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Black Tuesday - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

2,115 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2115
Reviews: 543
rAvg: 4.53
pDev: 10.82%


Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  19.20% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our infamous Black Tuesday is an imperial stout aged in bourbon barrels for over a year. Rich caramel, toasted malt, vanilla, burnt wood and anise are just a few of the many flavors in this rich, decadent imperial stout.

2009: 19.5% ABV
2010: 18.2% ABV
2011: 18.3% ABV
2012: 19.2% ABV
2013: 18.9% ABV

(Beer added by: OlieIPA on 07-18-2009)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,115 | Reviews: 543 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by mcallister:
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mcallister

Ohio

4.63/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

2011

Thought this would be a little more dense and deeper in viscosity but upon pouring things looked this with a faint tan head that fades quickly into a skim topper. Big alcohol i suppose.

Aromas of dark chocolate, burnt caramel, toasted make, light vanilla, black fruits, the soy sauce thing I very rarely get and hate to use as a descriptor but I will here. Black currant, leather, and more rustic earthy aromas.

Wow absolutely amazing complex delicious flavors. Big alcohol burn in the chest and could take some time to open up but just delicious. Sweet melted chocolate fudge, milk chocolate, oak, coconut, toasted vanilla, blackberry, cherry, heavy cream, coffee, milk, leather and asphalt. Mouth is medium but matches what the ABV throws out. Delicious.

Serving type: bottle

12-31-2011 22:09:27 | More by mcallister
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Sumdeus

California

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
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Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -17.2%

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4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

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5/5  rDev +10.4%

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4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

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3/5  rDev -33.8%

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Indiana

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
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4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

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4/5  rDev -11.7%

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Black Tuesday from The Bruery
100 out of 100 based on 2,115 ratings.