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

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

193 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 193
Reviews: 66
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 10.6%
Wants: 393
Gots: 48 | 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:
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(Beer added by: kingcrowing on 07-16-2010)
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Poured from the bottle into a snifter. I was lucky enough to try this along with the other three versions, and this one was my favorite.

The beer pours a dark brown color, almost black with a nice layer of off white head. The smell is full of sweet alcohol with some dark fruit and a mild maple syrup note. The flavor is quite smooth. I'm getting the bourbon with a mild maple note. There is some roast, but it mainly shows up in the finish. I'm also getting some bourbon and maple syrup in the finish. There was a pleasant oaky note throughout the sip.

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Bottle shared by nasty31

A - Dark chocolate colored beer with a small one finger head that settled down to the layer of foam

S - Maple, vanilla and charred oak from the roasted malts. Not much bourbon from the barrel. Little sweetness overall

T - Chocolates, vanilla, light maple syrup, and oak to it. However, there is a strong charred malt flavor that takes over from the sweetness. The char is too overpowering for me and makes the beer have a bitterness that lingers on in the finish

MF - Medium body with chocolate malt. The roasted malt makes it too burnt and astringent for the flavor

O - This beer could have been great but the roasted and charred malts just take over. The maple and vanilla are there but overpowered by the char and bitterness

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Bourbon Barrel Aged Fayston Maple Imperial Stout from Lawson's Finest Liquids
92 out of 100 based on 193 ratings.