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Black Tuesday - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

2,395 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 2,395
Reviews: 555
rAvg: 4.53
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 2,696
Gots: 1,190 | 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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Melman

California

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

01-13-2014 08:57:53 | More by Melman
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Jimmeekrek

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

01-12-2014 20:41:54 | More by Jimmeekrek
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cbgoods

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

01-12-2014 14:39:22 | More by cbgoods
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Tone2467

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

01-12-2014 01:38:12 | More by Tone2467
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Curt1

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

01-12-2014 00:51:30 | More by Curt1
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JMScowcroft

Vermont

4.81/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

The Bruery - Black Tuesday, poured into a Lawson's tulip.

Look - Pours a thin viscosity brown and settles black with minimal head. Not much lacing.

Smell - Chocolate malts and bourbon. Smells delish.

Taste - Rich chocolate followed by a nice bourbon warmth. Sweet oak vanilla finish.

Mouthfeel - Full bodied with medium carbonation. Boozy and warm but yummy. Definitely a sipper.

Overall - Great brew, pretty much the epitome of the style.

Serving type: bottle

01-11-2014 19:34:11 | More by JMScowcroft
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HitchSlap

Florida

1/5  rDev -77.9%

01-11-2014 19:20:09 | More by HitchSlap
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Funkwich

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

01-11-2014 05:27:23 | More by Funkwich
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JohnnieNepal

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

01-10-2014 14:37:18 | More by JohnnieNepal
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JWalterWeatherman

Virginia

5/5  rDev +10.4%

01-10-2014 14:27:11 | More by JWalterWeatherman
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NinjaPenguin

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

01-10-2014 03:24:50 | More by NinjaPenguin
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gory4d

New York

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

01-09-2014 22:17:14 | More by gory4d
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mltobin

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

01-09-2014 20:57:32 | More by mltobin
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irv2424

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

01-09-2014 19:13:28 | More by irv2424
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mattsmith413

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +10.4%

01-09-2014 18:54:47 | More by mattsmith413
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Mattyc88

Georgia

4.9/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Opened a 2012 - 19.2% Black Tuesday on 1/4/2014 shared among 3 people.

Aroma: Amazingly complex aroma. Initially it smells a bit boozy but also has a good amount of chocolate and oak with a bit of vanilla at the end.

Appearance: Motor-oil black, pours thick with just a touch of head if you pour correctly. If you pour carefully anticipating head, you won't get any. Alcohol legs on the glass.

Flavor: A bit of alcohol heat, but that is to be expected. Oaky, chocolatey, coffee, vanilla, molasses, a confusingly slight hint of something almost fruity that I couldn't quite pinpoint. If I tried it again, i'm sure I would pick up on something new that I overlooked, there's so many different things going on in this beer.

Mouthfeel: Light-Moderate carbonation with a full body. Sweet, warm, and slick.

Overall: I enjoyed this beer tremendously, the variety of complex flavors make this a unique and delicious beer. It's got about as much flavor as I would think you could possibly get from a beer with an ABV this high. I've drank 10% stouts (almost half as strong) that have tasted boozier than this beer, and that to me is an amazingly well done job.

Serving type: bottle

01-09-2014 15:07:35 | More by Mattyc88
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Dicers

Texas

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

01-08-2014 17:00:04 | More by Dicers
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mattsander

Alberta (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

01-08-2014 16:14:21 | More by mattsander
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Packlifenc

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -17.2%

01-08-2014 01:23:00 | More by Packlifenc
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Joenajera

California

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

01-07-2014 22:14:58 | More by Joenajera
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fsck

Washington

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

01-07-2014 18:57:48 | More by fsck
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JonnyBeers

British Columbia (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

01-07-2014 11:16:11 | More by JonnyBeers
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ShaneTheWalrus

Oregon

5/5  rDev +10.4%

01-07-2014 02:12:06 | More by ShaneTheWalrus
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ThatsThatDude

New York

4/5  rDev -11.7%

01-06-2014 16:43:36 | More by ThatsThatDude
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Coldsnack

Florida

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

01-06-2014 13:42:09 | More by Coldsnack
Black Tuesday from The Bruery
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