Big Bad Baptist - Epic Brewing Co.
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4.34/5 rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
On tap at Mason Lounge. This is a humongous beer. The aroma is all coffee. As is the flavor in the mouth. A booziness combines with the roasted malt to create a delicious coffee cocktail. Coffee and sugar sweetness, shading into unsweetened cocoa territory on the finish. Full body.
I should revisit this another time when I'm less drunk. But tonight there's something not quite great about this, though. Should compare this to Lagunitas Capuccino Stout...
Serving type: on-tap
03-09-2014 16:28:01 | More by martyl1000
District of Columbia
4.23/5 rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Release #15, 11.4% ABV, (apparently #1392?)
A: pours dark chocolate to black, thin sustaining head, more at edges, somewhat bubbly
S: chocolaty sweet with typical bittersweet ending to the nose, reminiscent of some coffees. There is a slight hint of bourbon as well.
T/M: starts quite well, bittersweet chocolate, some cherry-cola notes intertwined. Becomes more chocolate in the middle, along with some carbonation and alcohol, including a bourbon taste, some smokiness. The finish is normal fade to a slight bitter espresso flavor.
O: very good beer, with chocolate flavors, some bourbon notes, and roasted malt goodness. Might lack a little in creaminess, but that's maybe to be expected in a higher ABV beer
Release #28, on tap: "This batch is huge!! With a velvety mouthfeel that rolls from the front of the mouth to the back and side to side. Bold, classic, Columbian-like coffee flavor, vanilla and roast dominate with a bittersweet chocolate finish. Smooth and delicious."
A up a tick
A: better sustaining head; S: almost fully coffee; T: less bourbon - more smooth, coffee w/cream taste; O: less "imperial" in taste, focusing more on the coffee, it seems. Still very tasty.
Serving type: bottle
03-06-2014 00:08:04 | More by cjgiant
Big Bad Baptist from Epic Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 1,379 ratings.