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

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Imperial Eclipse Stout - Elijah Craig (12 Year)Imperial Eclipse Stout - Elijah Craig (12 Year)

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world-class

1,206 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,206
Reviews: 239
rAvg: 4.47
pDev: 7.83%
Wants: 731
Gots: 510 | FT: 32
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:
Imperial Stout aged 200 days in an Elijah Craig bourbon barrel.

(Beer added by: Jmoore50 on 12-29-2009)
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tewaris

Minnesota

3.95/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks poonamibaxter for the trade. Thanks for hosting Kevin.

Looks thin and not as syrupy as some others of its creed. Initially chocolaty with mellow roast and some vanilla; the barrels seem to be only in supporting role at first but the beer opens up with warmth. Creamy mouthfeel with medium carbonation. Would have been more enjoyable had it not been somewhat offputtingly tart.

3 4 4 4 4

Serving type: bottle

05-22-2012 05:21:25 | More by tewaris
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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.96/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

650 mL bottle poured into an Eclipse snifter. 2011 bottle. Bottle #1491.

Appearance - Murky black with transparent edges. Not much of a head. Wispy surface.

Smell - Slightly sharp bourbon character, not quite as harsh as others. Very sweet smelling. Chocolate. Vanilla.

Taste - Lots of sugar, very sweet. Sweeter than other variants, which I don't understand. Maybe the EC barrels add sugar, but I don't understand why that would happen. Bourbon flavor is nice, rounded out by the sugars. Chocolate and vanilla.

Mouthfeel - Slick and creamier than the base beer. Medium carbonation. Sweet and barrel booze finish.

Overall - Similar to the Elijah Craig 20, without quite that great barrel character.

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2013 13:55:25 | More by Alieniloquium
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DWolf

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -10.5%

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obiwan_k3n00bi

California

4/5  rDev -10.5%

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warmbier804

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -10.5%

05-29-2014 00:39:47 | More by warmbier804
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jtladner

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -10.5%

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New Jersey

4/5  rDev -10.5%

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Texas

4/5  rDev -10.5%

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4/5  rDev -10.5%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev -10.5%

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Michigan

4/5  rDev -10.5%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -10.5%

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New York

4/5  rDev -10.5%

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Ohio

4/5  rDev -10.5%

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4/5  rDev -10.5%

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California

4/5  rDev -10.5%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev -10.5%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev -10.5%

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California

4/5  rDev -10.5%

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North Carolina

4/5  rDev -10.5%

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Nevada

4/5  rDev -10.5%

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4/5  rDev -10.5%

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4/5  rDev -10.5%

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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -10.5%

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Indiana

4/5  rDev -10.5%

07-30-2013 00:02:06 | More by HumanParaquat
Imperial Eclipse Stout - Elijah Craig (12 Year) from FiftyFifty Brewing Co.
99 out of 100 based on 1,206 ratings.