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Fegley's Insidious Imperial Stout - Allentown Brew Works

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BA SCORE
86
very good

139 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 139
Reviews: 42
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 11.29%
Wants: 9
Gots: 17 | 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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huntr70

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5%

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

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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

New York

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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

New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -27.8%

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

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +5%

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

New Hampshire

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

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

Serving type: on-tap

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

California

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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

Florida

3/5  rDev -21.3%

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

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

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

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

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

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5%

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

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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

New York

4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

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

New York

4/5  rDev +5%

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

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5%

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

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

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

New York

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

04-13-2013 23:34:57 | More by CreightonSM
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LVbeernoob

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

04-11-2013 22:47:10 | More by LVbeernoob
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rainydays2020

New York

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Spectacular beer from New Jersey. Poured into a Collins glass @ 59 degrees.

A- Jet black beer with one finger of head, light tan.

S- Sweet fruit, currants or black cherries maybe. Slight alcohol on the nose.

T- great taste. Very complex. Chocolate, molasses, currants, cherries and moderate alcohol flavors.

M- slightly dry finish to complement the sweet taste. Would have preferred it slightly drier.

Overall a great beer. I think 59 was a bit too high of a temp for serving but I was feeling impatient. Overall a great beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-08-2013 00:46:43 | More by rainydays2020
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Dreadnaught33

District of Columbia

3.16/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Bottle poured into my DC Brau glass.

Decent look with a frothy thick tannish head, the body isn't really black but super dark brown, some bubbles rising to the top.

The smell is not great, it is sort of a watered down malt base, some slight sweeter alcohol bourbon notes, but there is some nice leather and musty notes that are nice, though not very appropriate to the style. Just not overly aromatic even when letting it warm up nicely.

The taste is a little better, and actually the creamy mouthfeel helps the beer come alive. It has a sort of Irish stout taste in its mouthfeel, a dry chocolatey and grainy flavor, though it isn't great that there is a very distracting after taste of metal and what only drinks like that taste when a tap line is not clean, though its out of a bottle. Overall a bit confusing in the flavor, some smatterings of bourbon and oak but no flavors are very well balanced.

Eh, this is only ok.

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2013 04:02:29 | More by Dreadnaught33
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kkmiller76

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

03-29-2013 02:09:13 | More by kkmiller76
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DS31

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

03-20-2013 22:33:44 | More by DS31
Fegley's Insidious Imperial Stout from Allentown Brew Works
86 out of 100 based on 139 ratings.