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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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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jjheinrichs

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -11.7%

01-25-2014 16:17:05 | More by jjheinrichs
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Theortiz01

Texas

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

01-25-2014 14:52:01 | More by Theortiz01
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kreg02

Illinois

5/5  rDev +10.4%

01-24-2014 23:19:57 | More by kreg02
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tripelhops

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

01-24-2014 21:04:33 | More by tripelhops
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Resuin

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

01-24-2014 19:36:27 | More by Resuin
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Seanniek91

Rhode Island

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

01-24-2014 15:21:14 | More by Seanniek91
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griffeyb

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

01-23-2014 17:31:16 | More by griffeyb
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StPaulSuds

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

01-23-2014 17:26:57 | More by StPaulSuds
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schmidtmattsays

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

01-23-2014 06:07:03 | More by schmidtmattsays
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PicoPapa

Connecticut

4.58/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Big thanks to Moyman for this beer.

750mL bottle. Pours a pitch black viscous color with a 1/2 inch of brown head. Minimal lacing. The aroma is a whole lot of booze with some nice vanilla, oak, raisins, dark chocolate, black coffee and earth. The taste is boozey with a great chocolate presence that somehow isn't overpowered by the bourbon. Vanilla hints with some caramel as well. Chocolate and alcohol burn towards the end. More warming alcohol at the finish with dark chocolate. Almost tastes like boozey Hershey's Syrup. Heavy, chewy mouthfeel. I'm surprised that the taste is so complex given the very high Abv. Its not just a boozey mess. Probably one of, if not the best, Barrel Aged Imperial Stouts I have had. Amazing beer.

Serving type: bottle

01-23-2014 03:03:45 | More by PicoPapa
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jbdpsu82

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

01-22-2014 22:34:03 | More by jbdpsu82
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jschott75

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

01-22-2014 22:08:56 | More by jschott75
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Omer4176

California

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

01-22-2014 20:03:58 | More by Omer4176
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GordonShumway

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -33.8%

01-22-2014 13:50:31 | More by GordonShumway
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ChrisChagnon

Connecticut

4.53/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured out of a 750ML bottle into a tulip

This poured jet black, with little to no head at all. Expected with that ABV.

The smell is really sweet- chocolate and intense bourbon smell is picked up instantly

Taste- strong alcohol heat right away, totally understandable though. Really hot, but the chocolate sweetens it up so much. Bourbon and oak in the finish. A lot going on in this beer that is hard to pick up the first time drinking it.

Mouth- Really hot and boozy taste and just coats the mouth. Warm and a little carbonation. This is def a sipper

Overall- This beer was great and I would love to have the chance to try it again with some age on it to see how it ages.

Serving type: bottle

01-22-2014 13:47:05 | More by ChrisChagnon
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Jpepe08

Vermont

3/5  rDev -33.8%

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ChanChan

California

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

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thereal_adam

Texas

5/5  rDev +10.4%

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Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev -11.7%

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Florida

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

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Texas

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev -11.7%

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California

5/5  rDev +10.4%

01-19-2014 22:10:20 | More by Wesdrummer
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California

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

01-19-2014 19:21:19 | More by T_Hass
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cistercian12

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

01-18-2014 11:56:12 | More by cistercian12
Black Tuesday from The Bruery
100 out of 100 based on 2,406 ratings.