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Fegley's Bourbon Barrel Aged Insidious - Allentown Brew Works

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

188 Ratings
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Ratings: 188
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 9.45%
Wants: 15
Gots: 33 | FT: 6
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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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
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starshockey9

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -0.5%

03-06-2014 05:52:18 | More by starshockey9
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Lehighace06

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +24.4%

03-04-2014 18:37:06 | More by Lehighace06
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hoppymcgee

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -0.5%

02-28-2014 02:42:35 | More by hoppymcgee
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kwa357

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.5%

02-28-2014 01:05:32 | More by kwa357
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NonicPanic

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

02-27-2014 07:06:08 | More by NonicPanic
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Donco

Pennsylvania

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.

Serving type: bottle

02-15-2014 22:47:27 | More by Donco
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sblanton83

Michigan

4/5  rDev -0.5%

01-09-2014 03:00:32 | More by sblanton83
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Lanstrum

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

12-30-2013 20:19:03 | More by Lanstrum
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BillRoth

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

12-16-2013 03:51:30 | More by BillRoth
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thebigredone

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -0.5%

12-15-2013 04:22:16 | More by thebigredone
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UWBadgerFan4Life

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -0.5%

12-01-2013 21:21:02 | More by UWBadgerFan4Life
Fegley's Bourbon Barrel Aged Insidious from Allentown Brew Works
90 out of 100 based on 188 ratings.