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Black Tuesday - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

2,965 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,965
Reviews: 597
rAvg: 4.54
pDev: 10.35%
Wants: 2,915
Gots: 1,442 | FT: 162
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  19.20% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: OlieIPA on 07-18-2009

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
2014: 19.7% ABV
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Photo of N_Schleret
4.39/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jroberts8811
4.7/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of master_platypus
4.18/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Samuel906
4.73/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of tim007007
4.04/5  rDev -11%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Chris-1911
4.37/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of k47k
4/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SicEmChris
4.5/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Erick_G
3.86/5  rDev -15%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of brewtus
4.75/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of edhizdeid
4.59/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MNPikey
4.5/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of fraz13r
4.99/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of huysmans
4.32/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MikeAndrews
4.19/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of suckaj
4.51/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bellybuttonjam
4.81/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of floridadrift
4.82/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Warning: Extremely delicious if you like bourbon-barrel aged beers

A: Black with caramel head, recedes fast
S: Bourbon, toffee, sugar, vanilla
T: Vanilla, bourbon, dark fruits
F: Very nice mouthfeel
O: Something really special if you get can get your hands on it, a great base beer for all their variants.

Photo of mikepcarney
5/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of CJNAPS
4.96/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

I thought this was very tasty, I'm glad i have another one on the shelf. I need to try the Run barrel aged one

Photo of Thedrizzle
4.05/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Texsuds
4.39/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SteveB24
4.51/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

color of the beer is black as night, pours a few big bubbles on top but not really any head to speak of.
Smell-tons of malt goodness, rich coffee, some chocolate, dark fruit, boozy warmth.
Taste-Upfront is sweet malt flavors such as molasses and dark fruit, complimented by rich, toasty flavors like chocolate and coffee. the booze provides warmth but is very, very subtle for a beer this big.
Feel-very heavy, oily on the finish. very subtle carbonation.
Overall-this is an extremely impressive beer, drink carefully, you can't really taste the 18.9 percent abv but it's there!

Photo of BIll_Currie
4.7/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of NorCalAussie
4.25/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Black Tuesday from The Bruery
100 out of 100 based on 2,965 ratings.