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Black Tuesday - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

2,616 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,616
Reviews: 559
rAvg: 4.54
pDev: 10.57%
Wants: 2,828
Gots: 1,226 | 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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5/5  rDev +10.1%

Zonian1, Jun 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -6.4%

Spaten454, Jun 14, 2014
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5/5  rDev +10.1%

portable, Jun 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -6.4%

gordnbiers, Jun 13, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +4.6%

gcare02, Jun 13, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -44.9%

Jrod82, Jun 12, 2014
Photo of papat444
4.35/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

MY 1000TH BEER HAD ON BA!

***2011 Vintage***

Thanks to Masterski and F2brewers for each getting me a bottle. Not sure who gave me this vintage.

Poured from a 750ml bottle and enjoyed last Tuesday ;)

Thick, viscous, black body. Surprisingly, some frothy foam in the pour but dissipates quickly. Aroma is stellar; rum cake, ,molasses, sweet bourbon, maple syrup. Aroma jumps as soon as i uncap the bottle. Flavor follows the same path as the aroma. Fudge cake, bourbon, maple, maybe not as intense as the aroma. Very sweet and that's a lot coming from me. Feel straddles the line between beer and spirits. Very special and happy to have had the chance.

papat444, Jun 12, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -0.9%

kingjohnh, Jun 12, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -0.9%

SDStoneEnthusiast, Jun 12, 2014
Photo of kirok1999
4.5/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Absolutely spectacular stout. Sweet, dense, creamy and one of the best stouts out there. Incredible balance between chocolate, coffee and vanilla. A definite sipper. Wish I could get some more. The only way to improve this would be to age it with cacao nibs and vanilla.

kirok1999, Jun 11, 2014
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5/5  rDev +10.1%

SlothB77, Jun 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -6.4%

DrunkAl, Jun 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -0.9%

Gus_13, Jun 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -6.4%

Dawgboned37, Jun 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev -11.9%

TX-Badger, Jun 09, 2014
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4.88/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This ranks up there with Goose Island Bourbon County Brand Proprietor's Stout. Got to share this awesome Bruery's Black Tuesday at a Alchemist Heady Topper tasting that I did in Chicago on 6/5. After the Heady Topper was gone, the guests dragged out the Bruery's Black Tuesday bomber and a couple of 12 ounce bottles of the Goose Island Bourbon County Brand Coffee Shout.
Both beers were top of the line brews, but I would give the edge to Black Tuesday. Just a total joy to consume; especially with all my new friends that came to share my Heady Topper Tasting.

ricknelson, Jun 09, 2014
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5/5  rDev +10.1%

IAmHollywood13, Jun 09, 2014
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5/5  rDev +10.1%

SourMeTimber, Jun 09, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -0.9%

Axic10, Jun 09, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -0.9%

Jspriest, Jun 08, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +4.6%

Travis7009, Jun 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -22.9%

Filabee, Jun 07, 2014
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5/5  rDev +10.1%

Rborre321, Jun 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -0.9%

NJB145, Jun 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -0.9%

tetu, Jun 06, 2014
Black Tuesday from The Bruery
100 out of 100 based on 2,616 ratings.