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Big Bad Baptist - Epic Brewing Company

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97
world-class

2,240 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 2,240
Reviews: 362
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 9.22%
Wants: 325
Gots: 565 | FT: 82
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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Ratings: 2,240 | Reviews: 362 | Display Reviews Only:
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

rsquared59, Sunday at 12:47 AM
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

SteveB24, Saturday at 10:56 PM
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

rden4654, Saturday at 05:35 PM
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

heysuz, Saturday at 01:30 PM
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

raffy313, Saturday at 04:02 AM
Photo of Nietzsches_Horse
3/5  rDev -30.9%

If you like intensely bitter coffee and chocolate, and prefer a little whiskey with those foodstuffs, then this is the beer for you! (However, this one, Release #34, was not the beer for me.)

Nietzsches_Horse, Saturday at 03:03 AM
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4.2/5  rDev -3.2%

LukeK, Saturday at 02:19 AM
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4.8/5  rDev +10.6%

farondb, Saturday at 12:14 AM
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

JohnBender, Nov 21, 2014
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

EnojysAnyBeer, Nov 21, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +1.4%

Blaze5445, Nov 21, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

SeattleBoB76, Nov 20, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

McAndrew, Nov 20, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

WI-Beer-Man, Nov 20, 2014
Photo of Furlinator
4.04/5  rDev -6.9%

Release #31- Charming Beard Coffee.

Pours opaque black. The 1/4 inch tan head quickly fades to a thin film on top and leaves faint spotty lace.

The smell is of dark chocolate, vanilla, pipe tobacco, dark chocolate, toasted coconut and faint booze.

The taste is of bitter black coffee, dark chocolate, ripe dark fruit and hints of bourbon.

The texture is heavy bodied, thick and viscous with low carbonation.

A big, barrel aged stout that is dominated by bitter black coffee flavor.

Furlinator, Nov 20, 2014
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4.73/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

macesq, Nov 20, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

Deep dark black with little to no head - non-aggressive poor.

The aroma is wonderful. Dark chocolate and coffee come off strong.

This is extremely well made. On the taste, I get sweet chocolate and sugar, vanilla, nutmeg, pecan coffee (or something similar), bourbon, brown sugar, oak, and char. On top of all that is a nice tobacco and nutty finish.

It's full bodied and sticky - just the way I like it. The velvety texture of the beer slips down so easily. The booze is well-hidden.

Crazy good! This reminds me a lot of Stone's w00tstout, one of my favorites. It's like a rich dessert with super complex flavors and a lingering taste.

titty_mcbitty, Nov 20, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

Mordhaus, Nov 19, 2014
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

a77cj7, Nov 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

stwok21, Nov 19, 2014
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4.64/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Dr_Bahmbay13, Nov 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

crowellbw, Nov 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -19.4%

casapy, Nov 18, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

One of the best barrel-aged stouts I have had. Poured pretty thick with a great nose of bourbon and coffee. Up front taste was chocolate, with a little sweetness from the residual sugar. Middle started to get some of the astringency from the coffee and had a great oaky finish.

One of my favorites, try it out!

Gwath, Nov 18, 2014
Big Bad Baptist from Epic Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 2,240 ratings.