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Big Bad Baptist - Epic Brewing Company

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96
world-class

1,766 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 1,766
Reviews: 325
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 9.45%
Wants: 278
Gots: 467 | FT: 71
Brewed by:
Epic Brewing Company visit their website
Utah, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  11.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
One Big Bad Imperial Stout with Cocoa nibs and Coffee nibs.

 http://www.epicbrewing.com/the-bee ... rial-stout 

(Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 09-30-2011)
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ThickNStout

Georgia

4.36/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

22oz bottle from Beerandboards (thanks!). Release #8 (bottled 09/12). Served in a Burnt Hickory snifter.

Pours jet black with one and a half fingers of active, foamy tan head. Head recedes to a ring around the glass and leaves nice patches of lace.

Smells of coffee, whisky, rich roasty malts and caramel. Nice!

Tasty, bold, up front coffee leads. Followed by dark chocolate, whisky, slightly burnt oak, caramel, vanilla and a nice booze bite. It's a well done blend that my description can't do justice to.

Medium full, creamy feel with pleasantly subtle carbonation. Long whiskey infused coffee finish.

While admittedly I haven't had as many barrel aged coffee stouts as I'd like, Big Bad Baptist is far and away the best I've tried so far. The coffee is delicious, not too burnt and stays in the forefront while the whiskey dances around it. Very well done and worth seeking out.

Serving type: bottle

03-11-2013 16:42:51 | More by ThickNStout
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Taste: Scorched black bread and "Charbucks" coffee, up front, with bittersweet chocolate building, in the middle; after the swallow, the Whiskey barrel treatment adds weight and a hint of vanilla; somewhat boozy in the finish

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Big Bad Baptist from Epic Brewing Company
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