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Big Bad Baptist - Epic Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

1,868 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 1,868
Reviews: 328
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 9.45%
Wants: 286
Gots: 483 | FT: 75
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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cp45

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

03-20-2014 23:10:48 | More by cp45
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KJ2013

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

03-20-2014 20:30:06 | More by KJ2013
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carrionricardo

California

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

03-20-2014 18:50:07 | More by carrionricardo
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Sergio

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

03-20-2014 16:43:45 | More by Sergio
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KevinL

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

03-20-2014 13:32:37 | More by KevinL
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acehart1

New York

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

03-20-2014 01:17:05 | More by acehart1
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HarryHood

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

03-19-2014 16:55:38 | More by HarryHood
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Sumdeus

California

3.74/5  rDev -13.8%

Recently acquired bottle of release #22, poured into a FW snifter. I have had other releases in years past in both bottles and on tap.

A: Pours the jet black as most BA stouts do but with dark brown/red when light passes through. Almost no head, and what little head dissipates rapidly.

S: Strong on the coffee and alcohol, very rich aromas and very pleasant though a little heavy on the alcohol.

T: I picked up the bottle from a fridge and let it warm up for about an hour, but it still felt pretty cold (40-45F probably) when I first had some and it smacks in the face with hot alcohol, very prominent whiskey after taste. Some of the earthy flavors of coffee and chocolate feel overwhelmed with alcohol. As it warmed up to 60F or so it was still too strong on the alcohol.

M: Too thin and floaty. It did not feel like a barrel aged stout, more like a porter.

O: I was kind of disappointed with release #22, I have had other releases (though I dont remember which ones) and I have remembered a thicker mouthfeel with no as prominent alcohol/whiskey.

03-19-2014 00:55:23 | More by Sumdeus
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xseanprimex

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

03-18-2014 22:10:52 | More by xseanprimex
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dotes_on_dipas

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

03-18-2014 21:50:55 | More by dotes_on_dipas
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waston

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

03-18-2014 17:28:58 | More by waston
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1noa

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

03-18-2014 14:27:46 | More by 1noa
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Brewzma

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

03-18-2014 01:15:45 | More by Brewzma
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DIPAFAN

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

03-17-2014 16:04:08 | More by DIPAFAN
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garuda

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

03-17-2014 12:15:51 | More by garuda
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mellowmark

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +15.2%

03-16-2014 13:10:51 | More by mellowmark
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th0m

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

03-16-2014 11:30:53 | More by th0m
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Zaximus

Washington

4/5  rDev -7.8%

03-16-2014 00:34:48 | More by Zaximus
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ubenumber2

Arkansas

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

03-15-2014 15:59:04 | More by ubenumber2
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Tone2467

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

03-14-2014 18:12:32 | More by Tone2467
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boss302

Florida

4.71/5  rDev +8.5%

A very good beer!
Poured with a creamy head.
Chocolaty roasty aroma, not burning with alcohol, reminded me of a mellow roasted chocolate aroma.
Lots of chocolate flavor, smooth, mellow, no alcohol burn, not a lot of oak or barrel flavor, but a definite vanilla buttery smoothness. Maybe the vanilla is from the barrel, but whatever, it works well with this beer, one of the best barrel stouts.
I wish I had more of this one, it is definitely worth seeking out.

03-14-2014 03:41:59 | More by boss302
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ereye

Michigan

5/5  rDev +15.2%

03-14-2014 00:27:20 | More by ereye
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md655321

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

03-13-2014 17:48:00 | More by md655321
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iJyuken

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

03-13-2014 16:56:32 | More by iJyuken
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I_BYE_MI_BEER

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

03-13-2014 15:18:19 | More by I_BYE_MI_BEER
Big Bad Baptist from Epic Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 1,868 ratings.