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Collaboration Series: Rue D'Floyd - The Bruery

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world-class

376 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 376
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 4.48
pDev: 8.26%
Wants: 92
Gots: 45 | FT: 9
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  14.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Imperial Porter aged in Bourbon Barrels with Cherries, Coffee and Vanilla beans added. Brewed in Collaboration with Three Floyds.

(Beer added by: ThatsThatDude on 03-23-2014)
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jlindros

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Another split with rudzud.

Super super dark black pour, thick heavy motor oil pour, dark mocha colored head with little lacing.

NOse very nice, with a Black Tuesday crossed with Hunaphu kinda, super dark chocolate malts, cocoa dust, expensive Belgian chocolate, caramel, etc, into nice bourbon and barrel, vanilla barrel. If I really dig deep I can get some choc covered cherry notes, also some interesting raw cookie dough like malt aromas, but so much choc fudge and bourbon with nice malt base.

Taste big dark malts, sweetish with lots of cocoa, dark chocolate and Belgian cocoa, etc, Super dark black malts, into lots of vanilla and barrel, nice bourbon without going bourbon heavy, mostly nice vanilla barrel rounding. with a mild booze warmth and heat, nice fudgey dark malt chocolate, etc, with some little coffee and roast. Finish brings more cocoa, vanilla, some bourbon barrel, a nice coffee comes through more, little booze heat, even coffee grinds coming through, little booze, sticky and semi sweet coming, light alcohol overall though.

Mouth is heavier bod, soft and creamy, fair booze, nice carb, etc.

Overall this is awesome, great base beer, nice barrel and vanilla, nice fudgey, decent coffee and roast, nice bourbon, etc, booze hidden well, etc.

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2014 02:19:50 | More by jlindros
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IndyDad

New York

3.5/5  rDev -21.9%

07-12-2014 13:48:38 | More by IndyDad
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PlinyBeMiney

California

3.75/5  rDev -16.3%

07-12-2014 04:27:21 | More by PlinyBeMiney
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rudzud

Massachusetts

4.55/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Split with JLindros.

A - Poured into a Kate the Great tulip a super dark black hue with some thin mocha head that fades to leave light wisps and a thin halo.

S - Aromas of huge vanilla, great bourbon notes, barrel, coffee, just awesome. I really don't get much cherry. Big chocolate, vanilla, fudge cookie dough notes.

T - Taste is delicious chocolate, vanilla, bourbon, light coffee. Great roasted malts, no cherries but great chocolate and vanilla.

M - Mouthfeel is nice and creamy, alcohol is hidden nicely, goes down easy.

O - Overall this beer was very tasty, quite tasty, awesome chocolate and vanilla and bourbon. I laugh at the people who thought this might be infected...so you discover lacto in a lab, that's not surviving the almost 15% ABV! Hahaha

Serving type: bottle

07-12-2014 00:06:41 | More by rudzud
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Arystotl

California

5/5  rDev +11.6%

07-11-2014 22:34:51 | More by Arystotl
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julielynndubee

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -16.3%

07-11-2014 15:33:48 | More by julielynndubee
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EliotRosewater

California

4.25/5  rDev -5.1%

07-11-2014 03:03:25 | More by EliotRosewater
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Narthax

Oklahoma

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

07-10-2014 20:48:29 | More by Narthax
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Jholcomb

Illinois

5/5  rDev +11.6%

07-09-2014 02:48:57 | More by Jholcomb
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MeisterSmudge

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -5.1%

07-08-2014 00:56:21 | More by MeisterSmudge
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tom10101

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev -10.7%

07-06-2014 22:18:01 | More by tom10101
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jweave16

New York

4.75/5  rDev +6%

07-06-2014 20:10:50 | More by jweave16
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krl2112

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

07-05-2014 03:03:28 | More by krl2112
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VonZipper

New York

3.75/5  rDev -16.3%

07-05-2014 02:17:01 | More by VonZipper
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matt2591

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +6%

07-05-2014 01:38:35 | More by matt2591
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Ferrari805

California

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

07-04-2014 11:32:09 | More by Ferrari805
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Hefewiseman

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

07-04-2014 06:25:20 | More by Hefewiseman
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AlysonMoore

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +6%

07-04-2014 04:13:56 | More by AlysonMoore
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MrNate

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

07-04-2014 04:13:43 | More by MrNate
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stereosforgeeks

Virginia

4/5  rDev -10.7%

07-04-2014 01:11:48 | More by stereosforgeeks
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joegard

Virginia

5/5  rDev +11.6%

07-03-2014 17:32:01 | More by joegard
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Canti4341

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -5.1%

07-03-2014 14:25:24 | More by Canti4341
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warmbier804

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

07-03-2014 02:06:26 | More by warmbier804
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Geoff413

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +6%

07-02-2014 14:06:31 | More by Geoff413
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thegerm87

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -10.7%

07-02-2014 01:14:38 | More by thegerm87
Collaboration Series: Rue D'Floyd from The Bruery
99 out of 100 based on 376 ratings.