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Barrel-Aged Silhouette - Lift Bridge Brewery

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

125 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 125
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 4.6
pDev: 5.65%
Wants: 103
Gots: 31 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Lift Bridge Brewery visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: josephwa on 02-11-2013)
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5/5  rDev +8.7%

Oh man, I can not say enough about this beer....when I first took a sip the thing that came to mind was CW 16 + BCBS. It has all the complexity of a CW16 with a BIG mouth-feel. So thick and creamy, I have not had a beer with a better mouth-feel. This lives up to the hype and more, this could be one of the best barrel aged stout in America and outside of Minnesota no one knows about it!

TboneRN, Tuesday at 10:10 PM
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5/5  rDev +8.7%

CLaBarre, Sep 09, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8.7%

Lifeofbrian, Sep 02, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

MNBeer1017, Sep 02, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

cbgoods, Aug 29, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

mctizzz, Aug 22, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

chippo33, Aug 14, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8.7%

LightSaber, Jul 31, 2014
Photo of Stevedore
4.4/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

750ml bottle of the 2014 vintage. Poured into a Cigar City snifter 7/27/2014.

A- Dark, pitch black body with a half finger tan head. Short retention time, filmy and slick. Looks oily.

S- Lots of bourbon and oak, along with cocoa, vanilla and slight roast malts and smokiness. Nice smelling beer, very bourbon forward.

F- Bourbon, oak, dark fruits, molasses, cocoa, vanilla. Lots of stuff going on here. Nicely done.

M- Medium body, a bit chewy and viscous. It is a fair bit boozy, but not enough to deter me from continuing to drink the pour.

O- Quite a bit like BCBS, just a bit thinner. Lots of that bourbon, oak, vanilla that BCBS is noted for. Pretty good stuff.

Stevedore, Jul 27, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8.7%

4four4, Jul 25, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -7.6%

KAF, Jul 20, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

MCImes, Jun 29, 2014
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4.64/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

10 oz on tap @ red cow
A- pours black as night with a khaki/black cherry head clinging lacing as you drink this
S-bourbon wood vanilla chocolate vanilla and leather
T- is perfect blend of the smells above the roasted malts blend beautifully with bourbon and chocolate a bit of wood and smoke on the finish
M-creamy and smooth perfect carbonation
T-this is a top tier BA stout with the bourbon complimenting the brew smooth and silky delicious

gatornation, Jun 28, 2014
Photo of juanny
4.59/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Truly a fine, powerfully delicious brew. Very dark cloudy ale, you know you are in for some a rich drink. The nose was mild, malty and smooth roasted, with a bit of the bourbon in there. The taste was fantastic! A dark roasted malt flavor is very present with molasses tones, the bourbon present especially at the start, a nice creamy-vanilla smoothness wraps it all together as well as mildly chocolate flavored. Finally a smoked, roasted taste at the end, even terms like oak and leather seem accurate. This was a rich, heavy feeling ale, wonderfully creamy, some carbonation, really goes down well, surprisingly easy to drink. I am partial to this style, but all-in-all, one amazing brew, even on a summer evening with a old friend.

juanny, Jun 25, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Houser, Jun 22, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

ottodyer, Jun 17, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Mbrown44, Jun 02, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Tom-Peters, Jun 02, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8.7%

Seiler22, May 30, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

PappyVans, May 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

MarkyMOD, May 17, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Hopsiam14, May 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -7.6%

Holland, May 07, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Ristaccia, May 03, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8.7%

DJFrasierCrane, Apr 28, 2014
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Barrel-Aged Silhouette from Lift Bridge Brewery
100 out of 100 based on 125 ratings.