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Big Bad Baptist - Epic Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

1,801 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 1,801
Reviews: 324
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 9.45%
Wants: 283
Gots: 469 | FT: 73
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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TheBeerDrinker

Minnesota

3.43/5  rDev -21%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours out like old motor oil with a fairly brown head about three-fingers, with good retention, and some nice lacing on the cup.

Smell is burnt malts to be sure, some coffee is pretty there, and I really don't get much else from the nose.

Taste is burnt malts, lots of coffee (way more than in the nose), maybe a tiny bit of chocolate but coffee and burnt malts are the prominent things here. Chocolate is WAY in the background and I would not have noticed it except I read nibs on the bottle and tried hard to find them. This is pretty fresh but really not much chocolate at all.

Mouthfeel is semi-thick, not too thick for the style. Not a bad thing but just not thick for what I would expect.

Overall this is an OK beer. I can't taste ANY whisky as this is supposed to be aged in whiskey barrels. Just does not taste like a barrel aged stout. The coffee makes this stout nice and is the highlight here. I always try to drink a coffee stout soon as coffee fades quick and maybe if it was aged more flavor would have came out from it but this is just not anything like a BA Stout. It's not a bad stout by any means but just not anything special that I would buy again. I heard some hype for this and am just not getting it.

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2014 12:48:31 | More by TheBeerDrinker
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mcsauter82

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

05-10-2014 12:30:42 | More by mcsauter82
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Beer-A-Lot

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

05-09-2014 00:53:29 | More by Beer-A-Lot
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timothybarney

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

05-08-2014 01:58:45 | More by timothybarney
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Zachtheporter

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -7.8%

05-07-2014 20:46:46 | More by Zachtheporter
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Theoboley

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

05-07-2014 20:41:39 | More by Theoboley
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Carloco

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

05-07-2014 02:14:50 | More by Carloco
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McNazz

Colorado

4/5  rDev -7.8%

05-06-2014 21:07:32 | More by McNazz
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treznor

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

05-06-2014 18:48:38 | More by treznor
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FenderOffset238

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

05-06-2014 17:52:56 | More by FenderOffset238
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fenlop54

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -7.8%

05-06-2014 17:23:27 | More by fenlop54
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gordo7

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

05-05-2014 21:23:39 | More by gordo7
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StJamesGate

New York

3.73/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Viscous jet with sepia film.
Pure coffee bean oil nose – fresh but one dimensional.
Molasses and fig up front, a big coffee hit, some umami fish sauce, and a whisky barrel bite.
Soily finish and chocolate-covered espresso bean linger.
Fill, thick, and chewy.

Big on coffee – actual gives a bit of a caffeine buzz. Huge body, too; this could pour over vanilla ice cream. But the chocolate and whiskey are mostly missing under all that java. A monstrous stout that needs to lay.

Serving type: bottle

05-05-2014 20:06:45 | More by StJamesGate
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whitenads

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

05-05-2014 15:28:33 | More by whitenads
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BillKuhnel

New York

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

05-05-2014 13:12:59 | More by BillKuhnel
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jwswigs

California

3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

05-05-2014 06:10:45 | More by jwswigs
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JWalterWeatherman

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

05-05-2014 04:52:40 | More by JWalterWeatherman
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jono0101

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

05-05-2014 04:15:02 | More by jono0101
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Lfty357

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

05-05-2014 03:54:08 | More by Lfty357
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Johnny_Danger

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

05-05-2014 02:46:25 | More by Johnny_Danger
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elektronen

Montana

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

05-05-2014 02:23:06 | More by elektronen
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amalburg

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

05-04-2014 23:23:51 | More by amalburg
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SadMachine

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

05-04-2014 23:14:26 | More by SadMachine
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Alpar

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

05-04-2014 01:32:52 | More by Alpar
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PhatAtUT

Texas

4/5  rDev -7.8%

05-03-2014 04:26:23 | More by PhatAtUT
Big Bad Baptist from Epic Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 1,801 ratings.