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Fegley's Insidious Imperial Stout - Allentown Brew Works

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Fegley's Insidious Imperial StoutFegley's Insidious Imperial Stout

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BA SCORE
86
very good

144 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 144
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 11.26%
Wants: 10
Gots: 20 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Allentown Brew Works visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: beerthulhu on 06-13-2010)
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whatname

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

09-18-2013 01:39:55 | More by whatname
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cdtoffers

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

09-16-2013 05:05:23 | More by cdtoffers
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socon67

New York

3.61/5  rDev -5.5%

A: Dark amber with beige foam that settles. No lacing of note.

S: Strong smell of pumpkin spice and light malt.

T: Like many pumpkin beers this was a bit too spiced. The subtle pumpkin notes were lost in the cinnamon. There is a bit of caramel malt in the finish.

M: Too spiced to enjoy more than one. Finishes with a warming burn, and a slight acidic bite.

O: A decent attempt, but I think the bolder profile detracted somewhat. Would like more of the pumpkin influences in this beer.

09-08-2013 17:53:21 | More by socon67
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brentk56

North Carolina

3.84/5  rDev +0.5%

Appearance: Pours a fudge brown color capped by a head that would honor a Belgian; leaves plenty of splashy lacing around the chalice

Smell: Cocoa, dark fruit, toasted brown bread; a little chalky

Taste: Cocoa powder and toasted brown bread, up front, with earthy hops developing in the middle; ; after the swallow, hints of dark fruit and chalk appear, with the cocoa flavors lingering underneath; dry finish, like an Irish stout

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate to high carbonation

Overall: Interesting how light this beer is for a 9% ABV; it has elements of Belgian (mouthfeel) and Irish (dryness) so it is hard to think of this as an American Imperial Stout (or a Russian Imperial Stout, which is how they characterize it on their website); if I don't think of the way they classify it I found that I liked it better

Thanks, bbpro47, for the opportunity

08-18-2013 22:35:26 | More by brentk56
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Tuckersmth

California

2.75/5  rDev -28%

08-06-2013 20:48:13 | More by Tuckersmth
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huntr70

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.7%

07-30-2013 11:24:19 | More by huntr70
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mltobin

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

07-23-2013 11:41:06 | More by mltobin
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LoveStout

New York

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

06-30-2013 18:43:23 | More by LoveStout
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DudMan

New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -28%

06-30-2013 04:08:06 | More by DudMan
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CoolEthan

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

06-22-2013 03:32:08 | More by CoolEthan
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sanitarium16

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +4.7%

06-22-2013 02:53:37 | More by sanitarium16
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Bierman9

New Hampshire

4.18/5  rDev +9.4%

From a 06JUN13 visit to ABC.... After a Barleywine for round 1 with my sammich, I had two 12oz snifters of this for dessert, at a more reasonable $4.75 per.

It was deeply opaque, a dark, dense brown with a creamy mocha head. The topping was thin and fine, sticking mostly at the edges, with good lacing. It had a rich choco nose, with some roastiness; quite inviting... Another solid medium-plus body, and it was smooth, though I thought it could be chewier.

Had lovely choco/coffee notes with more roasty aspects. As it warmed, dark fruit arose, akin to choco-covered cherries. A solid floral character brought things to a solid finish. Let this one warm; it is quite well-made! Prosit!!

4.18/5 rDev +9.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

1574

06-11-2013 16:02:43 | More by Bierman9
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imyourhero21

California

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

06-10-2013 18:01:08 | More by imyourhero21
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beernads

Florida

3/5  rDev -21.5%

06-03-2013 16:31:28 | More by beernads
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LarryMyers

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

06-02-2013 20:45:31 | More by LarryMyers
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Nocontrol1977

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

05-29-2013 04:32:15 | More by Nocontrol1977
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CuriousMonk

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

05-27-2013 02:26:39 | More by CuriousMonk
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Dannynoonan123

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.7%

05-24-2013 01:18:58 | More by Dannynoonan123
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twenty5

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

05-10-2013 18:53:51 | More by twenty5
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schaffer9252

New York

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

05-04-2013 14:40:53 | More by schaffer9252
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jd18

New York

4/5  rDev +4.7%

04-30-2013 03:00:04 | More by jd18
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Jason1337

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.7%

04-25-2013 18:30:50 | More by Jason1337
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UncleNeighborChris

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

04-22-2013 15:32:40 | More by UncleNeighborChris
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anthonypw

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

04-19-2013 15:29:38 | More by anthonypw
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CreightonSM

New York

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

04-13-2013 23:34:57 | More by CreightonSM
Fegley's Insidious Imperial Stout from Allentown Brew Works
86 out of 100 based on 144 ratings.