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Black Tuesday - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

2,363 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,363
Reviews: 553
rAvg: 4.53
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 2,687
Gots: 1,183 | FT: 123
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)
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rlee1390

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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trxxpaxxs

New York

4.24/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

2012 Vintage... taking this bottle down by myself...

A: Pours black, with brown hues on the edges. There is a think bubbly khaki colored head that fades quickly, leaving a small frothy ring along the edges of the beer. There is no lacing as it drinks.

S: The nose is really sweet. I get prunes, raisins, dates, some caramel, and maybe a bit of vanilla extract.

T: It starts out with a big burst of sugary sweetness. I get prunes, caramel, and vanilla extract, and white chocolate. The beer get's hugely boozy in the back end, but you kind of expect that with a 19.2% beer.

M: Full bodied beer. Sweet and smooth to start, but once the liquid moves off the palate, it gets sticky and almost syrupy.

O: This is a good beer. I don't know if I'd call it great, but I'm enjoying it. It's very sweet, and that is usually a turn off for me, but the alcohol is so high that it cuts the sweetness a bit. It's going to be a chore to finish this bottle by myself. Challenge accepted!

Serving type: bottle

03-01-2013 00:57:16 | More by trxxpaxxs
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Schlais

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

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Spaten454

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

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Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

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Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

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Washington

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

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Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

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Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

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Florida

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

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California

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

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California

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

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Florida

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

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SoCalBeerIdiot

California

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

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Stigs

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

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blabaer

California

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

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Nova Scotia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

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Sisky

California

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

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Keith_R

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

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Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

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Texas

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

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Heard & McDonald Islands

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

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Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

03-30-2014 22:46:40 | More by fishmich
Black Tuesday from The Bruery
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