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Imperial Eclipse Stout - Elijah Craig (12 Year) - FiftyFifty Brewing Co.

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99
world-class

1,449 Ratings
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100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,449
Reviews: 249
rAvg: 4.47
pDev: 7.83%
Wants: 771
Gots: 592 | FT: 47
Brewed by:
FiftyFifty Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

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

Availability: Fall

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Jmoore50 on 12-29-2009

Imperial Stout aged 200 days in an Elijah Craig bourbon barrel.
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Photo of owenbrau
4.34/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mquinn919
5/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

one of the best beers I have tried in the last year.

Photo of Boomer4ES
4.46/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of AndyEdgar
4.41/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bobbypaulson
4.53/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of noproduction
4.75/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Jmitchell3
4.76/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BrianQuinn
4.73/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of GreesyFizeek
4.39/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Bottle shared by Curran tonight.

Pours a pretty dark black, with a small fizzy mocha head, and a little bit of lacing.

Smells really quite delicious- like bourbon soaked brownies, hazelnuts, vanilla, and roasted malt.

The aroma's a bit better than the taste on this one. It does taste a bit like a bourbon-soaked brownie sundae- so much chocolate, bready malt, roasted malt, vanilla, cream, and sweet, out-front bourbon. It's not quite as punchy as other Eclipses I've had, but it's certainly really tasty anyway.

This could be a bit thicker, but as it is, it's still substantial. The body can't quite live up to other barrel-aged stouts of similar caliber, though. This is really creamy and silky, almost like it's on nitro.

Not the best Eclipse variant I've ever had, but it's still a really well done barrel aged stout.

Photo of Raziel313
2.96/5  rDev -33.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.75

This is very light in comparison to the 4 roses variant.

Photo of McBAINx
4.53/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of impending
4.5/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of kodt
4.2/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ilikebeer03
4.39/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Goatdavemac
4.51/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Rothobinide
4.1/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wellsnb
4.58/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mtbdonn
4.5/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Daniellobo
4.05/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JoshBeerNow
4.85/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of lorenwhite7
4.45/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DCLAguy11
4.5/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bonna
4.5/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bolivian22
4.93/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of Ohiovania
4.26/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Imperial Eclipse Stout - Elijah Craig (12 Year) from FiftyFifty Brewing Co.
99 out of 100 based on 1,449 ratings.