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Imperial Eclipse Stout - Elijah Craig (20 Year) - FiftyFifty Brewing Co.

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Imperial Eclipse Stout - Elijah Craig (20 Year)Imperial Eclipse Stout - Elijah Craig (20 Year)

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99
world-class

548 Ratings
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Ratings: 548
Reviews: 153
rAvg: 4.47
pDev: 8.28%
Wants: 317
Gots: 273 | FT: 11
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:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

White wax.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 11-22-2011)
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DovaliHops

California

4.51/5  rDev +0.9%

2011 vintage. Bottle 1942. Pours a beautiful pitch black color with a very tiny tan head that turn to bubbles instantly. Scent is very inviting with chocolate cocoa, bourbon, espresso, roasted malts, and some sweet honey. Lovely oak and vanilla as well. Scent is a bit on the sweet side. Taste is absolutely delicious. Just as the nose implies, there is a a hefty amount of chocolate...chocolate fudge to be exact. Sweet chocolate fudge with a bit of saltiness to it. Smooth bourbon and oak flavors that leave a sweet honey flavor on the back of the tongue. A bit of alcohol, but not overwhelming. Mouthfeel is full-bodied and slightly boozy. Drinkability is high. Overall, this beer is so damn tasty. Hard to compete with the 12-year, but this one may beat it.

03-29-2013 07:21:40 | More by DovaliHops
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cofeeguru

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +11.9%

03-28-2013 01:40:56 | More by cofeeguru
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mcc1654

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

03-27-2013 00:03:01 | More by mcc1654
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josephwa

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

03-26-2013 02:31:32 | More by josephwa
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Sparky44

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

03-24-2013 00:47:40 | More by Sparky44
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cistercian12

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

03-20-2013 22:56:34 | More by cistercian12
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imfrommichigan

Utah

4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

03-19-2013 20:18:03 | More by imfrommichigan
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jeonseh

Indiana

3.89/5  rDev -13%

Bottle shared as part of Eclipse tasting

A - Dark chocolate with small milk chocolate head

S - Boozy nose with light vanilla and caramel to it.

T - Chocolate up front with a good bourbon presence that adds warming alcohol, vanilla and caramel. There is a nice oaky barrel presence as well as dark chocolate and black licorice. The bourbon comes through in the finish as well

MF - Light body with slight boozy stickiness to it. Slightly watery

O - Best of the 3 eclipses we had of the night. This one had a good bourbon presence that added a nice sweetness and complexity to the base beer which balanced well with the slight bitterness

03-19-2013 02:44:40 | More by jeonseh
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RyanSchwam

Delaware

4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

03-13-2013 01:47:59 | More by RyanSchwam
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MADPolo

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev -16.1%

03-10-2013 18:39:27 | More by MADPolo
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mendvicdog

Maryland

4/5  rDev -10.5%

03-10-2013 16:56:26 | More by mendvicdog
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duceswild

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

03-09-2013 20:51:08 | More by duceswild
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Beerontwowheels

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

03-09-2013 14:56:39 | More by Beerontwowheels
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iparaez

California

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

03-08-2013 06:06:08 | More by iparaez
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thewimperoo

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

03-06-2013 17:24:41 | More by thewimperoo
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reverbking

California

4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

03-05-2013 06:55:39 | More by reverbking
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oglmcdgl

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -10.5%

03-03-2013 07:57:38 | More by oglmcdgl
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Beeradelphia

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

03-01-2013 07:37:53 | More by Beeradelphia
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smekermann

British Columbia (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

02-24-2013 08:19:57 | More by smekermann
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arniepnminne

Nova Scotia (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

02-21-2013 02:57:06 | More by arniepnminne
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illidurit

California

4.54/5  rDev +1.6%

Bottle shared at the Santa Cruz tasting in January. I don’t have a lot of notes, but this one really stood out as tasting like a ridiculous melange of See’s candy flavors. Heaps of chocolate, vanilla, toffee and iced coffee. Very sweet and delicious.

02-20-2013 23:46:48 | More by illidurit
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ScorseseZoe

California

4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

02-20-2013 04:47:57 | More by ScorseseZoe
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KWMiles

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

02-18-2013 18:01:15 | More by KWMiles
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stereosforgeeks

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

02-17-2013 03:09:11 | More by stereosforgeeks
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emilylee

California

3.75/5  rDev -16.1%

02-15-2013 17:12:01 | More by emilylee
Imperial Eclipse Stout - Elijah Craig (20 Year) from FiftyFifty Brewing Co.
99 out of 100 based on 548 ratings.