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Big Bad Baptist - Epic Brewing Company

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96
world-class

1,768 Ratings
THE BROS
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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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Ratings: 1,768 | Reviews: 325 | Display Reviews Only:
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oldvines

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

12-27-2013 13:52:35 | More by oldvines
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swtchuck

Michigan

4/5  rDev -7.8%

12-27-2013 03:38:01 | More by swtchuck
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Casey3236

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

12-27-2013 03:11:52 | More by Casey3236
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MykeJ

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

12-27-2013 02:29:03 | More by MykeJ
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Corburk

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

12-27-2013 01:20:06 | More by Corburk
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drebrew

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

12-26-2013 19:58:46 | More by drebrew
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MikeMilanoDesign

California

5/5  rDev +15.2%

12-26-2013 05:47:03 | More by MikeMilanoDesign
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Localdrinklax

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

12-26-2013 05:40:38 | More by Localdrinklax
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hbchrisg

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

12-26-2013 01:59:05 | More by hbchrisg
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enelson

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

12-25-2013 21:21:39 | More by enelson
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DCon

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

12-25-2013 19:18:37 | More by DCon
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Seattle_Suds

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

12-25-2013 01:54:20 | More by Seattle_Suds
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Tiburon

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

12-24-2013 21:16:08 | More by Tiburon
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HopBrain

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

12-24-2013 04:28:03 | More by HopBrain
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MrRockstar

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

12-23-2013 13:22:44 | More by MrRockstar
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RyanCFriedrich

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

12-23-2013 03:30:06 | More by RyanCFriedrich
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BarrytheBear

Wisconsin

3.81/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Batch #23...22 oz shelf turd from Woody's west.

Black with an oily surface and plenty of legs that muck up my snifter something proper.

Very coffee forward on the nose....heavily roasted with lots of tar and char. A big coffee stout here, but not pulling barrel or cocoa.

Taste is much the same with some cocoa and bitter chocolate through the middle before a long lingering punch of extra strong black coffee.

As a big coffee stout, this is pretty good. As a beer that I anticipated to have a nice barrel presence and a shelf barrel bomber at that, I honestly can't say for sure that this beer ever saw a barrel. What's confusing, a perhaps a bit deceptive, is that early vintage listings show barrel aging, but then the barrel designation goes missing. Yet, the bottle still claims it. Is this actually a barrel aged stout? I'm not convinced.

Serving type: bottle

12-23-2013 02:18:17 | More by BarrytheBear
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BrownAleMale

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

12-22-2013 23:58:54 | More by BrownAleMale
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starrdogg

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

12-22-2013 16:09:34 | More by starrdogg
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jbaker67

Pennsylvania

4.3/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours black. Medium creamy brown head, fairly lasting with lace. Aroma is loaded with coffee, dense coffee with cream and sugar, milk chocolate, cocoa, sweet roasted malty, just an awesome coffee character. Flavor still has coffee but not as overt, nice sweet whiskey, clean roast, chocolate. Medium to full body. Creamy. Pleasant alcohol warmth. Not quite as complex as I would hope for but stilt very very good. Whiskey barrel character shows up more and more with each sip, especially in the finish, overall stays in the background.

Serving type: bottle

12-22-2013 12:55:51 | More by jbaker67
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ZachKelly

Virginia

4/5  rDev -7.8%

12-22-2013 05:59:59 | More by ZachKelly
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davemathews68

Ohio

4.14/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Release 17, 12% abv

A- A vigorous pour yields a vary dark brown body with a brow head that lingers slightly.

S- alcohol, coffee, dark malts, biter sweet chocolate.

T- boozy,strong coffee, slight chocolate, no whiskey. I had to double check the fact that it was barrel aged.

M- good but a bit thinner and slightly more carbonation than desired.

O- a great coffee stout. I would pick up other releases to compare.

Serving type: bottle

12-22-2013 04:20:52 | More by davemathews68
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Houser

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

12-22-2013 03:01:27 | More by Houser
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atone315

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -7.8%

12-21-2013 19:51:05 | More by atone315
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Soneast

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

12-21-2013 17:18:48 | More by Soneast
Big Bad Baptist from Epic Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 1,768 ratings.