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Black Tuesday - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

2,406 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,406
Reviews: 555
rAvg: 4.53
pDev: 10.6%
Wants: 2,713
Gots: 1,200 | FT: 122
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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Treebs

Illinois

4.1/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2012 vintage. Waxed 750 ml bottle. Served in a CCB snifter.

A: Pours an opaque black color. Pretty still with no head. Like motor oil.

S: Boozy chocolate liquor with some bourbon notes and some chocolate covered raisins. Fusel alcohol notes on the finish with some heat.

T: Boozy milk chocolate. Pretty hot. Bourbon with some caramel sweetness. Alcohol notes.

M: Heavy bodied with an oily and slick mouthfeel. Heat on the finsih. Medium low carbonation.

O: Big and boozy as expected. Not as sweet as Chocolate Rain so I liked this a tad more.

Serving type: bottle

02-17-2013 17:21:59 | More by Treebs
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mbockstruck30

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

02-14-2013 23:17:32 | More by mbockstruck30
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celticfutblclub

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

02-14-2013 14:31:01 | More by celticfutblclub
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krl2112

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

02-14-2013 05:45:32 | More by krl2112
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ravot

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

02-13-2013 05:20:56 | More by ravot
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bepps

Michigan

5/5  rDev +10.4%

02-12-2013 19:16:15 | More by bepps
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CityofBals

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -17.2%

02-11-2013 21:56:08 | More by CityofBals
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MichPaul

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

02-10-2013 16:31:36 | More by MichPaul
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Shilt

Virginia

4/5  rDev -11.7%

02-10-2013 15:11:38 | More by Shilt
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hilgart1

Illinois

4/5  rDev -11.7%

02-10-2013 07:26:33 | More by hilgart1
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HopsMatt

Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

02-10-2013 06:56:46 | More by HopsMatt
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IMSPEAKNOENGLISH

Illinois

5/5  rDev +10.4%

02-09-2013 17:27:03 | More by IMSPEAKNOENGLISH
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KaslD

California

3.25/5  rDev -28.3%

02-09-2013 09:59:28 | More by KaslD
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Azrael


4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

02-09-2013 06:00:15 | More by Azrael
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beernads

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

02-08-2013 10:22:56 | More by beernads
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OldPenguinHunter

California

4.6/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2010 bottle: Had this with a few friends for a Christmas party... All I can say is how much hedonism can you fit into a bottle? At least that's what my notes said. Big chocolate syrup notes, dark fruit, coffee and unsweetened cocoa powder. The mouthfeel is silky and immense, It was almost hard to drink between the three of us, at least it would have been if it wasn't so delicious. That being said, this beer is probably the most extreme examples of a stout there can be, and definitely worth picking up and sharing with some good friends.

Serving type: bottle

02-07-2013 19:37:57 | More by OldPenguinHunter
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BColton1

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

02-07-2013 14:14:23 | More by BColton1
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Mjmoser

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

02-07-2013 03:13:01 | More by Mjmoser
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sacrelicio

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +10.4%

02-06-2013 04:35:01 | More by sacrelicio
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BMMillsy

Florida

3.95/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Pours dark brownish to black with almost no head. Aroma is straight bourbon and licorice. Pour looks thin but it is anything but thin. Viscous with low carbonation. Flavor begins with licorice and heavy bourbon. Strong alcohol warmth but not out of control for this ridiculous abv. Chocolate flavor lingers with sweet molasses on the palate. Quite a sipper but pretty nice. Great base beer here but no reason for such a high abv. Just comes in too hot...let it age and mellow.

Serving type: bottle

02-05-2013 21:37:25 | More by BMMillsy
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briiguy

Illinois

5/5  rDev +10.4%

02-05-2013 00:01:03 | More by briiguy
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jegross2

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

02-03-2013 19:52:09 | More by jegross2
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ewright

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -11.7%

02-02-2013 23:00:21 | More by ewright
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Johnnyramirez

California

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

02-02-2013 16:50:33 | More by Johnnyramirez
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rtaps

California

5/5  rDev +10.4%

02-01-2013 20:43:28 | More by rtaps
Black Tuesday from The Bruery
100 out of 100 based on 2,406 ratings.