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Vanilla Big Hugs | Half Acre Beer Company

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4.07
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Half Acre Beer Company
Illinois, United States | website

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Winter

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Added by MasterSki on 12-28-2012

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4.1/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.49/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.87/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On tap at the Half Acre release served in their signature snifter.

Look- A thin dark coffee colored brown with a generous mocha colored head.

Smell- Weak coffee, some roast, a slight hint of vanilla trying to poke through.

Taste- Bakers chocolate, a little coffee, and a hint of vanilla in the finish.

Feel- Oily, but on the thin side with a semi dry finish.

Overall- I've enjoyed buying a couple Big Hugs every year, so I figured to give this a try since I was in Chicago for the weekend of the release. A good enough beer, but nothing spectacular that raises the bar to world class status. The coffee and vanilla are both a little lacking in aroma and flavor for me.

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4.08/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Vanilla Big Hugs from Half Acre Beer Company
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