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Bourbon Barrel Aged Dark Star - Fremont Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

237 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 237
Reviews: 63
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 9.81%
Wants: 253
Gots: 69 | FT: 11
Brewed by:
Fremont Brewing Company visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: barleywinefiend on 05-12-2012)
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spointon

Illinois

4.1/5  rDev -4.2%

08-18-2014 02:20:32 | More by spointon
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jbaker67

Pennsylvania

4.3/5  rDev +0.5%

08-13-2014 01:11:07 | More by jbaker67
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jlindros

Massachusetts

4.54/5  rDev +6.1%

Big thanks to rudzud for sharing this, the winner of the night, 2013 vintage.

Light fizzy head fades instantly, long legs,, oily silky, pitch black, slick oily appearance.

Nose is like black Tuesday without the booze... huge chewy dark malts, cocoa notes, caramel, fudge, dark choc, cocoa notes, lots of oats and creamy, and with some nice bourbon and barrel notes.

Taste is great! Dark malts, chewy fudgey malts, dark thick cocoa, chewy oats, little bitter earthy hops, creamy, with some nice vanilla toasty barrel notes, fudgey oatmeal, etc. So velvety, thick rich creamy like thick feel, little bourbon note too. Finish is drier but a creamy touch oat mouth coating, velvety touch chewy oats, very fudgey, cocoa and mild bitter bite lingering.

Mouth is big bod, creamy fudgey thick creamy oatmeal like, decent carb, hidden booze.

Overall phenomenal!

08-11-2014 02:33:18 | More by jlindros
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rudzud

Massachusetts

4.58/5  rDev +7%

Split with JLindros and Threelions. 2013 vintage

A - Poured into a Kate the Great tulip a nice black hue with no head, great legs though.

S - Aromas of oats, bourbon, fudge, and balance. The bourbon and chocolate are awesome. Incredibly balanced, creamy oats, holy cow!

T - Taste is nutty chocolate fudge, bourbon, creamy oats, roast malts. This is absurdly balanced. Rich chocolate, bourbon, roast malts, creamy oats, barrel, vanilla. Super fudge and nuts. Again, super balanced.

M - Mouthfeel is lightly carbonated, velvet, creamy oats, wow.

O - Overall this beer was really good. Almost black Tuesday, super balanced. Holy cow. Phenomenal.

08-09-2014 01:09:30 | More by rudzud
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thereal_adam

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +11%

08-07-2014 15:16:01 | More by thereal_adam
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nickbman

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

08-06-2014 14:32:38 | More by nickbman
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Gotti311

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

08-05-2014 13:20:51 | More by Gotti311
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heavenlyStash

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

08-04-2014 20:08:34 | More by heavenlyStash
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zestar

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

08-02-2014 05:06:10 | More by zestar
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crowellbw

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +11%

07-22-2014 16:19:22 | More by crowellbw
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BWCampbell

Illinois

5/5  rDev +16.8%

07-12-2014 13:37:33 | More by BWCampbell
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erbu

Belgium

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

07-08-2014 12:58:46 | More by erbu
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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

2013 vintage, consumed July, 2014.

Dark brown-black pour, with a dark tan head that displayed good retention and laced the glass upon swirling. In the nose, roast and toast, dark malts and oak, notes of vanilla, coconut, coffee, with a decent bourbon heat. I thought this was a pretty standard bourbon stout, tastewise, decent dark roasty malts and coffee, bourbon-soaked oak and neutral alcohol, lighter notes of char and vanilla. Medium body, somewhat thinner than I'd expect for the style. But still good overall. Not great, but good.

07-08-2014 05:33:21 | More by Rifugium
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BucketBoy

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.5%

07-07-2014 22:13:24 | More by BucketBoy
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BeerisUber

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +11%

07-03-2014 03:41:42 | More by BeerisUber
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Port_Seat

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

06-26-2014 16:15:50 | More by Port_Seat
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Stephen_Purdue

Washington

4/5  rDev -6.5%

06-22-2014 00:55:14 | More by Stephen_Purdue
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kjrod20

New York

3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

06-18-2014 17:31:45 | More by kjrod20
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SocalKicks

California

4/5  rDev -6.5%

06-03-2014 07:45:30 | More by SocalKicks
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Soneast

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +11%

05-26-2014 18:47:18 | More by Soneast
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ellswrth

Oregon

5/5  rDev +16.8%

05-20-2014 23:34:00 | More by ellswrth
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brother_kenneth

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

04-29-2014 22:04:30 | More by brother_kenneth
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CHILLINDYLAN

Washington

5/5  rDev +16.8%

04-29-2014 17:31:40 | More by CHILLINDYLAN
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Stevedore

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -6.5%

04-27-2014 17:29:38 | More by Stevedore
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

4/5  rDev -6.5%

04-26-2014 12:29:12 | More by Cynic-ale
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Bourbon Barrel Aged Dark Star from Fremont Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 237 ratings.