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Fegley's Bourbon Barrel Aged Insidious - Allentown Brew Works

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

212 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 212
Reviews: 48
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 9.45%
Wants: 13
Gots: 34 | FT: 5
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: scottyg354 on 12-19-2011)
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

Dougwillhike, Apr 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

IPAchris, Apr 04, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

mikefuski17, Mar 31, 2014
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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.

PeterParker, Mar 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

CreekyJarls, Mar 21, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

Chevelle66, Mar 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

DrewBoll82, Mar 19, 2014
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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.

dank203, Mar 15, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Drew88, Mar 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

beergorrilla, Mar 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

aszatk01, Mar 09, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

GeorgiaBeerGuy, Mar 08, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Russf3181, Mar 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

starshockey9, Mar 06, 2014
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5/5  rDev +24.4%

Lehighace06, Mar 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

hoppymcgee, Feb 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

kwa357, Feb 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

NonicPanic, Feb 27, 2014
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3.73/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Bought this along with more expensive bottles of brew at my local bottle shop. It is a "local" beer so I thought I'd give it a try as I love bourbon barrel stouts.
Appearance: Jet black. Poured into my Stone tulip glass, it had a fair amount of foam which settled quickly down.
Smell: A faint amount of bourbon and roast.
Taste: Roasted coffee, faint chocolate. Pleasant bit of bourbon on the end.
Mouthfeel: Somewhat thin for a RIS.
Overall: No one will mistake this for BCBS. However, it is an affordable and pleasant drink that will please those who like BA stouts. Just don't expect the moon. Highly recommend letting this warm for at least 20 minutes as the flavors come out much more.

Donco, Feb 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

sblanton83, Jan 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

Lanstrum, Dec 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

BillRoth, Dec 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

thebigredone, Dec 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

UWBadgerFan4Life, Dec 01, 2013
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4.16/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Snagged a bottle of this for 5 bucks at the local House of 1,000 beers. Into a pint glass.

A - BB Insidious pours a very deep black opaque color with just a 1/4 inch of mocha head that pulls back to a moderate lace ring. Just like the regular Insidious it is a bit thin for an Imperial stout Medium bodied at most.
S - Well I was pleasantly surprised but the aroma black fruit currants, mocha and chocolate, mild roasts, and a decent dose of vanilla and soft bourbon. Nice.
T - Well it's good not too deep with the bourbon tones which was nice. More sweet than I expected vanilla and dark chocolate highlighting. Very balanced flavors.
M - Well I didn't go in expecting a thick Imperial or high octane bourbon so with a medium bodied chewy Imperial this met its mark.

Overall a very tasty easy going bourbon barrel aged stout. If it's still at the house I may grab another bottle well with the 5 dollar price tag.

DrDemento456, Nov 30, 2013
Fegley's Bourbon Barrel Aged Insidious from Allentown Brew Works
90 out of 100 based on 212 ratings.