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Brewer's Brunch Blend (2013) - Block 15 Brewery & Restaurant

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

32 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 32
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 6.42%
Wants: 26
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Block 15 Brewery & Restaurant visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  11.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Sarlacc83 on 09-24-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

A blend of Super Nebula, Nebula, and Imagine matured in bourbon barrels with Tahitian vanilla pods and organic Peruvian coffee beans. A deeply complex combination with notes of cocoa, chocolate and bourbon. The sweet body is gently balanced by the roast and slightly acidic Peruvian coffee beans. Good morning!
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Reviewed from notes. 375ml bottle shared by Jeremy - thanks. 2013.

A: Pours black with a 1/2-inch thick tan head which fades to the rim and leaves spots of lace.

N: Chocolate cake, vanilla, malts, mellow bourbon, coffee, a slight cardboard note.

T: Coffee frosted chocolate cake, sweet vanilla cream filling, roasted caramel, bourbon and wood. Complex and balanced.

M: Full body and light carbonation. Creamy and smooth coffee finish.

O: Very nicely done. A treat for sure.

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Thanks to John for the bottle(s). I opened one to share at a recent tasting.

Thick black pour, with a small mocha head that receded to a ring. Some dots of lacing stuck to the glass, and a few legs as well. Great aroma, chocolate, dark malts, vanilla and bourbon, hints of dark fruits, sweet mostly, with just a little roast to it. Taste and texture was right up there with the big boys of the style--BCBS, KBS, DOS. Caramel, molasses, milk chocolate, vanilla cream, bourbon-soaked oak, lighter notes of smoke, tobacco, red licorice. I almost regret sharing this, because I wanted the whole bottle to myself! (Oh well, I have another.) Smooth mouthfeel, full body, a great drinker overall.

I wasn't a big fan of Imagine...even after sitting for 2 years, that one was hot as hell, almost like straight bourbon. But I think blending it with some "lighter" beers was really the way to go. Brunch was a major success.

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Brewer's Brunch Blend (2013) from Block 15 Brewery & Restaurant
94 out of 100 based on 32 ratings.