar
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Tanger112

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

07-28-2014 14:51:02 | More by Tanger112
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Dolfan907

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -7.4%

07-15-2014 21:43:57 | More by Dolfan907
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billab914

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

07-14-2014 02:10:17 | More by billab914
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coriswrasse

North Carolina

3.8/5  rDev -12%

bottle poured into two Sam Adams perfect pints.
1 inch of head that dissipates leaving a slight bit of head.
dark mahogany color is only revealed using a very bright flashlight.
good carbonation.
nose is chocolate, booze and bread.
taste is boozy but the goodness shines through.
I like some other big stouts more but this is one to try.
mouthfeel finishes dry and bready. seems a little light for such a strong beverage.
some stickiness on the lips.

07-13-2014 01:44:39 | More by coriswrasse
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ZEB89

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

07-05-2014 21:51:25 | More by ZEB89
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HuskyinPDX

Washington

4.28/5  rDev -0.9%

Bottle opened on 4.21.14
Barrel Run #1 2013

A - Pours a very dark brown with a fine light brown head with good retention.

S - Sweet rye and chocolate, subtle and nice.

T - Swwet rye, barrel, chocolate, a touch of toffee.

D - Good carbonation with a heavy body.

O - Sweet, but nice balance. Rye is there. Good stuff.

07-01-2014 05:50:31 | More by HuskyinPDX
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AirborneBeer

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

06-23-2014 04:14:24 | More by AirborneBeer
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hops202

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Bottle poured into a snifter. 2013 vintage - bottle run #1

A - black with dark brown edges.

S- whiskey and chocolate very faint vanilla

T - whiskey goodness, lots of chocolate and some rye spice but not overpowering. Blends pretty good.

M - a little thin compared to the other eclipse variants.

O - damn good BA stout. I liked the Evan Williams a bit better, but the rye barrel is definitely very well down. I look forward to the Elijah Craig and four roses.

06-13-2014 23:47:31 | More by hops202
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Eighty

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

06-05-2014 20:40:08 | More by Eighty
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dfhhead25

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -19%

06-02-2014 20:45:12 | More by dfhhead25
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BMart

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -7.4%

05-28-2014 17:16:16 | More by BMart
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TheSevenDuffs

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -7.4%

05-24-2014 03:11:27 | More by TheSevenDuffs
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weaksauce

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +10%

05-15-2014 02:32:40 | More by weaksauce
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rlee1390

Indiana

4.21/5  rDev -2.5%

A-Clear amber brown when pouring, black in the glass and tries to leave some lacing.

S-Good deal of rye spice, whiskey and chocolate.

T-Lots of rye, good deal of spice, chocolate, roasted malt and coffee. The whiskey is present as well.

M-Medium bodied, not much carbonation tad creamy.

O-Easily better than the High West Bourbon, possibly worth a repeat purchase.

05-04-2014 21:37:03 | More by rlee1390
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SirBentham

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

04-30-2014 03:48:48 | More by SirBentham
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -7.4%

04-29-2014 02:14:58 | More by JAHMUR
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spycow

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -19%

04-27-2014 18:33:26 | More by spycow
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RyanTheLion13

Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

04-23-2014 02:57:53 | More by RyanTheLion13
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TXhomebrewer

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

04-12-2014 18:12:14 | More by TXhomebrewer
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srgj88

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

04-04-2014 23:21:43 | More by srgj88
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drummermattie02

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

03-30-2014 16:31:57 | More by drummermattie02
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Imperial Eclipse Stout - High West Rye from FiftyFifty Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 61 ratings.