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Deth's Tar - Revolution Brewing Company

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486 Ratings
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Ratings: 486
Reviews: 32
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 8.92%
Wants: 128
Gots: 170 | FT: 23
Brewed by:
Revolution Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  11.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Russian Imperial Stout aged in four different types of bourbon barrels (Old Fitzgerald, Old Forester, Elijah Craig, and Evan Williams), then blended for the resulting thick and dark brew. If you had a chance to taste Alderaan, this is the aged version.

(Beer added by: homebrew311 on 09-27-2013)
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Tasted draft at Firkin on December 19, 2014

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.18/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.86/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.31/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

Big chocolate aroma up front- bourbon definitely present here but very smooth and balanced flavor. Lots of depth here, light bitter notes hit the tongue and then a soft, sweet finish makes me crave vanilla ice cream. Fantastic beer here!

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4.39/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

10oz draft pour in to a Belgian snifter glass at Kryptonite bar in Rockford.

Appearance: Pours pitch black with a full finger of medium tan head that drops down to thin cap.

Smell: Really well integrated nose. Chocolates and Bourbon. Deep oak notes that are earthy and woody. Rich vanilla, light coffee roast, and hint of caramel.

Taste: Dark chocolates and deep oak notes. Rich bourbon with deep flavor profile that is heavy on the caramel flavors. Nice smoked meat note after swallowing the beer. This is really, really nice.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied beer with a slightly creamy low carbonation level. This is a pretty smooth at over 11 percent ABV barrel aged stout. I wish it was a little thicker, but I would not consider this to be a thin stout either. Definitely a sipping beer.

Overall: This is Revolutions best efforts as far a barrel aged beer is concerned. They have a reputation with me for having thinner mouthfeel on thier barrel aged beers. This beer has a taste and mouthfeel that is pretty substantial. This is a great beer for sure. Recommended.

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Deth's Tar from Revolution Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 486 ratings.