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Big Bad Baptist - Epic Brewing Company

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96
world-class

1,768 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 1,768
Reviews: 325
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 9.45%
Wants: 277
Gots: 466 | FT: 71
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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blabaer

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

01-16-2014 04:28:51 | More by blabaer
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fox227

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

01-15-2014 16:30:14 | More by fox227
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JT99125

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

01-14-2014 14:08:05 | More by JT99125
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UHCougar12

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

01-14-2014 13:49:31 | More by UHCougar12
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Smarty_Pints

California

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

01-14-2014 04:07:23 | More by Smarty_Pints
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sonnmr31

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

01-14-2014 03:06:27 | More by sonnmr31
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mattmarka1

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

01-14-2014 01:03:49 | More by mattmarka1
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mrchrisray

New York

5/5  rDev +15.2%

01-13-2014 23:56:06 | More by mrchrisray
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tectactoe

Michigan

4/5  rDev -7.8%

01-13-2014 14:01:04 | More by tectactoe
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TapHeadBrewing

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

01-12-2014 21:50:54 | More by TapHeadBrewing
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Jimmeekrek

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

01-12-2014 21:40:03 | More by Jimmeekrek
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snaotheus

Washington

4.41/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

22oz bottle poured into a pair of large snifters. Label says Release #19, 10.4% ABV, SLC #1261. Poured at fridge temperature, maybe 40ish.

Pours black, small, fast-fading light brown head. Too dark to tell whether it’s seriously carbonated or not. Smell is coffee, overwhelmingly coffee, super coffee, more so than this morning’s coffee. How do you make a beverage that smells more like coffee than coffee? I don’t understand. There’s also plenty of chocolate in the aroma. There might be a hint of smoke, which probably means a boatload that just happens to be completed covered up by the coffee.

Taste has lots of coffee, but is much more well rounded. The chocolate comes out more, the smoke balances it a little bit. Some mysterious sweetness, a little bit of black licorice. Very nice. Very interesting.

Mouthfeel is thick, slightly dry/gritty, nice. Overall, excellent beer.

If anything else pops up as it warms, I'll try to remember to update this review.

Serving type: bottle

01-12-2014 21:38:13 | More by snaotheus
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alelover

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

01-11-2014 21:24:53 | More by alelover
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Funkwich

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

01-11-2014 05:46:45 | More by Funkwich
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cproioi

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

01-10-2014 19:19:15 | More by cproioi
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ber12

Texas

4/5  rDev -7.8%

01-10-2014 15:38:05 | More by ber12
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Ben7773

Texas

5/5  rDev +15.2%

01-10-2014 07:10:05 | More by Ben7773
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bpasquini

California

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

01-10-2014 06:55:24 | More by bpasquini
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ucsbmullet

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

01-10-2014 04:22:20 | More by ucsbmullet
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Seabass1964

Arkansas

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

01-10-2014 04:03:26 | More by Seabass1964
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whiterabbit

Ohio

4.28/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Lucky batch #13 for me...

A - Pitch black thick oily dark tan head, disappears fast, but lacing remains. Exactly what an imperial stout should look like

S - Not bad, but was expecting more. Coffee and alcohol

T - Bam. Deep coffee / espresso. Slight chocolate, then whiskey a go go. . Great! This is where this stout is at. Complex, yet layered to be savored.

M - Thick, oily and complex. Boozy as hell, yet all three characteristics stand alone. Bravo

O - This is the bomb. great sipping stout, the warmer it gets the better it gets. Not for faint of heart, not for the beginner. If you like a good barrel aged stout, and a nip of whiskey floats your boat, come along for the ride. Highly recommended.

Serving type: bottle

01-09-2014 03:35:37 | More by whiterabbit
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Eighty

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

01-09-2014 01:39:59 | More by Eighty
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Jamison85

Indiana

5/5  rDev +15.2%

01-08-2014 22:48:22 | More by Jamison85
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Zorro

California

4.38/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Pours like motor oil and looks like it to. Inky black colored beer with a tiny brown colored head.

Smells strongly of coffee. Strong scent of fresh ground coffee bean. Bitter cocoa powder and mild whiskey. Still this is a monolithic coffee beer.

Starts out mildly sweet with a strong coffee flavor and a lesser whiskey flavor. Medium level of bitterness, this is certainly mild mannered. Good alcohol warmth in the chest and a slight sensation of alcohol in the mouth. Strong espresso taste. If you don't like coffee you would be nuts to buy this because it is all about the coffee. Vanilla and bitter chocolate but in the end it is a coffee beer and a quite strong one.

Mouthfeel is THICK.

Overall a good stout and an outstanding coffee beer.;
but if you don't like coffee you will hate this one.

Serving type: bottle

01-08-2014 01:39:28 | More by Zorro
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tom10101

Quebec (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

01-07-2014 22:37:07 | More by tom10101
Big Bad Baptist from Epic Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 1,768 ratings.