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Divine Retribution No. 3 - DuClaw Brewing Company

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Divine Retribution No. 3Divine Retribution No. 3

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very good

48 Ratings
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Ratings: 48
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 10.03%
Wants: 3
Gots: 11 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
DuClaw Brewing Company visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: RollBounce on 12-24-2013)
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3.95/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

From a large shared bottle of DuClaw Divine Retribution #3

Lightly sweet and slightly hot.
Nice use of bourbon barrel aging.
Excellent lingering aftertaste dominated by flavors and aromas from the barrel aging.

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4.1/5  rDev +2.8%

Served on tap in a chalice glass

Appearance – The beer pours an almost pitch black color with a tiny tan colored head. The head has a light level of retention, fading fast to leave a tiny bit of lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma of the beer is quite heavy caramel and molasses smell mixed with a whole lot of roasted malt. Along with these aromas are some smells of oak and bourbon A little bit of a cocoa and some wood smells round out the profile, creating a very warm, sweet and dark smell overall.

Taste – The taste begins tons of sweet flavors of a caramel and brown sugar nature mixed with a great deal of roasted malt and some lighter vanilla. The vanilla gains some intensity as the flavor advances with the sweetness of caramel and cocoa maintaining in strength. All the while some oaky and boozy bourbon flavors begin coming to the tongue getting stronger and stronger as the flavor advances. Some notes of coffee and a little bit of earth joins the flavor profile more toward the end of the taste, which mix with the roasted and now rather potent sweet, boozy, and bourbon flavors of the brew to create a nice sweet, dark, and warming flavor to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the thicker and creamier side with a carbonation level that is on the lower side. Both are fantastic for the big sweet, boozy, and oaky dark flavors of the brew making this a very nice slow sipping beer.

Overall – A rather big and thick imperial stout with a rather nice warming but still easy drinking bourbon boozy flavor. A rather tasty slow sipper I must say.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A-dark brown color with a smallish tan head and minimal lacing

S-dark brown sugar, dark malt, bourbon, dark fruit

T-dark fruit, roasted malt, dark brown sugar, bourbon, little coffee

F-medium body with light to moderate carbonation, smooth but a little hot on the alcohol

O-decent, but a little too bourbon forward now, maybe some age will help

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Divine Retribution No. 3 from DuClaw Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 48 ratings.