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Rum Barrel Aged Fayston Maple Imperial Stout - Lawson's Finest Liquids

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Rum Barrel Aged Fayston Maple Imperial Stout
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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

46 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 46
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 7.8%
Wants: 34
Gots: 15 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Lawson's Finest Liquids visit their website
Vermont, United States

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

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Rifugium on 04-01-2014)
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S- Kinda bland here, more malt, chocolate, caramel, big toffee; rum takes a background part here.

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375ml bottle from 4/2014 poured into a Lawson's snifter 5/31/2014.

A- Dark black body, one finger mocha head with good retention. Looks slick and resinous, a bit oily even. Not much lacing.

S- As it was served chilled, the nose took time to develop into cocoa, graham crackers, sweet rum, molasses, milk chocolate, roasted malt. Really a very nice nose once it warms up.

F- Roast malt, sweet rum, graham crackers, milk chocolate. Less of the cocoa and dark chocolate than in the nose, on the sweet side but still balanced nicely by the roast. Interestingly, this started out with some fusel alcohol flavours, but as it warmed up, that disappeared. I suspect that I am confusing the fusel with a component of the rum barrel.

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Rum Barrel Aged Fayston Maple Imperial Stout from Lawson's Finest Liquids
94 out of 100 based on 46 ratings.