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Nooner Batch 2 (Vanilla RareR) - Peg's Cantina & Brewpub / Cycle Brewing

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Nooner Batch 2 (Vanilla RareR)
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BA SCORE
97
world-class

81 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 81
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 4.47
pDev: 7.16%
Wants: 63
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Peg's Cantina & Brewpub / Cycle Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Alieniloquium on 03-08-2013)
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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Growler shared by Tom at his birthday party. Served in a Half Acre taster glass.

A - Tan foam settles to pretty much nothing. Black body that leaves a glass-coating brown film behind.

S - Loads of vanilla, with supporting chocolate fudge, and mild spiced rum and molasses. Delicious, but perhaps lacking in the complexity of the base beer, with the vanilla overshadowing more subtle flavors.

T - The taste is more balanced, with nice elements of roast, chocolate fudge, mild oak, spiced rum, and the expected vanilla beans.

M - Not as creamy and full-bodied as the past growlers of RareR I've had; probably just batch variation. This also seems more dry and tannic, perhaps from more time in the barrel or vestigial vanilla beans. Some residual stickiness. Chewy medium body with lower carbonation. No appreciable alcohol.

D - A good beer, no doubt, but doesn't quite match the heights of its brethren. I like the complexity of Rare and RareR more than the overwhelming vanilla bean flavors found here, even though the latter are still pretty delicious. Just wish there was a bit more coconut, fudge, caramel to support them.

Serving type: growler

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On-tap at Peg's barrel day on 3/8/13. Served in a plastic cup.

A- Pours black, very thick looking, produces a thin tan head that recedes to a wisp.

S- Loads of vanilla, dark chocolate, cake, booze. The vanilla aroma is huge and really great.

T- Just as good as the aroma. Loads of molten chocolate, cake, some roastiness, as well as a massive vanilla and coconut. Nice booze and subtle oak flavors.

M- Full-bodied, thick, rich and creamy, has a considerable boozy warmth.

O- A great variation on RareR. We had this alongside Rare Vanilla, and this was easily the winner. Along with Fast Breaker, this was probably the best Rare/RareR variant of the day. Very tasty stuff.

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Nooner Batch 2 (Vanilla RareR) from Peg's Cantina & Brewpub / Cycle Brewing
97 out of 100 based on 81 ratings.