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Dark Hollow Artisanal Ale - Blue Mountain Brewery

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BA SCORE
88
very good

556 Ratings
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Ratings: 556
Reviews: 145
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 13.08%
Wants: 56
Gots: 80 | FT: 10
Brewed by:
Blue Mountain Brewery visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Bourbon Barrel Aged Stout. Dark Hollow blends the miracle of two crafts--brewing and distillation--to create a work greater than the sum of its parts. An Imperial Stout has been aged in charred American oak bourbon barrels still dripping with uncut whiskey. For 100 days the young beer patiently breathes in and out of the wood, gaining complexity, character, and serious attitude.

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 11-02-2007)
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

tommyguz, Dec 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

DrinkSlurm, Dec 01, 2013
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3.86/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap at Upstairs in Montclair.

A: Pours an unremarkable black with a small light tan head.

S: Aroma brings sharp roasted malt, soft tannic toffee and a dusting of cocoa.

T: Taste brings more roasted grain, some butterscotch and vanilla and bourbon notes from the barrel, mild coffee, a bit of booze.

M: Medium-bodied with light carbonation.

O: A solid BA imperial stout.

Etan, Nov 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

lonewolfcry, Nov 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

nohopsnothanks, Nov 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

doremite, Nov 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

ezperkins2, Nov 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

supa0525, Nov 18, 2013
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Broanoke, Nov 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

Grinky, Nov 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

Blaze5445, Nov 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

ScottyBonzai, Nov 10, 2013
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4.29/5  rDev +10%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

750ml corked and caged bottle served in my ST tulip. Pours with a dense, three inch, mocha-colored head. Love the nose - bourbon notes, vanilla, lactose, cocoa and toffee with a trace of ethanol at the finish. Head eventually collapses into a half inch cap leaving thick, textured swaths of lacing in its wake. Taste consistent with nose - very much reminiscent of bourbon county stout in my opinion but perhaps a little more watered down. Some coffee notes also appear towards the back, as well as a light, lingering bitterness. Mouthfeel is medium in body with an even carbonation and a slightly oily texture. Wow - what a great beer! Surprised at how much I like this given the rating. Should rate much higher in my opinion.

Jwale73, Nov 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

woodchip, Nov 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

ncstateplaya, Nov 08, 2013
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3.79/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A - pitch black with a tan bubbly head. Nice spotty lacing during the drink

S - Soft bourbon, vanilla, roasted malt, hints of coffee.

T - The malts take the lead on the palate, with the bourbon hints taking the mouthfeel and after taste. Big full bodied mouth feel.

O - Really nice sipper - definitely worth a try for once, but not sure I'll be coming back.

andrewjraab, Nov 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

JohnnyMc, Nov 07, 2013
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Dark Hollow Artisanal Ale from Blue Mountain Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 556 ratings.