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Imperial Eclipse Stout - Four Roses Bourbon - FiftyFifty Brewing Co.

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Imperial Eclipse Stout - Four Roses BourbonImperial Eclipse Stout - Four Roses Bourbon

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

390 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 390
Reviews: 131
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.37%
Wants: 267
Gots: 229 | FT: 14
Brewed by:
FiftyFifty Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Red wax identifies the Four Roses version.

(Beer added by: largadeer on 11-14-2010)
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pisano

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -6.3%

08-15-2014 18:48:23 | More by pisano
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heavenlyStash

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

08-04-2014 20:04:45 | More by heavenlyStash
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Circles413

Illinois

4.74/5  rDev +11%

Picked this up on a whim & I'm glad I did!

Pour - From a 22oz bomber into a snifter. Nice things off white head with nice lacing on the glass.

Aroma - Sweet chocolate, bourbon & coffee.

Taste - Milk & bitter sweet chocolate, vanilla, caramel & of course, bourbon.

Mouth - Sticky, medium to thick body. A little chewy but not as thick as I would've liked.

Overall - This is an excellent beer. Would I ever pay $30 for another bottle of this? Maybe. Either which way, I'm glad I was able to try this. A very solid effort from 50/50!!

08-02-2014 04:34:14 | More by Circles413
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alexsergio

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

07-27-2014 20:24:29 | More by alexsergio
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JISurfer

South Carolina

5/5  rDev +17.1%

07-21-2014 02:52:58 | More by JISurfer
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AgentMunky

California

3.68/5  rDev -13.8%

Poured from a 22 ounce bottle into a tasting glass. Vintage 2013.

A: Dark with great lacing.

S: Sticky, syrupy sweet. Trace of booze.

T: Fruity and strong. This is awfully sweet. The fruit is nice, but the syrupy qualities make it taste a little like cough syrup. Finish is pleasantly bitter and cherryish,

M: Smooth and strong. Yum.

O: Tasty, but a bit too syrupy. Not my favorite Eclipse, but still worthy.

07-13-2014 20:00:05 | More by AgentMunky
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metsfan1

California

5/5  rDev +17.1%

07-12-2014 04:24:03 | More by metsfan1
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IrishColonial

Texas

4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-07-2014 02:16:56 | More by IrishColonial
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jawas

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +17.1%

07-06-2014 05:11:01 | More by jawas
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will1256

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -18%

07-06-2014 05:09:51 | More by will1256
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robgage

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-05-2014 02:07:25 | More by robgage
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hopswap1

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

07-03-2014 22:00:22 | More by hopswap1
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BigV

California

5/5  rDev +17.1%

07-03-2014 17:28:59 | More by BigV
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GClarkage

California

4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-03-2014 15:39:04 | More by GClarkage
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ESCO138

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

07-03-2014 00:46:56 | More by ESCO138
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Georgiabeer

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

07-01-2014 05:07:53 | More by Georgiabeer
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kaseydad

California

4.21/5  rDev -1.4%

2013

Pours like all the rest. Dark brown with a nice frothy beige head, good staying power and a ring around the glass. Not much lacing here.

Nice bourbon burn in the nostrils. Even though this has sat for a number of months....the bourbon will not be denied. Chocolate, cinnamon, marshmallow, cough syrup, apple and caramel. Liking the smell as it warms. Key word...warms.

The taste is cocoa/chocolate goodness. The booze is there, but rather subdued. Good blend of light bourbon and smooth chocolate here. Some coffee, toffee and more marshmallow. Blending nicely.

Silky, smooth mouthfeel.

Overall this was pretty darn good. The flavors are blending well though I would be drinking this sooner rather than later. The booze was not overpowering and the Four Roses blend is really nice for the pairing. I see why Fifty/Fifty keeps this barrel in the mix. Enjoyable session.

06-28-2014 02:39:39 | More by kaseydad
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sammyg832

Arizona

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

06-27-2014 19:36:00 | More by sammyg832
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4DAloveofSTOUT

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.3%

06-25-2014 06:26:32 | More by 4DAloveofSTOUT
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TATURBO

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

06-25-2014 01:40:24 | More by TATURBO
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egrace84

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.3%

06-25-2014 00:05:30 | More by egrace84
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Odysseyalien

New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -35.6%

06-23-2014 00:35:05 | More by Odysseyalien
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JamLand

Hawaii

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

06-17-2014 03:56:41 | More by JamLand
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DelicateDelirium

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -6.3%

06-15-2014 14:12:03 | More by DelicateDelirium
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bigbeers84

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

06-12-2014 02:22:04 | More by bigbeers84
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Imperial Eclipse Stout - Four Roses Bourbon from FiftyFifty Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 390 ratings.