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Barrel-Aged Silhouette - Lift Bridge Brewery

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152 Ratings
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Ratings: 152
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 4.6
pDev: 6.09%
Wants: 144
Gots: 31 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
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Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: josephwa on 02-11-2013)
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look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Barrel-Aged Silhouette pours a dark black color, with a very small tan head. The aroma was a bit weak, but had hints of a scotch like kick. The taste has a boozy scotch like kick, with hints of a sourness to it. Good blending of flavors. Overall a very nice aged imperial stout.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Dark black. Medium khaki head. Thin collar.

Smell - Bourbon. Nice vanilla. Fudgy chocolate. Very woody.

Taste - Bourbon. Dark bitter chocolate. Very woody. Vanilla is strong in finish.

Mouthfeel - Heavy and kinda boozy.

Overall - Very woody. Very boozy. Very good but lacks a wow factor.

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4.1/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to TheDudeRules, who parted with a bottle from the Silhouette release for my sorry little fridge. Big 22 oz. bottle split with my wife.

Pour is black. Some carbonation. How the hell do you describe one more imperial stout? Whatever. It's dark. Nose is a one-two Aragorn punch of chocolate & barrel, I've smelled worse things. Lovely.

Barrel-Aged Silhouette is a heavy on the barrel & deep on the malts. Huge bourbon notes, & doesn't limit itself to a quick alcohol baseball bat to the liver, but lingers in the back of the throat like a two-song lap dance. Lovely chocolate, sweet malts, hint of birch sap. Thick, thicker, thickest, lovely mouthfeel. And too bloody easy to drink.

This might not reach the heights of truly elite barrel-aged stouts, but it's an excellent beer by a local brewery. Lovely.

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Barrel-Aged Silhouette from Lift Bridge Brewery
100 out of 100 based on 152 ratings.