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Big Bad Baptist - Epic Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

2,015 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 2,015
Reviews: 341
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 9.22%
Wants: 304
Gots: 493 | FT: 77
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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3.5/5  rDev -19.4%

DaftPatrick, Feb 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -19.4%

rwilde, Sep 23, 2012
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apbaj, Mar 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -19.4%

hiphopj5, Jan 14, 2013
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pin, May 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -19.4%

kdahnke123, Saturday at 08:50 PM
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3.5/5  rDev -19.4%

Release #20.
Poured from a bomber into a tulip on 06.17.14.

A: 1/3 finger tan head that quickly recedes. Midnight black body with no red in the glass.

S: Strong coffee with a chocolate base.

T: Coffee is dominant. A tiny bit of vanilla is subtle. Fig and pepper come out on the finish when it's warm.

M: Creamy. Soda-level bubbles on the tongue. I don't usually care much about mouthfeel, but this one is too bubbly.

O: The coffee was too strong in this one. It overpowered everything else. The vanilla was barely there to the point that it seemed like a stout that hadn't been aged in barrels. There was also a massive alcohol burn which is understandable at 10.5% ABV, but other BB stouts have hidden the alcohol much better. I'm aging another one that hopefully turns out better. I wouldn't buy this one again, as it is.

Rating: C-, 70/100.

WAbeerfiend, Oct 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -19.4%

TasteTester, Dec 31, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -19.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -19.4%

dcloeren, Jan 28, 2012
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twenty5, Jul 17, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -19.4%

stpaulsipper07, Feb 07, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into darkness tulip 2-12-12

A: Pours a deep black with a dark khaki colored head that is about 1" deep.

S: Smells like fresh roasted coffee, dark chocolate, a bit of smoke and some booze as well. Don't get much barrel character but that doesn't detract from the nose.

T: This is where the beer falls apart. Tastes of coffee and ashtray. The burnt out cigarette flavor in my mouth is just not appealing to me.

M: Medium bodied with a slight alcohol burn. Smoky/ashy flavor lingers.

O: Loved the smell of this beer but the taste killed it for me. Not enough barrel character and too much harsh coffee flavor for me. Won't seek out again.

ArchEnemyBrew, Feb 13, 2012
Big Bad Baptist from Epic Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 2,015 ratings.