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Blackbeerd Imperial Stout (2013) - Blanton's Barrel Aged - COAST Brewing Company

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Blackbeerd Imperial Stout (2013) - Blanton's Barrel Aged
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93
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21 Ratings
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Ratings: 21
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 4.39
pDev: 5.24%
Wants: 10
Gots: 13 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
COAST Brewing Company visit their website
South Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  9.30% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
As dark as the legend of Blackbeerd himself, behold the Imperial Stout. Sweet malts battle roasted grain on the decks of yer tongue. Like a blast from a cannon, hop are followed by smoked malt. Hold on to yer booty, a dark stouts a brewin'.

This Blackbeerd aged one year in 2nd use Blanton's barrels. As to be expected it is more oak and less bourbon. Still delicious.

(Beer added by: MacQ32 on 11-26-2013)
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WckdVbz

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

07-30-2014 04:52:58 | More by WckdVbz
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CWCricket

South Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

07-03-2014 14:00:06 | More by CWCricket
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dotes_on_dipas

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

05-01-2014 23:14:38 | More by dotes_on_dipas
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KevSal

California

4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

03-19-2014 07:02:48 | More by KevSal
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md655321

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

03-14-2014 20:36:51 | More by md655321
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jfstilling

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

03-09-2014 19:08:58 | More by jfstilling
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marleyr

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

02-27-2014 22:26:03 | More by marleyr
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TheDoctor

Quebec (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

02-24-2014 23:31:48 | More by TheDoctor
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huntermop

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

02-21-2014 03:54:44 | More by huntermop
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ADTaber

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

01-26-2014 21:38:10 | More by ADTaber
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HopsMatt

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -8.9%

01-26-2014 20:01:07 | More by HopsMatt
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Alex5

South Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

01-13-2014 06:10:23 | More by Alex5
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jrohrbacher

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

01-07-2014 05:25:40 | More by jrohrbacher
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RedneckBeerz

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -8.9%

01-02-2014 11:17:13 | More by RedneckBeerz
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cbgoods

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

12-29-2013 15:13:28 | More by cbgoods
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chippo33

Vermont

4/5  rDev -8.9%

12-26-2013 14:17:04 | More by chippo33
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zac16125

South Carolina

4.38/5  rDev -0.2%

22oz bottle into a snifter
Bottled on: 11/25/13

A: Opaque black, with only slight browning on the edges. Just under 1 fingers width of dark mocha colored head builds, then fades fairly quickly. Leaves a few small patches of lacing.

S: Huge aroma. At first I get lots of dark fruit aromas, accompanied by dark chocolate and roasted malt. Then the barrel notes come out, lots of oak and mild bourbon. I also get a bit of booze and cinnamon.

T: Earthy/herbaceous, roasted malt, bitter black coffee, bakers chocolate, subtle booze. Lots of oak, only very subtle bourbon notes, and the barrel characters as a whole are a lot less prominent in this years version compared to last.

M/D: Full bodied, chewy mouthfeel, very smooth, moderate carbonation. Drinkability is very good.

O: Overall, another excellent beer from COAST. I think I prefer the smack-you-in-the-face bourbon characters of the 2012 version, to the more subtle bourbon notes from the second use barrels in this years version. That being said, this one is still excellent.

12-08-2013 13:12:41 | More by zac16125
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LancetherealLeader

South Carolina

4.61/5  rDev +5%

Bottled on 11/25/13 and poured into a Westbrook snifter....

A: Black with just a 1/2 head that slowly fades. Very nice lacing.

S: The bourbon hits first and then you get a good dose of oak and chocolate.

T: The oak and chocolate take center stage here, while the bourbon in the background gives this beer such a balanced taste.

M: Very smooth, which is dangerous because the ABV is well hidden.

O: Fantastic local beer! This is the first 'Blackbeerd' that I have had and am looking forward to to trying the 2012 version with the stronger bourbon taste.

12-06-2013 01:37:59 | More by LancetherealLeader
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mikeincharleston

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

11-30-2013 18:38:36 | More by mikeincharleston
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MacQ32

South Carolina

4.48/5  rDev +2.1%

A - Pours near black with half a finger of dense chocolate head. Decent retention and lacing.

S - Very oaky with tons of rich chocolate aromas. Mild dark fruits and bourbon.

T - As it smells. Mostly oaky and bourbon vanilla with chocolate and minimal dark fruit. Aftertaste is mildly bourbony with oak.

M - Medium to full bodied with ideal carbonation. Fantastically smooth.

O - More balanced, smooth fantastic flavor than previous years. Would drink within a year rather than cellaring as the beer was aged in two year old barrels already and is quite nicely balanced.

11-27-2013 02:29:03 | More by MacQ32
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JISurfer

South Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

11-27-2013 02:24:42 | More by JISurfer
Blackbeerd Imperial Stout (2013) - Blanton's Barrel Aged from COAST Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 21 ratings.