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Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout - Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery

Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout
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Ratings: 2
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.63
pDev: 0%


Brewed by:
Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  7.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ManekiNeko on 04-01-2004)
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Hefe

Maryland

4.63/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Reviewed from notes, 3/24/04 Michael Jackson Tasting @ R.F.D.'s

Appearance: Black as night, black as pitch, blacker than the heart of the vilest witch. Oh yeah, it had a thick brown head as well.

Smell: Espresso, bittersweet chocolate, roasted malt, vanilla.

Taste: Molasses, toffee, hints of cocoa. Interesting interplay between dry and sweet touches.

Mouthfeel: Big, rich, bold. This is man's beer here. (jk ladies)

Drinkability: For a monster of a stout this went down very smooth.

Serving type: on-tap
@ Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery, 4283 Wilson Blvd. (Ballston Common Mall), Arlington

06-28-2004 19:51:37 | More by Hefe
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ManekiNeko

Virginia

4.63/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Served in a sample cup at the Michael Jackson Beer tasting held at RFD's.

Appearance: Jet black with a dark brown head, very short lived. A ring of bubbles was left at the edge of the "glass." No lacing was left either.

Smell: Rich, coffee, vanilla, and oaky overtones lying atop some bountiful malt goodness. Slightly buttery and toffee-like aromas lurking around, too, but not overpowering.

Taste: Rich and buttery with vanilla highlights. Dark milk chocolate cocoa flavors. Slightly oaky aftertastes. Nummilicious.

Mouthfeel: Thick, chewy, righteously hearty. Good gawd, y'all.

Drinkability: Ok, so I pimped myself to the brewer to get another sample glass, that's how stellar this stuff is. It's a dessert beer in every sense of the word. Why have anything else after this?

Marginalia: Sleepy Hollow Imperial Stout aged in Jim Beam barrels. Apparently only 2 barrels of this stuff was made. Grab it while you can.

Serving type: on-tap
@ Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery, 4283 Wilson Blvd. (Ballston Common Mall), Arlington

04-01-2004 04:18:51 | More by ManekiNeko
Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout from Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
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