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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: 2,686
Gots: 1,182 | 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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alysmith4

District of Columbia

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

What a classy beer from a classy brewery. Just as the bottle suggests, this is one elegant beer. Appearance and mouthfeel are both good, but the smell and taste are darn right awesome. Lots of flavors come through as it warms.. chocolate, molasses, fig, burnt sugar, bourbon, and a touch of vanilla. Delicious! Worth seeking out if you can.

Serving type: bottle

03-13-2013 16:41:09 | More by alysmith4
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RyanSchwam

Delaware

5/5  rDev +10.4%

03-13-2013 01:39:44 | More by RyanSchwam
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dbc5

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

03-13-2013 00:18:58 | More by dbc5
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Wantbeer

California

4/5  rDev -11.7%

03-12-2013 17:16:19 | More by Wantbeer
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dctriman

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

03-11-2013 15:48:00 | More by dctriman
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VeganUndead

Virginia

4/5  rDev -11.7%

03-11-2013 01:01:06 | More by VeganUndead
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MADPolo

Alabama

4/5  rDev -11.7%

03-10-2013 18:48:45 | More by MADPolo
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smakawhat

Maryland

4.41/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from the bottle into a snifter glass at Smoke & Barrel DC part of bottle exchange. From notes.

Surprisingly not as dark as thought it would be. A good brown mahogonay coming out of the bottle hits with a solid dark walnut body. Very opaque and har to see through.

Nose has a huge chunk of molasses and sticky quality. Lots of sticky toffee. Thick smelling. Good sense of controlled whiskey like heat, with complimenting red fruits of cherry and raspberry. Great smelling beer, luckily not too hot on the nose.

Palate hits with a good chunk of sweet taffy. Lots of sticky peppermint and warming menthol finish. Controlled warmth with a nice warming big hit in the pit of your stomach. Lots of chocolate sensations with a thick almost syrup like body. Fruit action comes after repeated sips and some warmth, hinting of thick red fruits of cherry/raspberry feeling. Much of the molasses seem to get left behind.

Overall the flavors are nicely balanced, and even at this high abv it's still incredibly easy to drink. Very memorable beer and quite enjoyable, very well made.

Serving type: bottle

03-10-2013 17:52:45 | More by smakawhat
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jacewg

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

03-10-2013 14:06:44 | More by jacewg
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Bierguy5

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

03-10-2013 02:06:14 | More by Bierguy5
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Lare453

Florida

5/5  rDev +10.4%

03-09-2013 07:50:14 | More by Lare453
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YaKnowBrady

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

03-08-2013 13:42:41 | More by YaKnowBrady
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EricTheRed

New York

5/5  rDev +10.4%

03-08-2013 03:39:49 | More by EricTheRed
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jsball22

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +10.4%

03-07-2013 19:34:51 | More by jsball22
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dhbiker0889

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

03-07-2013 07:49:52 | More by dhbiker0889
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thewimperoo

Illinois

4/5  rDev -11.7%

03-06-2013 17:23:48 | More by thewimperoo
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patm1986

New Jersey

4.65/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

a-pitch Brown. dark brown sugar hue. no head. very minor carbonation.
s-sweet tea, lactose, phenols, hershey's cocoa, choco coverd cherries, corn, cream of wheat.
t-heavily phenolic, sweet peas, sugar cubes, lipton tea, aunt jemima maple, butter, EPIC VANILLA.
m-rich, fatty
OVERALL: beast, beast, beast. for such a massive beer, it's smoother than most. the port qualities are abound, but this baby is barrel aged stout at its extreme best.
marvelous.

Serving type: bottle

03-06-2013 01:58:11 | More by patm1986
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reverbking

California

5/5  rDev +10.4%

03-05-2013 06:36:36 | More by reverbking
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extra

California

4/5  rDev -11.7%

03-04-2013 21:40:29 | More by extra
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JustXBeer

California

5/5  rDev +10.4%

03-04-2013 20:36:32 | More by JustXBeer
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oriolesfan4

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

03-03-2013 22:16:52 | More by oriolesfan4
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mendvicdog

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

03-03-2013 16:49:31 | More by mendvicdog
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millerbuffoon

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

03-03-2013 05:26:40 | More by millerbuffoon
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DrJoe82

Illinois

5/5  rDev +10.4%

03-03-2013 00:57:19 | More by DrJoe82
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knight84

California

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

03-01-2013 17:38:51 | More by knight84
Black Tuesday from The Bruery
100 out of 100 based on 2,363 ratings.