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Imperial Stout - Marble Brewery

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Reviews: 4
Hads: 32
Avg: 3.99
pDev: 30.58%
Wants: 2
Gots: 6 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Marble Brewery
New Mexico, United States | website

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout | 11.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: Lovely85 on 12-24-2013

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Reviews: 4 | Hads: 32
Photo of Kevinpitts
4.15/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle aged close to a year. States "aged in oak barrels". Has coffee and vanilla flavors too it. Fairly decent stout. Curious about bourbon barrel version. No barrel aged flavors come through, though it is a heavier flavored stout. Glad to try. Not a whale of any sort, but enjoyable for sure.

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Photo of stevoj
3.82/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle from brewery. Average pour and normal RIS aromas lead into a big roast grain taste, sharp bit at the finish. Nice blend of roast grains, burnt toast with hints of chocolate. Smooth and light bodied, but tasty, and fulfilling.

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Photo of NolaHopHead
4.09/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bomber. Pours pitch black, two finger head, rings if lace down the sipping side. Dark chocolate and vanilla aroma, mild bourbon. Deep dark bitter chocolate flavor, lingering bitterness. Very mild bourbon presence. Chewy mouthfeel. Nice tasting bitter chocolate stout.

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Photo of Stevedore
3.96/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A- Dark brown, nearly black body. Opaque, thick, foreboding. One finger offwhite head, no retention time, thin collar, no lacing.

S- Vanilla, oak. When I smelled this, I was a bit flummoxed. I still am, because this screams bourbon barrel aging of some kind, even if it is only partially barrel-aged. Roasted malt, a little bit of cocoa and espresso rounds it out. Nice complexity, very forward nose.

F- If I had any doubts that there was any kind of bourbon barrel aging in this beer, tasting it makes it a lot harder for me to keep these doubts. Oak, vanilla, mild smoke, nice cocoa, dark chocolate, dollop of espresso, a bit of booze. Not sure where some of these flavours are coming from if this is a straight imperial stout, as it is described on the taplist. So, I'll have to assume that I'm crazy and my palate is wrong. But it's good.

M- Medium-thinner bodied, lower in carbonation, a bit sticky but otherwise silky smooth. Oaky with a bit of burn on the aftertaste.

O- Decent imperial stout. Not one of the best, but it's certainly interesting and not terrible. I would have liked a little bit of body and less ABV, but going in and assuming that this is a straight non-BA imperial stout did lower expectations a bit.

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Imperial Stout from Marble Brewery
- out of 100 based on 4 ratings.