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Big Bad Baptist - Epic Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

2,227 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 2,227
Reviews: 361
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 9.22%
Wants: 325
Gots: 560 | FT: 81
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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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

myersk27, Nov 01, 2014
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4.32/5  rDev -0.5%

mike49ers, Nov 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

Abe_Froman, Nov 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

Blazer22, Nov 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

Tried both 2014 versions side-by-side at Epic's "Tapless Tap Room" in Salt Lake City. This was my first barrel-aged imperial stout. I see everyone stating that it is a step below many of the greats. Well, I am going to have to try those as soon as possible, because this brew was exceptional. The Cafe Ibis version was mellow, the CharmingBeard coffee version was more intense. Both were the two best Utah beers I have ever had.

JohnIrving, Oct 31, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev -5.5%

A nice effort from Epic, with some pleasant notes (on the nose and palate) of chocolate, coffee and light bourbon. While this pales in comparison to the big boys of the bourbon barrel aged RIS world, this was still an enjoyable RIS, and one I was glad to try.

John_M, Oct 31, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Review of 2014 version, approximately 1 month old. Poured 22oz Bomber into a snifter. Poured a thick dark black, with a thin khaki head. Nose was a roasted coffee blast with sweet vanilla, caramel and toffee undertones. When cold, strong coffee flavor present, but as it warms vanilla, oak and bourbon burn took over. Caught a hint of raisin and cherry in its sweetness. Mouthfeel was full, but not syrupy. Overall a very enjoyable beer. Very complex, but a step below the "greats".

OneEye78, Oct 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

ThurmondTX, Oct 30, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

Bellybuttonjam, Oct 30, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

eddie5721, Oct 30, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

mrcraft, Oct 29, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

RinZo, Oct 29, 2014
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4.9/5  rDev +12.9%

SD0430, Oct 29, 2014
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2.8/5  rDev -35.5%

JonahAC, Oct 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

tjshippen, Oct 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

teddyarrowhead, Oct 28, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

AlexM, Oct 28, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

LeeW, Oct 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

RyanGuynn, Oct 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

cwelsh55, Oct 28, 2014
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4.68/5  rDev +7.8%

BenBasil, Oct 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

Flip88, Oct 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

MLDucky, Oct 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

JoeyStats707, Oct 27, 2014
Big Bad Baptist from Epic Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 2,227 ratings.