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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: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is regarding the 2011 version, though I'd love to try the 2009 someday.

Deep black pour, very viscous, coats the glass impressively.

Far and away one of the richest smelling beers I've encountered. While I find that CBS offers more of a variety of scents (with the maple, bourbon, vanilla mixing) Black Tuesday just leaves this focused chocolately, boozy wonderfulness on the nose.

Tastes even better than it gives off in the nose which in and of itself is magnificent accomplishment.

Truly worthy of all the hype out there,what a flagship for Bruery products, I'll be trying a lot more of their stuff going forward.

Something every true fan of good beer must try at least once!

Adamostella, Nov 30, 2011
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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

2011 Vintage split between myself and 2 others.

A- Pretty damn black, the head quickly dissipates to zilch.

S- Fucking Amazing. Ridiculous amounts of chocolate, malt, vanilla, sugar, oak, alcohol. Simply decadent.

T- Blown away. Mirrors the nose but somehow even more complex. The sweetness is balanced, massive amounts of chocolate, pretty roasty, oak and vanilla and nice amount of heat. COMPLEX.

M- Much thinner than I envisioned but somehow it works.

O- Simply a must try beer. Not for the meek.

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