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Black Tuesday - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

2,963 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 2,963
Reviews: 597
rAvg: 4.54
pDev: 10.35%
Wants: 2,911
Gots: 1,437 | FT: 161
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 heystevec
4.48/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of chefbigjon
4.62/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

2014 version, opened for the birth of my son Nathan.

Photo of BeerMeBro720
4.54/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mphis
4.81/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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

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

Photo of Dr_King_Schultz
4.74/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

2011 Vintage. Simply incredible. Strong bourbon aroma, but easily drinkable.

Photo of Roy1586
4.5/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of kiki3drt292
3.98/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jzeilinger
4.39/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A - Pours engine oil black with a thin, but dense creamy toffee colored head and no carbonation.

S - Light bourbon, light chocolate, dark fruit, and light oak tannin aroma.

T - Lots of bourbon flavor, oak, vanilla, dark chocolate, roasted molasses, and black anise. Very nice complexity.

M - Medium body and silky smooth.

O - Starts out hot from the alcohol, mellows as it breathes, and lets more flavor emerge.

Photo of NickyDee21
4.18/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is my first time having it. 2012 vintage. I don't know what to think... The color really threw me off as it was almost a deep brown opposed to the usually opaqueness of stouts. Second was the taste. Only other stout with a similar taste profile I can think of is DFH WWS. It's a helluva tasty beer, but not what I expected.

Photo of ryanflc
4.79/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BeerDrinkingRhino
4.84/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of fuberwil
4.14/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of skiking70
4.63/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ethanmc12
4.46/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ArsMoriendiOU818
4.81/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Will_Rivera
4.68/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of t8dd
4.99/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of TypsiYpsi
4.41/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of sankykid
4.59/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

2012 vintage poured December 2014 into a snifter.

Photo of yoshicjn
4.5/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 3.5

It was awesome I loved it it was gross I hated it I rate it 3.6

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

Black Tuesday from The Bruery
100 out of 100 based on 2,963 ratings.