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Kentucky Dark Star - Fremont Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

271 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 271
Reviews: 65
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 9.53%
Wants: 275
Gots: 82 | FT: 14
Brewed by:
Fremont Brewing Company visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our Imperial Oatmeal Stout aged in 15 year old single use Kentucky Bourbon Barrels. The roasted and chocolate malts complement the smooth oats to bring you a stout delight wrapped in the gentle embrace of Bourbon Barrel aged warmth. A touch of sweetness dances in balance with the hops to finish with a wave and then she’s gone.

(Beer added by: barleywinefiend on 05-12-2012)
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

2012 Release. Poured from the bomber to a snifter.

A: Poured black, what head was there was tan.

S: Mostly bourbon, vanilla. Big oak and dark fruit/chocolate, oatmeal.

T: The taste follows the nose well, except there is a sweeter dark chocolate/fudge on the taste. Oatmeal. Almost a caramel sweetness as it warms. Some coffee in some sips as well.

M: Light to medium bodied. Pretty light and easy to drink. Sticky mouth feel.

Overall a good stout. Very easy to drink and pleasant. I like stouts with a thicker body but it's a nice change. This is like a better version of Velvet Merkin.

Joshpu, Jan 25, 2014
Kentucky Dark Star from Fremont Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 271 ratings.