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Blackbeerd Imperial Stout - COAST Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

233 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 233
Reviews: 133
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 9.93%
Wants: 212
Gots: 39 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
COAST Brewing Company visit their website
South Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  9.30% ABV

Availability: Winter

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'.

(Beer added by: MarkSCCOT on 12-08-2007)
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Mattybz28

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

10-14-2013 02:37:32 | More by Mattybz28
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hopluva1

Washington

4/5  rDev -0.7%

09-25-2013 18:57:03 | More by hopluva1
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Travisurfin247

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

09-22-2013 00:57:48 | More by Travisurfin247
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

4/5  rDev -0.7%

09-07-2013 22:52:51 | More by Cynic-ale
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -0.7%

09-07-2013 21:12:36 | More by dbrauneis
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Soto

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -0.7%

09-06-2013 22:13:49 | More by Soto
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DarthKostrizer

California

3/5  rDev -25.6%

08-26-2013 05:28:52 | More by DarthKostrizer
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DIM

Pennsylvania

4.16/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Bottled Dec. 2011

To this day this is the only beer I ever got " from the back" at a bottle shop. Thanks to the guys at GBX. Aged over a year and a half for no particular reason.

a: Black body, medium sized yadda yadda yadda. It looks like a stout.

s: Really nice almost charred roasty cocoa dominates. Just a trace of dark fruit and no alcohol to be found anywhere.

t: Mirrors the smell basically. Lightly smoky, deeply roasty cocoa with a little bittersweet chocolate. No heat and not much else to find really.

m: A bit thin for a big stout, but that might be my fault for aging it.

o: Great stout, loved that smoky char quality. Thanks again GBX!

Serving type: bottle

08-16-2013 01:13:52 | More by DIM
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

07-16-2013 00:15:38 | More by WOLFGANG
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abernethyj

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -19.4%

07-09-2013 21:37:04 | More by abernethyj
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kcreming

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

06-28-2013 07:19:08 | More by kcreming
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illidurit

California

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

06-25-2013 03:04:13 | More by illidurit
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JulianB

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -0.7%

06-18-2013 02:20:25 | More by JulianB
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Snikwad1020

Maryland

4/5  rDev -0.7%

06-11-2013 02:34:01 | More by Snikwad1020
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Photekut

Tennessee

4/5  rDev -0.7%

05-19-2013 00:18:23 | More by Photekut
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cadaugherty

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

05-08-2013 00:35:28 | More by cadaugherty
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sweemzander

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.7%

04-28-2013 21:07:57 | More by sweemzander
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LambicKing

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

04-18-2013 02:45:54 | More by LambicKing
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BJRHOMEBREW

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

04-03-2013 23:31:53 | More by BJRHOMEBREW
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jaminjohnson

Yukon (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

04-02-2013 05:16:01 | More by jaminjohnson
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mikeincharleston

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -0.7%

03-31-2013 21:42:12 | More by mikeincharleston
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jriggins6

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

03-10-2013 11:55:38 | More by jriggins6
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Mike

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

03-06-2013 01:45:21 | More by Mike
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JClarson


4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

02-26-2013 23:33:59 | More by JClarson
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BarrytheBear

Wisconsin

4.35/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle (bomber) dated 022310 courtesy of jpmclaug a few years back. Thank you kindly Jason!

Pours black with a touch of red along the edges when backlit. Tan head puddles to a few soapy islands. Not particularly menacing out of the bottle, but none too shabby either.

Nice blend of coconut, melted caramel, and baker's chocolate greet my fat snout. Big earthen hop presence is a pleasant surprise given the age of this bottle. A promising indicator for the overall aging of this beer. I am hopeful.

This is a pleasant surprise. Earthy hops from the nose provide a firm handshake at the front door. Ashy light bitterness mingles with roast and chocolate. Everything blends wonderfully. From front to back everything rolls effortlessly across the tongue with each nuance playing its role but with each in harmony. Like Lifeson, Peart, and Lee in its precision and complimentary excellence.

Lighter bodied but smooth as hell with a fluffy carbonation. So easy on the palate.

Not the biggest most boisterous bruiser on the block, but damn if that's not overdone at times. This is a wonderful RiS that surprised and impressed me in every way. Hides its size insanely well. I was not impressed with what the Buffalo Trace barrels did to this beer, but I'm happy as hell I didn't give up on the base.One of the more surprising beers, in a good way, in quite a while.

Serving type: bottle

02-17-2013 02:30:08 | More by BarrytheBear
Blackbeerd Imperial Stout from COAST Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 233 ratings.