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

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world-class

1,232 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,232
Reviews: 239
rAvg: 4.47
pDev: 7.83%
Wants: 731
Gots: 513 | FT: 31
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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unclejazz

New York

4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

07-25-2013 16:55:05 | More by unclejazz
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Buff0910

Alabama

4/5  rDev -10.5%

07-25-2013 16:33:08 | More by Buff0910
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ari32

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

07-25-2013 01:34:26 | More by ari32
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Casey3236

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

07-23-2013 23:34:06 | More by Casey3236
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SanFranJake

California

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

07-21-2013 20:51:57 | More by SanFranJake
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DonFrap

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

07-20-2013 22:34:25 | More by DonFrap
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acc88

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

07-19-2013 02:53:06 | More by acc88
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drbenzo

California

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

07-17-2013 21:56:18 | More by drbenzo
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Beerandboards

New Mexico

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

07-15-2013 17:56:54 | More by Beerandboards
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taospowder

New Mexico

5/5  rDev +11.9%

07-15-2013 12:57:09 | More by taospowder
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Rish907

California

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

07-14-2013 21:10:25 | More by Rish907
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Igotmypistola

California

4.6/5  rDev +2.9%

Been saving this for a good occasion. Long day running around, serving tables. TIME to serve myself up some of that 'treat yo' self!'

Right away pours that inkly black you can only find inside an Elijah Craig bourbon barrel. Smells like I dumped a few drops of that sweet sticky inside my morning joe. BIG roasty, vanilla, cacao. the bourbon notes are so delicate and subtle but right there. Soooo smooth and layered. The oh so mild sweetness lingers on the tongue forever.

LOVE this brew. Can't say enough about it. Would buy time and time again. Even at 27$ a bomber. I'm worth it.

07-14-2013 05:16:10 | More by Igotmypistola
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AndrewSmith

California

4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

07-12-2013 03:39:15 | More by AndrewSmith
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Phelps

Arizona

4.05/5  rDev -9.4%

Bottle into a snifter.

Pours a clear amber that coalesces to become dead black. One finger of thick, sticky sandy brown grips the glass in full walls.

Maple syrup, molasses, vanilla, oak, a touch of toasted coconut. Sweet, rich.

A bit of alcohol heat in the nose. Booze is just a bit more intense than the underlying stout. Sweet bourbon, vanilla, oak, brown sugar, maple syrup. A little more stout flavor would be good here, but the bourbon is nice. Not too harsh.

Silky medium body. Creamy. Soft carbonation, a mild massage.

Good flavor. Not the best variation ever.

07-11-2013 22:20:54 | More by Phelps
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LincolnHawk

Djibouti

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

07-11-2013 15:49:52 | More by LincolnHawk
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schillman

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

07-11-2013 13:36:40 | More by schillman
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Crazydaddyo

California

4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

07-10-2013 15:38:08 | More by Crazydaddyo
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Psychmusic

Rhode Island

4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

07-09-2013 01:26:17 | More by Psychmusic
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Tiger33

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +11.9%

07-08-2013 20:00:35 | More by Tiger33
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Alpar

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -16.1%

07-08-2013 05:35:25 | More by Alpar
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Anonymous1

Illinois

4/5  rDev -10.5%

07-07-2013 22:54:15 | More by Anonymous1
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Benjiehorn

Illinois

4/5  rDev -10.5%

07-07-2013 21:51:19 | More by Benjiehorn
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SteveRod

California

4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

07-07-2013 09:55:41 | More by SteveRod
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Hatzilla

California

4.49/5  rDev +0.4%

Vintage 2011, Bottle 350

A - Pitch black pour, foamy brown one inch head

S - Raisins, chocolate, cocoa, leather, oak, vanilla, bourbon and licorice

T - Lots of bourbon, chocolate, dark fruits, vanilla and charred oak barrels. Alcohol is well masked for the strength; a great sipper.

M - Mouth is silky smooth, carbonation in the low to medium range with a dry cocoa powder finish.

O - My first Eclipse and I can't wait to try more! This beer reminded of me of Goose Island Bourbon County Stout, which is to say damn good! A strong beer but the alcohol is relatively well hidden. I really like the chocolate and relative lack of alcohol. It's there but not over the top. Cheers!

07-07-2013 06:41:49 | More by Hatzilla
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Zbeetleman

California

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

07-07-2013 06:15:33 | More by Zbeetleman
Imperial Eclipse Stout - Elijah Craig (12 Year) from FiftyFifty Brewing Co.
99 out of 100 based on 1,232 ratings.