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Retribution - DuClaw Brewing Company

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378 Ratings
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Ratings: 378
Reviews: 68
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 10.9%
Wants: 83
Gots: 109 | FT: 11
Brewed by:
DuClaw Brewing Company visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  11.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Kegatron on 10-14-2011

A full-bodied, Single Barrel Bourbon-aged Imperial Stout with rich aromas of espresso and dark chocolate, and smooth roasted malt flavor. Aged for 6 months inside charred Kentucky white oak bourbon barrels to add the natural vanilla and caramelized sugar flavors of the bourbon soaked wood to the beer. Each bottle run is drawn from a single barrel, making each batch a unique drinking experience. ABV from 10.5% to 11.5%.
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4.12/5  rDev -0.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +9%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

As a fan of black coffee and chocolate, this beer was very satisfying. You can taste the notes of both.

Getting a pint of it is rather expensive as far as beers go. I'd rather use the money on 300mL of hard liquor. BUT if you don't mind forking over the extra dough, go ahead and enjoy this imperial stout

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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

Vanilla, oak, a hint of chocolate. Slightly sour? On the thinner side. It's pretty good.

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3.92/5  rDev -5.1%

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1.8/5  rDev -56.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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4.04/5  rDev -2.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +9%

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3.52/5  rDev -14.8%

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3.52/5  rDev -14.8%

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5/5  rDev +21.1%

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4.6/5  rDev +11.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +9%

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4.05/5  rDev -1.9%

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4.1/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

On nitro at pizza boy. Pours black with little head. Not as flavorful as a typical bb stout but still good, although not great. Hints of bourbon that are quite nice but not much from the underlying stout - I would take Ten Fidy or regular Pt5th over this. A decent beer, but below what I would expect from a quality bb stout.

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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +9%

Retribution from DuClaw Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 378 ratings.