Black Tuesday - The Bruery
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Reviews by kojevergas:
3.95/5 rDev -12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5
Served on-draught into 2 oz stemware at the Bruery Provisions shoppe. Expectations were wildly high given its reputation, but I've been disappointed with Bruery beers in the past. Reviewed from notes.
A: Pours a one finger head of good cream, good thickness, and bad retention - obviously due to the high ABV. Solid black colour.
Sm: Raisins, caramel, molasses, restrained dark fruit, grapes, and heavy oak. A moderately strong aroma.
T: The notes of the nose are all present - oak presiding, with a slightly tart unexpected finish. Rich, well balanced, and brilliantly built. The raisin comes through as well. The tart fruit is quite special in this style.
Mf: Velvety smooth and wet. A touch too thick, but it complements the flavours perfectly. This is the strong point of the beer.
Dr: A wonderful sipper, but difficult to drink on account of its high ABV. It's affordable for a small amount at the brewery, but rather unfairly expensive out of the bottle. I'd have it again at a fair price. Really quite nice.
Serving type: on-tap
12-18-2011 23:19:52 | More by kojevergas
More User Reviews:
4.69/5 rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
Standard 750mL Bruery bottle, poured into a snifter glass. 2013 bottle.
A: Black. Very little head or apparent carbonation. Almost no lacing. Flows oily.
S: Some roasty-ness, bitter fruits and booze. Sweet too.
T: Similar to the smell. Big boozy beer with lots of biter fruits. Not as much coffee/caramel/bourbon as expecting, but its not lacking. Very excellent. Doesnt taste like 19% either, thats not to say you cant taste the alcohol but it works well, it tastes strong, it works well but doesnt taste like im drinking 19%.
M: Oily and coating. A great thick feel, it coats the mouth.
O: I have had this beer sitting in a beverage cooler for about 5 months, anticipating opening it. I finally opened it, it wasnt what I expected (I was expecting more bourbon), but it was amazing in what it was.
Serving type: bottle
04-18-2014 05:43:46 | More by Sumdeus
4.24/5 rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
A-Black in the glass one finger off white head.
S-Bourbon, lots of it. Some roasted malt, chocolate and slight coffee.
T-Lots of bourbon. Some roasted malt, slight chocolate. The high level of bourbon when fresh dominates any other flavors.
M-Medium to heavy in body, not much carbonation.
O-Just too much bourbon, to alcoholic when fresh. It needs to sit and balance out.
Serving type: bottle
04-11-2014 18:56:38 | More by rlee1390
Black Tuesday from The Bruery
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