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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

401 Ratings
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Ratings: 401
Reviews: 132
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.37%
Wants: 269
Gots: 228 | FT: 12
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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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

schopenhauerale, Apr 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

dleiner, Apr 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

DIPAFAN, Apr 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

akang, Mar 28, 2014
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4.45/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle 1233/2011. Tasted 25 March 2014.

Pours black and thick. Two fingers of medium tan head. Great retention, islands of lacing all over the glass.

Smell is excellent. Rich and well-balanced. Full of chocolate, bourbon sweetness, with a light alcohol bite.

Taste is rich and full. Sweet dark roasted malts, chocolate, raisins, topped with grainy bourbon. Fantastically sweet and rich, with great balance between the base and the barrel. Excellent.

Feel is excellent as well. Full-bodied, thick and chewy. Medium-high carbonation, on the high side for a big stout, but I like the way it gets the flavors moving.

I'd put this in the upper-middle tier of barrel-aged stouts. Sweet and full, as I like them. Its best feature is its balance.

zeledonia, Mar 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

DrinkSlurm, Mar 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

BA_John, Mar 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

vonnegut21, Mar 18, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

KornWallace, Mar 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

mikeincharleston, Mar 15, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

IMXELITE0, Mar 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

facesnorth, Mar 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -18%

Brew33, Mar 03, 2014
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3/5  rDev -29.7%

mquartuccio87, Mar 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

Houser, Feb 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

BostonHops, Feb 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

whatname, Feb 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

Danimal25, Feb 18, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

cardsfan, Feb 14, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle: Poured a pitch-black color stout with a large brown foamy head with good retention and some light lacing. Aroma of rye whiskey notes with some woody notes and some burnt barley notes. Taste is a mix of wye whiskey notes with some burnt barley notes with some black chocolate notes with a finish that is a little bit harsh. Body is full with nice oily and creamy notes with good carbonation and light warming alcohol. Good but doesn’t really stands out against the other BA varieties of Eclipse.

Phyl21ca, Feb 14, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

BradleySig, Feb 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

JohnParadee, Feb 13, 2014
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jsurfs82, Feb 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

topdown, Feb 07, 2014
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spinrsx, Feb 03, 2014
Imperial Eclipse Stout - Four Roses Bourbon from FiftyFifty Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 401 ratings.