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Bourbon Barrel Imperial Stout - Marble Brewery

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Bourbon Barrel Imperial StoutBourbon Barrel Imperial Stout

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

91 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 91
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 9.11%
Wants: 63
Gots: 32 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Marble Brewery visit their website
New Mexico, United States

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

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: GabrielM on 12-02-2011)
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chippo33

Vermont

2.75/5  rDev -34.1%

06-12-2014 18:31:15 | More by chippo33
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Hugonaut13

Illinois

3/5  rDev -28.1%

05-29-2013 01:52:11 | More by Hugonaut13
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jeonseh

Indiana

3.19/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

A - Dark chocolate beer with small mocha foam layer and small bubbles on the sides

S - Milk chocolate, vanilla, light caramel, slight sweet cream and light roasted malt

T - Roasted malt with a ton if booze and bourbon. Slight bourbon sweetness but there is lots of alcoholic bite that really over takes the rest of the beer and becomes the only thing I could taste. Good amount of oak near the finish.

M - Medium thick body with an astringent finish from the booze

O - Boozy stout with too much barrel that overwhelms the base stout. The strong alcoholic presence gives it a slight kick and makes it astringent overall

Serving type: bottle

05-16-2013 14:52:06 | More by jeonseh
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Rhettroactive

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

12-14-2013 21:05:23 | More by Rhettroactive
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Hopmarc

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

07-17-2013 22:19:24 | More by Hopmarc
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IrishColonial

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

12-14-2013 21:34:36 | More by IrishColonial
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ArrogantB

Colorado

3.68/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Shout to egadbananas for sending me this. Dark black color, appearance is easy. Aroma is a bit of malt chocolate milk balls, whoppers yo. Flavor was oddly not heavy barrel, mostly imperial stout with a bit of wood at the finish. I like a subtle beer and I liked it when bourbon barrel beers are not dominated by booze but this was too subtle. More barrel please. I actually think the Marble Reserve was much better and had a better barrel character.

Serving type: bottle

02-09-2013 06:28:27 | More by ArrogantB
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MaseFace

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

03-02-2014 00:18:37 | More by MaseFace
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thebigredone

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

01-31-2013 00:08:12 | More by thebigredone
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ajzy

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

06-01-2013 13:33:42 | More by ajzy
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HopsMatt

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

01-26-2014 19:55:40 | More by HopsMatt
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Lare453

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

08-28-2013 02:30:21 | More by Lare453
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hollywood_15063

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

06-28-2014 03:46:09 | More by hollywood_15063
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juliusseizure

New York

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

12-08-2013 20:08:42 | More by juliusseizure
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KevinmusPrime

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

01-25-2014 19:56:07 | More by KevinmusPrime
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Auror

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

02-24-2014 07:46:10 | More by Auror
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ADTaber

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

01-25-2014 19:54:52 | More by ADTaber
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Treebs

Illinois

3.79/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

22 oz. waxed bottle served in a Jester King chalice. Thanks to eorwar for the share!

A: Pours a dark black color with a light tan head forming on the pour. Dissipates to a thin film that leaves some soapy looking lace down the glass.

S: Pretty barrel heavy with some notes of bourbon, coconut and tootsie roll. Very sweet initially on the smell.

T: Same as the nose. Very barrel forward. Bourbon with a heavy roasted malt bill. Light vanilla and coconut with some caramel sweetness. Heavy fudge with some tootsie roll sweetness. A little hot, but nothing out of line with 11% ABV.

M: Medium bodied with a medium carbonation level. A little oily as well. Smooth and sweet finish.

O: A little rough around the edges, but still a very solid beer. A think this needs some time to integrate a little more. I'm interested to try the Marble Reserve at this point.

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2013 15:15:41 | More by Treebs
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maximum12

Minnesota

3.95/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to GHB for this bottle, the final survivor of another good trade box. If it's as good as the other brews from Marble, I'll be well pleased. 22 oz. bottle split with my wife.

Pours is dark, dead black with only sparks of frizzy life. Nose, well, is there something wrong with my nose tonight? Not getting much. Sweetness, gentle barrel. OK, my wife concurs, I haven't suffered any nasal trauma. Whew.

Marble Bourbon Barrel Imperial Stout is a brew that needs some serious warming. Cold out of the fridge this is routine, but opens like a Paula Abdul video as it warms. Nicely roasted that treads the edge of coffee territory, before the vanilla sweetness & malt eases into the snapshot. Caramel. oak that dries out the after-image. Thick & lovely, but I won 't have any problem putting my half down to rest.

This is the kind of beer that one could easily overlook. Not in your face, just a good, solid beer that's had a subtle shiv of barrel tagged on. I like. Excellent beer.

Serving type: bottle

12-30-2012 04:01:40 | More by maximum12
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SpdKilz

Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.1%

03-17-2014 01:07:10 | More by SpdKilz
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New Mexico

4/5  rDev -4.1%

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JCam9981

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -4.1%

02-12-2014 20:59:23 | More by JCam9981
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djmichaelk

Florida

4/5  rDev -4.1%

10-26-2012 00:42:26 | More by djmichaelk
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yourefragile

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -4.1%

01-14-2012 00:05:05 | More by yourefragile
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Texasfan549

Texas

4/5  rDev -4.1%

06-20-2013 02:36:08 | More by Texasfan549
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Bourbon Barrel Imperial Stout from Marble Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 91 ratings.