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

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Bourbon Barrel Aged Fayston Maple Imperial StoutBourbon Barrel Aged Fayston Maple Imperial Stout

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

190 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 190
Reviews: 66
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 10.6%
Wants: 365
Gots: 42 | FT: 4
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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kingcrowing on 07-16-2010)
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billshmeinke

California

2.38/5  rDev -42.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 2

Review from notes. Thanks to Bobby/Andrew.

Pitch black. A bit of off white head. 3.5
Chocolate, char, dark fruits, and heat. 2.5
Char, alcohol, heat, cheap bourbon, dark fruits. Astringent. Yikes. 2
Pretty thick and syrupy. 4
Boozy, charred, astringent mess, not a fan. 2

Serving type: bottle

09-16-2011 21:41:07 | More by billshmeinke
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HF stem

A: Pours a very dark brown color that in the glass is opaque black. Initially a half finger of tan head. Nice carbonation for the high abv. Forms a collar and faints sweeping head. Alcohol feet.

S: Smells awesome. Still getting some of that maple sweetness for sure. Oak. Vanilla. That barrel showing its teeth. Roasted malts. Some milk chocolate meshing in with the barrel.

T: Initial sip is delicious. I'm in for a treat. Bitter dark chocolate in the tip of the tongue. Vanilla. Bourbon sweetness. Some maple syrup. Roast dark malts. Finish is dry. Lingering dark chocolate. High cacao. Bitterness.

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Bourbon Barrel Aged Fayston Maple Imperial Stout from Lawson's Finest Liquids
92 out of 100 based on 190 ratings.