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Black Tuesday - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

2,490 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,490
Reviews: 557
rAvg: 4.53
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 2,761
Gots: 1,209 | FT: 125
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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beefsquatch

New York

3/5  rDev -33.8%

03-22-2014 03:13:08 | More by beefsquatch
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SenorEsteban

Florida

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

03-21-2014 20:13:46 | More by SenorEsteban
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mtomlins

Ontario (Canada)

4.56/5  rDev +0.7%

Poured from a bomber into a tulip glass and shared with friends
2013 vintage poured 3/2014

Pours a deep dark brown, but still see through which surprised me; short ephemeral brown head. Big nose of chocolate, big dark roasted malts, massive bourbon and vanilla and some hot alcohol. The taste is so smooth and balanced especially for such a big beer, chocolate, vanilla, bourbon, roasted malt. The body is big but doesn’t reflect the 19.5% ABV with low carbonation for a silky smooth stout. Overall and incredible balanced and deep stout, wow!

03-21-2014 15:21:56 | More by mtomlins
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gordo7

Colorado

5/5  rDev +10.4%

03-18-2014 21:34:00 | More by gordo7
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DrChadly

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

03-18-2014 18:42:41 | More by DrChadly
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1noa

Illinois

5/5  rDev +10.4%

03-18-2014 14:18:31 | More by 1noa
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bleedsblu

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

03-17-2014 17:29:03 | More by bleedsblu
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bikesnbeerFtc

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

03-17-2014 17:27:00 | More by bikesnbeerFtc
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GABrew

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

03-17-2014 00:38:27 | More by GABrew
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injuredreserve

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -11.7%

03-16-2014 23:48:30 | More by injuredreserve
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BGsWo22

New York

3.5/5  rDev -22.7%

03-16-2014 23:27:33 | More by BGsWo22
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tourdot

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -11.7%

03-16-2014 17:34:14 | More by tourdot
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rrski198

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

03-16-2014 15:40:22 | More by rrski198
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IndyDad

New York

4/5  rDev -11.7%

03-16-2014 11:49:12 | More by IndyDad
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Blahstarr

California

5/5  rDev +10.4%

03-16-2014 04:16:27 | More by Blahstarr
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mlhyatt

Georgia

4.8/5  rDev +6%

Poured into a tulip glass

To preface i was cery skeptical of this beer tasting like straight up liquor because of the alcohol content.

A- jet black with very very little brown head that turns into nothing very very quickly. Man this looks good. Getting lost in its appearance.

S- bourbon. Sweet caramel and vanilla. The chocolate comes through at the end and sits in the nose for a good while. The smell is very very sweet almost like candied soy sauce. Sounds weird but it's very good.

T- chocolate with hints of coffee. The coffee is very faint but the chocolate leaves a bitterness like dark chocolate does on the tongue. Then te bourbon comes in and swirls around the mouth. The booze is hot but it blends so well with the malt and chocolate. The sweetness from the bourbon doesn't overwhelm the flavors at all. This tastes amazing. Can't find anything wrong with the taste.

M- incredibly smooth for a 19% beer. Not much bite from the carbonation either. Can't believe how smooth it is.

O- a very delicious beer that really captures the style. Gotta drink it slow though. Very hard to find something wrong with this beer. If there was anything it would be the heat from the alcohol. But even that is done so well for a beer that is almost 20%. To me this beats out BCS because the sweetness from the bourbon blends way better in this beer. Glad i have another bottle.

03-16-2014 03:36:00 | More by mlhyatt
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oldsailor

Nevada

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

03-16-2014 02:46:05 | More by oldsailor
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HOPTOMIC_BOMB

California

2/5  rDev -55.8%

03-16-2014 01:08:04 | More by HOPTOMIC_BOMB
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Psychmusic

Rhode Island

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

03-15-2014 23:35:48 | More by Psychmusic
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hophead8181

California

4/5  rDev -11.7%

03-15-2014 18:19:19 | More by hophead8181
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TxUltraRunner

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

03-15-2014 18:18:20 | More by TxUltraRunner
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hopswap1

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

03-15-2014 07:31:43 | More by hopswap1
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Docrock

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

03-15-2014 04:47:45 | More by Docrock
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MJsGhost

New York

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

03-14-2014 18:52:34 | More by MJsGhost
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riemster

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -17.2%

03-14-2014 02:05:57 | More by riemster
Black Tuesday from The Bruery
100 out of 100 based on 2,490 ratings.