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Imperial Eclipse Stout - Evan Williams Bourbon - FiftyFifty Brewing Co.

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Imperial Eclipse Stout - Evan Williams BourbonImperial Eclipse Stout - Evan Williams Bourbon

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

501 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 501
Reviews: 175
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.06%
Wants: 254
Gots: 271 | FT: 19
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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: largadeer on 12-02-2010)
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metsfan1, Jul 12, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

Walkerjgt, Jun 29, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

sourdog, Jun 29, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

sammyg832, Jun 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

cwelsh55, Jun 26, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

twizzard, Jun 25, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

rowbow, Jun 06, 2014
Photo of rlee1390
4.13/5  rDev -4.8%

A-Black in the glass, two finger brown head and some lacing.

S-Good deal of bourbon, nice chocolate. roasted malt and slight coffee.

T-Very bourbon heavy, nice chocolate and roasted malt as well. Tad bit of vanilla and coffee.

M-Medium bodied and nice carbonation.

O-A middle of the road Eclipse variant. The bourbon really shined through. I was shocked such a bad bourbon made a good beer.

rlee1390, Jun 03, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

MickeyHops, May 30, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

NRo, May 29, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

roger617, May 29, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

Reagan1984, May 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

jfstilling, May 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

mikeincharleston, May 11, 2014
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3.96/5  rDev -8.8%

Bottle 1432 of 2010

Appearance: Pours fudge brown with just a hint of bubbly froth; a few spots of lacing

Smell: Vanilla, chocolate and marshmallow underpinned by oaky Bourbon tones

Taste: A hint of roast and we are off into a marshmallow and vanilla world of sweet flavor; boozy harshness picks up, in the mid-palate, with oaky Bourbon tones adding a slightly harsh character; the marshmallow and vanilla sweetness returns to linger in the finish though the Bourbon lingers, too

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body with low to moderate carbonation

Overall: A fine beer but this one didn't meet the expectations I had for it; a bit too sweet and a bit too thin

brentk56, May 04, 2014
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4.58/5  rDev +5.5%

Black Wax Top poured into a snifter. 2013 vintage - bottle run # 2.

A - heavy jet black with some mocha head that hangs around

S - lots of bourbon, oak, vanilla, some chocolate roast. Smells rather delicious.

T - more bourbon and vanilla but the whiskey is not overpowering. Reminds me of BCBS in a way but not over the top with the bourbon. There's some great marshmallow flavor in there along with some slight berries which really balance it out.

M - moderate with a fair amount of carb sting but not too bad and certainly not too hot on the alcohol either.

O - Great BA imperial stout. It has achieved the much sought after integral equilibrium of bourbon and stout.

hops202, May 03, 2014
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Texasfan549, Apr 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

kjkinsey, Apr 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

JLeet, Apr 22, 2014
Imperial Eclipse Stout - Evan Williams Bourbon from FiftyFifty Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 501 ratings.