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Fegley's Bourbon Barrel Aged Insidious - Allentown Brew Works

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

194 Ratings
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Ratings: 194
Reviews: 45
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 9.45%
Wants: 14
Gots: 32 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Allentown Brew Works visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

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

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: scottyg354 on 12-19-2011)
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DingoMontgomery

Pennsylvania

3.15/5  rDev -21.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Half into a snifter glass, half stayed in the bottle. Drank from both periodically.

Appearance - It looks like it's name suggests...Insidious. Pours a dark, tarry brown and sits in the glass almost completely opaque. Head is a dark shade of brown, moderately thick and dissipates quickly, but not too quickly. Just enough for you to say "Damn, that is a tasty looking beer."

Smell - Both wood and bourbon prevalent. Coffee, chocolate, and a hint of toffee as one would expect from a stout. Traces of smoke as well.

Taste - Up front you get that barrel aging. Lots of bourbon. Heat towards the middle, quickly subsiding. Ends on chocolate and toasty malt. Aftertaste is total char.

Mouthfeel - Thick as all hell. This is a heavy beer. You know those powdered instant-breakfast shakes? A little thicker than that. Slightly oily but not too much. Fantastically smooth.

Overall - If you like stouts, you're going to love this. Definitely not for someone who isn't accustomed to stouts, although this beer masks it's 9% ABV very very well.

Serving type: bottle

05-18-2014 01:20:13 | More by DingoMontgomery
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SpAiReArGsEonNE

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

05-03-2014 03:54:03 | More by SpAiReArGsEonNE
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Docrock

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.5%

05-01-2014 01:55:31 | More by Docrock
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rfgetz

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

04-26-2014 12:01:30 | More by rfgetz
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Stum-pub

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

04-26-2014 05:47:19 | More by Stum-pub
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JArmour15

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

04-22-2014 05:23:58 | More by JArmour15
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smitty23

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

04-21-2014 22:25:34 | More by smitty23
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markgugs

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

04-20-2014 14:34:47 | More by markgugs
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RobDB

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -0.5%

04-19-2014 12:00:37 | More by RobDB
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dbattey

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -0.5%

04-13-2014 13:35:24 | More by dbattey
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reitzbrewing

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

04-12-2014 22:08:36 | More by reitzbrewing
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.94/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle

Flavor: Has a very rich flavor with good use of barrel aging. Slightly smokey but no burnt qualities. Excellent balance.

Feel: Medium-full body with appropriate carbonation.

O: Given no expectations, a pleasant surprise. Highly recommended.

Serving type: bottle

04-08-2014 03:32:30 | More by chinchill
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Dougwillhike

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

04-06-2014 23:13:09 | More by Dougwillhike
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IPAchris

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

04-04-2014 16:51:42 | More by IPAchris
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mikefuski17

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

03-31-2014 01:14:44 | More by mikefuski17
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PeterParker

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours pitch black with a tiny head that fades fast. Seemingly no lacing.

Rich vanilla, bourbon, toffee, bit of chocolate sweetness on the nose. super sweet and delicious smelling.

Woody, chocolatey up front. Bourbon in the middle with a slightly bitter coffee on the tail end. Very nice spiciness is in there as well.

Thick and silky smooth. Coats the mouth. Very slight warming from the alcohol.

This is a worthwhile stout. The BB aging definitely comes through and rounds it out nicely.

Serving type: bottle

03-28-2014 01:08:11 | More by PeterParker
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CreekyJarls

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -0.5%

03-21-2014 18:15:09 | More by CreekyJarls
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Chevelle66

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

03-19-2014 11:35:50 | More by Chevelle66
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DrewBoll82

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

03-19-2014 00:35:32 | More by DrewBoll82
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dank203

New Jersey

4.01/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

very nice aromas including vanilla, chocolate cake, cherry, grassy marshy hops, the bourbon is blended and faint, just adding a little something extra. not particularly bourbon forward. also a really smooth drinker, having a hard time keeping it to small sips.

Serving type: bottle

03-15-2014 17:11:46 | More by dank203
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Drew88

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

03-13-2014 03:54:51 | More by Drew88
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beergorrilla

Michigan

4/5  rDev -0.5%

03-12-2014 17:16:01 | More by beergorrilla
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aszatk01

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.5%

03-09-2014 00:59:32 | More by aszatk01
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GeorgiaBeerGuy

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

03-08-2014 20:32:25 | More by GeorgiaBeerGuy
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Russf3181

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

03-07-2014 01:59:55 | More by Russf3181
Fegley's Bourbon Barrel Aged Insidious from Allentown Brew Works
90 out of 100 based on 194 ratings.