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Black Tuesday - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

2,614 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,614
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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4.75/5  rDev +4.6%

tut2528, May 23, 2014
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5/5  rDev +10.1%

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4.25/5  rDev -6.4%

mreaber09, May 22, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +4.6%

rdell17, May 22, 2014
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5/5  rDev +10.1%

TimDisaster, May 21, 2014
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4.26/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A: Brown(ish)/ pitch black color…Vanishing (next to no) head and no lacing

S: Syrupy if you will: caramel, vanilla, & dark fruits. As well as bourbon and some chocolate

T: Dark fruits, vanilla accompanied by a coffee/dark chocolate texture. The bourbon & booze content is there, but I wouldn’t say it’s overwhelming.

M: Soft, easygoing, comfortable, and particularly smooth are the adjectives I’ll use to describe what most 19% beers are not.

O: When drunken leisurely, you’ll find this to be quite scrumptious…Definitely in there with the top of its class, when taken into consideration the content and style of the beer.

M-Fox24, May 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev -11.9%

MrDave, May 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -6.4%

illy0sis, May 19, 2014
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mhenson42, May 18, 2014
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nicole309, May 18, 2014
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5/5  rDev +10.1%

BG718, May 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev -11.9%

Kramerbarthomer, May 17, 2014
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4.59/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Opened a 2013 bottle. Shared with friends.

A- pours pitch black with little head that fades, no lacing.

S- At first open and pour there were faint chocolate notes giving way to dark fruits and booze as it warmed.

T- Served slightly chilled, dark fruits and slight chocolate notes. As warms dark fruit and booze start to come out becoming very prevalent.

M- very thick, fills the pallet and goes down smooth.

O- this was well worth the KBS I traded for it. This easily goes up with the best barrel aged stouts easily available each year.

Jared14, May 17, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +4.6%

mgr78704, May 16, 2014
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5/5  rDev +10.1%

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hansenm72, May 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -6.4%

dranthony2012, May 14, 2014
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3/5  rDev -33.9%

jwswigs, May 14, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -0.9%

Emilean, May 14, 2014
Black Tuesday from The Bruery
100 out of 100 based on 2,614 ratings.