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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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387 Ratings
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Ratings: 387
Reviews: 130
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.37%
Wants: 268
Gots: 223 | FT: 15
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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ZEB89

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

05-15-2014 03:47:10 | More by ZEB89
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ADTaber

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

05-10-2014 14:56:46 | More by ADTaber
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Griffith

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

05-09-2014 01:18:54 | More by Griffith
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brentk56

North Carolina

4.48/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Bottle 741 of 2010

Appearance: Pours fudge brown with a spumous head; excellent lacing

Smell: Roast, chocolate, oak, vanilla, dark fruit and, of course, the Four Roses Bourbon

Taste: From the outset, the thing that stands out is the balance; opens with all the flavors detected in the aroma; after the swallow, there is a modest amount of heat, but the finish brings back the start, with the sweetness held in check by the roast and chocolate while the dark fruit adds complexity

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body with moderate carbonation and some warmth in the gullet

Overall: Very pleased with how this brew has matured; I wasn't expecting to like it as much as I did but it topped the Heaven Hill I had yesterday - three more to go

Serving type: bottle

05-03-2014 18:16:03 | More by brentk56
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aquazr1

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

05-02-2014 03:29:02 | More by aquazr1
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threedaggers

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

05-02-2014 00:57:12 | More by threedaggers
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JLeet

Virginia

4/5  rDev -6.3%

04-22-2014 20:43:55 | More by JLeet
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zookerman182

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

04-21-2014 01:57:27 | More by zookerman182
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tdm168

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

04-18-2014 18:59:19 | More by tdm168
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TXhomebrewer

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

04-12-2014 18:11:43 | More by TXhomebrewer
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GeorgiaBeerGuy

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

04-09-2014 03:26:19 | More by GeorgiaBeerGuy
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schopenhauerale

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

04-08-2014 06:36:21 | More by schopenhauerale
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dleiner

New York

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

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DIPAFAN

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

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akang

California

4/5  rDev -6.3%

03-28-2014 03:34:47 | More by akang
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zeledonia

Minnesota

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.

Serving type: bottle

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Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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Florida

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

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New York

4/5  rDev -6.3%

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New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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mikeincharleston

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

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IMXELITE0

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

03-13-2014 01:37:29 | More by IMXELITE0
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facesnorth

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

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Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -18%

03-03-2014 13:11:51 | More by Brew33
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mquartuccio87

New York

3/5  rDev -29.7%

03-02-2014 21:35:35 | More by mquartuccio87
Imperial Eclipse Stout - Four Roses Bourbon from FiftyFifty Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 387 ratings.