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Black Tuesday - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

2,541 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,541
Reviews: 558
rAvg: 4.53
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 2,795
Gots: 1,212 | 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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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Finally getting to try this long-time want. Been sitting in the "cellar" for a few months and decided it's the 4th of July weekend and no reason to keep cellaring a beer I have not had. Thanks to beerinNV for the chance to try this!

Pouring out of the bottle not nearly as black as I expected. Nearly zero head. Big alcohol legs. Almost more of a deep chestnut brown that black.

Smells like caramel and bourbon most predominantly. Then appealing burnt sugars. Finally a slight alcohol burn in the nostrils.

Taste follows the nose for the most part. Big, nearly diabetic sweetness -- and I don't mean that negatively. It really works with the beer. Bourbon and barrel notes. Also caramelized malts. Slight alcohol sting on the finish.

As would be expected, low carb but actually a almost surprisingly light mouth feel. It does finish sticky and sweet.

No doubt this beer is an accomplishment. The booze is extremely well integrated. It's there for sure but less hot than beers that are 5 or 6 percent less booze. An experience worth having.

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Black Tuesday from The Bruery
100 out of 100 based on 2,541 ratings.