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Imperial Eclipse Stout - Buffalo Trace Barrel Blend - FiftyFifty Brewing Co.

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Imperial Eclipse Stout - Buffalo Trace Barrel BlendImperial Eclipse Stout - Buffalo Trace Barrel Blend

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BA SCORE
89
very good

172 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 172
Reviews: 52
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 11.47%
Wants: 72
Gots: 78 | FT: 7
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:
Yellow wax.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 12-08-2011)
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2011 batch. I didn't care for this version on tap, but found it much more enjoyable from the bottle.

Pretty standard Eclipse appearance: black with translucent dark brown edges. Perhaps a bit more carbonated than other versions, this pours with a fairly tall and lasting head. More fruitiness on the nose than any other Eclipse, surprisingly jammy and berry-like. Whiskey is present but subdued, and the chocolate and licorice Eclipse foundation seems more mellow than other 2011 batches. The palate mirrors the nose, exhibiting pleasant berry-like fruit flavors along with very mellow, integrated bourbon, mild roast and a touch of cocoa. There's no heat to this one, and it may be a bit too tame for its own good, bordering on uninteresting. It's a very well made and drinkable beer all the same, certainly not my favorite of the 2011 batches but still quite good.

largadeer, Dec 12, 2011
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Imperial Eclipse Stout - Buffalo Trace Barrel Blend from FiftyFifty Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 172 ratings.