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Collaboration Series: Mrs. Stoutfire - The Bruery

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87
very good

214 Ratings
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Ratings: 214
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 28
Gots: 56 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
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California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
For our first local collaboration beer of 2013, we teamed up with our good friends at Beachwood Brewing in Long Beach, CA. We've worked with these folks on a number of small batch brews, beer dinners and general shenanigans for many years and it was really exciting to sit down and work on a full scale project with them for the first time. What we ended up with is an imperial smoked stout, but of course it wasn't that simple. We smoked our own malt on the same smoker and with the same blend of three different woods that Beachwood uses for their award winning BBQ - apple, white oak and pecan. We then aged the beer on those same three types of wood. The resulting stout is hearty and wonderful, balancing the rich, meaty smokiness with the sweetness of the malt.

(Beer added by: ngeunit1 on 03-29-2013)
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S - Lots of chocolate and smoke.

T - Chocolate, then tons of smoke and wood.

D - Good carbonation with a medium to heavy body.

O - Smokey-wood stout - solid, not overly sweet.

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Taste - Smoke blends very well with a sweet chocolate malt. Gets roastier as the smoke abates, yielding a bit of coffee. The smoke declines, but never goes away.

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Collaboration Series: Mrs. Stoutfire from The Bruery
87 out of 100 based on 214 ratings.