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Black Tuesday - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

2,461 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,461
Reviews: 558
rAvg: 4.53
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 2,734
Gots: 1,203 | FT: 124
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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TomTown

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

03-12-2014 15:20:32 | More by TomTown
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SharkNado

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

03-12-2014 02:42:40 | More by SharkNado
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catboy

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

03-11-2014 15:17:46 | More by catboy
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itsjreal

Vermont

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

03-11-2014 14:25:04 | More by itsjreal
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Keananmichael5

California

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

03-10-2014 21:44:15 | More by Keananmichael5
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mverity

Florida

3.73/5  rDev -17.7%

2013 bottle shared by some great people after Hunahpu's Day 2014. Great deep black with some tan head, decent legs, not much for lacing. Hot hot hot. Even with a year on this, the bourbon heat is alive and well. Aroma is boozey up front, vanilla, toffee, and molasses behind that bourbon heat. Taste is also very boozey. I get the vanilla, some faint dark fruit (raisin or something of the like), some good oakiness. Slightly thin in the mouthfeel, but I enjoy the low carbonation and fairly thick body.

03-10-2014 20:38:47 | More by mverity
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Massbmx

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

03-10-2014 13:51:22 | More by Massbmx
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themind

New Jersey

4.95/5  rDev +9.3%

This is an outstanding BB beer that lived up to the hype. Black as motor oil this monster comes in at 19.2%. The well hidden ABV sneaks up on you and before you realize it the bottle you shared with a few friends is empty and your stubling about. I cant say enough about this beer as it is one of the best beers in the style I have ever had. If you like BB stouts this is a no brainer with a fantastic stout backbone coupled with the barrel aging makes this treat Legendary.

Bottom Line: Legendary brew!

03-10-2014 12:10:06 | More by themind
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Devman171

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

03-10-2014 12:02:56 | More by Devman171
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grom111

California

5/5  rDev +10.4%

03-10-2014 07:04:35 | More by grom111
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facesnorth

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

03-10-2014 03:32:23 | More by facesnorth
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dbrelsfo

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

03-10-2014 03:25:47 | More by dbrelsfo
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Chingringo

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

03-09-2014 20:30:23 | More by Chingringo
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kmanjohnson

California

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

03-09-2014 19:53:37 | More by kmanjohnson
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Buck_Jones

Michigan

5/5  rDev +10.4%

03-09-2014 15:42:51 | More by Buck_Jones
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RAKeeler

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

03-09-2014 15:04:55 | More by RAKeeler
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gfg0020

Texas

5/5  rDev +10.4%

03-09-2014 05:13:15 | More by gfg0020
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Yogafist

California

5/5  rDev +10.4%

03-08-2014 22:20:51 | More by Yogafist
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drewc20081

Rhode Island

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

03-07-2014 15:07:15 | More by drewc20081
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WCW

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

03-07-2014 06:18:43 | More by WCW
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wpqx

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

03-06-2014 23:47:59 | More by wpqx
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drmcleod10

Missouri

4.73/5  rDev +4.4%

Shared this on Christmas Eve and it was fitting… it fell on a Tuesday night
Definitely excited for this one and has been on my bucket list

A - Dark as night with a tan finger head

S - Smell comes through as roast, vanilla, oak, chocolate, and bourbon as this barrel really comes through. You would expect this out of the high ABV

T - Definitely the best part of this beer as the bourbon really was not too powerful. The character of the barrels balanced extremely well with the vanilla, chocolate and roast flavors. This is the best 18+% beer I have had

M - Medium bodied for sure with low to minimal carbonation which resounds perfectly with this beer

O - Definitely one of my favorite stouts. I would not put this at the top, but it is hard to improve on this beer. Would love to try the variants some day

03-06-2014 23:05:22 | More by drmcleod10
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HoppyBastard2

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

03-06-2014 21:26:06 | More by HoppyBastard2
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masterofsparks

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

03-06-2014 19:29:25 | More by masterofsparks
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bhart

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

03-06-2014 13:41:43 | More by bhart
Black Tuesday from The Bruery
100 out of 100 based on 2,461 ratings.