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Black Tuesday - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

2,403 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,403
Reviews: 555
rAvg: 4.53
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 2,706
Gots: 1,194 | FT: 121
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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Blahstarr

California

5/5  rDev +10.4%

03-16-2014 04:16:27 | More by Blahstarr
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mlhyatt

Georgia

4.8/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Poured into a tulip glass

To preface i was cery skeptical of this beer tasting like straight up liquor because of the alcohol content.

A- jet black with very very little brown head that turns into nothing very very quickly. Man this looks good. Getting lost in its appearance.

S- bourbon. Sweet caramel and vanilla. The chocolate comes through at the end and sits in the nose for a good while. The smell is very very sweet almost like candied soy sauce. Sounds weird but it's very good.

T- chocolate with hints of coffee. The coffee is very faint but the chocolate leaves a bitterness like dark chocolate does on the tongue. Then te bourbon comes in and swirls around the mouth. The booze is hot but it blends so well with the malt and chocolate. The sweetness from the bourbon doesn't overwhelm the flavors at all. This tastes amazing. Can't find anything wrong with the taste.

M- incredibly smooth for a 19% beer. Not much bite from the carbonation either. Can't believe how smooth it is.

O- a very delicious beer that really captures the style. Gotta drink it slow though. Very hard to find something wrong with this beer. If there was anything it would be the heat from the alcohol. But even that is done so well for a beer that is almost 20%. To me this beats out BCS because the sweetness from the bourbon blends way better in this beer. Glad i have another bottle.

Serving type: bottle

03-16-2014 03:36:00 | More by mlhyatt
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oldsailor

Nevada

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

03-16-2014 02:46:05 | More by oldsailor
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HOPTOMIC_BOMB

California

2/5  rDev -55.8%

03-16-2014 01:08:04 | More by HOPTOMIC_BOMB
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Psychmusic

Rhode Island

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

03-15-2014 23:35:48 | More by Psychmusic
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hophead8181

California

4/5  rDev -11.7%

03-15-2014 18:19:19 | More by hophead8181
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TxUltraRunner

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

03-15-2014 18:18:20 | More by TxUltraRunner
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hopswap1

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

03-15-2014 07:31:43 | More by hopswap1
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Docrock

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

03-15-2014 04:47:45 | More by Docrock
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MJsGhost

New York

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

03-14-2014 18:52:34 | More by MJsGhost
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riemster

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -17.2%

03-14-2014 02:05:57 | More by riemster
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kamikazeokami

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

03-13-2014 19:41:41 | More by kamikazeokami
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earljones199

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

03-13-2014 12:08:58 | More by earljones199
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Charliechu

California

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

03-13-2014 06:37:38 | More by Charliechu
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warnerry

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

03-13-2014 01:31:14 | More by warnerry
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Mikeypnh

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

03-12-2014 17:55:52 | More by Mikeypnh
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TomTown

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

03-12-2014 15:20:32 | More by TomTown
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SharkNado

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

03-12-2014 02:42:40 | More by SharkNado
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catboy

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

03-11-2014 15:17:46 | More by catboy
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itsjreal

Vermont

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

03-11-2014 14:25:04 | More by itsjreal
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Keananmichael5

California

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

03-10-2014 21:44:15 | More by Keananmichael5
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mverity

Florida

3.73/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

2013 bottle shared by some great people after Hunahpu's Day 2014. Great deep black with some tan head, decent legs, not much for lacing. Hot hot hot. Even with a year on this, the bourbon heat is alive and well. Aroma is boozey up front, vanilla, toffee, and molasses behind that bourbon heat. Taste is also very boozey. I get the vanilla, some faint dark fruit (raisin or something of the like), some good oakiness. Slightly thin in the mouthfeel, but I enjoy the low carbonation and fairly thick body.

Serving type: bottle

03-10-2014 20:38:47 | More by mverity
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Massbmx

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

03-10-2014 13:51:22 | More by Massbmx
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themind

New Jersey

4.95/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is an outstanding BB beer that lived up to the hype. Black as motor oil this monster comes in at 19.2%. The well hidden ABV sneaks up on you and before you realize it the bottle you shared with a few friends is empty and your stubling about. I cant say enough about this beer as it is one of the best beers in the style I have ever had. If you like BB stouts this is a no brainer with a fantastic stout backbone coupled with the barrel aging makes this treat Legendary.

Bottom Line: Legendary brew!

Serving type: bottle

03-10-2014 12:10:06 | More by themind
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Devman171

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

03-10-2014 12:02:56 | More by Devman171
Black Tuesday from The Bruery
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