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Big Bad Baptist - Epic Brewing Company

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96
world-class

1,768 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 1,768
Reviews: 325
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 9.45%
Wants: 277
Gots: 466 | 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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Reviews by biglite351:
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biglite351

Pennsylvania

3.28/5  rDev -24.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - Very dark with just a hint of red around the edges. Creamy medium-dark head that falls slowly.

S - Smells like a coffee roasters place. not like a cup of coffee, but like the actual roast. Hint of chocolate and malts in the mix. After a few moments there is a vanilla and alcohol scent. (I actually did not know this was a whickey barrelled beer until just now)

T - Not as good as the scent. Seems a bit confused. Instead of the coffee, chocolate and barrel ageing mixing, they seem to each be trying to stand on their own. it is like different parts of the mouthful have different flavors.

M - Thin, but leaves a little coating. Mild alcohol tingle in throat. Timgle on sides of tongue.

O - Very close. There is just something about the flavor palate that is odd. it is like this brew is fighting itself.

Serving type: bottle

11-06-2011 02:24:53 | More by biglite351
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Big Bad Baptist from Epic Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 1,768 ratings.