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Figgy Pudding - Block 15 Brewery & Restaurant

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BA SCORE
88
very good

121 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 121
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 12.98%
Wants: 162
Gots: 31 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Block 15 Brewery & Restaurant visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
English Strong Ale |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
"Inspired by a 16th century English Christmas cake our Figgy Pudding is brewed with English Pale & Specialty malts & molasses and fermented with London ale yeast. After fermentation we matured Figgy Pudding in brandy barrels before conditioning with mission figs, Ceylon cinnamon and nutmeg."

64 cases of 750ml bottles produced in November 2010.

Re-released in November 2011.

(Beer added by: msubulldog25 on 11-19-2010)
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RocPorterFanatic

Ohio

3.93/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours dark red, almost like craberry juice when held to the light. Alot of off white sticky head, almost 3 fingers worth.

S - Caramel, charred figs, burnt marshmallow.

T - Sticky sweet with marshmallow and fig all up front. A brandy like alcohol warmth is very present and complements the beer nicely. Sugary sweetness chases the beer down the palate as I swallow.

M - Cloying sweetness broken up by ginger ale/Champagne like carbonation.

O - Perfect beer for the holiday season. Might need to stock up on this one. I'm afraid of what would happen once the alcohol and carbonation were to fade. This beer would become a sticky mess.

Serving type: bottle

12-26-2011 21:38:27 | More by RocPorterFanatic
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juliusseizure

New York

1.85/5  rDev -52.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Block 15 snifter. Opened December 2013.

DRAINPOUR!

This one was definitely infected but I knew that going in. Will need to track this down again when no infection is present.

Not sure if Block 15 should have released it, even if it was with the buy at your own risk. I prefer when breweries don't release infected beer or have a if it is infected we will refund your money clause.

Serving type: bottle

06-19-2014 16:46:45 | More by juliusseizure
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CoryR

Oregon

4/5  rDev +1.8%

03-31-2014 05:30:00 | More by CoryR
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VanKieft

Oregon

4/5  rDev +1.8%

03-23-2014 05:54:57 | More by VanKieft
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BuckTuckian

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

03-20-2014 17:30:23 | More by BuckTuckian
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Bartos

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

03-08-2014 03:47:32 | More by Bartos
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dfhhead25

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%

01-27-2014 19:32:48 | More by dfhhead25
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mrbubbler

California

2.41/5  rDev -38.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

A -Pours a dark caramel brown color that is cloudy. Beer foams over and overflows glass, 2 inches of liquid yields 6 inches of foam.

S - A lot of fruit and caramel flavors with tart cherries and a strong sour flavor that overpowers everything.

T - sour cherries, gym socks, spices, apples, dark fruit, subtle brandy.

D - Over carbed to say the least..

O - This was clearly an infected bottle, possibly at the bottling line. I've had this beer several times before and it tasted nothing like this. Disappointing would be an understatement.

Serving type: bottle

01-20-2014 18:47:42 | More by mrbubbler
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HaveUSeenMyCellar

California

2.5/5  rDev -36.4%

01-20-2014 07:29:39 | More by HaveUSeenMyCellar
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.36/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Thanks to queens1130 for sharing this one at jmgrub's tasting.

Best by 1/1/14.

Pours a clear reddish-brown with a foamy dark khaki head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace slowly drip into the remaining beer on the drink down. Smell is of malt, brown sugar, dark fruit, spice, and brandy aromas. Taste is much the same with slightly sour malt, dark fruit, and brandy flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of woody and spice bitterness and an alcohol kick on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is an above average beer that is fairly tasty but there seems to be some sort of infection going on with this one.

Serving type: bottle

01-06-2014 05:48:19 | More by UCLABrewN84
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zestar

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

01-06-2014 01:17:53 | More by zestar
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drewone

California

3/5  rDev -23.7%

01-05-2014 06:51:08 | More by drewone
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Rado

California

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

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Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

12-31-2013 20:34:50 | More by EyePeeAyBryan
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

12-30-2013 16:04:12 | More by Gonzoillini
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California

4/5  rDev +1.8%

12-26-2013 19:34:31 | More by danwho
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Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

12-23-2013 21:38:54 | More by Phobicsquirrel
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Kurmaraja

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

12-22-2013 01:09:10 | More by Kurmaraja
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anteater

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

12-03-2013 23:06:04 | More by anteater
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Tyrus

California

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

12-02-2013 17:28:32 | More by Tyrus
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DimensionX

Oregon

4/5  rDev +1.8%

11-27-2013 04:22:55 | More by DimensionX
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PZBREW

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

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NWer

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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HuskyinPDX

Washington

3.99/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

2011 Bottle opened on 9.22.13

A - Pours a murky dark caramel brown with a fluffy tan head with good retention.

S - Fruity- apple, figs, sweet caramel candy.

T - Green apple, fig, molasses, leather, earthy.

D - Good carbonation with a lighter body.

O - It's getting colder outside so... Fruity and sweet brandy makes it sweet, a bit overly sweet, but great flavors.

Serving type: bottle

10-22-2013 05:38:12 | More by HuskyinPDX
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Pennsylvania

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Figgy Pudding from Block 15 Brewery & Restaurant
88 out of 100 based on 121 ratings.