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Black Tuesday - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

2,503 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,503
Reviews: 558
rAvg: 4.53
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 2,767
Gots: 1,210 | FT: 127
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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slothlike04

California

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

08-09-2014 17:10:45 | More by slothlike04
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bnelson997

California

5/5  rDev +10.4%

08-09-2014 05:47:16 | More by bnelson997
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brewnic

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

08-08-2014 14:13:42 | More by brewnic
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irish-hawkeye

Iowa

5/5  rDev +10.4%

08-08-2014 04:38:07 | More by irish-hawkeye
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augustg

Illinois

5/5  rDev +10.4%

08-07-2014 23:15:32 | More by augustg
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mnbearsfan

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

08-07-2014 12:44:59 | More by mnbearsfan
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davistabuff

New York

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

08-07-2014 07:53:28 | More by davistabuff
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prsncop

California

5/5  rDev +10.4%

08-07-2014 06:21:15 | More by prsncop
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GwWhite

Texas

5/5  rDev +10.4%

08-07-2014 05:55:27 | More by GwWhite
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More_betterness

California

4.44/5  rDev -2%

Reviewed from notes:
2013 bottle poured into a FW Teku on 7/4/14. Happy birthday America!

A: Dark black with ruby highlight when held up to the light. Not as pitch black as I expected. Small tan head recedes to nothing after about 30 seconds, per usual for a BA beer with this high of an ABV.

S: HUGE milk chocolate, caramel, and boozy bourbon notes. Hints of dark fruits and a slight alcohol burn close things out. Just a massive nose, the usual BA stout characteristics turned up to 11.

T: Syrupy sweet caramel and vanilla upfront. Pleasantly boozy bourbon and toasted raw cacao notes from the malt followed by a note of raisins. Extremely complex, but bordering on too sweet. Surprisingly limited alcohol character.

M: Thick and syrupy with low carbonation. Ridiculously mouth coating viscosity only adds to the decadence.

O: A ridiculously flavorful BA stout. Unbelievably pungent in every sensory aspect, but somehow manages to stay relatively balanced. Every bottle is a treat.

08-07-2014 04:07:20 | More by More_betterness
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Mfbda1daonly

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

08-06-2014 18:57:02 | More by Mfbda1daonly
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Michael_D

New York

4/5  rDev -11.7%

08-05-2014 04:38:09 | More by Michael_D
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Renobrew

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +10.4%

08-05-2014 02:18:09 | More by Renobrew
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Port_Seat

Washington

5/5  rDev +10.4%

08-04-2014 23:57:19 | More by Port_Seat
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jaken0ss

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

08-04-2014 17:18:01 | More by jaken0ss
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MikeCactusGordon

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

08-04-2014 13:13:10 | More by MikeCactusGordon
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jburns301

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

08-04-2014 02:43:48 | More by jburns301
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tviz33

New York

4.66/5  rDev +2.9%

Review from memory, unfortunately. 2013 bottle served in a Duvel tulip. Got the bottle in a Reddit beer trade and split it with a friend. Served slightly cool, not sure of exact temperature.

A- Pours a very dark brown, which is much lighter and clearer than I expected. Pretty much no head.

S- Boozey nose, but that's expected. Rich and oakey.

T- Woahhh bourbon all the way through. Sweet vanilla and chocolate notes down to the burn from the booze. This beer is huge in every way. Almost a little spice character in there along with lots of dark fruits.

M- Thick and velvety, rather than aggressive. Light carbonation.

O- This beer was just a pleasure to drink.

08-03-2014 19:18:30 | More by tviz33
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BeerMeBrah

Florida

4/5  rDev -11.7%

08-03-2014 15:02:12 | More by BeerMeBrah
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cyrushire

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

08-03-2014 05:57:17 | More by cyrushire
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Missy82

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

08-03-2014 03:43:22 | More by Missy82
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Big_Dave

Texas

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

08-02-2014 06:51:29 | More by Big_Dave
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Matty123

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +10.4%

08-01-2014 20:55:14 | More by Matty123
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addicus

Virginia

1/5  rDev -77.9%

08-01-2014 19:19:11 | More by addicus
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climbeer07

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

08-01-2014 03:47:23 | More by climbeer07
Black Tuesday from The Bruery
100 out of 100 based on 2,503 ratings.